Archive | September, 2017

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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A Hypocritical Oath

A Hypocritical Oath Written by Ian Kilbride, CEO and Chairman, Warwick Wealth The bigger they are the harder they fall!  Good advice to any guy picking up a rugby ball for the first time, but until you make that first hard committed tackle you only half believe it.  Then that giant tumbles to the ground, […]

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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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