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Managing downside risks in the later stage of the global bull market
Managing downside risks in the later stage of the global bull market
Having now endured for well beyond a decade, the equity bull market in developed markets is officially the longest in history. Over this period,...
​How to invest offshore
​How to invest offshore
Given the compelling reasons for investing offshore, which include diversification benefits, reduced emerging market and currency risk, and...
Retirement journey becoming less complex
Retirement journey becoming less complex
The default regulations to the Pension Funds Act are government’s response to a longstanding series of discussions and debates around whether the...
Offshore investments should be approached with great responsibility
Offshore investments should be approached with great responsibility
The ability to invest more offshore due to the relaxation of foreign exchange controls over recent years broadened the opportunity set available to...
Offshore investment
Offshore investment
Diversification benefits — investing in international assets allows for greater diversification, which is a key investment...
The future must change for women
The future must change for women
All stakeholders agree that the glaring gender inequalities that persist in South Africa require urgent attention. However, there is less agreement...
BLSA criticises trend of appointing joint CEOs
BLSA criticises trend of appointing joint CEOs
Business Leadership SA on Tuesday said it was "seriously concerned" about the tendency of South African companies to appoint joint CEOs when "it is...
Flailing giant Eskom a threat to SA
Flailing giant Eskom a threat to SA
Is Eskom, and by extension the country, facing a financial reckoning? The beleaguered utility is deemed to be too big to fail, given the government’s exposure to its debt and the fact that it is the economy’s major supplier of power....
Economists kept guessing on Reserve Bank rate call
Economists kept guessing on Reserve Bank rate call
Economists are divided over whether South African Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus will act to counter above-target inflation, or support weak...
Freak out: why African Bank's record loss has left the market unphased
Freak out: why African Bank's record loss has left the market unphased
African Bank Investments, which reported a record first-half loss, is finding buyers for its debt among investors betting the South African...
Coronation fund adds Northam as Investec dumps it
Coronation fund adds Northam as Investec dumps it
Coronation Fund Managers’ small-cap fund is boosting its stake in Northam Platinum as a similar fund at Investec Asset Management dumps the...
Glencore Xstrata's diversity to attract JSE investors
Glencore Xstrata's diversity to attract JSE investors
Glencore Xstrata, the global metals producer and commodities supplier that started trading in Johannesburg on Wednesday, will draw strong demand...

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