Is the dollar at a tipping point?

Is the dollar at a tipping point?

While currency valuations arguably offer little guidance to short and medium-term currency movements, they do offer guidance to the long-term direction of a currency. Over the past few years, the biggest driver in the dollar has been the macroeconomic environment. The...
Renewable energy (part I): The power of H2O

Renewable energy (part I): The power of H2O

Have you read Deon Meyer’s book Fever1? Spoiler alert! The book, first published in 2017, tells the story of a post-apocalyptic world where lockdowns and vaccines could not prevent 95% of the world’s population being wiped out by a coronavirus and man’s struggle for...
The Journey to Protection, Vol 2.

The Journey to Protection, Vol 2.

Following the month of October 2021, which is dubbed as the Cyber Awareness Month, we as society must not become complacent in our fight and prevention against cyber-attacks. The hard reality is that a standard solution or prevention cannot be used to combat volatile,...
Expectations for 2022

Expectations for 2022

Going into 2022 we remain optimistic that the worst of the fallout from the pandemic is behind us. As we stand, the DXY index (an index which tracks the strength of the dollar against a basket of major currencies) is sitting at 96, the midpoint between the highs of...