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Unit Trust selection in SA

BY:  Elize Botha, Managing Director: Old Mutual Unit Trusts Unit trusts have grown increasingly popular amongst local retail and institutional investors alike, driving the registration of 193 more unit trusts in South Africa last year alone, according to the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA)’s collective investment scheme statistics to the end of […]

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Brain injuries: Heads up for the costs of recovery

Head injuries can result in damage to the most important part of the central nervous system – the brain – and can irrefutably impact on one’s health, well-being and ability to work. With World Head Injury Awareness Day on 20 March, South Africans are reminded to be mindful of how to reduce these accidents, and […]

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Top Economics Students Honoured

Business and government leaders last night celebrated the brilliance and promise of South Africa’s young economics students – finalists of the annual Nedbank and Old Mutual Budget Speech Competition – at a dinner hosted by Nedbank and Old Mutual, with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan as guest of honour. (more…)

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Don’t let cancer endanger your financial wellbeing

As one in four South Africans are affected by cancer, it becomes increasingly important for individuals to know the financial implications of an illness and the costs associated with the fight back to good health. (more…)

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Give the gift that keeps giving

This time of year sees both children and adults preparing their wish-lists for the upcoming festive season. But as many South Africans continue to grapple with rising debt, now is a good time to shift the focus from giving material items to providing future financial wellbeing. (more…)

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Key growth areas for private equity in 2017

With the International Monetary Fund predicting 0.8% GDP growth for South Africa in 2017, it is clear that there is a critical need to find an effective model outside of the public and listed company sectors to fund the projects required to stimulate growth. (more…)

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Trump win highlights new, populist-led era

Following Donald Trump’s shock win in the US elections, the world’s attention has shifted to what extent his proposed policies will be implemented and the implications for global markets. This is according to Peter Brooke, Head of Old Mutual Investment Group’s MacroSolutions boutique, who believes that the world is entering a new, populist-led era, meaning […]

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Mupita to resign from Old Mutual

Old Mutual plc today announced that Ralph Mupita, CEO of Old Mutua Emerging Markets has tendered his resignation, in order to pursue interests outside of  the financial services industry. The search process for his success will be launched immediately. (more…)

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