Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Downgrades, elections and surviving the Zuma era. There's still hope

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Image source: Gallo/Getty
[Danette Breitenbach] The latest Budget comes at a difficult time with the elections around the corner, a downgrade hanging in the balance and trying to mop up after nine years of corruption and maladministration...

Posted 2 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
Regulations keep IFAs awake at night

Regulations keep IFAs awake at night
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[Nicci Botha] Independent financial advisers (IFAs) believe one of their greatest challenges now and over the next five years is regulations related to the industry...

Posted 7 months ago | Like
Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster
SOUTH AFRICA
A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Who wants to be a millionaire?

A South African's guide to moving to and making it in Malta: Who wants to be a millionaire?
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[Marcus ‘The Maltese Falcon’ Brewster] If you already have a yacht and two airplanes, guess what the latest status symbol is? Russian oligarchs already know the punchline - a Maltese passport - but it's no laughing matter (and it's certainly not cheap either)...

Posted 7 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
Amid the chaos, Vuca is the new normal in SA

Policy specialist, Theo Venter
Policy specialist, Theo Venter
[Nicci Botha] Vuca - the acronym for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity - is the new normal within the South African political context, said policy specialist, Theo Venter...

Posted 8 months ago | Like
Ilanie Brits
SOUTH AFRICA
The struggle of saving - Meredith Harington

Ilanie Brits[Ilanie Brits] It is becoming more and more difficult to save, and for some people it often feels like an accomplishment just surviving from payday to payday. This struggle from month to month makes it easy to forget the importance of saving for our future...

Posted 9 months ago | Like
Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
Heavy is the head that wears the crown: Ramaphosa has work to do

Cyril Ramaphosa, newly elected president of the ANC. Photo: SA Breaking News
Cyril Ramaphosa, newly elected president of the ANC. Photo: SA Breaking News
[Nicci Botha] Cyril Ramaphosa has a tough job ahead of him. He has a small window to correct the country's economic growth path and restore trust from the electorate and the markets if the ANC hopes to stay in power in 2019...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
The fate of sterling hinges on the upcoming Brexit discussions - Monetary Library

The fate of sterling hinges on the upcoming Brexit discussions[Boris Dzhingarov] Several major issues remain with the Brexit impasse, notably the Irish border, the rights of EU nationals living in the UK, and pension payments made by the UK to EU nationals...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
What you need to know to understand the binary options regulations in South Africa - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] There seems so be a lot of confusion surrounding the legality of financial betting within South Africa and the regulations put in place regarding the subject...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
Motlanthe: Strong economic growth deepens inequality

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[Nicci Botha] Some 23 years down the line, democracy isn't all it's cracked up to be when it comes to levelling inequality...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
The brokerage world is changing: The evolution of the trading platform - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] The brokerage community has evolved dramatically. This reflects the increasingly complex nature of the financial markets...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Expert traders weigh in on SA's investability - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] South African president Jacob Zuma recently addressed a business forum in China at the Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Centre...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Is South Africa on board with Bitcoin trading? - Monetary Library

Is South Africa on board with Bitcoin trading?[Boris Dzhingarov] South African investor interest in Bitcoin trading has surged in recent weeks, following a clearer direction of Bitcoin after the fork...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
How to trade currency pairs on economic data releases - Monetary Library

How to trade currency pairs on economic data releases[Boris Dzhingarov] South Africans looking to invest their funds abroad will be able to purchase less per unit ZAR over time. But what determines how a currency pair is going to move?...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Tivania Moodley
SOUTH AFRICA
#WomensMonth: Taking on the boys in forex trading

Paballo Nkwe and Danielle Lester, owners of iSelect Wealth
Paballo Nkwe and Danielle Lester, owners of iSelect Wealth
[Tivania Moodley] A female duo is taking on the world of foreign exchange by becoming game-changers in this male-dominated field...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Is Bitcoin the new nugget of gold in South Africa? - Monetary Library

Is Bitcoin the new nugget of gold in South Africa?[Boris Dzhingarov] For decades, gold has been considered a safe-haven investment for South Africans. However, investors are now looking towards innovative solutions for the new economy in the form of cryptocurrency...

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SOUTH AFRICA
Green reporting will expose risky companies

Green reporting will expose risky companies
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[Sharon Snell] G20 task force issues new Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Framework...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Mohale: “Business is the answer, not the enemy”

Bonang Mohale, new Business Leadership South Africa CEO
Bonang Mohale, new Business Leadership South Africa CEO
[Danette Breitenbach] South Africa's first years as a democracy saw substantially higher economic growth than population growth...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Nicci Botha
SOUTH AFRICA
Has SA finally hit the reset button?

Journalist and political commentator, Max du Preez
Journalist and political commentator, Max du Preez
[Nicci Botha] This country is never boring. Where else in the real world does the skinniving, intrigue and corruption offer more plot twists than Game of Thrones?

Posted 1 year ago | Like (1)
Danette Breitenbach
SOUTH AFRICA
Jonas: "We need to resist the b*llsh!t"

Mcebisi Jonas, former deputy finance minister
Mcebisi Jonas, former deputy finance minister
[Danette Breitenbach] The current weak economy is not part of a cycle; it is structural and reflects the space in which South Africa finds itself...

Posted 1 year ago | Like
Boris Dzhingarov
SOUTH AFRICA
Hedging in foreign trade - Handling forex - Monetary Library

Boris Dzhingarov[Boris Dzhingarov] If you already know that the value of the currency you are dealing with is going to rise, then hedging is necessary. So, let's look at the forex indicators that will help you cut down financial risks...

Posted 1 year ago | Like