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

South African government bonds remain attractive despite global shocks

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

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

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

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

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

Renewed optimism and contained inflation could benefit government bonds

New year, new hope