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Inflation

But depressed growth and further Eskom support weigh heavily on government

“Invest for the long haul. Don’t get too greedy and don’t get too scared.” – Shelby M.C. Davis

Shifting growth dynamics and inflation uncertainty

Inflation – it’s time to pay attention

Cyril Ramaphosa’s ANC needs to save South Africa from economic déjà vu

“When the world is running down, you make the best of what’s still around.” – Musician and actor, Gordon Sumner (aka Sting)

A butterfly flaps its wings in Wuhan, China

Passing breeze or real winds of change?

How worried should investors be?

South African government bonds remain attractive despite global shocks

Cheap insurance at a time of heightened risk

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The price is right (or at least it feels that way)

“Your perception may not be my reality.” – Aporva Kala, author and philosopher

But SAGBs might still fare better than expected

“We demand rigidly defined areas of doubt and uncertainty!” – Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Post-pandemic recovery in the balance of vaccines and a return of confidence

The economic cost of rent seeking

Government’s management of the power crisis will be telling of its broader capacity for reform

“The trouble is, you think you have time.” – Gautama Buddha

“The president can't change the country on his own. But what can he do? He can give an example.” - Volodymyr Oleksandrovych Zelenskyy; President of Ukraine

While economic recovery challenges still abound, the likelihood of South Africa tumbling into a debt trap within the next five years has, thankfully, diminished.

Taking money offshore may be popular, but, at present, South African opportunities are still more attractive.