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LATEST Absa CIB  

SOE solutions: All stakeholders have a role to play

12 Mar 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane  
Given their critical role in the economy, government shouldn't only pay attention to SOEs when they're in crisis: Bakang Letshwiti, Absa Corporate and Investment Banking.

Fix the nuts and bolts of SOCs

11 Mar 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane  
Then the money issues will follow suit, says Bakang Letshwiti from Absa Corporate and Investment Banking.

Failing SOCs: What can the private sector do?

9 Mar 2020 /  Tebogo Tshwane  
Bakang Letshwiti from Absa Corporate and Investment Banking discusses the focus on state-owned companies (SOCs) at a post-budget review session.

LATEST Africa Focus  

Africa – a diverse region – requires ‘granular approach’

6 Nov 2018 /  Arnold Segawa   3
How able are certain African states to weather a crisis globally?

South Africa must become the entrepreneur for attracting investment

26 Oct 2018 /  Prinesha Naidoo   7
Deloitte’s Martyn Davies on how Ramaphosa’s investment summit can attract FDI.

High hopes for Africa’s auto sector

18 Oct 2018 /  Nompu Siziba  
Dr Martyn Davies – MD of Emerging Markets & Africa, Deloitte

Attracting FDI should be ‘priority’ for SA

18 Oct 2018 /  Arabile Gumede and Nastassia Arendse  
The country is in desperate need of structural reform.

LATEST Budget  

News and coverage of South Africa’s most recent and past budget policy statements, speeches and related articles.

Tax relief for middle class, but not for the rich

28 Feb 2020 /  Adriaan Kruger   10
Mboweni's examples didn't tell the whole story.

Mboweni is sitting on top of Pandora’s Box

28 Feb 2020 /  Barbara Curson   11
But the nasties will find their way out.

Death knell for ‘financial emigration’

28 Feb 2020 /  Amanda Visser   11
Process change will clear up confusion – and tax emigration is still possible.

Government has yet to make (or reveal) its decision on e-tolls

27 Feb 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   11
Budget provides little clarity on the future of the controversial scheme.

LATEST Chivas Venture  

A grand finale

24 Jan 2019 /  Sasha Planting  
Khula wins the SA leg of the Chivas Venture competition for social entrepreneurs.

Growing healthier fruit trees faster for increased yield

18 Jan 2019 /  Mosehla Gwangwa  
Process creates more robust plants and bigger fruit while saving on water and fertiliser.

Supporting the agri-supply chain with local software ecosystem

17 Jan 2019 /  Mosehla Gwangwa  
Khula app – a mobile marketplace that gives smaller farmers an in to big buyers.

Local initiative upskills communities on bees, hive manufacturing

16 Jan 2019 /  Mosehla Gwangwa  
Kgosana Holdings has trained 120 beneficiaries, 25 of whom have financially benefitted from this social impact programme.

LATEST CoreShares  

How to give yourself the best chance of achieving financial goals

5 Jun 2019 /  Patrick Cairns   2
With life expectancies increasing, you will probably need to live off your savings for 20 years or more after you stop working.

Is it possible to build more predictable investment outcomes?

3 Jun 2019 /  Patrick Cairns  
How does an asset manager decide on what the best way to invest your money is?

Getting the most out of good advice

29 May 2019 /  Patrick Cairns  
The ways in which financial advisors add value often lie beyond the obvious.

The greatest threat to your investment success could be you

27 May 2019 /  Patrick Cairns   3
What does the evidence tell us about our ability to predict the best times to buy or sell?

LATEST Denker Capital  

Value and intrinsic value are not to be confused

13 Feb 2019 /  Marcia Klein  
Why simply building a portfolio from stocks with a low P/E is a thing of the past.

Shareholder activism can unlock value

12 Feb 2019 /  Marcia Klein   1
Fund managers may need to roll up their sleeves to unlock value in their investments.

High value opportunities in the small- and mid-cap space give nimble investors an edge

11 Feb 2019 /  Marcia Klein  
Agile management and a large investible universe play into the hands of smaller fund managers.

