Having founded Economists.co.za in 2005, Schüssler was a prolific economist and researcher. He consulted to the Treasury, DaimlerChrysler, BP, the SA Property Owners Association, the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa, the Debt Counsellors Association of SA, Capitalworks and the SA Poultry Association, as well as mines, banks and pharmaceutical companies.
Schüssler and his firm produced the BankservAfrica Economic Transactions Index (BETI) and the Bankserv Disposable Salary Index (BDSI).
We then talk to Samukelo Zwane, head of product at FNB Wealth and Investments about the resilience needed by investors to weather current volatility in financial markets.
Zwane characterises the current market as being volatile given macroeconomic upheaval brought on by countries trying to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, while the Russia-Ukraine war rages on and inflation burdens businesses and consumers.