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Socio-political news flow was dominated by the United States and allied forces’ chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan during August. Read more

South Africa

President Ramaphosa announced a long-awaited reshuffle of his cabinet This saw finance minister Tito Mboweni being replaced by Enoch Godongwana. Read more

Market Performance

Global markets continued their upward push in August Emerging markets (including South Africa) underperformed global developed markets as further weakness in Chinese equities weighed on returns in developing countries Read more

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