LATEST Fairtree  

Income funds are critical building blocks of a balanced fund

29 May 2019 /  Marcia Klein  
Volatile equity markets emphasise the need for balance.

Multi-asset class fund shows a preference for South African stocks

28 May 2019 /  Marcia Klein  
Fairtree fund focuses on tactical asset allocation and protection against the downside.

Fairtree’s balancing act

27 May 2019 /  Marcia Klein  
Flexibility key to the Balanced Prescient Fund.

LATEST Features  

3-D printed chocolate to start reaching consumer market

14 Feb 2020 /  Corinne Gretler, Bloomberg   
Barry Callebaut’s printers can print thousands of pieces in a short time.

Eight ways wine will change in 2020

5 Jan 2020 /  Elin McCoy, Bloomberg  
It's all rather radical.

Ten books on thinking about thinking

1 Jan 2020 /  Barry Ritholtz, Bloomberg Opinion   4
A reading list that might teach you a thing or two about why we get things wrong.

World’s leading chefs name their favourite restaurant meals of 2019

29 Dec 2019 /  Richard Vines, Bloomberg    1
From New York to Copenhagen and Peru - the best bites according to the world's leading chefs.

LATEST FISA  

The sneaky death tax that’s easy to forget

4 Mar 2020 /  Amanda Visser   3
Possible capital gains tax is compounded by the fact that the applicable exclusions have not been adjusted for inflation for years.

Which marriage contract should you choose?

3 Mar 2020 /  Amanda Visser   3
Decisions made before the big day could end up working against the party they aim to protect.

A global asset and family footprint requires careful estate planning

2 Mar 2020 /  Amanda Visser   12
When it comes to estate planning, people seldom appreciate the complexities a global footprint brings – Fisa.

The importance of estate planning

31 Jul 2019 /  Amanda Visser  
Dr Eben Nel explains how proper estate planning ties in with the drafting of a valid and meaningful will.

‘Stay focused, keep on moving, and find some cheerleaders in your life’

27 Jun 2018 /  Sonya Culverwell  
Interesting advice from the CEO of an investment management firm.

The Alida De Swardt business leadership journey

13 Jun 2018 /  Sonya Culverwell  
How marching to your own drum can empower everyone else.

‘I believe in the magical combination of positive energy and a growth mindset’

6 Jun 2018 /  Sonya Culverwell  
The CEO of RMI Investment Managers shares her most powerful lessons.

‘Suddenly I could decide I wanted the head of the sinter plant to be a female…’

30 May 2018 /  Sonya Culverwell  
The owner of arguably the most gender-equal mine in South Africa.

LATEST Foursight  

View the Alexander Forbes Investment Indaba 2019 videos

16 Sep 2019 /  Moneyweb  
Foursight: A masterclass in sustainable investing.

Prescribed assets: Our problem is not money

16 Sep 2019 /  Patrick Cairns   27
We need a new approach to the economy.

How crucial is sustainability when investing?

11 Sep 2019 /  Moneyweb   
Volatility is normal for the end of a cycle, says Gyongyi King from Alexander Forbes.

Voorgeskrewe bates maak mense baie negatief – Alexander Forbes

11 Sep 2019 /  Moneyweb  
Dawie de Villiers – bestuurshoof, Alexander Forbes.

LATEST Franklin Templeton  

Global options for local investors, fund managers and businesses

5 Sep 2018 /  Adriaan Kruger  
Plans allow diversification into international markets and protection against depreciation in the rand.

Automated investment advice

4 Sep 2018 /  Adriaan Kruger  
Cost considerations spur the adoption of robo advisers.

The next decade of asset management

3 Sep 2018 /  Adriaan Kruger  
A pros, the cons, and the options available to investors.

LATEST GEMS  

What will GEMS be offering in 2020

13 Mar 2020 /  Moneyweb  
Dr Stan Moloabi – Principal officer, GEMS

What’s in store for GEMS in 2020?

