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High cost of get-rich-quick scams
High cost of get-rich-quick scams
In August 2015, Angel Mkhize* had resigned from her job and withdrawn her R750 000 pension fund. She was looking for somewhere to invest her...
Stokvels move with the times
Stokvels move with the times
Johannesburg resident Noks Shoko has a little something to help soften the “Janu-worry”. In 2016 she and three friends every month diligently...
Investors most bullish on South Africa since 2010 as flows surge
Investors most bullish on South Africa since 2010 as flows surge
If anyone had doubts about the strength of the rebound in South African stocks, the latest data on exchange-traded funds should put them to...
'Business unionism' the cause of Cosatu's factional battles
'Business unionism' the cause of Cosatu's factional battles
Cosatu workers have little control over the billions of rands invested on their behalf, which is one of the chief causes of the factional battles...
Cash makes a comeback as local stocks lose their shine
Cash makes a comeback as local stocks lose their shine
Expensive. That's the tag plaguing South African stocks and driving investors, such as Nedbank Private Wealth and Momentum Asset Management, to...
Lighting up Africa
Lighting up Africa
The majority of African people are without access to electricity. This has to change in order to transform the continent into an economic success....
Rich families offer 'patient capital' to African companies
Rich families offer 'patient capital' to African companies
A group of the world's richest families has joined forces to invest $300-million in Africa through the creation of the One Thousand & One...
Are guaranteed funds meant for 30-year-olds?
Are guaranteed funds meant for 30-year-olds?
"What investments should one consider for a 10 year period? The 10 year investments I took out with Old Mutual are in a smoothed performance bonus...
Stats reveal increased investor appetite for equities
Stats reveal increased investor appetite for equities
The Association for Savings and Investments of South Africa (Asisa) statistics for the second quarter of 2011 have revealed that investors are...
Choosing a fund manager
Choosing a fund manager
Choosing a fund manager is one of the most important investment decisions you will ever make. Matthew de Wet, head of investments at Nedgroup...
Investing in a low-growth environment
Investing in a low-growth environment
While there are signs of an economic recovery, many strategists believe we are unlikely to see a return to the growth rates of the past five years....
Regulator costs investors
Regulator costs investors
I pay into a retirement annuity every month and this is my retirement nest egg, one of my most important assets. Yet how do I know if my money is...

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