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US insurer ordered to defend prescription drug lawsuit
US insurer ordered to defend prescription drug lawsuit

Lawsuits by US states to hold pharmaceutical companies liable for their costs of dealing with prescription drug abuse is on the rise...

By Sharon Snell 1 day ago

Source: Times Media
No easy journey, but there's some green shoots - Gordhan

Unless we work together and put national interests first, we won't succeed in this country...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Sep 2016

Binary options are growing in popularity: Here's a case for and against it
Binary options are growing in popularity: Here's a case for and against it

People are increasingly becoming aware of binary trading. With a 17-year-old now driving a Bentley after hitting it big in binary options trading, chances are its popularity will continue to grow...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 13 Sep 2016

Court rules: collateral lies do not invalidate an insurance claim
Court rules: collateral lies do not invalidate an insurance claim

In a ground-breaking, the UK Supreme Court has ruled that collateral lies do not invalidate an insurance claim...

By Sharon Snell 13 Sep 2016

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Three ways small businesses can reinvest their profits

Running a business to the point it begins to generate profits on a consistent basis is up there among the most difficult aspects of running a business...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Sep 2016

Structural reform needed to grow the economy
Structural reform needed to grow the economy

Whatever happens when the next ratings review comes up in December shouldn't derail the structural reform required to grow the economy...

By Nicci Botha 12 Sep 2016

Banking on being a winning brand
Banking on being a winning brand

Creating a winning brand requires traditional and digital tools that exemplify its values and core product offerings...

By Peter Alkema 7 Sep 2016

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#InnovationMonth: Crowdfunding and solar energy, powering the world with tech

The Sun Exchange is a digital currency, crowd-investing platform designed to fund solar energy in the developing world...

By Nicci Botha 1 Sep 2016

Source: joe.ie
#WomensMonth: The other Verwoerd

Bearing the name of the so-called architect of apartheid can't be easy for anyone in the political arena, but Melanie Verwoerd has earned her stripes...

By Nicci Botha 30 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Fighting and financial freedom
#WomensMonth: Fighting and financial freedom

Cathy Lammas has served in the air force, is a trained style consultant and is currently a business development manager in the financial industry...

By Nicci Botha 25 Aug 2016

U-turn on withholding tax on foreign service fees
U-turn on withholding tax on foreign service fees

Tax authorities have over the years introduced various withholding taxes to make it easier to collect tax from foreigners...

By Graeme Palmer 22 Aug 2016

Image by Terry Levin
Bitcoin, blockchain and the future economy

Unpacking the basics of new digital currencies and blockchain technologies...

By Terry Levin 19 Aug 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
How to improve investing strategies with the use of Excel

The Excel spreadsheet program from Microsoft is a really important tool these days for investors. They use it in order to track the activity of the investments in a manner that is completely organised...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 16 Aug 2016

#WomensMonth: Acknowledge the glass ceiling, demonstrate how unnecessary it is
#WomensMonth: Acknowledge the glass ceiling, demonstrate how unnecessary it is

With over 13 years of property industry experience, Genevieve Naidoo began her career as a junior quantity surveyor...

By Sindy Peters 16 Aug 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Stock market long-term investment success tips

Most of the stock market rules that you will read will have some sort of exception. However, the main principles cannot be disputed...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Aug 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Mistakes many investors make when they try to diversify

Diversification is something that is really important for every single investor out there. It is a huge part of growth and it is always necessary to make smart decisions...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 15 Aug 2016

JSE CEO, Nicky Newton-King, Cape Town mayor, Patricia de Lille, and JSE chairperson, Nonkululeko Nyembezi-Heita, at the opening of the JSE Exchange Hub Cape Town.
JSE opens satellite office in Cape Town

The JSE Exchange Hub Cape Town, which was launched on 12 August, is part of the exchange's strategy to enhance its service to clients in the city and build new relationships...

By Nicci Botha 15 Aug 2016

Blockchain, bitcoin and banking
Blockchain, bitcoin and banking

Blockchain technology will become the new normal. Its disruptive nature is likely to have a profound effect on traditional financial services' way of doing business...

By Peter Alkema 4 Aug 2016

The future of underwriting: Innovation and Africa
The future of underwriting: Innovation and Africa

To survive, the insurance industry needs to become much more innovative and Africa is the future for growth, particularly in the energy sector...

By Nicci Botha 4 Aug 2016

#LGE2016: SA needs a peaceful and disciplined election process
#LGE2016: SA needs a peaceful and disciplined election process

Last month, days of looting and violence in Tshwane sent an anxious shiver down the spine of corporate South Africa...

By Ryan Ravens 1 Aug 2016

L-R: Petrus Bosman, MD: Bosman Adama and Family Vineyards; Rita Andreas, chairperson: Adama Workers Trust; Phillip Marais, CEO: LaunchLab, Nikiwe Bikitsha, Paul Kim, CEO: Picsa; John Hardnek, farmworker representative and Ambani Ramaru, assistant director: DTI incubation support programme.
Front: Chris Wood, executive head: merging payments, strategy and regulatory at Nedbank.
Fintech savings solution for farmworkers

What started out as a need to provide financial well-being to farmworkers has evolved into a fintech success story...

By Nicci Botha 27 Jul 2016

Insurance could balance the legal scales
Insurance could balance the legal scales

There is a famous saying: If you have the law, hammer the law. If you have the facts, hammer the facts. If you have neither the law nor the facts, hammer the table...

By Sharon Snell 22 Jul 2016

Self-driving cars and insurance - Gigantic losses or innovation opportunity?
Self-driving cars and insurance - Gigantic losses or innovation opportunity?

Imagine a world where you can summon your car via an app on your phone...

By Ané Theron 20 Jul 2016

FNB CodeFest Source: Peter Alkema
FNB's IT incubators hatch innovators

FNB has put together a number of think tanks to support budding entrepreneurs and merge IT and business to foment its fintech initiatives...

By Nicci Botha 19 Jul 2016

Three things you can do to improve your odds of getting small business loans
Three things you can do to improve your odds of getting small business loans

Startup financing is often the holy grail of entrepreneurs and it takes a high degree of commitment to your idea to go through the rollercoaster ride of raising financing for a startup...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 19 Jul 2016

Mark Barnes
Banking on change: How the post office plans to reinvent itself

Mark Barnes plans to transform the post office - one step at a time...

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Jul 2016

Passion and agility drive techpreneurs
Passion and agility drive techpreneurs

Despite tough economic times, technology continues to flourish in South Africa...

By Peter Alkema 8 Jul 2016

Boris Dzhingarov
Different ways to get funds for business promotion purposes

Most think that it is really easy to get something promoted, especially when looking at the internet. That is incorrect. In reality, you have to invest a lot of money in order to reach the target audience you have...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Jul 2016

Ratings downgrade averted: now what?
Ratings downgrade averted: now what?

South Africa was spared a downgrade by the three major ratings agencies because we had sound plans to get our economy back on track...

By Ryan Ravens 7 Jul 2016

Can you buy shares in a stokvel?
Can you buy shares in a stokvel?

No, you cannot! In fact, that is probably the most defining variable in the definition of what a stokvel is, compared to another way of saving money...

By mike broom 7 Jul 2016

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