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Government debt

A butterfly flaps its wings in Wuhan, China

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

But depressed growth and further Eskom support weigh heavily on government

Despite positive moves, South Africa’s fiscal position is still very vulnerable

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

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

Passing breeze or real winds of change?

2017 proved to be a strong year for most asset classes and our portfolios performed well over the period

We can’t afford not doing better

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

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

Let us not waste another crisis

Restoring confidence is key to growth recovery

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

“Throughout human history, in any great endeavour requiring the common effort of many nations and men and women everywhere, we have learned – it is only through seriousness of purpose and persistence that we ultimately carry the day. We might liken it to riding a bicycle. You stay upright and move forward so long as you keep up the momentum.” – Ban Ki-moon