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All agree: Use pension funds

The state wants to increase spending on infrastructure to drive economic recovery, and South Africans’ savings could help foot the bill

PIC commission – Matjila acted improperly in Ayo deal

The report by the commission that investigated the Public Investment Corporation says the fund manager’s former CEO lied about his involvement in its R4,3-billion investment in Iqbal Surve’s Ayo Technology

Mboweni faces taxing decisions

The finance minister must tread a tightrope to fix the economy as he prepares for next week’s budget speech

Steinhoff relies on legal ‘fig leaf’

Journalists’ court case challenges corporates that hide behind legal ‘professional’ privilege’

GEPF was ‘uncomfortable’ with PIC’s Indy Media investment

Concerns raised by GEPF on investment in Independent Media were overlooked by the PIC

Edcon: Experts split on PIC lifeline

Should the giant be left to sink or should it be helped to stay afloat in South Africa’s retail storm

Warning: State pension woes to come

The GEPF is facing increasing heat over its performance and increasing costs

Not on to use pensions to bail out state

The suggestion in the ANC’s election manifesto on prescribed assets has drawn fire

Who will call the PIC to account?

Its due diligence claims are being questioned after the exposure of several large dubious investments

Digging under way after Steinhoff collapse

​After a long silence over the Steinhoff International saga, which cost investors R200-billion, investigators are now kicking up the dust.

State worker unions put PIC on notice

The corporation needs the fees it charges to manage their pensions so it has to tread warily

Government pension fund to invest outside SA

Africa's largest retirement fund has considered diversifying almost $22-billion and investing in other emerging markets in Africa and overseas.

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