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JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap Futures launched
JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap Futures launched

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), the continent's largest exchange, officially launched JSE Eris Interest Rate Swap (IRS) Futures.

31 Aug 2015 14:38

PayGate embraces unbanked market
PayGate embraces unbanked market

Although e-commerce is growing fast in South Africa and across the continent, the majority of the population in African markets is still excluded from buying online.

31 Aug 2015 14:21



How to be credit smart
How to be credit smart

Credit can be a useful tool in achieving a financial goal, however only if you understand what credit is, how to get it and how to use it wisely.

31 Aug 2015 14:14

'One Belt-One Road' Economic Forum comes to SA
'One Belt-One Road' Economic Forum comes to SA

As part of the 'One Belt-One Road' Economic Forum Global series, the China - South Africa Economic Forum also known as the South Africa - Shanghai China Trade and Investment Cooperation Forum, will be held on 1 September at the Sandton Convention Centre where senior level government delegations from both countries and over 100 delegates will attend. The forum aims to enhance business opportunities for Chinese and South African businesses in the areas of investment, technology and trade.

31 Aug 2015 10:39

Momentum Health placed second in TopBrands survey
Momentum Health placed second in TopBrands survey

Momentum Health's client-centric approach largely contributed to South African consumers placing it second in the Sunday Times TopBrands survey.

28 Aug 2015 09:20

Favourable claims environment supports Santam's underwriting results
Favourable claims environment supports Santam's underwriting results

Short-term insurer Santam reported strong underwriting results for the six months that ended 30 June 2015, with a net underwriting margin of 8.9%.

28 Aug 2015 08:54

[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?
[SA Innovation Summit] Emerging companies insights: Where do we stand?

In a good news, bad news scenario, people would rather hear the bad news first. And in the case of emerging entrepreneurial businesses in South Africa, local is not so lekker, say Maija de Riijk-Uys and Alexandra Fraser of PwC Accelerator and Silicon Cape respectively.

By Nicci Botha 27 Aug 2015 09:13

Financial services takes almost 100 days to identify cyber threats
Financial services takes almost 100 days to identify cyber threats

According to a new Ponemon Institute Survey, sponsored by Arbor Networks, provider of DDoS and advanced threat protection solutions for enterprise and service provider networks, financial services organisations are well aware that they are the targets of serious and advanced security threats, they struggle to identify attacks once they are inside their network.

27 Aug 2015 08:25

Guidance on SARS changes to tax claims for medical disabilities
Guidance on SARS changes to tax claims for medical disabilities

The medical tax calculation has changed for the 2015 tax year. Taxpayers who have a disability, or who have a spouse or child with a disability, should be aware of the claims that can be made when completing their 2015 income tax return.

By Ilsa Groenewald 27 Aug 2015 07:05

Sanlam businesses merge, rebrand to better serve clients
Sanlam businesses merge, rebrand to better serve clients

With the support of Sanlam Investments, two award-winning businesses within its fold are joining forces to create an independent business under a separate brand.

27 Aug 2015 06:46

South Africans urged to support Small Business Friday movement
South Africans urged to support Small Business Friday movement

South Africans are encouraged to support small businesses through the new Shop Small Business and Small Business Friday movement, an initiative by the National Small Business Chamber (NSBC) with Nedbank as the title sponsor.

26 Aug 2015 15:08

[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption
[SA Innovation Summit] The business of disruption

We're facing a brave new world, where disruption technology and e-commerce are forcing traditional industries to re-examine their take on doing business to include innovative solution-based thinking if they want to stay in the game.

By Nicci Botha 26 Aug 2015 14:51

How to prevent identity theft
How to prevent identity theft

In this age of technology, having access to information at our fingertips, everyone once in a while lie awake at night losing sleep over identity theft and its consequences.

By Andera Lakai 25 Aug 2015 12:24