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FANG – Full Steam Ahead!

Whilst investors in equity markets experienced large declines in 2018, thus far in 2019, returns to both equity and fixed income investors have been more favourable. Returns have, for the most part,...

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What is FOMO? Fear of Missing Out

The ‘’Rabbit’’ sculpture by artist Jeff Koons recently sold for a record $91m. It’s been called “…one of the most iconic works of 20th-century art”. A phrase coined by auction house Christie’s. The...

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Beyond Meat – Beyond Returns?

Dear Fintax Investor Last month the Balanced Fund returned 2.7% and the Growth Fund 3.5%. Over rolling 12 months the Funds have now returned 2.3% and 1.8%, respectively, relative to 5.8% for the...

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The Cannabis Craze – Flying High

Over the past two years, various cannabis focussed companies have delivered between 337% and 455% for their investors. Tripling and quadrupling your money in two years is nothing to be coughed at....

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The Curious Case of the African Growth Story

February was another positive month for the Fintax Funds with Growth adding 3.3% and Balanced adding 2.7% bringing the year to date returns to 12.9% and 10.7%, respectively. Rolling 12 months have...

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The Biggest Threat to Liverpool & Netflix

December 2018 was the worst performing December for the global stock market since the Great Depression and the worst performing month since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008. Fortunately, in...

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Markets Down, Value Up

In December 2018, global equity markets suffered their worst monthly performance since the 2008 Global Financial Crisis (GFC), thereby dragging down the year's returns. There were not a lot of...

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The Goldilocks Zone

2018 has been a tough year for investors across all major equity indices. Year-to-date up to 30/11/2018 the MSCI All Countries World Index (ACWI)is down 2.30%. During these bouts of volatility, a...

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The October Effect

Last month was a difficult month for global markets where the ‘October Effect’ was in full force. Simply put, the ‘’October Effect’’ is a theory that stocks tend to decline during the month of...

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Paul Allen’s Wild Ride

Last month was a tough market for both equity and fixed income investors with the MSCI ACWI declining 0.1% and the major global fixed income index (ICE BofAML Global Broad Market) declining 0.5%....

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