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SA banks easing up on their bond loan criteria
SA banks easing up on their bond loan criteria

Reports from various sources indicating that South African banks are easing up on their bond loan criteria have been confirmed by Mike van Alphen, National Manager of Rawson Finance...

30 Mar 2015 14:50

Basil Read FY net loss R820.9m vs R281.5m profit
Basil Read FY net loss R820.9m vs R281.5m profit

Struggling construction group Basil Read swung to a full-year loss‚ hit in part by loss-making contracts...

30 Mar 2015 09:25

The Annual Frontier & Emerging Markets Forum
The Annual Frontier & Emerging Markets Forum

Where is the next China? What is the outlook for Frontier & Emerging Markets?

Issued by Frontier Advisory 30 Mar 2015 09:09

FNB interest rates remain unchanged
FNB interest rates remain unchanged

Following the decision by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) to leave interest rates unchanged until the next Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in May, First National Bank (FNB) will maintain its prime lending rate at 9.25%.

27 Mar 2015 13:21

Rikus Visser
Finding the right recruit

Losing a valued staff member is never easy, especially considering the time and money invested in him/her over the years of employment. Finding a replacement might prove to be a very costly and tedious exercise. One thing is certain: the cost of hiring the wrong employee is substantially greater than the cost of following a decent recruiting process.

By Rikus Visser, Issued by Meredith Harington 26 Mar 2015 17:12

Investec builds stake in Sydney
Investec builds stake in Sydney

Investec Australia Property Fund (IAPF) has bought its first office property in Sydney as part of a major capital roll-out to grow its portfolio and attract investors...

By Alistair Anderson 26 Mar 2015 14:03

Liberty's 2014 pay-out largest in company's history
Liberty's 2014 pay-out largest in company's history

Liberty's claims pay-out of R3bn for individual risk cover solutions during the 2014 financial year is the largest pay-out in the company's history since first publishing its claims statistics in 2006.

26 Mar 2015 13:12

Anchor distances itself from Clarus 'Ponzi' scheme
Anchor distances itself from Clarus 'Ponzi' scheme

CAPE TOWN: Financial services company Anchor Group moved quickly on Monday, 23 March, to distance itself from allegations placing asset manager Clarus Capital at the centre of a Ponzi scheme based in Mauritius.

26 Mar 2015 10:48

Investment in commercial sector takes a knock
Investment in commercial sector takes a knock

The latest research from Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) SA shows commercial property investment activity in SA slowed down last year, with the overriding contributing factor being the low supply of investment properties.

26 Mar 2015 10:00

Retail banking's future landscape
Retail banking's future landscape

Though 2014 was an interesting year for the retail banking industry, it is clear that there are changes that are more interesting afoot in 2015.

By François Chaffard 26 Mar 2015 09:48

Zuma: The need for black industrialists not racist
Zuma: The need for black industrialists not racist

The need for black industrialists in the economy is not aimed at creating racism but rather at ridding the country of it, says Jacob Zuma...

26 Mar 2015 08:43

KPMG hosts higher education conference
KPMG hosts higher education conference

"The number of institutions that have recently been placed under administration is an indication of the leadership and governance challenges" we face as a country, as stated in Chapter 9 of the National Development Plan (NDP) 2030 for South Africa...

26 Mar 2015 07:30

CIMA's Code of Ethics updated and relaunched
CIMA's Code of Ethics updated and relaunched

The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) has updated and relaunched its Code of Ethics to guide its 227,000 members and students around the world.

25 Mar 2015 19:50