Investec Focus Radio South Africa features conversations between leading minds from within Investec and other experts on economic, investment and business topics in addition to issues that go beyond wealth.
In this episode Investment Chief Investment Strategist Chris Holdsworth discusses the weak global growth outlook, as the world is yet to see the full impact of rate hikes. But inflation is on the way down and corporate margins are resilient.
Investec hosted an exclusive event series for women called In Conversation: Shaping your Wealth, which aims to empower women in their financial journey. The panel discussion was hosted by Nozipho Tshabalala and featured Jill Anthony from Investec Tax & Fiduciary, Tracey Ward from Investec Life and Dorothy Asomaning from Investec…
Despite its many challenges, two prominent KwaZulu-Natal businessmen are optimistic about the region’s growth prospects. In this podcast, Toyota’s Nigel Ward and Shave and Gibson’s Simon Downes speak to Investec’s Neo Ralefeta about positive developments in one of South Africa’s most important economic hubs.
New power stations aren't enough to solve SA's electricity woes; the real challenge is the lack of capacity to distribute power where it's needed. In the latest No Ordinary Wednesday podcast, Investec Equity Analysts Herbert Kharivhe and Ross Krige discuss solutions to this transmission conundrum.
Engage in candid conversations guided by the heart-warming bond of a mother and daughter who have traversed journey toward youth mental wellness. In the latest episode of the Reimagine Mental Health podcast series, explore the power of self-care, self-compassion, and the importance of setting boundaries in the digital age. We…
From Chinese consumer prices to US bankruptcy rates, there are increasing signs of a global slowdown. Investec Wealth & Investment Chief Investment Strategist Chris Holdsworth looks at what this means for monetary and fiscal policy.
The recent decision by monetary policy makers in the US to keep rates unchanged has sparked hope of an end to a bruising interest rate cycle globally. Central banks across the world have battled soaring inflation, leading to mantra of ‘higher interest rates for longer.’ So is the end near?…
Investec Wealth & Investment Chief Investment Strategist Chris Holdsworth previews a busy week, that includes a Fed rate decision and the mid-term budget speech the Finance Minister on Wednesday. He also notes some good news on the electricity front.
It’s been called the lifeblood of the global economy, but over the past three years, the fixed income – or bond – market has been battered by low economic growth, sticky inflation, low investor confidence and high interest rates. But have we reached the bottom of the cycle? In this…
Addressing escalating debt, SOE bailouts, and tax reforms will be critical in the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement, say Investec economists Annabel Bishop and Tertia Jacobs in this special edition of the No Ordinary Wednesday podcast.
Global inflation is drifting down, but perhaps not fast enough for central banks, argues Investec Wealth & Investment Chief Investment Chris Holdsworth in the latest episode of Macro Monday. Meanwhile, Chinese leading indicators are looking promising, and there are positive developments on the local electricity crisis front.
Financial returns in the sustainable space was a key theme at the world's leading responsible investment conference. Investec Wealth & Investment Chief Investment Strategist Chris Holdsworth, and investment analysts Boipelo Rabothata and Kyle Lasarow share their insights from the event.
In our first episode, we talk to comedian Jason Goliath, who has chosen to laugh through his tears. Literally. And explore how, and if, humour helped him cope during some of his darkest moments. We also speak to experts and professionals, Andrew Martin (Clinical Psychologist) and Sinenhlanhla Sithomo (Head of…
It’s often said that you should hope for the best, but plan for the worst. Although a subject that most are reluctant to talk about, planning for your death is a crucial part of your investment journey, particularly in the context of intergenerational wealth. We asked Jonathan Hilliar, a financial…
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