5 Mar 2020 /  Moneyweb  
Dr Stan Moloabi – COO, GEMS

Gems Symposium 2019

29 Nov 2019 /  Moneyweb  
A look inside the conference.

GEMS 2020: contributions and key changes to some of its benefit option

7 Nov 2019 /  Moneyweb  
Dr Stan Moloabi – COO, Gems

Medical aid annual increases

4 Dec 2019 /  Tebogo Tshwane   3
And understanding what informs those increases.

Gems has lowest non-healthcare expenditure

3 Dec 2019 /  Tebogo Tshwane  
Which means more benefits for members and their beneficiaries.

Gems announces new benefit option, Tanzanite One

2 Dec 2019 /  Tebogo Tshwane  
Named after one of the rarest gemstones in the world.

How should investors protect themselves against Trumponomics?

26 Oct 2018 /  Sasha Planting   1
There are three key steps, says Sarasin & Partners CIO.

BlackRock to list a fund on JSE

24 Oct 2017 /  Sasha Planting   
Plans to bring European equity fund to the bourse.

Emerging markets: The next growth vector

13 Sep 2017 /  Ray Mahlaka  
South Africa, despite its political and economic challenges, is part of the growth story.

Why it’s time to get back to basics

12 Sep 2017 /  Richard Bullas, Franklin Templeton  
A guide to investing in small-cap companies.

Discretionary fund managers add independence in wealth management

14 Nov 2018 /  Marica Klein  
Financial advisors are going back to core competencies and leaving asset picking to the professionals.

The rise of independent, tech-enabled investment platforms

13 Nov 2018 /  Marcia Klein   1
Greater choice, more flexibility and simpler admin for advisors.

Offshore investing, retirement and estate planning

12 Nov 2018 /  Moneyweb  
What you need to know.

LATEST Investec  

How to prepare your children for a digital future

12 Jun 2019 /  Investec   4
How do we equip our children for a future we can't predict and careers we can't even imagine? Here's what you can do to get your kids ready for Industry 4.0.

LATEST Investigations  

Three former Sharemax auditors, 413 improper conduct charges

23 Mar 2020 /  Roy Cokayne   4
One of the former professionals has been charged with five reportable irregularity offences.

Nova: Insolvent, or in a sound financial position?

18 Mar 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk   8
It's becoming increasingly unlikely that Nova will be able to repay the 18 000 former Sharemax investors.

Seven reasons Orthotouch’s dismal failure must be investigated

5 Mar 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk   28
It's critical that the roles and conduct of the decision-makers be probed.

‘Where is Hans Klopper?’

4 Mar 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk   13
The conduct of key players in the Orthotouch saga demands a forensic investigation.

LATEST Living Annuities  

How will I be taxed on unit trust withdrawals?

7 Aug 2019 /  Richus Nel  
Local unit trusts generally attract dividend and interest taxes and possibly capital gains tax on withdrawal.

How to reach that magic number in retirement

1 Nov 2018 /  Nompu Siziba  
Investec's Jaco van Tonder on maximising your pension savings.

Growing retirement capital to maximum potential

17 Oct 2018 /  Nompu Siziba  
Jaco van Tonder of Investec Asset Management shares some guidelines on how to ensure that your retirement income lasts a lifetime.

A practical approach to volatility

16 Oct 2018 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
Clyde Rossouw of Investec Asset Management provides some tips on how to be selective in positioning your portfolio and identifying risks.

LATEST Maitland  

Debunking myths about private equity

9 Oct 2019 /  Ciaran Ryan   1
It’s not just for the uber-rich.

The tangled web of drafting offshore wills

8 Oct 2019 /  Ciaran Ryan  
Added layers of complexity in dealing with multiple jurisdictions has coincided with South Africans increasingly externalising some of their assets.

Reasons for entrepreneurs to consider setting up an offshore business

7 Oct 2019 /  Ciaran Ryan   4
Access to opportunities rather than tax efficiency is the guiding principle.

LATEST Moneyweb events  

Learn about technical trading and offshore investing

2 Nov 2017 /  Moneyweb  
How to apply Technical Analysis when making trading decisions, specifically looking at offshore markets. 

Jargon busting: Momentum indicators

31 Oct 2017 /  Moneyweb  
Know when a share is overbought or oversold.

Trading jargon: Candlestick Patterns

25 Oct 2017 /  Moneyweb  
Join trader Garth Mackenzie from Traders Corner as he unpacks trading terms and techniques you can apply to your trading.

