JSE Direct with Simon Brown

Podcast: Retail updates

Simon BrownJSE Direct, Latest

“This week’s episode of JSE Direct is courtesy of Outvest, our preferred supplier in retirement products.” Simon Shares Day 132 of lockdown and Covid-19, new cases definitely on the decline. Pick 'n Pay (JSE code: PIK) update was somewhat of a horror show, but I'm not sure what the market was expecting. It is for ...
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ETF: Bond ETFs, yields and junk status

Kristia van HeerdenETF Blog, Latest

With a wider variety of bond ETFs available, local investors can tinker with asset class exposure down to the region. But the relationship between price and income can be confusing. In this post, we explore what bonds are, the relationship between price and yield and how South Africa’s sovereign debt downgrade affected these instruments.

The Fat Wallet Show with Kristia van Heerden

Podcast: The two-stage FIRE approach

Kristia van HeerdenLatest, The Fat Wallet

If you went into formal employment straight out of university or school, odds are you have some sort of pension fund or retirement annuity. You may since have realised the idea of working until you’re 65 is entirely optional. If you’ve already allocated a large part of your income towards your retirement, you need to ...