Locally interest rates are the lowest they’ve been in generations with prime at 7% after starting the year at 10%.
This puts serious pressure on investors looking for income both in their investments and saving deposits. The traditional high yields from listed property have collapsed and even those listed stocks, such as banks, with traditional high dividends, have seen them cut to the zero due to the pandemic.
Simon Brown presents this JSE Power Hour focusing on where one can find reliable income from investments. Importantly income without a low risk so that not only is capital safe but that the income has a high level of certainty. He looks at money market vs. income funds, preference shares, bonds and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and individual that could potentially suit an investor on the search for income.
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