Finance Trends 2018

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DHL E-commerce MoneyAfrica conference set for Cape Town in March

The fourth DHL E-commerce MoneyAfrica conference, one of the continent's largest e-commerce events, is set to take place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from 14 to 15 March...

1 day ago

Balancing cybersecurity and internet freedom in Africa

With Bitcoin volatility making daily headlines, even those living in the technological 'Dark Ages' are realising that the future is digital...

By Yarik Turianskyi 3 days ago

How about a 'Gauteng Silicon Valley'?

According to MTN Business, more needs to be done to connect and amplify the milestones that the provincial government, the private sector, and universities have done to build a digital city in Johannesburg...

14 Feb 2018

#BizFinFocus: The Blockchain Africa Conference 2018 attracts big-name sponsors

Conference organisers Bitcoin Events have announced that Microsoft South Africa and IBM are the main sponsors and partners of the Blockchain Africa Conference 2018...

Issued by Bitcoin Events 12 Feb 2018

Make the most of your money with AI and machine learning

While a variety of popular apps such as Apple Siri, Google Now, Amazon Alexa and Microsoft Cortana promise to enhance people's lifestyles, few will have more impact on consumer behaviour than personal finance assistants...

By Bradley Elliott 9 Feb 2018

Unlock The Block hackathon helps to improve everyday life

The Unlock The Block hackathon, hosted by Linum Labs and the African Institute of Financial Markets And Risk Management, showed that blockchain technology isn't just about trading cryptocurrencies - it can make everyday life better...

8 Feb 2018

US policymakers ponder tougher rules for cryptocurrencies

NEW YORK - US regulators on Tuesday joined a growing chorus of officials saying they may need new powers to regulate cryptocurrencies which pose risks the investing public does not recognise...

7 Feb 2018

Bitcoin drops below $6,200 for first time in three months

TOKYO - Bitcoin plunged 20% to a three-month low on Tuesday, its latest sharp loss following a series of setbacks for the cryptocurrency..

7 Feb 2018

UK bank bans bitcoin purchases via credit card

LONDON - Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) joined major US banks in banning purchases of bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies via credit card amid debt and security concerns...

6 Feb 2018

Where is crypocurrency heading?

TOKYO - A hacking theft that netted $530 million, a ban on Facebook advertising, regulation even in Russia and more wild price swings: despite another stomach-churning week for cryptocurrencies, analysts say they are here to stay.

5 Feb 2018

Britain sees first Bitcoin armed robbery: reports

LONDON, UK - Armed robbers have raided the house of a British virtual currency trader, forcing him to transfer Bitcoins after tying up his wife and threatening him with a gun, British media reported...

30 Jan 2018

Bitcoin, blockchain and bubbles - what is all the hype about?

Let's have a look at what cryptocurrencies are, why bitcoin is making headlines, and what the regulatory environment's response to this new trend is...

By Ilanie Brits, Issued by Meredith Harington 29 Jan 2018

SA's Airbuy launches e-commerce payment gateway

South African startup Airbuy has rolled out its alternative payment gateway that allows e-commerce sites to accept payments without their customers exposing their banking details...

By Tom Jackson 25 Jan 2018

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Hyprop buys two shopping centres in Croatia through co-owned Hystead

Hyprop Investments has continued its offshore push by acquiring an interest in two shopping centres in Croatia.

By Alistair Anderson 2 days ago

"Financial advertising is far from boring": Cullinan SA on their Midas Award wins

While the advertising industry is cluttered with award shows, the Midas Awards that recognise the world's best financial advertising are ones to watch as this form of brand messaging is aimed at gaining the rarest kind of consumer trust imaginable. Here's how SA's own Cullinan agency recently proved its weight in gold.

By Leigh Andrews 15 Feb 2018

Tower Property Fund seeks a rerating

Tower Property Fund could receive a rerating this year and raise capital as the junior property stock looks to stabilise its Croatian portfolio and complete developments in Cape Town.

15 Feb 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: An economy of fireworks

Although I have lived long enough to be aware of the inevitability of economic cycles, I am always oddly proud whenever I read about Malta's strong economic performance - as if I had something to do with it! After a decade's diet of negative South African poltico-economic views, I'd forgotten that curious feeling of civic optimism, the effervescence of possibility and the Candidean sense of living in the best of all possible worlds that good news cultivates.

By Marcus 'The Maltese Falcon' Brewster 9 Feb 2018

South Africa wins 12 Midas Gold Ingots at Midas Awards!

The Midas Awards for the World's Best Financial Advertising has announced its 2017 winners and South Africa has struck gold with 12 Midas Gold Ingots in the bag.

7 Feb 2018

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