Africa a collaborative approach

10 Oct 2017 /  Moneyweb  
A decade ago, Africa was regarded as one of the key geographic regions to follow. Rich in mineral resources and a fast-growing middle-class population, the continent was expected to be a key business opportunity for early pioneers. With average GDP growth in sub-Saharan Africa more than halving from 3.4% in 2015 to just 1.5% in

LATEST Moneyweb Investor  

Moneyweb Investor

The rainmaker

14 Aug 2018 /  Marcia Klein  
Willem Roos talks about constant innovation in South Africa.
Moneyweb Investor

The games people watch

8 Aug 2018 /  Patrick Cairns  
Esport is the new investment opportunity.
Moneyweb Investor

A big five to hunt on the JSE

6 Aug 2018 /  Adriaan Kruger  
Low economic growth calls for a new look at the largest international companies on the JSE.
Moneyweb Investor

Africa’s Wilderness catches the eye of global investors

3 Aug 2018 /  Marcia Klein  
The listed firm emphasizes sustainability alongside profits.

LATEST Morningstar Awards  

Searching for the value in local equities

27 Mar 2020 /  Patrick Cairns  
Skilled managers have demonstrated their worth in an extremely difficult environment. How?

A tricky balance

23 Mar 2020 /  Patrick Cairns  
How balanced fund managers have had to negotiate the recent market environment.

Bond funds have been the bankers

20 Mar 2020 /  Patrick Cairns  
Despite investor pessimism, bonds have delivered outstanding returns over the past five years.

A question of stability

19 Mar 2020 /  Patrick Cairns  
'Boring' can keep the pot cooking when times are tough.

LATEST Multimedia  

Technical Trading: Fibonnaci Trading

7 Nov 2017 /  Moneyweb  
“Risk is good. Not properly managing your risk is a dangerous leap.” ~Evel Knievel Moneyweb, IG South Africa and Garth Mackenzie from TradersCorner want you to be a better trader and to that end, we have rolled out a series of educational videos on MoneywebTV which allows you to develop key skills to navigate tricky markets. Garth is recognized as one

Retirement annuity or Tax Free Savings?

21 May 2017 /  Moneyweb  
Mduduzi Luthuli from Luthuli Capital answers this question.

WATCH: Lessons in leadership at Famous Brands

10 May 2017 /  Moneyweb  
What does it take to build one of the largest franchising businesses in South Africa?

WATCH: Entrepreneur looking for funding?

8 May 2017 /  Moneyweb  
For many entrepreneurs, a critical challenge is finding the right type of funding to springboard their business.

LATEST Nedbank CIB  

Mining Indaba sparks hope about renewed investments for SA

12 Feb 2019 /  Nompu Siziba   
With a tweaked Mining Charter and a friendlier business environment, what could possibly go wrong?

Wat beteken ‘n hersiende mynbou handves vir die land?

12 Feb 2019 /  Andries van Zyl  
Die handves was die middelpunt van vele besprekings by die Mining Indaba.

Ensuring the sustainability of mining and water supply

12 Feb 2019 /  Arabile Gumede and Nastassia Arendse  
Mining is one of the largest employers in SA and affects our ecosystem greatly.

Investors show appetite for mining projects on ‘largely unexplored’ continent

7 Feb 2019 /  Ciaran Ryan  
'There are bankable projects out there, both in South Africa and the rest of the continent.'

Circus Circus: the restaurant franchise that’s all about service

26 Nov 2019 /  Mari Blumenthal   1
A memorable experience is what keeps customers coming back in tough economic times.

From gourmet braai to kidney pie – customer service matters

25 Sep 2019 /  Mari Blumenthal  
Choosing the right staff and managing them well is key to retail success.

Entrepreneurs should know themselves if they want to succeed

27 Aug 2019 /  Mari Blumenthal  
Corporate background prepared couple for the fast food business.

Franchising still offers opportunity in tough economy

6 Aug 2019 /  Mari Blumenthal   1
Training and support from franchisors can help committed entrepreneurs succeed.

The true meaning of wealth

26 Mar 2020 /  Moneyweb  
Brand Pretorius - Retired chief executive, Mccathy limited

Tshepo Moloi: What story will your money tell?

