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November 13, 2019

Make 2020 your best and healthiest year yet!

As “Origin Health and Wellness”, that is exactly what we do: Look after your Health and Wellness.  Contributing to medical aid and GAP cover has become an […]
November 12, 2019

Hope, Mood(y’s) and Destiny

We attended a global investment conference in Cape Town last week and experienced varied views on global risk assets by the asset managers presenting. One can […]
October 21, 2019

Is a recession looming?

In previous weekly comments and numerous alternate financial commentaries alike, the perceived correlation between an inversion of a country’s sovereign yield curve and the prospect of […]
October 9, 2019

Prescribed Assets – sense or sensationalism?

Ever since the ANC announced in its 2019 manifesto that it would “Investigate the introduction of prescribed assets on financial institutions’ funds to unlock resources for […]
September 16, 2019

Central Bankers looking for fresh tools to tackle fears of a global recession

With the World’s monetary policy makers all congregating last week at Jackson Hole, Wyoming for the annual summer gathering at the economic policy symposium; it was […]
September 2, 2019

How well do you know your business?

MY BUSINESS IS: MY EXPERTISE, MY PASSION AND TIME WHAT I LIVE FOR MY RETIREMENT PLAN MY FAMILY MY LIFE! But what if my business suffers […]
June 10, 2019

The Corion Report – Monthly CIS insights May 2019

• Responsible for client savings since 2001• Successful and long term track record• Focused on risk management• Alternative and traditional solutions• Boutique investment firm• Passionate about […]
June 6, 2019

It’s world cup time!

The Cricket World Cup is in full swing and the Rugby World Cup is well on its way! As we all love sport, we would like […]
April 23, 2019

Farewell to Hamish Leppan

On 3 April 2019, we bid farewell to Hamish Leppan after announcing his retirement after 47 years in the industry. Hamish worked at Origin for two […]
April 10, 2019

Adding Integrity to your Investment checklist

By Richard Harwood CFA Managing Director (Jersey) and Fund Manager Investing, like many other aspects of the modern world, is changing rapidly to include softer considerations […]
April 10, 2019

Convertible Bonds – Should they be an addition in a diversified portfolio?

By Blair Campbell Chartered MCSI, Portfolio Manager (Guernsey)  Rewind to the 4th Quarter of last year when numerous commentators and analysts were calling an end to […]
March 19, 2019

Emerging Markets –Buy or Bye?

By Scott Campbell Group MD and Chief Investment Officer Since 2011, Emerging Markets (EM) have significantly underperformed the US market. As the following chart of the […]
March 13, 2019

The last straw that broke the camel’s back.

Oscar de Waal – Head of Manager Research This saying is very pertinent in the environment we have at present. Few managers have delivered a positive […]
March 12, 2019

INCOME EARNING ABILILTY

For the months of March & April the Origin team is committed to help you replace your income during times you are not able to earn an […]
February 11, 2019

The Global Real Estate Return Expectations Debate

By Roeloff Horne | Director and Head of Portfolio Management (SA) At MitonOptimal, we subscribe to a dynamic strategic asset allocation process and debate the real/absolute […]