Investec fund sells portfolio to Izandla
Investec fund sells portfolio to Izandla

Investec Property Fund (IPF) has sold a seed portfolio to Izandla Property, its broad-based black empowerment partner, for R586.9m.

By Alistair Anderson 1 day ago

Cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICOs: Funding digital decentralisation
Cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICOs: Funding digital decentralisation

Our world has experienced periods and surges of innovation that have caused a continuing change in the way we interact with each other, conduct business and in the way we do life in general. The internet may seem like just another link in the chain of innovation and evolution that stretches back thousands of years, but it is much more than that.

Issued by Digital Media Group 1 day ago

Cash is no longer king. All hail digitisation
Cash is no longer king. All hail digitisation

Cold, hard cash has been on the decline in mature first world economies since the 1990s when electronic banking started becoming popular. In recent years, countries such as India, South Korea and France have started regulating the use of cash to further reduce its usage, often with transaction thresholds or by eliminating certain note denominations.

By Peter Alkema 2 days ago

Paballo Nkwe and Danielle Lester, owners of iSelect Wealth
#WomensMonth: Taking on the boys in forex trading

A female duo is taking on the world of foreign exchange by becoming game-changers in this male-dominated field. Both under 30 years old, Paballo Nkwe and Danielle Lester, owners of iSelect Wealth, train individuals, companies and start-ups on how to trade in stock markets around the world, in the name of empowerment, wealth creation and independence.

By Tivania Moodley 2 days ago

Capital & Regional's UK malls put on star performance
Capital & Regional's UK malls put on star performance

Capital & Regional, the retail fund listed in the UK and SA, grew its interim dividend 6.8% in the six months to June, thanks to a strong performance from its shopping centres.

By Alistair Anderson 2 days ago

Trevor Hoole, CEO of KPMG South Africa
KPMG issues statement on Gupta ties

Trevor Hoole, CEO of KPMG South Africa, has issued a statement on the auditing firm's relationship with the Gupta group and subsequent review processes undertaken.

11 Aug 2017

Where is the most affordable housing in South Africa?
Where is the most affordable housing in South Africa?

Check out the top 50 areas in South Africa where most of the housing stock is below R600,000.

Issued by Private Property 11 Aug 2017

Credit life insurance regulations now in effect
Credit life insurance regulations now in effect

The final credit life insurance regulations, which prescribe the minimum benefits that must be offered to consumers and the limitations or exclusions that apply to the insurance cover, came into effect on 9 August 2017.

11 Aug 2017

Small law changes have huge impact on mining and oil & gas industries
Small law changes have huge impact on mining and oil & gas industries

Financial provisioning is a legislative attempt to promote a greener and healthier environment by holding mining and petroleum companies responsible for the rehabilitation of the environment impacted by their operations.

By Hillary Botha, Tamzyn Cooper, Garyn Rapson 11 Aug 2017

Kantha Naicker, vice chairman of Saipa
#WomensMonth: Balancing the books on equality

Newly appointed vice chairman of the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (Saipa), Kantha Naicker, is on a mission to ensure more inclusivity by bringing more women into the profession.

11 Aug 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Five facts every business owner should know about credit cards

If you own a small business, a credit card can be a great source of fresh cash to keep your daily operations flow smoothly. A designated business card can provide you with a steady amount of money during seasonal lows, act as a quick and reliable short-term loan, and help you build your company credit on the long run. More than just a cashflow cushion or a tool to make purchases, the plastic friend is a smart choice to grow your business.

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 10 Aug 2017

Law 'required over unclaimed pensions'
Law 'required over unclaimed pensions'

Legislation is needed to compel pension fund administrators to increase efforts to trace beneficiaries and pay out billions of rand in unclaimed funds, Treasury deputy director-general Ismail Momoniat says.

10 Aug 2017

Tie-ups in store at listed property
Tie-ups in store at listed property

The South African real estate investment trust (Reit) sector is poised to enter a period of sustained stress as SA's economic woes continue to hit hard.

By Alistair Anderson 10 Aug 2017