Author Archives: InvestSense

The Impact of REIT structures on Listed Property Investing

Listed property was the top performing local asset class over a period of 15 years from 2002 through to the end of…

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The story of GameStop, democratic investing and being caught by the mob

This is a story about what the frenzy of crowds can do when sufficiently organized and have little to lose. In January…

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Finding the road to recovery

Who would have thought that 2020 would be a strong year for investors? In the depths of the COVID panic the term…

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Antitrust – the ‘Big Tech’ Debate

Over the past decade as we have shifted into the digital economy, technology has become more ingrained in our everyday life and…

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Cautionary Tales of Offshore Investing

South African businesses have a strong history of successfully expanding their operations offshore and becoming well renowned global businesses. This has been…

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Failing to Succeed

For many investors keeping track of their portfolios is an anxious pursuit. Markets seem to behave in a non-sensical way at times,…

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The K-shaped Recovery

The recovery of a stock market following a market crash is generally described using a letter of the alphabet. A V-shaped recovery…

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My Precious: Gold makes a comeback

An interesting trend has emerged out of the depths of the current crisis: Gold has made a stunning comeback. Recently it surpassed…

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Crisis? What Crisis?

While the world around us feels like it is falling apart, you might be forgiven for missing the fact that many investment…

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Binary thinking, What-Ifs and why it helps to disagree with yourself

We live in a world of complex problems. Each day we need to make decisions which affect our lives and those of…

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