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Will Regulation 28 be amended to accommodate Sarb's announcement on ETFs?

On 29 October 2020, the South African Reserve Bank (Sarb) published an exchange control circular (Circular 15/2020) which in effect reclassifies all remaining foreign debt and derivative instruments as well as exchange traded funds (ETFs) referencing foreign assets, that are inward listed on a South African exchange and are traded and settled in rand, as domestic...

By Amina Yuda 1 day ago

The importance of perspective in the current market

Cash has outperformed all other local asset classes, including equities, for an extended period. In equity markets, we have seen a similar (if less pronounced) kind of abnormality play out...

By Anet Ahern 2 days ago

Prevention is better than a cure!

The world is currently experiencing one of the worst health pandemics since the Spanish Flu in 1918. Not only has this had an impact on the health infrastructure of many countries, but it has resulted in economic turbulence in many markets with the looming potential of a global economic downturn if recovery efforts are not speedily implemented...

Issued by Bullion PR & Communication 2 days ago

SA moves further into junk status

Two out of the three global ratings agencies blamed the Covid-19 pandemic and the effects of lockdown on South Africa's economy for further downgrading the country's investment status...

23 Nov 2020

Heineken keeps SA Investment Conference 2019 promises

Heineken South Africa reaffirmed its commitment to the local market and to its aim of delivering quality products to South African customers across the country...

Issued by Heineken South Africa 20 Nov 2020

Lack of investment could scupper Africa's SDG goals

Africa is not getting the investment needed to help the world meet the United Nation's (UN's) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030...

19 Nov 2020

Energy and infrastructure: The African economic multiplier

Forward thinking investors and entrepreneurs in the African energy sector will deliver significant downstream benefits for the continent in the coming years...

By Bhavtik Vallabhjee 18 Nov 2020

Will SA's short-term insurance industry weather the Covid-19 storm?

Since March 2020, the Covid-19 pandemic has been negatively impacting economies, affecting supply chains and challenging industries globally. The global short-term insurance industry has not been spared, with the sharpest economic contraction since the Great Depression of the 1930s...

Issued by Insight Survey 16 Nov 2020

Meaningful action urgently needed to clean up the energy system

As we add impetus to the global move to a cleaner, more sustainable energy system, perhaps the greatest obstacle we face is the enormous financing requirement that this step change in our economies will face...

By John Green 11 Nov 2020

What a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year has taught us

After a year in which the world has been hammered by a deadly pandemic, communities ripped by police brutality, plunging global growth, the loss of hundreds of millions of jobs, protests and corporate collapses...

By Adrian Saville 11 Nov 2020

Why asset allocation is the most important contributor to long-term returns

Stories are often enthusiastically shared around the dinner table about who has picked a winning stock or how much value a share offers...

By Rupert Hare 9 Nov 2020

Using business as a catalyst for positive social change

The Vumela Fund has announced the provision of a significant debt facility to Letsema Consulting and Advisory, positioning Letsema to take advantage of growth opportunities, furthering their significant economic and social impact in South Africa...

Issued by Edge Growth 6 Nov 2020

Trends in fund domiciliation and capital raising

New research shows that the choice of fund domiciliation has become an increasingly salient issue for investors and fund managers, and that there are still enormous opportunities for driving capital in Africa...

6 Nov 2020

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