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Image result for laffer curve south africa The Investor November 2018

How safe is your pension? By Richard CluverPredicting that the International Monetary Fund would be obliged to move its headquarters from Washington to Beijing within the next decade, Investec strategist Dr Michael Power argued at a client presentation this month that the move would be occasioned by China overtaking the USA as the world’s economic […]


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A lesson about bonds By Richard Cluver A phone call recently from a nonagenarian reader set me thinking about the secrets of investing in sovereign bonds; those supposedly safest of all investments which advisers always argue should form a substantial part of the investment portfolios of the elderly. The reason a substantial bond conclusion is […]


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Lessons for a 7-year-old By Richard Cluver It was with a sense of deja vu that I wrote last month of the inevitability of a global economic catastrophe sometime within the next 14 years. The expression is, of course derived from the French, meaning “already seen.” When it occurs, it seems to spark our memory of a […]


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https://archive.investec.co.za/content/dam/investec/investec.co.za/Images/Daily-View/2018%20images/march%202018/rand%202%2014082018.PNG The Investor August 2018

A Crisis ahead of usBy Richard CluverI sometimes wonder whether our readers read all the way to the end of this publication which regularly exceeds 20 pages in length and, if you were one who did not you might well have missed a graph which has haunted me for the past four weeks? Dealing with […]


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