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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

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

We can’t afford not doing better

Let us not waste another crisis

“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

But depressed growth and further Eskom support weigh heavily on government

Passing breeze or real winds of change?

“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

Restoring confidence is key to growth recovery

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