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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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Qaqambile Dwayi

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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Money time in UK

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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Ian Matthews, Head of Business Development at Bravura

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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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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Things to consider before jumping into global diversification

With the changes to Regulation 28, many retirement fund trustees are keen to increase their exposure to other markets. However, it is crucial that trustees have a granular understanding of their current exposure before making any decisions. (more…)

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Cumesh Moodliar, Henry Blumenthal and Yuri Bender.

Investec wins again at 2018 Global Private Banking Awards

For an unprecedented sixth year in a row, Investec was named the best Private Bank and Wealth Manager in South Africa at the prestigious 2018 Global Private Banking Awards hosted by the Financial Times of London. (more…)

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