21 Dec Factors that have, and will continue to, contribute to the performance of the South African equity market
1. The change in the ratio of price to earnings. Changes in the price to earnings (PE) ratio is the most important contributor to equity market performance in the short term.
The current market sell-off has all the hallmarks of the cycle of irrational panic that grips emotional investors. I recently came across an article in a local newspaper titled JSE nears worst monthly performance in 10 years.
What made you become an equity analyst – what was the attraction to financial markets? The wide spectrum of things that are relevant to the role of an equity analyst provides job satisfaction for my curious mind.
US investors consistently earn lower returns than the market and the funds in which they invest. This gap in performance is known as the behavioural penalty, and it’s big and relentless.
Over the past five years, a tough South African equity market has challenged active value managers. In the recent past, you only need to have made two correct calls in the South African equity market.
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So much about the future is unknown, and share prices reflect the market’s assessment of the future. This article expands on the theme of an article we wrote in January, ‘The danger of making short-term decisions when investing for ...