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On full display: The fragility of the global…

Nassim Taleb, author of Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder, and before that The Black Swan, has spent the last two decades warning of the fatal cracks in the global financial ecology. As a former…

Tough times not over for Old Mutual

When announcing fairly good results for the financial year to December 2019, Old Mutual management warned shareholders that 2020 will be way tougher than the already difficult past 12 months as the global outbreak of…

Keeping perspective in the market turmoil

The last few days have seen some of the most extreme market volatility in decades. From levels of over 57 000 at the start of 2020, the FTSE/JSE All Share Index (Alsi) has fallen to…

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