14 Jan 2021
Year in review
We will remember 2020 as the year COVID-19 dramatically impacted our lives. Portfolio manager Mike Townshend looks at the year that was.
10 Dec 2020
Foord Global Funds boost SA performance
Returns on Foord’s South African multi-asset funds rank near the top of their respective peer groups this year as might be expected from Foord during especially troubled markets. The two Foord global funds buoyed…
16 Nov 2020
Inflation — the biggest destroyer of capital
Inflation in the principal developed economies has been a subdued affair for the past quarter-century. But it hasn’t always been so. William Fraser discusses inflationary pressures in the world’s developed economies.
30 Oct 2020
A recipe for dealing with rand stress
Of all the sources of financial stress, rand volatility is surely topmost for South African investors. As a nation, we obsess about the rand and its trajectory. Nancy Hossack, analyst at Foord Asset Management…
31 Aug 2020
The More Things Change...
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically and swiftly changed our living routines and operating habits. Future gazers have opined on how much of our daily lives will change permanently. But Foord Singapore analyst JC…
28 Jul 2020
Investing Through the Noise
Uncertainty levels always feel sky-high when financial markets suffer bouts of extreme stress. It is natural for people to lose confidence in their understanding of how things should work when paradigm shifts occur.…