Optima Brokers

Specialist Financial Planning

The Folly of Backing Last Year's Winner

Mar 15, 2016

One of the most destructive behavioural traits of investors is to constantly make investment decisions by looking at recent past performance....

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The Zuma Shock

Jan 13, 2016

While you were away, much has transpired in our economy, headlined by the shock removal of Minister Nene by Jacob Zuma. The surprise announcement was not received well by markets, with an estimated R500 Billion in value, being wiped off since the debacle.

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Coming to a Standstill

Nov 09, 2015

It looks like it may be a hat trick, but in a negative sense. By JP Landman - Political Analyst

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Tales of Rice & Rewards

Oct 06, 2015

Periodic volatility in global markets, diverts attention away from the key components of long term investing. In times such as these, Allan Gray subtly reminds us how success is a function of time in the market and not market timing.

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Why and How to Invest Offshore

Sep 01, 2015

Investors are regularly reminded of the wisdom of investing offshore and not adopting an investment strategy that focuses only on South African assets. There are a number of compelling reasons for investing offshore.

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