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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 platinum price came under pressure in June along with its yellow counterpart and few drivers emerged boost the price. EU car registrations rebounded to pre-financial crisis highs. Major markets in the region performed well with the exception of the United Kingdom. The Eurozone economy expanded at its fastest pace since 2015 in the first […]

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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 equity markets continued to edge ahead in May while bond yields drifted slightly lower. Economic indicators were relatively steady over the period. In the US employment growth rebounded strongly in April with non -farm payrolls leaping by 211 000 compared to just 79 000 the month before, first quarter GDP estimates were revised higher […]

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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 FTSE/JSE SA Listed Property Index remained range bound for the month of April, and ended up adding just 0.6% during the month. The index started off the month on a downward path, losing ~2% within the first week, before rebounding in the middle of the month. The volatile performance came on the back of […]

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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.

    SA government bonds gained 0.4% overall in March, supported by strong inflows in the first three weeks mainly driven by a strengthening rand. However, these movements were almost completely reversed by the announcement of a cabinet reshuffle in the last week. Nevertheless, the entire yield curve came down on m/m with the short end of […]

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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 platinum price rose in February, moving in tandem with the gold bullion as investors fled to safe haven assets on the back of growing political instability, but nevertheless gained further support from a rebound in the European economy. The European economy expanded by 0.4% in 4Q16, driven by a healthy rise in investment and […]

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