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Global bond rout puts local bonds under pressure amidst a deteriorating fundamental backdrop.

Mapping the way forward.

“All the water that will ever be is, right now.” – National Geographic

The same, but on steroids.

No margin for error

Experiences are trumping consumerism.

What just happened?


Yale Law Professor Amy Chua delves into topics ranging from grit and resilience to democracy and freedom of speech.


A panel of experts discuss sustainability trends, challenges and opportunities.


Our portfolio managers unpack the burning issues impacting the investment landscape today.

Hope must make way for action.

“When written in Chinese, the word ‘crisis’ is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.” – John F. Kennedy

Moving away from being just another petrostate.

Identifying the future winners in aviation presents attractive investment opportunities.

While we are cognisant of the risks, we believe a handful of carefully chosen businesses in China currently offer compelling returns for long-term investors.

SA bonds continue to hold their worth for investors

Listed infrastructure is a key beneficiary of rising inflation.

A low-risk, value-creating allocation of capital

A challenging balance between inflation and growth.

Coronation’s evaluation of the energy plan concludes that loadshedding can reduce dramatically within four years.


In a panel discussion at our recent Talking Investments with Coronation conference, industry experts discussed regulatory changes, transformation and sustainability.


At our recent Talking Investments with Coronation conference, our investment team gave their views on portfolio positioning and regulatory changes.

Central bank action has had a profound effect on risk sentiment, we take a look at how global bond markets have responded.

A polycrisis has sent global markets sharply down; and there is opportunity to be found.

A look at rising inflation and interest rates and the tough decisions central banks need to make as remedy.

The case for (only the best) long duration technology businesses.

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

While the uncertainty has increased and the range of outcomes is greater, the long-term opportunity remains, with Netflix still being the clear market leader in an industry with strong structural tailwinds.

“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.

Netflix’s scale, ongoing product innovation and strong execution set the company up well for sustained leadership in an industry that continues to shift online at accelerating pace.

‘In the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity.’ - Albert Einstein

Budget delivers good news, but some assumptions may prove too optimistic

A disciplined approach delivers over the long term

But SAGBs might still fare better than expected

Long-term thinking and rigorous research needed to spot opportunities.

Mounting risk to the fiscal health of indebted emerging markets will require careful navigation.

An attractive, growing sector in both Eastern and Western Europe.

An attractive new add to our portfolios.

Portfolio managers Gavin Joubert and Suhail Suleman talk about their journey with the Global Emerging Markets Equity Strategy over the last 13 years.

It’s not just about Tencent, games and China

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

Understanding the risks and return opportunities remains crucial

But open minds and ability to shift positions are key

Global Frontier Markets

Passing breeze or real winds of change?

Shifting growth dynamics and inflation uncertainty

Finding value in complexity

Cheap insurance at a time of heightened risk

Tips for young people to get ahead in tough times

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

Inflation – it’s time to pay attention

Promising long-term growth seen in emerging equity markets

“The storm only comes to teach you how to skillfully sail your ship.” – Matshona Dhliwayo, author and philosopher


A story of a year we shall never forget.

A growth opportunity in the lacklustre retail space

Growth potential at MMH undervalued

Good intentions and a renewed commitment to growth are not enough to make government's financial position sustainable

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

Bloated merchant acquirers face disruption in the Brazilian market spac

Vulnerabilities increase the risk of longer-term damage

Transformation through green initiatives and new demand sources

Bloated merchant acquirers face disruption in the Brazilian market spac

“If you want to lift up humanity, empower women. It is the most comprehensive, pervasive, high-leverage investment you can make in human beings.” – Melinda Gates, in her book, “Moment of Lift”

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

“If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problem. But if you owe a million, it has.” – Economist John Maynard Keynes

100 days and counting …

We can’t afford not doing better

A chance to add good quality domestic businesses to your portfolio

“The margin of safety is always dependent on the price paid. It will be large at one price, small at some higher price, nonexistent at some still higher price.” – Benjamin Graham, The Intelligent Investor

- an excerpt from the Coronation 2019 Stewardship Report

Investment opportunities in the eyecare industry

South African investor heaven or hell?

“Battles are never the end of the war” – former US President James Garfield

Revisiting the investment case

A butterfly flaps its wings in Wuhan, China

South African government bonds remain attractive despite global shocks

Life in the time of coronavirus

Let us not waste another crisis

“The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” – Chinese proverb

What did this programme really achieve?

Significant opportunities may underlie a bleak outlook

When it comes to your retirement fund, are you receiving good ‘value for money’? How would you even know?

Pause and reflect.

A gem within the small- and mid-cap space

IPO learnings from frontier markets

Restoring confidence is key to growth recovery

But depressed growth and further Eskom support weigh heavily on government

Cable operators leading US broadband internet momentum

A weighty issue?

We’re up for the challenge

Inverted yield curves, negative bond yields, liquidity everywhere and not a drop to drink

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

Transformative policy paper needs strong implementation

Our purpose in numbers

The economic cost of rent seeking

How sports content (and fast cars) became frontrunners in the media content race

The trade war between the US and China is not ending anytime soon, notwithstanding the efforts of presidents Trump and Xi to make nice on the sidelines of the Osaka G20 Summit.

Offshore acquisitions by domestic companies

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

When desirability becomes necessity

World economy balancing on regional tensions and precarious geopolitical alliances

"Speculation … allows you to put your emotions first, whereas investment gets emotions out of the picture.” – John C. Bogle

Highlights from ‘Talking Investments with Coronation’

Where the frontiers of consumer need, technical innovation and pragmatic regulation meet

Feeling in the dark? Shining a light on uncertainty

Only deep, proprietary research sharpens analysis, providing the necessary focus to look through the noise

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

2018 in review

Reflecting on a tough year

The way in which financial markets respond to US rate expectations is important

But South African bonds still offer a bulwark against global policy normalisation

But overcoming deeply rooted economic problems remains challenging

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

Responsible investing involves constructive, behind-the-scenes communication

Reaping the rewards of pension reform

China’s competitive education system drives strong growth

Tighter financial conditions are the greatest near-term threat to global growth

How companies avoid obsolescence through innovation

It was always going to get messy

Despite new vehicle technology, global car sales still drive demand

Spotify and Apple Music lead the revival of the recorded music industry

When it rains on your parade

The value of proprietary, deep-dive research

Addressing the future for women

A homegrown success story

Land reform under new leadership – both risk and opportunity

What you see is not always what you get

Earning its stripes

But after riding the wave of optimism, we are now cautious of South African bonds at current levels

The relevance of auditors in a post-financial scandal world

South Africa’s prospects are looking better, but durable change needs vision and consensus

How worried should investors be?

Thriving in a highly regulated industry

“May you live in interesting times” – Chinese curse

What now that the kings are gone?

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

Valuations are high and uncertainty is increasing

Real change will depend on the will to fight

New year, new hope

Renewed optimism and contained inflation could benefit government bonds

The next generation of big bets

Well positioned in an evolving environment