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Anet Ahern, CEO, PSG Asset Management
Shun equities at your perilArticle

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...

Anet Ahern 3 days ago

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

Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impact
Magazines ABC Q2 2020: Magazines non-submission reflects Covid-19 impactArticle

The period April to June 2020 of the Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) for magazines is characterised by the negative effect of Covid-19 that has seen publishing houses closing and titles discontinued and terminated...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Aug 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

The economic impact of Covid-19
The economic impact of Covid-19Article

Saica hosted a webinar where Investec chief economist Annabel Bishop spoke about the effects of sub-investment grade status and the coronavirus on our country's already struggling economy...

Issued by SAICA 4 May 2020

Beware of online fraud and phishing scams
Beware of online fraud and phishing scamsArticle

Businesses and consumers must continue to be on the lookout for online fraud and phishing scams as fraudsters try to take advantage of Covid-19...

29 Apr 2020

Vickie Lange, head: best practice, Alexander Forbes
Protecting your retirement savings in a pandemicArticle

Many investors from around the world, including South Africans, are becoming increasingly concerned about the impact of Covid-19 on what may be their biggest investment - their retirement savings...

Vickie Lange 8 Apr 2020

Send virtual Shoprite or Checkers vouchers to those who need it most
Send virtual Shoprite or Checkers vouchers to those who need it mostArticle

To enable customers to help those in need during the national lockdown, the Shoprite Group via its affiliate Computicket has launched virtual vouchers that can be redeemed at any Shoprite, Checkers or Usave...

7 Apr 2020

Magazines ABC Q4 2019: A subdued quarter for magazines
Magazines ABC Q4 2019: A subdued quarter for magazinesArticle

The final quarter of the 2019 Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa (ABC)'s magazine circulation results was a subdued affair, characterised by further decreases, with only a few publications able to boast good to excellent increases on the quarter and the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 12 Feb 2020

Magazines ABC Q3 2019: Improved or static decline for magazine sector
Magazines ABC Q3 2019: Improved or static decline for magazine sectorArticle

In a quarter once again characterised by the suspension of a number of titles, changing reporting cycles of some publications, failure by some publications to submit data and a number of publications discontinued, the ABC total magazine circulation declined by 3.2% on the previous quarter...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Nov 2019

2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards winners
2019 MTN Business App of the Year Awards winnersArticle

The eighth edition of the MTN Business App of the Year Awards concluded with the much-anticipated announcement of the overall and category winners...

30 Oct 2019

Hyperconnectivity and financial inclusion: Hype vs reality in Africa
Hyperconnectivity and financial inclusion: Hype vs reality in AfricaArticle

A mobile payment solution for Africa, by Africans, is the solution that the payments scheme Bluecode Africa is bringing to businesses, merchants and consumers on the continent...

Murray Gardiner, Issued by Bluecode Africa 27 Sep 2019

Property or money market: Which is the better investment?
Property or money market: Which is the better investment?Article

For some time now, house prices have grown at a rate slightly below inflation. This continued house price decline in real terms has caused investors to take stock of their options...

Adrian Goslett 21 Aug 2019

Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figures
Magazines ABC Q2 2019: Magazine declines shift to double figuresArticle

All Magazine categories declined on the previous quarter and the prior year in Q2 2019. Once again, the B2B category was the only category to show an increase on the prior year, as it did in Q1 2019...

Danette Breitenbach 5 Aug 2019

Shoprite K'nect to focus on services like money transfers, ticketing
Shoprite K'nect to focus on services like money transfers, ticketingArticle

The Shoprite Group has launched K'nect stores, which are dedicated to providing access to services like global money transfers, cellphone purchases, bill payments...

30 Jul 2019

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How Ghana is acing its transition to mobile financial servicesArticle

Ghana has recently become the fastest-growing mobile money market in Africa...

Selin Ozyurt 19 Jul 2019

Magazines ABC Q1 2019: No surprises as decline continues
Magazines ABC Q1 2019: No surprises as decline continuesArticle

The magazine category offered no surprises in the Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's (ABC) first quarter (Q1) of 2019, with declining circulations of the past few years continuing...

