Studies have shown that investors are paying a high price for switching between funds.
Restructuring the way we save for retirement could halve our costs and a new model that changes preservation rules will dramatically reduce charges.
Fund managers are divided over South African retail shares, which have outperformed resources by 20%.
Inclusion in Citigroup’s world government bond index has resulted in big fund inflows, writes Maya Fisher-French.
Hard-core capitalist brings R200-bn muscle power to the field of sustainability. Maya Fisher-French reports.
Weak returns, longevity and consumption could leave youngsters worse off than their forebears, writes Maya Fisher-French.
The treasury’s new adviser, David McCarthy, wants to counter threats to the retirement industry, writes Maya Fisher-French.
Fica, a response to money laundering, is having a criminal effect on childrens’ products, writes Maya Fisher-French.
A well-known author has warned of high-debt states solving their widening deficits through predation. Maya Fisher-French reports.
Reform is needed to simplify products for which the returns are barely worth the investment, writes Maya Fisher-French.