LexisNexis: Financial Services Publications 2018

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Make inspired decisions with the help of the latest range of Financial Services titles from LexisNexis. Updated for 2018, these latest releases offer the most comprehensive and up-to-date content, designed and formatted to provide easy access to all the information you need. (more…)

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LeBashe Financial Services becomes a shareholder in 4AX

4 Africa Exchange Proprietary Limited (4AX) is pleased to announce that LeBashe Financial Services has joined its ranks as a shareholder, with Tshepo Mahloele being appointed to the Exchange’s board as a non-executive director. (more…)

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‘Our algorithms stopped picking Steinhoff in 2016’

Since news broke last week Tuesday of alleged accounting irregularities involving South Africa-based German listed retail giant Steinhoff, its share price has plummeted from R46.25 on Friday to between R6 and R7 today amidst a flurry of investor fear and panic selling. (more…)

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MiWay broker portal opens up countless opportunities for brokers

MiWay’s broker portal will help visionary brokers enhance their service offering while reducing costs, says Morné Stoltz, Head of Business Insurance at MiWay. The portal enables brokers to generate their own MiWay quotes or to prompt MiWay’s broker call centre to complete the process. (more…)

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Freight looting a growing concern

The escalating voracity of freight looting – the theft of goods off the back of fleet vehicles, sometimes while moving – was highlighted in a recent Carte Blanche insert. This criminal act has massive financial repercussions for the fleet and insurance industries, and ultimately the consumer, and is expected to intensify in the run-up to […]

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Sanlam Private Wealth on financial education and inherited money

A dramatic end to a dramatic year

By Dave Mohr (Chief Investment Strategist) & Izak Odendaal (Investment Strategist), Old Mutual Multi-Managers. The JSE was down sharply last week as scandal engulfed one of the biggest shares on the exchange. Steinhoff International shares plunged after the company’s auditors refused to sign off on its latest financial statements and its CEO resigned. (more…)

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Stonehage Fleming appoints a non-executive Board member in South Africa

Stonehage Fleming has recently welcomed Vincent Zwelibanzi Mntambo to the Stonehage Fleming family as a non-executive Board member. (more…)

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Don’t let your insurance cover take a holiday

By John Marsden, Managing Director: Citadel Financial Protection. Each December holiday season, South Africans are confronted with shocking road fatality statistics. According to the AA, as many as 14,071 people died on South Africa’s roads in 2016 – a 9% increase from the12,944 deaths recorded in 2015. (more…)

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The risk of driving drunk

With the holiday season upon us and social gatherings the order of the day, this festive time often has a tragic side as the number of road casualties increases. (more…)

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Prep like a pro: top risk and insurance tips for the holidays

As the excitement of heading off for some much needed R&R sets in, take some time out from the shopping, travel arrangements and last minute work wrap-ups to secure your home, assets and loved ones before you head off for the holidays. (more…)

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Bitcoin’s own valuation measure is meaningless

Aficionados of bitcoin and other so-called ‘crypto assets’ have started to refer to their own kind of valuation measure – the NVT ratio. The only snag being it tells people nothing about valuation. As the perceived worth of a single bitcoin crisscrossed its way around the $10,000 (£7,455) mark for much of last week, a […]

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