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In order to survive as a species, people have evolved to be both risk averse and loss averse, to be fearful of such possibilities. But these attributes serve us poorly as investors. To be a successful investor, one needs to overcome that fear and to take calculated risks.
Much has been written about the uniqueness of 2020 and all the changes and uncertainties that have come with it. What started as a localised and isolated health scare, very soon spread to a global pandemic. Despite fatality numbers being relatively modest as pandemics go, the uncertainty about the disease, and its transmission and propagation, caused an extreme leadership response.
Travel bans, lockdown, working from home and avoiding public spaces have suddenly become the new normal, and you may be feeling unsettled and anxious as the coronavirus crisis wreaks havoc on our everyday activities and routines.
Fears around the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has spilled into financial markets. The coronavirus outbreak has rapidly approached global pandemic levels, and given the knock-on effects of the virus on economic growth, the fireworks in markets were inevitable.
When it comes to successful investing, there is no goose that lays the golden egg. So, while passive versus active investing is often presented as a simple either/or, in reality there should never be a binary choice between active or passive investment vehicles as the sole solution to your investment needs.
George Herman | Director and Chief Investment Officer | Citadel Investment Services | firstname.lastname@example.org | www.citadel.co.za | Following a neck-and-neck battle with fellow candidate Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, the Monday evening announcement of Cyril Ramaphosa as ANC Presidential victor has buoyed investor sentiment, with the rand surging 4% against the dollar before the final result was even known. The composition of the Top-6 leadership of the ANC is a unique mix between the two opposing ‘slates’. This will hopefully ensure unity in the ruling party and...