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The case for offshore still remains compelling

By Lourens Coetzee, an Investment Professional at Marriott Demanding equity valuations and a subdued outlook for growth in South Africa suggest investors may need to increase their offshore exposure to ensure an acceptable investment outcome. Marriott believes the case for offshore equities remains compelling, as it is possible to purchase some of...

Fifteen investment tips for 2015

By Duggan Matthews, Investment Professional, Marriott Asset Management Invest for income and let the capital take care of itself. The value of a business is based on the income or earnings it can generate. Only through increasing its income can the value of a business increase, a maxim well known by those running their own businesses. Over the...

Predictions for the market

Marriott, the Income Specialists share their view on the various asset classes, both locally and offshore. Over the past five years retired investors have weathered a storm of negative real cash interest rates and historically low property and bond yields globally. Fortunately, this environment is starting to return to “normal” with interest rates...

Simple investment philosophy for long-term growth

Marriott, the Income Specialists, remind us that an investment philosophy for long-term growth is what we should all be focusing on. In the first half of 2013, investors experienced a stark reminder that adopting a short-term focus can lead to tears: a global sell-off of bonds contributed to a depreciation of the rand while the SA 10-year bond...

The best-performing unit trust funds

With hundreds of unit trust funds to choose from, you may be at a loss as to how to decide which fund to invest your money in. The quarterly PlexCrown Fund Ratings highlights those funds that showed the best performance and also ranks the fund managers based on overall performance. The leading unit trust management companies Coronation was the...