Posts by Marnia Wessels
Written by Marnia Wessels.
While many industries are starting to show signs of the effects caused by the coronavirus pandemic, there are some instances where consumers can take advantage of the situation – one of those is the housing market in South Africa. The supply in the housing market had already exceeded demand before the pandemic. The strong buyers’ market… Read more →
Amidst a halt on flights for almost two months due to the nationwide lockdown, SA’s fragile aviation industry is now on the long road to recovery after seeing revenue fall close to zero while they continued spending money on maintenance, repaying debt and staff salaries. After the great recession of 2008, the airline industry took five… Read more →
When a pandemic wreaks havoc across financial markets, investors tend to be overwhelmed by anxiety and uncertainty about the future of the global economy.
For decades, gold has been regarded as a safe haven for investors in times of crisis and uncertainty. The coronavirus pandemic is no exception.