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Residential property remains a sound option for investment
Residential property remains a sound option for investmentArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown has prompted many people to reassess their priorities and make changes and life choices that reflect a more balanced and...

Dr Andrew Golding 28 Apr 2021

Nairobi ranked top city in Africa for innovation - Knight Frank report
Nairobi ranked top city in Africa for innovation - Knight Frank reportArticle

The recently released Knight Frank Africa Horizons Report 2021/22, ranked Nairobi as the top city in Africa for innovation, followed by Cape Town in second...

21 Apr 2021

The Business Exchange launches unique dollar-based offshore investment opportunity in Mauritius
The Business Exchange launches unique dollar-based offshore investment opportunity in MauritiusArticle

Serviced office space provider The Business Exchange (TBE), in partnership with Maxcity Properties, has launched an exciting new opportunity, offering investors the unique chance to own offshore property in Mauritius...

Issued by Irvine Partners 9 Apr 2021

Robin Parkbrook, fund manager and co-head of Asian equity alternative investments, Schroders.
3 shifts in the world of investmentArticle

The investment world looks very different today than even a year ago, which requires investors to move away from preconceived notions and adapt to the new reality. Here are three changes to watch out for...

Robin Parkbrook 23 Mar 2021

Banks as custodians of cryptocurrencies
Banks as custodians of cryptocurrenciesArticle

As cryptocurrencies becomes a mainstream asset class and blockchain technology gains adoption across industries, banking groups will increasingly take on the role of custodians for this growing segment of the market...

Masha Maharaj, 18 Mar 2021

Where should African real estate investors put their money?
Where should African real estate investors put their money?Article

2020 was one of the most extraordinary years in living memory. The world to which we'd become so accustomed was flipped on its head...

Barbara Chanakira 10 Mar 2021

Novare Investments scoops Fund of Hedge Funds at HedgeNews Africa Awards 2020
Novare Investments scoops Fund of Hedge Funds at HedgeNews Africa Awards 2020Article

Novare Investments won the coveted Fund of Hedge Funds (FoHF) category at the annual HedgeNews Africa Awards 2020...

9 Mar 2021

Changes to Regulation 28, a step in the right direction
Changes to Regulation 28, a step in the right directionArticle

The proposed amendment to Regulation 28 of the Pension Funds Act, which will allow investment in infrastructure within the various asset categories, is a step in the right direction...

3 Mar 2021

Debunking blockchain and cryptocurrency myths
Debunking blockchain and cryptocurrency mythsArticle

One of the greater barriers to investment and adoption of cryptos and blockchain technology lies within the scepticism that surrounds it...

Sean Sanders 26 Feb 2021

Dino Zuccollo is the chair of the 12J Association
Treasury's decision to cancel S12J investments - throwing the baby out with the bathwaterArticle

In the 2021 Budget Review tabled with finance minister, Tito Mboweni's budget speech, Treasury announced that Section 12J of the Income Tax Act will not be extended past its sunset date of 30 June 2021...

Dino Zuccollo 25 Feb 2021

Tamryn Lamb, head, retail distribution, Allan Gray
5 trends shaping the local advice sceneArticle

While we all knew that we were entering 2021 with the battle against Covid-19 far from over, there were likely a number of people (myself included) who woke up on 1 January, with a sense of hope that there were less bumpy times ahead...

Tamryn Lamb 19 Feb 2021

Sean Sanders, founder and CEO, Revix
Are cryptocurrencies the top-performing asset class of the decade or the world's greatest bubble?Article

In the early 1990s, when the internet was still in its infancy, there was some hesitation in adopting this new and unfamiliar technology with limited use in our personal and work lives...

Sean Sanders 11 Feb 2021

The future of Section 12J and the Sunset Clause by Grovest
The future of Section 12J and the Sunset Clause by GrovestArticle

Section 12J not only offers attractive returns to investors, but is structured to make a positive and significant impact on the economy by providing capital to both SME's and job creation...

Issued by Grovest 11 Feb 2021

Lesser known property sub-sectors offer hope for battle-scarred investors
Lesser known property sub-sectors offer hope for battle-scarred investorsArticle

Despite the patchy property performance last year, there are still pockets of excellence for the smart investor...

Gary Palmer 8 Feb 2021

What to expect from the industrial property market in 2021
What to expect from the industrial property market in 2021Article

The industrial property market in 2021 is certainly not an easy one to predict. However, learning from the past year's events...

