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Emerging markets

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

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

“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

A butterfly flaps its wings in Wuhan, China

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


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

But overcoming deeply rooted economic problems remains challenging

A homegrown success story

Promising long-term growth seen in emerging equity markets

A weighty issue?

Despite new vehicle technology, global car sales still drive demand

China’s competitive education system drives strong growth

Earning its stripes

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

Vulnerabilities increase the risk of longer-term damage

Reflecting on a tough year

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

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

The economic cost of rent seeking