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Warwick does a huge deal with Cadiz!

The attached link explains why the Warwick Team is totally committed to Warwick’s development . We all believe in SA and it’s future and we are all SA optimists! This article sets out some of my own and Warwick’s history, this includes Appleton (named after my school) and then Warwick (named after my university). The […]

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A change for the better!

INSIDER CHRONICLES A Change for the Better By Adrian Meager, General Manager Warwick Asset Management December 2017 saw a change in ANC leadership that held the potential to change the direction of the South African economy and uplift the lives of the South African population. As January rolled by, some were beginning to question whether […]

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A Handful of Shares Drove the Marker Higher in 2017

Insider Chronicles By Adrian Meager A Handful of Shares Drove the Market Higher in 2017 2017 proved to be very eventful year for the South African economy. We witnessed a cabinet reshuffle, the downgrading of our local and foreign credit rating, a technical recession, business confidence at multiyear lows, unemployment at a 13-year high, questionable […]

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Asset Allocation and Diversification

Insider Chronicles By Adrian Meager, General Manager Warwick Asset Management Asset Allocation and Diversification Even if you are new to investing, you may already know some of the most fundamental principles of sound investing. How do we learn these principles? The answer is through ordinary, real-life experiences that have little to do with the stock […]

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Offshore Investing: A South African Perspective

OFFSHORE INVESTING: A SOUTH AFRICAN PERSPECTIVE Written by Adrian Meager, General Manager, Warwick Asset Management. As South Africans, we have only been allowed to invest offshore for the past 19 years. Pre-democracy, we were limited by rigorous exchange controls as the then National Party government attempted to stem private capital flows out of the country. […]

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Loss Aversion

LOSS AVERSION Written by Adrian Meager, General Manager of Asset Management, Warwick Wealth In economics, loss aversion refers to people’s tendency to prefer avoiding losses to acquiring equivalent gains: it’s better to not lose R100 than to find R100. Some studies have suggested that losses are more than twice as powerful, psychologically, as gains. This […]

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Remarkable global population growth, a problem or an opportunity for asset managers?

Remarkable global population growth, a problem or an opportunity for asset managers? Written by Marc Wiese, General Manager of Warwick Private Clients One of the most conspicuous facts about our planet is that it took nearly 4.5 billion years for the human population to reach 1 billion some 200 years ago. According to the United […]

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Loss Aversion

LOSS AVERSION By Adrian Meager, General Manager, Warwick Wealth Asset Management In economics, loss aversion refers to people’s tendency to prefer avoiding losses to acquiring equivalent gains: it’s better to not lose R100 than to find R100. Some studies have suggested that losses are more than twice as powerful, psychologically, as gains. This theory was […]

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What next for South Africa?

What next for South Africa?  By Adrian Meager, General Manager of Warwick Wealth Asset Management. What impact should we expect on financial markets now that South Africa’s local and foreign currency debt rating has been downgraded? Many pundits have suggested that the immediate impact of a credit downgrade would be a flight of capital, a […]

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Knowing your Investment Risks

Knowing Your Investment Risks Written by Sidney McKinnon, Head of Fixed Income, Warwick Wealth Investment risk can be defined as ‘the probability of returns achieved from your investments being different from what was originally expected.’ Risk is often thought of in a negative context, but it is more the degree of deviation from the expected […]

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