Danette Breitenbach 9 May 2019

Six steps to successful customer relationship management
Six steps to successful customer relationship managementArticle

As Easter looms businesses are looking for powerful ways to promote their goods and activate more sales. This should include beefing up customer relationship management (CMR) systems to streamline communication with potential clients and encourage more sales. Here are six steps to sprucing up your CRM and captivating customers at every touch point along the way...

Eben Esterhuizen 16 Apr 2019

Why bank tax-free when you can invest tax-free?
Why bank tax-free when you can invest tax-free?Article

If you have R250 per month or more to put away every month for your future, you may be interested in taking advantage of one of the ultimate tax hacks available at present, says Coronation Fund Managers...

Issued by Coronation 12 Mar 2019

Magazines ABC Q4 2018: Magazine freefall continues
Magazines ABC Q4 2018: Magazine freefall continuesArticle

The Audit Bureau of Circulations of South Africa's Total Magazine circulation was disappointing for both the quarter and year as percentage decline for both are higher than the other quarters in 2018...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Feb 2019

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Mobile money transfers have taken off in Somalia. But there are risksArticle

A recent World Bank report showed that Somalia has one of the most active mobile money markets in the world, outpacing most other countries in Africa...

Victor Odundo Owuor 15 Oct 2018

Rental scams - how to avoid being fleeced out of your deposit
Rental scams - how to avoid being fleeced out of your depositArticle

Over the years, particularly with various DIY advertising portals becoming available to the layman renting out his property, various rental scams have been concocted...

Sunell Afrika 9 Oct 2018

Shoprite Money now open for payroll and bulk business transactions
Shoprite Money now open for payroll and bulk business transactionsArticle

Shoprite has opened its mobile wallet service to businesses, enabling them to send money to multiple receivers. This means that a business of any size can pay staff salaries....

3 Oct 2018

Magazines ABC Q2 2018: Decline continues
Magazines ABC Q2 2018: Decline continuesArticle

The decline in magazine circulation continued unabated. Total Magazine circulation declined by 3.9% on the previous quarter, and by 15.1% on the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Aug 2018

Easy, accessible banking with Shoprite's new mobile wallet
Easy, accessible banking with Shoprite's new mobile walletArticle

Shoprite has just launched a new mobile transactional banking service that enables customers to deposit, withdraw or send money as well as buy groceries at any of the till points...

23 May 2018

Checkers swops Little Shop for eco-friendly seedling kits
Checkers swops Little Shop for eco-friendly seedling kitsArticle

In a follow-up to the Checkers Mini Shop collectables craze launched in 2016, the retailer has announced its newest campaign consisting of environmentally-friendly Little Garden seedling kits...

25 Apr 2018

Tigo Tanzania's chief officer for mobile financial services, Hussein Sayed (left), briefs journalists on the GSMA Mobile Money Certification. Flanking him is Tigo's corporate communications manager, Woinde Shisael (right).
Tigo mobile money receives certificationArticle

Tigo Tanzania achieves global mobile money certification: the GSMA Mobile Money Certification defines and promotes excellence in the provision of mobile financial services to customers...

16 Apr 2018

Magazines ABC Q1 2018: A sad affair
Magazines ABC Q1 2018: A sad affairArticle

All magazine categories - Consumer, B2B, Custom and Free Magazines declined on the prior year. All the categories also declined on the prior quarter, except for Free Magazines which remained static...

Danette Breitenbach 8 Mar 2018

Entrepreneurial initiative teaches business ethics from the start
Entrepreneurial initiative teaches business ethics from the startArticle

Building ethical leadership in South Africa needs to be instilled from early on, says Carole Podetti-Ngono, founder and managing director of Valued Citizens Initiative...

27 Feb 2018

Magazines ABC Q4 2017: Customs the biggest loser
Magazines ABC Q4 2017: Customs the biggest loserArticle

Significant declines in Custom magazines and to a lesser extent in Consumer publications saw the overall decline in magazines edge to just over eight percent (8.1%) over Q3 and a 16.6% decline over the prior year...

Danette Breitenbach 13 Feb 2018

Mediclinic warns of employment scam
Mediclinic warns of employment scamArticle

Advertisements on social media offering employment at Mediclinic are likely a hoax, the private hospital group says...

