Cannon Asset Managers is a licensed asset management business based in South Africa that manages domestic assets as well as global investment portfolios. Since our formation we have successfully applied the philosophy and principles of value investing, an investment management approach that consistently has demonstrated a clear advantage over other philosophies.  Consequently, over the years Cannon Asset Managers has developed a reputation for successfully delivering portfolio results to our clients who include companies, pension funds, insurance companies, trusts, high net worth individuals and retail investors.

In the space of a very disruptive week, the South African rand has bounced between R13.98 and R13.32 against the US dollar. Zuma surprised all by letting the state capture document be released. The rand subsequently strengthened. The U.K. have announced that Article 50 (official commencement of Brexit) will not be rolled out until a fair parliamentary vote is completed. This will push out the Brexit discussions to mid-2017. The British sterling strengthened off of the news positively affecting stocks like Investec, Intu properties and Capital and Counties. The S&P 500, NASDAQ and DOW Jones are now all sitting at important technical levels that could make or break the investor’s year. Bring on the elections!!

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