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Finance Trends 2020

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SAICA congratulates successful Assessment of Professional Competence candidates

Today, the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA) announced that 2,024 of the 3,560 candidates who wrote the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) evaluation in November 2019, successfully met the assessment's requirements...

Issued by SAICA 14 Feb 2020

Uniting the finance and business community to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals by 2030

SAICA, in collaboration with One Young World (OYW) and Chartered Accountants Worldwide (CAW), launched Finance and Business (FinBiz) 2030 in Johannesburg, South Africa on 6 February 2020 at Investec...

By Kulani Chauke, Issued by SAICA 14 Feb 2020

How can businesses leverage off technology to save on costs and create business efficiencies?

How can businesses leverage off technology to save on costs and create business efficiencies? Jameel Khan, SAICA Project Manager Practice, takes a look...

By Jameel Khan, Issued by SAICA 10 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Franc believes investing is for everyone

If you think that investing is only for the rich, you're absolutely wrong...

By Evan-Lee Courie 10 Feb 2020

#StartupStory: Disrupting short-term insurance in SA

Solvency, a black-owned insurance solution, launched in January 2020 and is set to disrupt the short-term insurance industry in South Africa...

By Evan-Lee Courie 6 Feb 2020

Understanding the evolving payments landscape

Digital and mobile technology is continually evolving and advancing, creating new ways to pay; from mobile wallets to peer-to-peer to digital currency, the modern payments landscape has evolved past simply cards and cash...

By Bevan Smith 4 Feb 2020

Principa and Digemy partner to provide e-learning training to the financial services industry

Principa, a South African data analytics company, and Digemy, a Cape Town e-learning technology provider have announced a new partnership...

Issued by Principa 30 Jan 2020

New fintech startup aims to shake up SA home loans industry

Property finance expert Timothy Akinnusi has launched a digital home loan platform that aims to change the slow and cumbersome traditional home loan application process...

28 Jan 2020

How fintechs are making Africa a leading global innovation hub

In a continent where over 60% of the adult population is unbanked and the financial sector is considerably underdeveloped, fintech has been a welcomed revolution...

By Josephine Wawira 27 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Imagine the impossible

In order to stay in business, one needs to stay abreast with technology and remain up to date with the latest innovations...

By Odette van der Haar 24 Jan 2020

The future of payments in SA and Africa will be based on pragmatism

African merchants should support payment methods that suit their customers, rather than following global trends just for the sake of it...

By Peter Harvey 21 Jan 2020

Financial trading bots have fascinating similarities to people - we need to learn from them

In 2019, the world fretted that algorithms now know us better than we know ourselves. No concept captures this better than surveillance capitalism...

By Christian Borch 20 Jan 2020

#BizTrends2020: Disrupting legacy African payments - going digital

A country's payments system is probably not the first thing we think of when we think about the challenge of economic development. But payments are key to the bottom-up economic growth urgently needed...

By Murray Gardiner 17 Jan 2020

2019: A year of cryptocurrency

Cryptocurrency is a "blink and you'll miss it" type of industry. Here is a look back on what made 2019 a brilliant year for cryptocurrency as well as a little of what to expect in 2020...

By Nic Haralambous 27 Dec 2019

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