4 Feb 2018

Fire and storm a single disaster, argues Santam
Fire and storm a single disaster, argues SantamArticle

Santam could recover R70m for the June Knysna wildfires and Cape Town storms if talks with reinsurers are successful, says CEO Liz Lambrechts...

Moyagabo Maake 4 Sep 2017

Mobile money transfers to Uganda launched
Mobile money transfers to Uganda launchedArticle

Migrants can now send money to prominent mobile wallets in Uganda after TerraPay receives approval to launch international mobile money transfers to Uganda...

14 Aug 2017

Africa's quest for a cashless economy gains momentum
Africa's quest for a cashless economy gains momentumArticle

Insufficient financial inclusion, unbanked masses and financial literacy are increasingly attracting investors...

Kingsley Ighobor 7 Jun 2017

The moment of truth draws near with just two days to the #2017FIAAwards
The moment of truth draws near with just two days to the #2017FIAAwardsArticle

South Africa's world-class financial services industry will not have to wait much longer to find out which insurance and investment brands are recognised by intermediaries as the ‘best of the best'!...

Issued by Financial Intermediaries Association 6 Jun 2017

Dipping in and out of equities could be more risky
Dipping in and out of equities could be more riskyArticle

Strong inflows into money market funds during 2016 could indicate a widespread sense of caution in many investors during a year of surprises...

Andriette Theron 8 Mar 2017

Direct property or unit trusts – which is best?
Direct property or unit trusts – which is best?Article

A very interesting question almost every investor asks themselves is: "If I want to invest money, do I need to buy a property, keep my money in the bank to earn fixed interest rates or invest in stocks?"

Jan Vlok 6 Mar 2017

China and shadow financing: Part 2
China and shadow financing: Part 2Article

Further insights by Mark Mobius on investing in China...

27 Jan 2017

Investment in Africa requires a nuanced and well-informed approach
Investment in Africa requires a nuanced and well-informed approachArticle

In 2017, we will see African governments under enormous pressure to deliver results with potentially more scant resources…

26 Jan 2017

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What does it mean for technology to be innately African?Article

Mobile and cloud may be global technologies, but African startups have explored their functionalities, shaped their applications and used them to build differentiated business models suited to their markets...

Amrote Abdella 23 Jan 2017

Goodbye 2016, you've been...interesting
Goodbye 2016, you've been...interestingArticle

It is almost time to say goodbye and perhaps even good riddance to 2016...

Dave Mohr & Izak Odendaal 22 Dec 2016

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Value underpins the success of ten-year-old MangoArticle

According to Acting Chief Executive Nic Vlok, accessibility and affordability remain the cornerstone of the airline...

16 Nov 2016

Industry experts share insights ahead of eCommerce MoneyAfrica 2017
Industry experts share insights ahead of eCommerce MoneyAfrica 2017Article

Ahead of eCommerce MoneyAfrica 2017 in Cape Town at the CTICC on 22-23 February 2017, Manuel Koser, founding partner of Silvertree Capital and Chris Folayan, CEO of MallforAfrica share insights and tips for fellow e-commerce vendors...

28 Oct 2016

Is signing a sole mandate the right choice?
Is signing a sole mandate the right choice?Article

Is it better to work with one estate agent or work with many?

Adrian Goslett 18 Oct 2016

Sean Segar
Big Business stockpiling cash after ratings scareArticle

The shock of Nenegate and the dramatic economic consequences remain top of mind as SA corporates continue to withhold cash reserves and defer growth decisions...

20 Jun 2016

Massive scope for mobile growth in Kenyan retail market
Massive scope for mobile growth in Kenyan retail marketArticle

A new Nielsen study on Kenyan retailers and technology reveals that despite the massive uptake in mobile usage in Kenya, there is still significant scope for growth in the market, particularly in the retail environment...

Issued by Nielsen 26 Apr 2016

Ashburton Investments acquires Atlantic Asset ManagementArticle

Ashburton Investments has acquired 100% of fixed income asset manager, Atlantic Asset Management, which includes the Atlantic Specialised Finance division, effective 1 January 2016...

9 Dec 2015

Investors continue to save despite challenging economic environment
Investors continue to save despite challenging economic environmentArticle

The Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA) recently released the unit trust industry's Q3 2015 statistics, revealing a few interesting investor trends...

Carl Roothman 17 Nov 2015

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