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NEWS

28 Nov 2022

Week in Review: Friendlier Fed

Minutes from the Federal Open Market Committee’s (FOMC) latest meeting were released earlier this week and the key takeaway was that smaller rate hikes are more likely in the upcoming months as inflation settles down.

Week in Review: Friendlier Fed

21 Nov 2022

Week in Review: Fed Talks Rates

U.S. Federal Reserve policymakers expressed a variety of interest rate views this week, after last week’s lower than expected U.S. inflation print.

Week in Review: Fed Talks Rates

14 Nov 2022

Week in Review: Inflation Finally Slows

Investors celebrated reassuring inflation data this week, as U.S. inflation fell in October by more than expected.

Week in Review: Inflation Finally Slows

7 Nov 2022

Week in Review: Fed Hikes as Expected

The U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) raised interest rates by a further 75 basis points to the 3.75%-4% range on Wednesday, its fourth consecutive hike this year.

Week in Review: Fed Hikes as Expected

2 Nov 2022

Carrick Investment Services Welcomes Paul Jeffreys as New Regional Manager of Our Mauritius Office

Carrick is pleased to welcome Paul Jeffreys as our new Regional Manager: Carrick Investment Services, effective from 01 November.

Carrick Investment Services Welcomes Paul Jeffreys as New Regional Manager of Our Mauritius Office

31 Oct 2022

Week in Review: Markets Respond Despite Mixed Signals

U.S. and European financial markets recorded a second week of strong gains, despite mixed economic and company earnings signals.

Week in Review: Markets Respond Despite Mixed Signals

27 Oct 2022

SA Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement 2022

The Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (“MTBPS”) was tabled in parliament yesterday by Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana. The 2022 MTBPS aims to reduce fiscal risks in the short term, narrow the budget deficit and stabilise debt. It also proposes measures to enhance economic growth and restore funding for infrastructure and service delivery programmes.

SA Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement 2022

24 Oct 2022

Week in Review: 45 Days

British Prime Minister Liz Truss resigned on Thursday after just 45 tumultuous days in office, making her the shortest-serving prime minister in British history.

Week in Review: 45 Days

17 Oct 2022

Week in Review: Investors’ Focus Shifts to Earnings Season

Third quarter earnings reporting season began in earnest this week with major U.S. banks reporting strong numbers.

Week in Review: Investors’ Focus Shifts to Earnings Season

12 Oct 2022

Talking Wills and Estates with Elderly Parents

While it’s never an easy subject to broach with elderly parents who have “not got around” to estate planning, knowing their wishes upfront can save a lot of stress down the line.

Talking Wills and Estates with Elderly Parents

10 Oct 2022

Week in Review: U.S. Economy Adds 263,000 Jobs

Markets got off to a strong start in October, with the S&P 500 Index (+5.6%) recording its biggest two-day rise since April 2020, before giving back some of those gains later in the week.

Week in Review: U.S. Economy Adds 263,000 Jobs

7 Oct 2022

Carrick is Awarded Excellence in Advisory Best Practice and Client Service for Africa

Wealth management and investment firm Carrick Wealth is thrilled to have been named as the winners in two categories at the prestigious 2022 International Investment Awards: Excellence in Advisory Best Practice for Africa and Excellence in Client Service (Advisers) for Africa. Their team were also highly commended in no less than four categories.

Carrick is Awarded Excellence in Advisory Best Practice and Client Service for Africa

5 Oct 2022

Carrick Sponsors South Africa’s Real-Life Ironman

Carrick is proud to be sponsoring award-winning triathlete Miguel Netto, who, this week, is set to become the only South African in his age group to race two Ironman World Championships in one year. Having overcome multiple injuries, Miguel is living proof of the power of endurance. He chats to us about his journey so far.

Carrick Sponsors South Africa’s Real-Life Ironman

3 Oct 2022

Week in Review: Dollar Strength

Concerns about the outlook for the global economy continued to weigh on financial markets amid growing fears of aggressive central bank policy and heightened geopolitical tensions sent stocks in the U.S. to their third consecutive weekly decline.

Week in Review: Dollar Strength

26 Sep 2022

Week in Review: Wild Week for Markets

Policy rates rose further across the G10 (ex-Japan) as central banks ramped up efforts to quash resilient inflation.

Week in Review: Wild Week for Markets

19 Sep 2022

Week in Review: U.S. Core Inflation Accelerates

Inflation remains at the centre stage of financial markets this year. U.S. inflation release this week, triggered the biggest daily decline in the S&P 500 in over two years and drove interest rate expectations higher.

Week in Review: U.S. Core Inflation Accelerates

12 Sep 2022

Week in Review: ECB Follows FED

Great Britain’s longest-serving monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, died at the age of 96 on Thursday at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.

Week in Review: ECB Follows FED

5 Sep 2022

Week in Review: Mixed Data Weighs on Investor Sentiment

U.S. stocks closed lower for the week as investors continued to digest hawkish messages from the Fed and a mixed U.S. payrolls report, released Friday.

Week in Review: Mixed Data Weighs on Investor Sentiment

29 Aug 2022

Week in Review: Inflation Remains Public Enemy Number 1

Global equity markets came under pressure on Friday, after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell signalled that the Fed is going to keep raising rates to control the highest inflation in decades, regardless of what Wall Street thinks.

Week in Review: Inflation Remains Public Enemy Number 1

22 Aug 2022

Week in Review: UK Inflation Accelerates

Official data Wednesday showed UK inflation rising at an annual pace of 10.1% in July, as soaring food and energy prices saw inflation hit double digits for the first time in 40 years.

Week in Review: UK Inflation Accelerates