Cees Bruggemans: SA interest rate prospects

SARB last month was severe and hawkish enough to make it sink in that the bar is set very high for any interest rate cuts this year. Instead, it was allowed that this country needs more reform rather than more monetary accommodation.

Cees Bruggemans: Trust, Distrust & Growth

Distrust sows distrust and vice versa, don’t be surprised if a rule-making, taxing, social-engineering, encroaching state is viewed with private suspicion.

Financial advisors know what to do with all that cash

Van Deventer says there are major benefits to engaging a financial advisor to guide you through the process, the most important of which is that they can provide an independent view and help take the emotion out of your financial decision-making

Who really owns your Instagram content?

Few of us really think twice before accepting social network terms of use without reading them. In the case of Instagram, snap with caution.

Cees Bruggemans: Financial risk revisited

With SARB last week reiterating a strong awareness of ever more “discerning” capital flows in response to unfolding global central bank actions and financial market conditions, one can only be intimidated by what is currently playing, and potentially still unfolding.