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How could a ratings downgrade affect investors?

By Sehrish Khan on 13 Feb 2020

reading time: 8 mins

Inundated with reports of failing state-owned enterprises and spiralling government debt, investors are understandably concerned ahead of South Africa’s 2020...

WATCH : The money bubble

By Claire Gallagher on 12 Feb 2020

viewing time: 1 min

There’s something magical about bubbles. Formed of water, soap and a breath of air they seem incredible. In financial markets, bubbles are a lot less revered...

Allan's legacy: Investment thinking

By Allan Gray on 29 Jan 2020

reading time: 19 mins

Our founder, Allan Gray, developed the distinctive investment philosophy that has been in place since Allan Gray and Orbis were founded. He also had an...

Allan Gray Orbis Foundation update: leaving a legacy

By Yogavelli Nambiar on 29 Jan 2020

reading time: 6 mins

American leadership coach Peter Strople once commented: “Legacy is not leaving something for people. It’s leaving something in people.” This quote resonates...

Orbis: Well positioned for the challenges that lie ahead

By William Gray on 29 Jan 2020

reading time: 5 mins

In his annual president’s letter, William Gray, from our offshore partner, Orbis, pays tribute to his father and reviews Orbis’ performance and prospects.

Orbis’ improved fee structure: Highlights and FAQ

By Tamryn Lamb on 29 Jan 2020

reading time: 9 mins

Our offshore partner, Orbis, is improving its fee structure. We intend to implement these changes on 14 May 2020.

Should you invest in bonds?

By Londa Nxumalo on 29 Jan 2020

reading time: 7 mins

The recent performance of South African bonds – which have outperformed cash and equities over three and five years – has prompted investors to ask whether...

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