Earl Van wyk

Earl Van Zyl

Earl joined Allan Gray in 2015 as a manager in Product Development, spent two years leading our Digital teams, and currently heads up the Product Development team. He holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the University of the Witwatersrand.

Articles by Earl Van Zyl

Insights categories - Personal investing

Who’s right – personal finance experts or economists?

By Earl Van Zyl on 16 Nov 2022

Reading time: 6 mins

When it comes to managing your wealth, there’s a yawning gap between what personal finance pundits advocate and what economists believe. Who should you liste...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Business update: Helping you service your clients’ needs

By Tamryn Lamb and Earl Van Zyl on 03 Jun 2022

Reading time: 5 mins

Set against a volatile investment backdrop and regulatory changes, including the option to invest more offshore, Tamryn Lamb and Earl Van Zyl highlight some...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Should I invest 45% of my portfolio offshore?

By Earl Van Zyl on 26 Apr 2022

Reading time: 11 mins

In the February 2022 Budget speech, the National Treasury announced significant changes to the framework that governs how much of South African retirement...

Insights categories - Local investing

Is a money market fund right for you right now?

By Earl Van Zyl on 05 Apr 2019

Reading time: 5 mins

Money market unit trusts have become popular as they appear to provide a safe, secure and reliable haven for your investments. During times with extreme...

Insights categories - Offshore investing

Adopt a global mind-set for long-term investment success

By Tamryn Lamb and Earl Van Zyl on 15 Jun 2018

Reading time: 6 mins

South African investors are fixated on the rand exchange rate, so much so that our currency movements act as a barometer of our nation’s mood: when the rand ...

Insights categories - Offshore investing

Do you need to rethink your offshore investment exposure?

By Earl Van Zyl on 19 Apr 2018

Reading time: 10 mins

Treasury’s decision to increase offshore investment limits for unit trusts, investment managers and long-term insurers is great news for savers and their...


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