Yes, markets were dreadful in October…

But it is not all doom and gloom. It is the month of October, the most beautiful month of all … The translation does not do it justice, but this is more or less what C Louis Leipoldt wrote when he captured the explosion of colour and revival in nature in his Afrikaans poem Oktobermaand. Market watchers will probably describe October 2018 with a single colour: red. While the local market…

A Lesson On Investing

Investing would be a lot easier if you could predict the future. Failing that, looking at the past is your best option to avoid making the same mistakes, says Louis van Rensburg, a financial planner at PSG Wealth. The stock market has simply moved sideways over the last few years, while providing investors not much more than volatility. The JSE peaked at 55,188 points in April 2015 and by 1…