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    Investment Analyst – FNB Wealth Passionate about investments, Chantal helped launch the FNB Securities in-house research platform and plays an important role within the content generation team at FNB Wealth. She works closely with the FNB Economics and Strategy teams in generating original ideas and communicating these thoughts to clients in a straightforward way. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Mathematics and Economics) and a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree (Investment Management) from the University of Johannesburg (UJ). Chantal is awaiting her CFA Charter and is pursuing a Masters degree in Finance, also from UJ.

    (co-authored with Jan Botha) The S&P500 reached an all-time-high of 2550 points this month, a new peak for the five-year long equity bull market. The bull market has coincided with the rise of a new financial acronym, “the FANGs”. It was around 15 years ago when the first acronym of this kind hit the wires. […]

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    Investment Analyst – FNB Wealth Passionate about investments, Chantal helped launch the FNB Securities in-house research platform and plays an important role within the content generation team at FNB Wealth. She works closely with the FNB Economics and Strategy teams in generating original ideas and communicating these thoughts to clients in a straightforward way. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Mathematics and Economics) and a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree (Investment Management) from the University of Johannesburg (UJ). Chantal is awaiting her CFA Charter and is pursuing a Masters degree in Finance, also from UJ.

    Global disruptive technologies/innovations are expected to collectively have a US$14 trillion to $33 trillion direct economic impact globally by 2025 (McKinsey, 2017). The Harvard Business Review defines this disruption as a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources can successfully challenge established incumbent businesses. This is often achieved through the clever application of new […]

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    Investment Analyst – FNB Wealth Passionate about investments, Chantal helped launch the FNB Securities in-house research platform and plays an important role within the content generation team at FNB Wealth. She works closely with the FNB Economics and Strategy teams in generating original ideas and communicating these thoughts to clients in a straightforward way. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Mathematics and Economics) and a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree (Investment Management) from the University of Johannesburg (UJ). Chantal is awaiting her CFA Charter and is pursuing a Masters degree in Finance, also from UJ.

    Offshore investment has always been an important consideration for South African savers and 2017 is unlikely to be any different. Having a portion of your money invested outside of South Africa is a good way to reduce risk if you are a long-term investor. This is not just important when we face political uncertainty or […]

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    Investment Analyst – FNB Wealth Passionate about investments, Chantal helped launch the FNB Securities in-house research platform and plays an important role within the content generation team at FNB Wealth. She works closely with the FNB Economics and Strategy teams in generating original ideas and communicating these thoughts to clients in a straightforward way. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Mathematics and Economics) and a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree (Investment Management) from the University of Johannesburg (UJ). Chantal is awaiting her CFA Charter and is pursuing a Masters degree in Finance, also from UJ.

    The 2017 Milward Brown Optimer/WPP Brandz™ Top 100 was released earlier this month, prompting an update to our brand investment assessment that we have been observing over the last four years. With advertising revenues continuing to stream to on-line providers as opposed to traditional platforms like television and print, Google managed to retain the title […]

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    Investment Analyst – FNB Wealth Passionate about investments, Chantal helped launch the FNB Securities in-house research platform and plays an important role within the content generation team at FNB Wealth. She works closely with the FNB Economics and Strategy teams in generating original ideas and communicating these thoughts to clients in a straightforward way. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree (Mathematics and Economics) and a Bachelor of Commerce Honours Degree (Investment Management) from the University of Johannesburg (UJ). Chantal is awaiting her CFA Charter and is pursuing a Masters degree in Finance, also from UJ.

    Budget 2017: More bond than equity friendly with the emphasis more on fiscal consolidation than growth (By Mark Appleton) Reduced fiscal deficit targets presented by the finance minister did not differ markedly from those envisaged in the Medium Term Budget Policy Statement presented in October last year. The deficit before borrowing is budgeted to reduce […]

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