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A buy-and-hold investment strategy may work for some. But be careful of clinging to this view as it may result in losing out on returns.
The effects of Covid-19 are far reaching and will have an impact everywhere. Investors will need to scour their portfolios to determine which of their â€˜less obviousâ€™ holdings will be affected.
Simon Brown explains why it is important to always have cash in your investment portfolio. In so doing, investors will avoid having to sell assets to generate cash in an emergency.
The rand cushioned the blow of the global stock market rout for many local investors. Now the question is how stocks and bonds will emerge from the largest sell-off in a generation.
Should investors be going for gold? Amid a global influx of easy cash, and the expected subsequent inflationary fallout, the spot price of gold is set for a rally.
Using the examples of how some of the worldâ€™s greatest sports champions triumphed during times of adversity, PSG Wealthâ€™s Schalk Louw offers advice on how investors can keep sailing amid the current storm.
Simon Brown explains why investors should scour their shareholdings and have a hard look at consumer-facing companies with large debt burdens.
These money and investing tips can help you navigate financial markets as economies reopen
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These money and investing stories, popular with MarketWatch readers this past week, offer ideas about how to manage your financial portfolio and invest strategically as pandemic restrictions ease and markets adjust to the reopening of the U.S. and global economies.
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Coronavirus – Government broadens eligibility for investment subsidies
The government is expanding the range of businesses eligible for 40 billion forints (EUR 114m) in investment subsidies this year, Finance Minister Mihály Varga told MTI on Saturday.
A decree published in the official gazette Magyar Közlöny on Friday allows medium-sized enterprises – ones with a headcount of at least 150 – to apply for the funding which is part of government measures to ease the economic impact of the coronavirus epidemic, Varga said.
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Earlier the funding was available only to big companies, ineligible for European Union funding.
Varga said the funding may now be used for warehouse investments and renovations, too, and that guarantee conditions have been eased.
Earlier, the government raised the funding earmarked for the investment incentive programme to 40 billion forints from 15 billion forints, he noted.
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Since the scheme was launched in 2015, it has supported investments worth a combined 264 billion forints that created 2,600 jobs, he added.
Author: Daily News Hungary