Tony Bales 4 Feb 2021

Wiehann Olivier, partner and digital assets lead, Mazars
Is Bitcoin the new gold?Article

Bitcoin has soared again in recent months - along with some of its cryptocurrency peers, such as Ethereum - making this very modern form of investing a very 'hot' topic at the moment...

Wiehann Olivier 26 Jan 2021

Revisions to Crisa align with growing interest in ESG investment
Revisions to Crisa align with growing interest in ESG investmentArticle

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration in the corporate decision-making process is gathering momentum around the world...

Giles White, Elodie Maume, Madelein Burger, Zelda Swanepoel & Kent Davis 21 Jan 2021

Bryan Turner, partner, Spear Capital
#BizTrends2021: 4 trends that will have a major impact on private equity in 2021Article

Amidst the general chaos of 2020, investors were hit hard. With economies around the world all but shutting down in March, activity ground to a halt...

Bryan Turner 13 Jan 2021

Maarten Ackermann, chief economist and advisory partner, Citadel
#BizTrends2021: 3 wealth management trends to watch in 2021Article

The Covid19 pandemic has been one of the greatest disruptors in living memory, causing major upheaval across all facets of our everyday life...

Maarten Ackerman 11 Jan 2021

Nema Ramkhelawan-Bhana, head of global markets research, Rand Merchant Bank.
#BizTrends2021: Finding alpha in the age of Covid-19Article

In the age of the lockdown restrictions, I'm reminded of the quote by Socrates, who said that "the only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." ...

Nema Ramkhelawan-Bhana 8 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: Revitalising property markets through inner-city investment and refurbishment
#BizTrends2021: Revitalising property markets through inner-city investment and refurbishmentArticle

South Africa's property sector, in general, has shown poor performance during the Covid-19 pandemic. Property stocks have taken a significant hit, where retail and commercial office space have been hit hardest...

Paul Jackson 6 Jan 2021

Crypto comes of age in 2020
Crypto comes of age in 2020Article

Despite volatile prices during 2020, cryptocurrency has withstood the Covid-19 stress test and emerged with new support from previous naysayers...

Marius Reitz 15 Dec 2020

Anet Ahern, CEO, PSG Asset Management
The importance of perspective in the current marketArticle

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...

Anet Ahern 26 Nov 2020

How the profile of typical property investors in SA has been turned on its head
How the profile of typical property investors in SA has been turned on its headArticle

A few years ago, the typical property investor in South Africa was male and between the ages of 30 and 40, but the latest figures reveal a significant change...

12 Nov 2020

Rupert Hare, portfolio manager, Prescient Investment Management.
Why asset allocation is the most important contributor to long-term returnsArticle

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

Rupert Hare 9 Nov 2020

Housing deficit, pandemic, recession, inflation - the way forward for Nigeria's real estate industry
Housing deficit, pandemic, recession, inflation - the way forward for Nigeria's real estate industryArticle

Real estate has become a global asset class and, as a developing nation, the Nigerian real estate market continues to evolve at an impressive pace...

Noah Ibrahim 2 Nov 2020

Why a recession is actually a good time to buy property
Why a recession is actually a good time to buy propertyArticle

Now on Level 1 lockdown, it is hopeful that South Africa is on the path to economic recovery, however, there is still some way to go, with the economy anticipated to shrink by 7.8% this year...

29 Oct 2020

Tanya van Lill, CEO, Savca
Why a simple Reg 28 amendment could fuel the SA economyArticle

Covid-19 and the ensuing national lockdown has had a dramatic effect on all spheres of South African society, but small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) - especially those in the service sector - have been particularly hard hit...

22 Oct 2020

Blok's newly-launched 'SIX ON N' offers both investment security and lifestyle benefits
Blok's newly-launched 'SIX ON N' offers both investment security and lifestyle benefitsArticle

Blok's latest development, SIX ON N, is an innovative solution for those seeking a more agile, affordable investment. The 87-apartment development is located on the prestigious Norfolk Road in Sea Point...

Issued by Blok 15 Oct 2020

Forex Brokers publishes list of best trading platforms in South Africa for 2020
Forex Brokers publishes list of best trading platforms in South Africa for 2020Article

Leading South African broker comparison website forexbrokers.co.za published its annual listing of best trading platforms for 2020...

Rahul Sharma, Issued by Forex Brokers 29 Sep 2020

Where would investment managers put their money for a five-year return?
Where would investment managers put their money for a five-year return?Article

If you had R1m right now and a five-year time-horizon, what would you do with the money?

