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Carl Roothman

February proves that a month can be a long time in politics

Market review: February 2018 By Carl Roothman, CE of Sanlam Investments Retail Business. Despite it being the shortest month of the year, February proved that a month can be a long time in politics. On 13 February the National Executive Committee of the ANC recalled Jacob Zuma as president of South Africa. At the eleventh […]

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Ben Meyer (Head Sygnia Itrix) and Niki Giles (Sygnia Chief Operating Officer) at the JSE

New Sygnia ETF lists on JSE

The Sygnia Itrix 4th Industrial Revolution Global Equity ETF, the first Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) of its kind in South Africa, was listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) today. It offers local investors the opportunity to gain exposure to global companies at the forefront of the 4th Industrial Revolution, with the added benefit of […]

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Anchor Capital issues client update on Steinhoff

“Following media reports overnight, Steinhoff has released a SENS statement today indicating that it has found new information relating to accounting irregularities, prompting it to cancel its results release today and delay the audited results release until further notice,” Anchor Capital said in a statement to its clients today. (more…)

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BlackRock mulls potential secondary listing of Greater Europe investment trust on JSE

BlackRock is exploring a potential secondary listing of its Greater Europe, equities-focused, investment trust on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) via the JSE’s fast-track listings mechanism. BlackRock Greater Europe Investment Trust plc (BRGE), which currently has a market capitalisation of £313 million (R5.5 billion)[1] has a primary listing on the London Stock Exchange, where it […]

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Duncan Dollman, Partner at Mazars

Listing on the JSE presents challenges for newcomers

The adoption of the King IV Code will have an immediate impact on companies planning to issue circulars on or after 1 October 2017 for the purposes of seeking a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). This is according to Duncan Dollman, Partner at Mazars. (more…)

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Justine Combrink

JSE report has valuable advice for companies

The JSE’s annual report on its proactive monitoring for the previous year is a valuable resource for listed and unlisted companies alike, according to Justine Combrink, Partner at Mazars. The JSE’s latest report, Reporting back on proactive monitoring of financial statements in 2016, was published in February of this year. (more…)

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4AX response to the FSB Appeals Board judgement

4 Africa Exchange today issued the following statement in response to the FSB Appeals Board judgement: 4 Africa Exchange (4AX) is a responsible new entrant into South Africa’s highly respected financial markets and has an interest in keeping our markets stable and prosperous and working with all market infrastructures. (more…)

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FSB Appeal Board dismisses JSE and 4AX appeals against ZAR X licence

Yesterday’s FSB Appeal Board judgement dismissing the consolidated appeals of the JSE and 4AX against the FSB’s granting of an exchange licence to ZAR X allows ZAR X to proceed with much needed financial market innovation. The exchange will focus on facilitating investment and savings for ordinary South Africans and providing business with a more […]

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