An Update on Equity Sector

Market has been trading lower since mid-August peak and we are revisiting our recommendation on sectors given the sharp moves in cyclical and defensives of late. Below are our sector view with a brief rationale and supporting charts. Healthcare: Overweigh (2-4%) Pro: uncorrelated to the cycle and historically outperformed due to earnings resilience during downturn.Continue reading An Update on Equity Sector

Equity Market Riot: Have We Seen the Bottom?

There is no doubt that the correction in risk assets has always been a great opportunity for long term investors to further accumulate equity exposure. Investors could boost their return by gearing towards equity every time stocks fell by over 20%. The question is, how far are we from the bottom in current market correction,Continue reading “Equity Market Riot: Have We Seen the Bottom?”

South Africa: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly

Download PDF: South African government released its medium-term budget plan late last October, highlighting the steps it will take to bring the country‚Äôs spiraling public debt under control. South African assets had been bombed out this year, which offers attractive investment opportunities from a tactical point of view. However, structural outlook remains bleak and theContinue reading “South Africa: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly”