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JSE guidance on effective communication with investors

The JSE has identified focus areas for listed companies to consider when raising capital to weather the Covid-19 crisis, including the amount of information they need to disclose...

By Colin du Toit & Elodie Maume 1 day ago

Mike Adsetts, deputy chief investment office, Momentum Investments
A systematic approach to ESG investing imperative to manage costly trade offs

With Covid-19 having accelerated the need for socio-economic development, sustainability and societal impact continue to gain traction and recognition among the investment management and investor communities alike...

18 Sep 2020

Company News

The Covid-driven surge in online grocery shopping

E-commerce will permanently benefit from people wanting to, or being forced to, socially distance themselves. One of the sub-sectors in this space is online grocery shopping...

By Ross Jenvey 1 hour ago

Interested in crypto trading? Attend the Binance webinar on 'The Future of Money'

Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange is running a free webinar for crypto enthusiasts across South Africa...

Issued by Binance 1 day ago

Shun equities at your peril

The most recent figures released by the Association for Savings and Investments South Africa (Asisa) show a historic influx of investment into local unit trusts over the last quarter...

By Anet Ahern 17 Sep 2020

SA investors expect higher future returns despite Covid-19 shock

Even as Covid-19 halted the longest economic expansion on record and plunged the world into deep recession, South African investors expect to make an average annual total return of 12.67% - almost 2% higher than the global average predicted returns of 10.9%...

14 Sep 2020

#PulpNonFiction: Beware of permanent solutions for temporary problems

Bronwyn Williams highlights her key learnings in Lionel Shriver's The Mandibles: A Family, 2029-2047 and Edward Snowden's Permanent Record to emphasise that as we submit to further infringements on our privacy, freedom of speech, and freedom of movement in the effort to stop the spread of Covid-19, we must ensure that emergency measures designed to fight a temporary crisis do not become a permanent feature...

By Bronwyn Williams 7 Sep 2020

Time for SA to put proactive and ambitious relief measures in place

South Africans are paying a high price for the prolonged lockdown and consequent devastation of the local economy with levels of emotional distress nearly as high as at the start of the lockdown five months ago...

By Andrea Rademeyer, Issued by Ask Afrika 3 Sep 2020

Harnessing the power of ESG risk premia in systematic investing

Socially responsible investing (SRI) has undergone a profound evolution since its origins in colonial America, where religious groups abstained from investing their endowment funds into anything associated with the slave trade...

By Jessica Phalafala 3 Sep 2020

JSE is bouncing back from Covid crisis

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has proved itself remarkably resilient during the global Covid-19 crisis...

2 Sep 2020

Green and social bonds in the light of Covid-19

In 2019, 479 green bonds were issued by companies, governments and financial organisations, up from 382 in 2018...

By Michael Ridley 2 Sep 2020

Women in leadership leaving a legacy

Interview with Deenisha Nadesan, director at Capital Legacy Fiduciary Services - South Africa's leading provider of wills...

Issued by Capital Legacy 28 Aug 2020

Looking beyond the corona crisis

Over the past few months, the epicentre of the Covid-19 outbreak has shifted. In the early days, governments around the world hoped that by acting decisively, the outbreak could be put behind us swiftly...

By Justin Floor 25 Aug 2020

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