Three money memories

Peter Armitage, CEO, Anchor Group.

Each quarter we publish the Anchor Strategy and Asset Allocation report. Our private client business is responsible for ensuring that our clients’ experience of this is pertinent to them – meeting their specific investment needs, objectives and constraints in much the same way as a financial adviser would. Whilst it is important that everyone’s personal […]

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PSG Insure Meesterplan shines for a second time as Diamond Broker of the Year at CIB Awards

For the second year running, PSG Insure Meesterplan has taken top prize as Diamond Broker of the Year at the annual CIB Broker Awards. (more…)

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Satrix MOMENTUM ETF lists on the JSE

This new ETF tracks the proprietary Satrix Momentum Index, developed in-house by Satrix’s quantitative specialists. (more…)

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Update on the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill

The National Treasury today issued the following statement: The development of the National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill has involved wide consultation with broad sections of society since its publication for public comment. (more…)

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Sanlam Private Wealth on financial education and inherited money

Optimism for return to growth for SA banking sector

  By Qaqambile Dwayi,  Analyst – SA Banks, and  Larissa van Deventer, Analyst – SA Insurance, Mazi Macquarie Securities. We are modestly optimistic for a return in growth for the banking sector in SA but expect promising growth in Africa to be a differentiating factor for valuations in the next year. We forecast loan growth alongside […]

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Brexit: All options on the table

By Robert Lea, Head of Global Equity Research at Ashburton Investments. As divides widen and the ultimate outcome of Brexit remains uncertain Head of Global Equity Research, Robert Lea, looks at where the UK goes from here. Review Theresa May secured sign-off on the draft Brexit agreement from her Cabinet late last night. However, her […]

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Weighing up the risks in South Africa’s historical moment in the land debate

Hot on the heels of President Ramaphosa telling the European Parliament yesterday that South African land reforms will be enacted in adherence to the country’s Constitution, the joint constitutional review committee has formally recommended today that section 25 of the Constitution be amended to allow for expropriation of land without compensation. (more…)

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JCRC adopts report in favour of amendment of section 25 of the Constitution

The Joint Constitutional Review Committee (JCRC) today adopted its report in favour of an amendment of section 25 of the Constitution to make it possible for the state to expropriate land without compensation in the public interest. (more…)

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IASB delays insurance contract rules for one year: PwC comments

Commenting on the decision from yesterday’s IASB (International Accounting Standards Board) meeting, subject to the IASB’s due process, that the IFRS17 insurance accounting standard will be delayed by one year and the extension of the deferral of IFRS 9 to the same date, Alex Bertolotti, IFRS17 leader at PwC, said: “Yesterday’s announcement of a one-year […]

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Agri SA blasts recommendation to amend Constitution

The recommendation of the Constitutional Review Committee on the amendment of section 25 is diametrically opposed to the crucial goals of protection of property, economic stability, job creation, investor confidence and sustainable agrarian reform.  This is they view of Agri SA expressed in a statement today. (more…)

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Sanlam Private Wealth on financial education and inherited money

How politics is driving the value of the rand

By Bianca Botes, Corporate Treasury Manager at Peregrine Treasury Solutions. In recent years the financial market landscape has changed dramatically, and the way we analyse countries and their risk has followed suit. Over the past few years, investors have proved that regardless of the economic soundness of a particular nation, political stability is now a […]

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