Emira acquires stake in Transcend
Emira acquires stake in Transcend

Emira Property Fund has acquired a minority stake in JSE AltX-listed Transcend Residential Property Fund...

10 Oct 2018

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni
Mboweni takes over SA's purse strings

Former Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni has been sworn in as South Africa's new finance minister...

10 Oct 2018

South Africa joins global impact investing body
South Africa joins global impact investing body

South Africa will take another step toward meeting its development challenges this week when it becomes the first African country to join the Global Steering Group (GSG) for Impact Investing...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 9 Oct 2018

Andries Rossouw, partner at PwC
Report outlines the highs and lows of SA mining

Precious metals and regulatory uncertainty are dragging down the South African mining industry, in stark comparison to a positive global market...

By Danette Breitenbach 9 Oct 2018

Japan a strategic investor for SA
Japan a strategic investor for SA

Japan remains an important long-term investor in South Africa's economy, says the Deputy Minister of Trade and Industry, Bulelani Magwanishe...

9 Oct 2018

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene
Nene and the complex truth of state capture

The Zondo Commission of Inquiry's slow reveal has gripped South Africans...

By Judith February 8 Oct 2018

AICPA & CIMA Finance Transformation Johannesburg
AICPA & CIMA Finance Transformation Johannesburg

Discover the strategies and advice you need to move your finance function forward. This conference will help you to prepare for the future demands of a business you haven't even seen yet...

Issued by KNect365 8 Oct 2018

#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement
#FairnessFirst: SA's Standard Bank commits to global #HeForShe movement

Standard Bank has firmed up South Africa's commitment to UN Women's #HeForShe movement. Here's why it's so impactful, especially in Africa, and how you can go beyond clicktivism and get involved, too...

By Leigh Andrews 8 Oct 2018

Brett van Aswegen, Wonga CEO
Finding the balance: The role of mashonisas in the lending sector

Since the National Credit Act was tightened up a few years ago to lessen the level of over indebtedness in the country, the number of unsecured credit agreements opened per annum has reduced...

By Brett van Aswegen 5 Oct 2018

Keith Wade, chief economist & strategist at Schroders
Global financial crisis: A decade on

It's been 10 years since the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the subsequent global plunge into financial crisis. In the interim there have been significant shifts in the world economy such that the imbalances that could lead to a crisis are less...

5 Oct 2018

(c) racorn -
Recession-beating tips for customer retention

Stats SA recently announced the news of a second quarter fall of 0.7% in the Gross Domestic Product, and that this has officially plunged us into a recession. What should be of concern to companies is the burden of such a recession on consumers....

By Wynand Smit 5 Oct 2018

Nhlamulo Dlomu
KPMG chief exec takes up global role

After a tumultuous year steadying the ship, KPMG South Africa's chief executive officer, Nhlamulo Dlomu, will be moving on to a new global role focusing on organisational culture change and ethical leadership.

4 Oct 2018

Iniel Dreyer, managing director at Gabsten Technologies
The link between insurance and cyber resilience

In a landscape where cybercrime is on the rise, insurers and advisors have an added duty of care to protect their clients' data, be it the personal information of a single individual, or the highly sensitive data of a large corporation...

By Iniel Dreyer 4 Oct 2018

'Getting to Canada' ... South Africa's mining exploration challenge
'Getting to Canada' ... South Africa's mining exploration challenge

Political scientist, Francis Fukuyama, in a general formulation, writes about how countries should aspire to the level of institutional and social achievement of Denmark. 'Getting to Denmark' is how he summarises the development challenge...

By David Christianson 4 Oct 2018

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Futuregrowth invests in SA's first ECD social impact bond

Futuregrowth Asset Management, acting on behalf of client funds, recently concluded an investment in the Impact Bond Innovation Fund...

