Week in Review: Risk off, as investors digest geopolitical uncertainty

Heightened geopolitical tensions and a surge in long-term bond yields to their highest level in 16 years had a negative impact on investor sentiment this week. The S&P 500 Index experienced its most significant weekly decline in a month. Among major U.S stock indices, the Nasdaq Composite Index was hit the hardest and came close […]

Read More

Investors are tending to their losses as the final quarter of 2023 commences, following a challenging September which saw global equity markets fall for a second consecutive month. It is also the second month in a row that each of the US's big three indices have posted losses with interest rates being a key factor weighing […]

Read More
Week in Review: U.S. jobs data surprises

In September, the U.S. economy saw the creation of 360,000 new jobs, and an extra 119,000 positions were included in the count through revisions. The print surged passed expectations of only 170,000 new jobs, re-igniting the bonds sell-off that has swept global markets over the past two weeks. The U.S. 10-year Treasury yields climbed by […]

Read More
Week in Review: Inflation Outlook Improves

In August, the core Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) price index, excluding food and energy, saw a modest 0.1% increase, marking the smallest monthly rise since November 2020. Over 12 months, the annual increase for core PCE was 3.9%, down from an upwardly revised 4.3% in July. This PCE index is a favoured economic indicator by […]

Read More
Capta Wealth logo reversed
CAPTA Wealth (Pty) Ltd is an authorised financial services provider. FSP No. 43071.


Mon - Fri : 08:00 - 17:00
Pin Oak House, 2nd Floor, Bally Oaks Office Park
Ballyclare Drive, Bryanston, 2191 11 568 4461
linkedin facebook pinterest youtube rss twitter instagram facebook-blank rss-blank linkedin-blank pinterest youtube twitter instagram