23 Sep 2020

The role of data science in money management
The role of data science in money managementArticle

With the Fourth Industrial Revolution underway, organisations that respond proactively and appropriately to technological changes will gain a competitive advantage...

Shriya Roy 16 Sep 2020

Michael Ridley
Green and social bonds in the light of Covid-19Article

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

Michael Ridley 2 Sep 2020

'Recession-resistant' retail centres go under the hammer
'Recession-resistant' retail centres go under the hammerArticle

This September, more than half a dozen "recession-resistant" investment properties, comprising neighbourhood and community retail shopping precincts, will go under the hammer...

1 Sep 2020

Justin Floor, fund manager, PSG Asset Managment
Looking beyond the corona crisisArticle

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...

Justin Floor 25 Aug 2020

Adriaan Pask, CIO, PSG Wealth
Is the tide turning for emerging markets?Article

Headwinds caused by the Covid-19 pandemic have made investors reconsider the traditional risk-return dynamic of asset classes...

Adriaan Pask 24 Aug 2020

Property investment - to sell or not to sell
Property investment - to sell or not to sellArticle

Every investor will at some point be confronted with making a decision on whether or not to sell a long-term asset such as a property, says Praven Subbramoney, CEO of Private Bank Lending at FNB...

5 Aug 2020

Sustainability: The tectonic shift transforming investing
Sustainability: The tectonic shift transforming investingArticle

The past year has seen a marked shift in society's attitudes toward sustainability...

Brian Deese 4 Aug 2020

Is wealth tax just a plaster for an ailing economy?
Is wealth tax just a plaster for an ailing economy?Article

The state of the South African economy and the shortfall in tax collection has raised the debate once more of whether affluent South Africans should be contributing more to the country's coffers through wealth tax.

Samantha Lance 22 Jul 2020

5 best Forex brokers in South Africa along with their pros and cons
5 best Forex brokers in South Africa along with their pros and consArticle

Here are five best Forex brokers in South Africa along with their pros and cons...

Issued by SA Shares 21 Jul 2020

Applying the shared value approach to the South African rental economy
Applying the shared value approach to the South African rental economyArticle

Can an online platform counter gentrification, deliver a double-sided business proposition that leverages shared value for the improvement of an entire segment of the economy, while simultaneously solving for one of humankind's essential needs?

Gil Sperling 3 Jul 2020

Setting the stage for female-led startups
Setting the stage for female-led startupsArticle

According to Crunchbase, female-led startups are an overlooked asset class which is overperforming...

2 Jul 2020

New recovery textbook needed for post-Covid real estate landscape
New recovery textbook needed for post-Covid real estate landscapeArticle

Clawing back from the devastating global cascade of the sub-prime collapse of 2008/09, the real estate market had a tried and tested economic textbook roadmap...

17 Jun 2020

Covid-19: Business unusual for property developers during Level 3 lockdown
Covid-19: Business unusual for property developers during Level 3 lockdownArticle

Historically, property has been an asset class that has managed to withstand fluctuating market forces...

10 Jun 2020

Adrian Saville, CE, Cannon Asset Managers
Investing for Roubini's Greater DepressionArticle

In September 2006, economics professor Nouriel Roubini warned an incredulous audience of fellow economists at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that the US housing market was at risk of collapsing - an event that could ruin the global financial system...

Adrian Saville 8 Jun 2020

Commercial property: a long recovery, but opportunities for some
Commercial property: a long recovery, but opportunities for someArticle

Having worked in the commercial property sector for many years, let me state a truth universally acknowledged, but often overlooked...

Rick de Sousa 29 May 2020

Another cut in the repo rate
Another cut in the repo rateArticle

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) once again voted in favour of lowering the repo rate this month by 50bp to 3.75%...

22 May 2020

Latest rate cut a possible foot in the door for first-time homebuyers
Latest rate cut a possible foot in the door for first-time homebuyersArticle

The fourth interest rate cut of 2020 is good news for consumers, but it could be even better news for those who have been renting for a long time and are looking to become homeowners...

Carl Coetzee 22 May 2020

#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sector
#LockdownLessons: Phenomenal collaboration happening in the property sectorArticle

Seabelo (Herbert) Theledi, founder and MD of Nthwese Developments, shares his experience of the current Covid-19 crisis and how his organisation is navigating these unusual times...

Sindy Peters 13 May 2020

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