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Investec Focus Radio SA

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.
Weekly English South Africa Business · Investing
251 Episodes
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In conversation: Shaping your Wealth

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…
26 Nov 27 min

In conversation: Rebuilding KwaZulu-Natal

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.
23 Nov 33 min

How to teach your kids to save

Saving for the future is a mindset best instilled at a young age. René Grobler, Head of Investec Cash Investments shares some tips on how to turn your children into savers.
22 Nov 22 min

NOW ep63: Walking the transmission line

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.
21 Nov 18 min

Reimagine Mental Health S2 ep2: The generation normalising mental health

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…
16 Nov 32 min

Macro Monday Ep8: More and more signs of a global slowdown

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.
13 Nov 9 min

NOW ep62: Interest rates: higher for longer no more?

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?…
7 Nov 17 min

Macro Monday ep6: From the Fed to the MTBPS

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.
30 Oct 7 min

NOW ep61: Are bonds back in vogue?

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…
24 Oct 27 min

Macro Monday ep5: The consequences of higher yields

In this week's episode Investec Wealth & Investment Chief Investment Strategist Chris Holdsworth looks at rising yields that are having an impact on the US economy, particularly the housing market.
23 Oct 7 min

Macro Monday ep4: Global inflation falls

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.
16 Oct 10 min

NOW ep59: An inflection point for sustainable investing

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.
10 Oct 23 min

Unpacking Wealth Creation S2 Ep7: Why do I need life insurance?

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…
6 Oct 28 min
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