24 Mar 2020 /  Moneyweb  
'I hope that, with stokvels and social clubs, wealth will change as more young people are using technology' - Tshepo Moloi, StokFella.

Failure is an indication that you are going somewhere – StokFella

23 Mar 2020 /  Moneyweb  
'Failure for an entrepreneur is a pivotal part of learning' says Tshepo Moloi.

Yolan Friedmann: What story will your money tell?

18 Mar 2020 /  Moneyweb  
'The opportunity for future generations to live a quality life largely rests on the environmental sector' - Endangered Wildlife Trust CEO.

LATEST Ninety One  

The importance on choosing the correct financial partner

23 Mar 2020 /  Moneyweb  
John Green - Chief Commercial Officer, Ninety One

Key to managing downside risk as panic spreads?

23 Mar 2020 /  Clyde Rossouw  
Diversification, active asset allocation, and disciplined portfolio construction.

Ninety One lists on the JSE

19 Mar 2020 /  Nompu Siziba  
Ninety One founder Hendrik du Toit talks the demerger from Investec, Covid-19 and the rationale behind the company's unique name.

LATEST OrbVest  

OrbVest in die mediese sektor belê

22 Nov 2019 /  Moneyweb  
Machiel Lucas - Direkteur vir wêreldwye befondsing en verkryging, Orbvest.

Part 4: Regulatory regime

22 Nov 2019 /  Michael Avery  
Global real estate remains an attractive asset class for South African investors wanting to add offshore and asset class diversification to their portfolios.

Part 3: Regulation and Investor Protection

22 Nov 2019 /  Michael Avery   
Global real estate remains an attractive asset class for South African investors wanting to add offshore and asset class diversification to their portfolios.

What offshore property investors can expect in a post-Trump era

21 Nov 2019 /  Ciaran Ryan   1
And why medical real estate is an attractive proposition.

LATEST Retire Well  

Employee tales from the vault

25 Apr 2019 /  Ciaran Ryan  
In a crisis, contact your Liberty financial adviser.

There are many moving parts to retirement

24 Nov 2017 /  Moneyweb  
Craig Gradidge of Gradidge-Mahura Investments answers these questions: – How do you know when you have enough money to retire? – There isn’t a silver bullet retirement plan that will guarantee you will retire with the lifestyle you want. Does this make retirement planning very difficult? Brought to you by Liberty.

You have to save for retirement

24 Nov 2017 /  Moneyweb   2
Louis van Vuren of Fisa on the following: – How should people evaluate the question of whether they are on track to retire comfortably? – Will a good financial plan assure you of a comfortable retirement? – Why do you think people start planning for their retirement too late? – What do you think of

Focus needs to be on the income

23 Nov 2017 /  Moneyweb  
Divisional director for product development at Liberty, Mark Lapedus, talks about the following: – How do you shift investor behaviour to rather focus on the income they will receive at retirement, and not only on the lump sum? – How can you accurately predict how much of an income you are going to need at

LATEST Retire Well 2018  

How to be debt-free by retirement

21 May 2019 /  Phillip Kassel  
Don’t dip into your nest egg.

Employee tales from the vault

25 Apr 2019 /  Ciaran Ryan  
In a crisis, contact your Liberty financial adviser.

Your journey to retirement wealth

17 Apr 2019 /  Moneyweb  
From the young achiever, to the empty nester.

Grow your business by taking better care of employees

16 Apr 2019 /  Ciaran Ryan   1
Liberty takes employee benefits to the next level.

Providing progressive solutions in the agri sector

19 Mar 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
RMB Ventures, in a consortium, recently led the management buy-out of AfriKelp, a uniquely South African business focused on sustainable and ecologically-friendly solutions for the global agricultural sector.

RMB facilitates funding for small renewable energy projects

4 Mar 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
The First Fund, created with a R1bn contribution from Rand Merchant Bank, removes some of the financing obstacles private power plants face.

