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#AfricaMonth: Growthpoint Investec African Properties launched
#AfricaMonth: Growthpoint Investec African Properties launched

First announced in 2015, Growthpoint Investec African Properties (GIAP) is finally off the mark, commencing operations in the pan-African real estate market.

By Sindy Peters 14 May 2018

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Moving markets; changing consumers
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Moving markets; changing consumers

Although South Africans are not separately listed, 30% of all recipients receiving European citizenship in 2016, hail from Africa according to the latest Eurostat figures released last month...

By Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster 11 May 2018

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

What can a marketing or communications worker expect to earn in Malta? New figures released in April by Eurostat give broad sectoral outlines across five areas of economic activity providing an indication of wages across the EU in general and the Maltese islands in particular...

By Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster 4 May 2018

Musk cuts off questions about Tesla's first quarter losses
Musk cuts off questions about Tesla's first quarter losses

NEWSWATCH: On Wednesday's quarterly conference call with analysts, Elon Musk didn't seem too keen to talk about Tesla burning through about $1bn during the first quarter as the Model 3 sedan production struggles continue...

By Ilse van den Berg 3 May 2018

Niall Kramer, CEO: Saoga
SA and Mozambique on the cusp of an oil and gas boom

Both South Africa and Mozambique show promise in the oil and gas sector, and collaboration between the two countries to create a substantial hub could significantly grow the region's economy...

By Nicci Botha 28 Mar 2018

#AEI2018: Closing Africa's energy gaps
#AEI2018: Closing Africa's energy gaps

While access to affordable, reliable and sustainable energy for all will usher in economic growth and job creation on the continent, energy projects in Africa lack sufficient access to financing sources...

By Danette Breitenbach 22 Feb 2018

Roger Baxter, CEO: South African Chamber of Mines
#miningindaba18: Regulatory environment threatens investment in mining

After a tumultuous ride, the world economy pendulum is starting to swing in favour of commodities, but it's the current regulatory environment that is the real trial facing the South African mining industry...

By Nicci Botha 9 Feb 2018

Damian Michael
#BizTrends2018: Make sure you're at the heart of disruption

I recently travelled to Dubai to attend the 37th Gitex Technology Week - where the future of business begins. Tech pioneers and futurists, business leaders and IT professionals come to GITEX to experience the world's most advanced technology...

By Damian Michael 8 Jan 2018

Cyril Ramaphosa, newly elected president of the ANC. Photo: SA Breaking News
Heavy is the head that wears the crown: Ramaphosa has work to do

Cyril Ramaphosa has a tough job ahead of him. He has a small window to correct the country's economic growth path and restore trust from the electorate and the markets if the ANC hopes to stay in power in 2019...

By Nicci Botha 19 Dec 2017

The fate of sterling hinges on the upcoming Brexit discussions
The fate of sterling hinges on the upcoming Brexit discussions

Several major issues remain with the Brexit impasse, notably the Irish border, the rights of EU nationals living in the UK, and pension payments made by the UK to EU nationals...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 11 Dec 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
What you need to know to understand the binary options regulations in South Africa

There seems so be a lot of confusion surrounding the legality of financial betting within South Africa and the regulations put in place regarding the subject...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 6 Nov 2017

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Motlanthe: Strong economic growth deepens inequality

Some 23 years down the line, democracy isn't all it's cracked up to be when it comes to levelling inequality...

By Nicci Botha 30 Oct 2017

A cabinet reshuffle equals a nuclear deal
A cabinet reshuffle equals a nuclear deal

President Jacob Zuma's latest cabinet reshuffle is nothing more that a thinly-veiled smokescreen to get his crony, David Mahlobo into the energy portfolio...

By Nicci Botha 18 Oct 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
The brokerage world is changing: The evolution of the trading platform

The brokerage community has evolved dramatically. This reflects the increasingly complex nature of the financial markets...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Oct 2017

Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff
Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff

Business of Design (BoD) is back with a speaker lineup of note. The two-day seminar is held annually in Cape Town and Johannesburg during October and doesn't just focus on design in itself but has a much broader vision for the field in all areas of business...

By Jessica Tennant 6 Oct 2017

Things are looking up for commodities revenues, or are they?
Things are looking up for commodities revenues, or are they?

Commodities revenues have remained fairly consistent, with a bit of an increase here and there, but no substantial increase...

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Oct 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Expert traders weigh in on SA's investability

South African president Jacob Zuma recently addressed a business forum in China at the Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Centre...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 Sep 2017

Is South Africa on board with Bitcoin trading?
Is South Africa on board with Bitcoin trading?

South African investor interest in Bitcoin trading has surged in recent weeks, following a clearer direction of Bitcoin after the fork...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Aug 2017

How to trade currency pairs on economic data releases
How to trade currency pairs on economic data releases

South Africans looking to invest their funds abroad will be able to purchase less per unit ZAR over time. But what determines how a currency pair is going to move?...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 22 Aug 2017

Is Bitcoin the new nugget of gold in South Africa?
Is Bitcoin the new nugget of gold in South Africa?

For decades, gold has been considered a safe-haven investment for South Africans. However, investors are now looking towards innovative solutions for the new economy in the form of cryptocurrency...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 25 Jul 2017

Green reporting will expose risky companies
Green reporting will expose risky companies

G20 task force issues new Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Framework...

By Sharon Snell 5 Jul 2017

Vukile acquires portfolio of retail properties in Spain
Vukile acquires portfolio of retail properties in Spain

Vukile Property Fund (Vukile) has fulfilled the promise it made to the market that it would diversify when it announced earlier this week that it had acquired a portfolio of retail properties in Spain...

By Danette Breitenbach 4 Jul 2017

King James the Second wins Allan Gray account
King James the Second wins Allan Gray account

Allan Gray today announced its appointment of King James the Second (II) shortly after leaving its current agency, Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town...

By Jessica Tennant 21 Jun 2017

Bonang Mohale, new Business Leadership South Africa CEO
Mohale: “Business is the answer, not the enemy”

South Africa's first years as a democracy saw substantially higher economic growth than population growth...

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Jun 2017

Journalist and political commentator, Max du Preez
Has SA finally hit the reset button?

This country is never boring. Where else in the real world does the skinniving, intrigue and corruption offer more plot twists than Game of Thrones?

By Nicci Botha 14 Jun 2017

Mcebisi Jonas, former deputy finance minister
Jonas: "We need to resist the b*llsh!t"

The current weak economy is not part of a cycle; it is structural and reflects the space in which South Africa finds itself...

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Jun 2017

Photo: Sibanye
Is mining's feast or famine mindset a thing of the past?

The mining industry hasn't really changed much in mindset from the gold rushes of old...

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Jun 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Hedging in foreign trade - Handling forex

If you already know that the value of the currency you are dealing with is going to rise, then hedging is necessary. So, let's look at the forex indicators that will help you cut down financial risks...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Jun 2017

It's official: We're in recession
It's official: We're in recession

Figures show the economy contracted by 0.7% during the first quarter of 2017, officially pushing the country into a recession...

By Nicci Botha 7 Jun 2017

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