3 Oct 2018

Hotel investment strategies evolving in Sub-Saharan Africa
Hotel investment strategies evolving in Sub-Saharan Africa

Xander Nijnens of JLL Sub-Saharan Africa, recently presented insights from the report An Evolving Landscape - Spotlight on Africa 2018 - JLL Hotels and Hospitality at the 2018 Africa Hotel Investment Forum in Nairobi...

3 Oct 2018

Shoprite Money now open for payroll and bulk business transactions
Shoprite Money now open for payroll and bulk business transactions

Shoprite has opened its mobile wallet service to businesses, enabling them to send money to multiple receivers. This means that a business of any size can pay staff salaries....

3 Oct 2018

A juristic person has "no body to kick and no soul to damn"
A juristic person has "no body to kick and no soul to damn"

The Supreme Court of Appeal in South Africa recently had to consider whether a company subleasing accommodation premises to a university could enjoy the tax benefits that are available to suppliers of commercial accommodation...

By JJ van der Walt 2 Oct 2018

(c) Sergii Gnatiuk -
Eripio issues Notice of Liquidation to ASA

A Notice of Liquidation has been issued against the Advertising Standards Authority of South Africa by Eripio, but the members of the ASA are determined that this will not mean the end of self-regulation of advertising content...

2 Oct 2018

SA REIT sector updating best practice guide for financial reporting
SA REIT sector updating best practice guide for financial reporting

The SA REIT sector is updating its best practice recommendations for clearer, more comparable financial reporting of South African REITs...

2 Oct 2018

Companies Amendment Bill gazetted
Companies Amendment Bill gazetted

Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies has gazetted the Companies Amendment Bill for public comment...

2 Oct 2018

How to future-proof a career in finance
How to future-proof a career in finance

Managing up will be more important than ever in the loose-limbed gig economy, says Dr Tim London, UCT Graduate School of Business - who will be speaking at African Finance Indaba this week...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 2 Oct 2018

Arthur Kamp, economist at Sanlam Investments
Cutting through the noise: economic trends to focus on

At this year's All Access Summit, Arthur Kamp, economist at Sanlam Investments, cut through the noise, focusing on a handful of economic trends long-term investors need to watch...

2 Oct 2018

Colin Coleman to join keynote speakers at The National Business Awards 2018
Colin Coleman to join keynote speakers at The National Business Awards 2018

Colin Coleman, a renowned South African banker and public figure will be talking at the Prestigious 16th Annual National Business Awards 2018...

Issued by Topco Media 1 Oct 2018

Here are the 2018 Ai Institutional Investment, Capital Market Awards winners
Here are the 2018 Ai Institutional Investment, Capital Market Awards winners

International investment group Africa investor (Ai) recently announced the 2018 winners in the Ai Institutional Investment and Capital Market Awards...

1 Oct 2018

AfDB releases inaugural Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report: A First Look
AfDB releases inaugural Africa-to-Africa (A2A) Investment Report: A First Look

According to a new report from the African Development Bank on inter-African trade, opportunities for investment in Africa outweigh the obstacles...

28 Sep 2018

2018 Q2 data shows new mortgage lending growth fading
2018 Q2 data shows new mortgage lending growth fading

Second quarter 2018 SARB New Mortgage Lending data showed slower year-on-year growth in the value of new mortgage loans granted compared to the previous quarter...

By John Loos 28 Sep 2018

What do mindfulness and finance have in common?
What do mindfulness and finance have in common?

At first glance, absolutely nothing. The former is all about consciousness and 'being in the moment', while the latter is all about cold, hard data. But in reality, they are inextricably linked...

Issued by Red & Yellow 27 Sep 2018

BizTrends 2019 is here!
BizTrends 2019 is here!

2019 is almost here and with it your annual invitation to join BizTrends...

Issued by Bizcommunity.com 27 Sep 2018

Is Africa the Silicon Valley of banking?
Is Africa the Silicon Valley of banking?

According to the cofounders of TagPay Yves Eonnet and Hervé Manceron in their new analysis of the digital revolution, Fintech: The Banks Counter-attack, "Africa is the Silicon Valley of banking"...

27 Sep 2018

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