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13 October 2017 – October 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Oct 13, 2017 in Fund Profile Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE edged lower on Thursday, taking a breather after reaching a series of peaks over the past few days, during which the all share added about 4%. On Thursday, investors appeared ready to begin lightening their exposure to a few counters which had enjoyed a decent run in the past eight trading days.

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Daily Solutions – 12 October 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Oct 12, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE maintained its momentum on Wednesday, stretching its winning streak to a ninth consecutive session. Interest rate sensitive stocks, including banks and retailers, were well supported, as the rand rebounded from its recent lows to the dollar and other hard currencies.

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Market Solutions – September 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Oct 11, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

Forcing investors down the risk continuum: strong equity market returns are heartening for clients because the majority of portfolios remain invested in these long-term growth assets. However the further indices run higher, without commensurate improvements in real activity and earnings, the larger the degree of risk inherent in those indices.

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Daily Solutions – 11 October 2017

By Alexander Forbes Investments on Oct 11, 2017 in Industry Updates Market and Economic Commentary Performance The news

JOHANNESBURG – The JSE closed marginally higher on Tuesday, as the dollar paused for breath from its recent rally, lifting retailers and banks. Rand hedges, which had helped lift the local bourse to record highs in recent sessions, fell, while volumes on the JSE were slightly below average.

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