Investors often hear that they should invest in what they know — after all, Warren Buffett adheres to that adage and sticks to his own “circle of competence.” However, what works for Buffett may not work for us.
In this week’s episode, Alec Hogg offers some advice to young South Africans who are thinking about emigrating against the backdrop of rising global anti-immigrant sentiment. We discuss the slump in South Africa’s agricultural sector and look at the implications of the latest Trump trade battles.
Last week was made gloomy by the news that South Africa’s GDP shrank 2.2% in the first quarter of 2018. Some interpreted this is a rebuke of Ramaphoria – for the naysayers, the country is too riddled with problems to execute a turnaround.