RMB unlocks Pareto’s debut offshore investment

23 Jan 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
RMB arranges and funds a multi-currency, multi-jurisdictional funding package to finance Pareto’s investment into Atterbury Europe.

RMB supports regional growth by funding large-scale resource projects

22 Oct 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk   1
Expects development of the oil and gas sector in sub-Saharan Africa to have a significant impact.

LATEST RMB Corvest  

RMB Corvest & Feedem: a partnership for growth

20 Jan 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
RMB Corvest focuses on creating long-term profitable partnerships that are both stable and supportive.

Entrepreneurship and private equity

1 Mar 2018 /  Prinesha Naidoo  
RMB Corvest is proving that entrepreneurship and private equity do mix.

Private equity in action

29 Nov 2017 /  Prinesha Naidoo  
RMB Corvest promises private equity in action, not words.

LATEST SA Quo Vadis? 2018  

Trade wars, land expropriation, low growth: Where to from here?

25 Jun 2018 /  Marcia Klein   23
Magda Wiercyka, Magnus Heystek and Jean-Pierre Verster discuss the current state of play, SA's future outlook and what investors can do to safeguard wealth.

It’s not just about soil, it’s about our economy

6 Jun 2018 /  Ryk van Niekerk   3
We must tackle this thing as a nation before we get an all-or-nothing zero-sum policy, says political analyst Ralph Mathekga.

The muggy world of land expropriation uncertainty

5 Jun 2018 /  Ryk van Niekerk   4
Replace slogans with concrete plans and policies – only then can we really start talking, says Magda Wierzycka of Sygnia Asset Management.

Investment prospects in view of land expropriation

4 Jun 2018 /  Ryk van Niekerk   3
‘Bring some boxing gloves’ to the 2018 Quo Vadis series of seminars, suggests Brenthurst Wealth’s Magnus Heystek.

LATEST Standard Bank CIB  

Oil and gas opportunities in Africa

4 Dec 2019 /  Michael Avery   
And how the energy transition is driving the development of the sector.

Africa’s oil and gas opportunities spur new investment

4 Dec 2019 /  Ryk van Niekerk   1
Attracting vital local and foreign funding.

The state of oil and gas in South Africa

3 Dec 2019 /  Moneyweb  
Dele Kuti – Global Head: oil and gas, Standard Bank Group

AfCFTA takes shape

3 Dec 2019 /  Michael Avery  
An interview with Kevin Holmes, head of trade: Product Management at Standard Bank.

Is there still a place for listed property in a diversified portfolio?

25 Apr 2018 /  Ingé Lamprecht   3
Growth, challenges under the spotlight.

What a revised Regulation 28 means for investors

24 Apr 2018 /  Ingé Lamprecht   2
Does a higher offshore allowance necessarily require a response?

Enabling investment into alternative assets

23 Apr 2018 /  Ingé Lamprecht   3
How SA can overcome the obstacles related to private equity, infrastructure and hedge funds.

LATEST The Money Expo  

Where will the money be made?

17 Aug 2017 /  Moneyweb  
Watch Peter Armitage's presentation at the Boutique Asset Manager conference.

Four myths about passive investing

29 Jul 2017 /  Ingé Lamprecht   7
Industry commentators share their views.

Outlook for residential property sector

29 Jul 2017 /  Prinesha Naidoo   3
Pockets of opportunities despite economic strain.

The place for alternative investments in a portfolio

28 Jul 2017 /  Ingé Lamprecht   1
Increasing interest in low-return environment.

LATEST Webinars  

Understanding the current state of the economy and staying the course

24 Mar 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
In this webinar, Chantal Marx and Wayne McCurrie unpack the current economic climate and provide guidance on staying the course, brought to you by RMB Private Bank.

Leading a quiet revolution in SA’s investment industry

3 Mar 2020 /  Moneyweb  
With Mexem, customers only pay when they trade.

The ins and outs of Section 12J investing

5 Feb 2020 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
Section 12J as an investment class has seen enormous uptake by South African taxpayers.

Understanding your basic rights against abuse

17 Oct 2019 /  Moneyweb  
And how to seek help.
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