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January 24, 2019

Cutting through the noise of land expropriation without compensation

Land expropriation without compensation’ has been a raucous addition to SA’s political debate since early last year, when parliament resolved to give it effect. With […]
January 24, 2019

World economy wobbles on eve of Davos with politics to blame

The ski resort of Davos, Switzerland, will again play host next week to the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting, drawing JPMorgan Chase & Co’s Jamie […]
January 24, 2019

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.75%

The Reserve Bank has kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.75%, in line with the expectations of most economists and analysts. Governor of the SA […]
January 24, 2019

The benefits of maximising your RA contributions before tax year end

As the afterglow of the festive season fades, we turn our attention to planning for the next 12 months and beyond. This is a great […]
January 24, 2019

Ramaphosa says independence of the Reserve Bank is ‘sacrosanct’

President Cyril Ramaphosa says there are no plans to interfere with the independence of the SA Reserve Bank, in an apparent climb down from what […]
November 22, 2018

How to determine a fair value for the Rand?

Commentary: Jeremy Squier   In South Africa we are often subjected to periods of Rand weakness relative to major First World currencies and individual investors […]
November 22, 2018

Is the non-disclosure of material facts worth possible repudiation of your claim on a Life policy?

Commentary: Jeremy Squier   An application for a life assurance contract requires absolute honesty and full disclosure of the applicant’s health, vocational, avocational and other […]
November 22, 2018

Is your debt good or bad? Here’s how to tell the difference

All debt is not necessarily bad, says Nkazi Sokhulu, CEO and co-founder of credit life insurance provider Yalu. “Good debt is used to generate long-term […]
November 22, 2018

Checklist: 5 steps to ensure your financial goals are on track

Allowing your money goals to slip can have a significant negative impact on your current and future financial wellbeing, cautions Priya Naicker, advice manager at […]