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Weekly Report: 17 March 2020

IN THIS WEEK’S BOTTOM LINE CONTRIBUTED BY GIELIE FOURIE| OVERBERG ASSET MANAGEMENT The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19), is impacting negatively on the world stock markets. It is a Black Swan event. Markets experienced one of the worst and most volatile times in...

Feeling concerned about the coronavirus.

CONTRIBUTED BY STEVE NATHAN | CEO, 10 X INVESTMENTS I will admit to feeling concerned about the coronavirus. As the world has not experienced this virus before, we can’t reliably predict how it will evolve and how many people will be impacted. Life is always uncertain...

Weekly Report: 10 March 2020

IN THIS WEEK’S BOTTOM LINE CONTRIBUTED BY NICK DOWNING| OVERBERG ASSET MANAGEMENT Global financial markets have gone into freefall as investors panic over the likely consequences of a global coronavirus pandemic. In the five trading days from the 14th-28th February,...

Weekly Report: 3 March 2020

IN THIS WEEK’S BOTTOM LINE CONTRIBUTED BY NICK DOWNING| OVERBERG ASSET MANAGEMENT While financial markets celebrated the business- and economy-friendly budget, posting gains the same afternoon of 6% or more in many of the bell-weather SA-Inc shares, a 10 basis point...

Should you consider Travel Insurance

Here is a quick article from the Wall Street Journal giving advice on buying Travel Insurance "Purchasing travel insurance is a bet on disaster. But there are times when it's a gamble worth taking—whether you're hedging against cancellation, injuries, thefts or other...

Should you pay for life insurance after retirement?

This is an interesting debate from a consumer point of view. It is an Indian article but the content makes good reading. See link at the bottom to read more. "Continuing to pay for life insurance when you have retired is like gambling on your death to benefit your...

Can HIV positive people get insurance cover?

Interesting article on insurance for HIV positive people in the Mail & Guardian. "Social justice organisation Section27 has been inundated with complaints about life insurance companies refusing to provide cover for people infected with HIV. S'khumbuzo Maphumulo,...

National Health Insurance plan and price regulation

See article below from Business Day Live on progress with the National Health Insurance. "THE white paper on National Health Insurance (NHI) will be out for public comment "very soon", Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi said on Wednesday, warning it would go hand in...