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Settle your mortgage or invest the capital?

By Ferdi Booysen, Head of Strategic Relationships at Old Mutual Wealth The higher interest-rate cycle begs the question: is it currently better to use your investable funds to pay off your mortgage or to add to your retirement savings? Recent interest-rate hikes – and predictions that these are to rise further – make the returns you earn on...

Is it time to sell and go away?

by Dave Mohr, Chief Investment Strategist for Old Mutual Wealth Over the next few weeks, investors are likely to hear the old saying “sell in May and go away,” particularly since global markets have rallied so strongly over the past year (more so the past five years). The local JSE All Share Index is at record levels (in Rand terms), and so are...