'Natural step' for Heriot to join AltX
'Natural step' for Heriot to join AltX

Diversified property group Heriot Reit listed on the AltX on Monday, 24 July, making it one of the few real estate companies to list in SA in 2017.

By Alistair Anderson 10 hours ago

Jill Wilmans, MD: Currencies Direct
Sars cracks down on money leaving the country

While reporting the billions the Guptas are siphoning out the country, it seems the media has totally missed the point that there's a recent substantial change in the South African Revenue Services (Sars) requirements for tax clearance approval.

10 hours ago

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 the number one safe-haven investment for South Africans. And for good reason, South Africa was until 1970 the foremost producer of gold in the world. However, South African investors are now looking towards innovative solutions for the new economy in the form of cryptocurrency.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 1 day ago

Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference
Disruption anticipated at Standard Bank Top Women Conference

What's your next? As an entrepreneurial, ambitious woman, the best place to answer that question is at the must-attend event this Women's Month: the 2017 Standard Bank Top Women Conference.

Issued by Topco Media 1 day ago

#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game
#Newsmaker: Laura du Preez Moneytizes Tiso Blackstar Group's publishing game

The Sunday Times recently launched Money - a new personal finance section which appears every weekend in the Business Times - which is edited by Laura du Preez, former editor of Independent Media's personal finance publications, who joined the Tiso Blackstar Group in May this year.

By Jessica Tennant 1 day ago

Andreas Berger, AGCS chief regions & markets officer; Delphine Traoré Maïdou, Allianz Africa COO; Oliver Bäte and Coenraad Vrolijk Allianz Africa CEO.
African insurance market ripe for digitalisation

Insurance customers have new expectations, thanks to digitalisation. A growing number of disruptors are taking the stage and new megatrends, such as artificial intelligence (AI), voice-based smart assistants (i.e. Alexa), telematics, wearables and drones are fundamentally changing the traditional insurance model.

1 day ago

Richard Rattue, managing director, Compli-Serve SA
Market conduct and treating the customer right

Market conduct regulations are coming to a place near you soon. Do you know how the changes could impact your advisory business?

By Richard Rattue 1 day ago

Promenada Mall, Bucharest, Romania. Image source:
Merged stock of Rockcastle and Nepi flat

New Europe Property Investments (Nepi) and Rockcastle Global Real Estate have merged to become the largest property stock on the JSE with a market capitalisation of R95bn, but new investors have not yet embraced the stock.

By Alistair Anderson 1 day ago

Nefrids Africa wins Seedstars Tanzania round
Nefrids Africa wins Seedstars Tanzania round

Nefrids Africa has won the Tanzania round of Seedstars World and will represent Tanzania at the Seedstars Summit in Switzerland to compete for up to $1m in equity investments and other prizes.

1 day ago

Call to enter the 2017 Tax Thesis Competition
Call to enter the 2017 Tax Thesis Competition

South African university tax departments are invited to enter tax thesis/dissertations that have been submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for Honours, Master's or Doctoral degrees in taxation during the years 2016/2017 into the 2017 Tax Thesis competition. The closing date for entries is 31 July 2017.

2 days ago

StokvelEx encourages stokvels to develop a realistic savings plan this National Savings Month
StokvelEx encourages stokvels to develop a realistic savings plan this National Savings Month

A powerful investment tool, the stokvel market is worth an unsurpassed estimated amount of R46 billion and this pool of money is circulating formally and informally amongst stokvels, mattresses and various financial institutions.

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 2 days ago

Hulisani bets on wind tower firm
Hulisani bets on wind tower firm

Hulisani, the black-owned energy investment company, has made its third acquisition in three months by injecting R82.5m into wind tower manufacturer GRI Wind Steel SA.

2 days ago

Expats to be affected by new tax laws
Expats to be affected by new tax laws

The National Treasury has published draft tax law amendments for 2017, which contains details on tax treatment of South Africans performing their employment abroad.

By Jerry Botha 21 Jul 2017