Arnold Segawa is a financial journalist passionate about macroeconomics and monetary policy.

GEPF deflects impairments, portfolio up 8.3%

Despite subdued economic growth, GEPF’s investments yield an average return of 8.5%.

Two US stocks to watch in 2019

With US yields inverted for the first time in 11 years, now might be the time to buy cheap US stocks.

SA should brace for more expensive credit

SA’s real interest rate – the difference between the repo rate and the CPI – is likely to widen in 2019.

What is the future of money?

How data, computing power and AI promise to revolutionise hyper-personalisation and enable ‘contextual’ banking.

What drives sovereign credit rating actions?

An important question for countries striving to put their best foot forward.

Brace yourself for volatility

The latest survey from Bank of America Merrill Lynch warns of increased volatility as fund managers remain bearish on equities.

Capitec shrugs off competition to acquire Mercantile Bank

Offer of R3.2bn accepted.

Tiger Brands posts grim results as listeria pain continues

Food company to pursue Oceana unbundling.

Tsogo Sun’s interest bearing debt up 6.1%

Adjusted headline earnings per share for six months to September 30 flat at 78.8 cents.

Pioneer Foods bets on international operations

Group’s international division sees operating profit climb 57.3% to R285m in period under review.

Astral Foods resilient as VAT and fuel hikes bite

Astral Foods headline earnings per share up 94%.

Candlelight Christmas – Eskom warns of load shedding risk

Utility going all-out to remedy the situation; by December 2019 will have implemented 59 ‘planned outages’.

Vodacom rides East, ups stake in Vodacom Tanzania

Vodacom Tanzania shareholders approve sale of 26% stake owned by Mirambo Holdings to SA’s Vodacom Group.

Black Friday: America’s most revered export?

Recent study shows that online retail continues to grow well above 20% in SA.

SA remains a leading FDI destination despite headwinds – EY

South Africa held investments steady at 29 projects in 2017.

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