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Looking at markets afresh

Examining the ESG investment strategy, which falls under the banner of sustainable investments.

3 mins read
Finweek English
18 February 2021

The merchants of Venice, artificial intelligence and the future of information

The internet is a wellspring of information. How can one manage all this data and identify what is relevant?

4 mins read
Finweek English
18 February 2021

The ship has not yet sunk

The tide can be turned if the finance minister heeds the advice of the National Planning Commission.

4 mins read
Finweek English
18 February 2021

Maintaining the trust dividend

There are some vital measures which a financial services provider can implement to hold onto its most prized asset, namely trust.

3 mins read
Finweek English
18 February 2021

Huge Upside On Low-Risk Stock

The investment case for American Tower is a solid one built on steady annuity-type income with increasing revenue from emerging markets.

6 mins read
Finweek English
18 February 2021

What You May Not Know About Retirement Annuities

February is the month to review your annuities and tax-free investment plans. Consider some of these lesser-known facts.

3 mins read
Finweek English
18 February 2021

Digitalisation Not A Cure-All For Customer Experience Shortcomings

How can financial services companies reconnect with their customers as the world remains in lockdown?

6 mins read
Finweek English
18 February 2021

How Providers Responded To The Pandemic

Independent financial advisers give an overview of how financial services providers responded to the altered reality of a country in lockdown.

8 mins read
Finweek English
18 February 2021

Be An Active Owner-Investor

If you own a business, you must be actively involved. The same goes for stocks.

3 mins read
Finweek English
18 February 2021

The Retirement Unit Trusts Beating The Rest

In every industry there are some winners and losers. Finweek analyses the best performers in three categories of unit trusts best suited to park retirement savings over one and five years.

7 mins read
Finweek English
18 February 2021

Still tough but trendy

The Toyota Hilux Legend advances an already winning product. It is still one tough bakkie, just an improved, premium version.

5 mins read
Finweek English
4 February 2021

TRUCKING AMID A STALLING ECONOMY

It is relatively easy to enter South Africa’s road logistics industry. That’s not good news for the large, listed players. In this feature we look at the winners, losers and main issues pertaining to this sector.

10+ mins read
Finweek English
4 February 2021

Simon's stock tips

Founder and director of investment website JustOneLap.com, Simon Brown, is finweek’s resident expert on the stock markets. In this column he provides insight into recent market developments.

6 mins read
Finweek English
4 February 2021

The Democrats and markets

Workhorse Group is a share that could probably benefit from a Biden administration.

4 mins read
Finweek English
4 February 2021

SARS TAKES A RELOOK AT LOW-HANGING FRUIT FOR TAX COLLECTIONS

The voluntary disclosure programme (VDP) has led to much frustration in the past. Combined with a lack of efficient incentives for small businesses, Sars should reconsider how it’s dealing with this sector.

8 mins read
Finweek English
4 February 2021

The Virus, Vaccines And The Dearth Of Growth

The rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in SA holds the key for accelerated economic expansion. Will the government get it right?

8 mins read
Finweek English
4 February 2021

Forging Ahead In The Passive Investing Space

Sygnia’s co-CEO, David Hufton, is making his mark on a company and a sector as asset managers steer through uncertain times.

5 mins read
Finweek English
4 February 2021

It's Money, Money All Around

The impact of huge economic bailout packages, especially in the US, will steer the important investment themes of 2021.

3 mins read
Finweek English
4 February 2021

Buy The Rumour And Sell The Fact

Simon Brown discusses market prediction and the implications for short-term price movements.

3 mins read
Finweek English
4 February 2021

Job Creation With Impact

Uconomy provides business management and development support, access to opportunities and funding, labour at subsidised rates and advisory services to leverage the potential of SMMEs to create jobs.

4 mins read
Finweek English
4 February 2021

This is the world of 2030

Space, food, energy and institutions – the world is on track for big changes.

4 mins read
Finweek English
21 January 2021

Fast to the starting line, slow out of the blocks

Lauded continent-wide free trade came into effect on 1 January, but very few countries were ready to trade.

5 mins read
Finweek English
21 January 2021

Leading A Life Insurer Through Covid-19

Riaan van Reenen was appointed CEO of Discovery Life shortly before the coronavirus pandemic hit South Africa.

7 mins read
Finweek English
21 January 2021

How Will The Best Execution Rule Affect Investors?

The introduction of an international share-trading practice may lower the cost of investment in future.

6 mins read
Finweek English
21 January 2021

Gold And Copper – Will Botswana Coin It?

Former SA gold-mining heavyweights turn their attention to the riches laying unclaimed in the Kalahari desert.

3 mins read
Finweek English
21 January 2021

A Year For The Turning Of Political Tables?

As South Africa’s local government elections loom, the ruling party may face the wrath of urbanisation.

4 mins read
Finweek English
21 January 2021

Riding 2021's Themes In Offshore Investing

Trader Petri explains his picks of the main trends he expects to see play out on the global markets in 2021.

9 mins read
Finweek English
21 January 2021

E-Commerce And Healthcare ETFs Worth A Look

Some investment trends have become evident in different parts of the world in the wake of 2020.

3 mins read
Finweek English
21 January 2021

SO, WHAT NOW?

AS WE PUT 2020 BEHIND US, 2021 ISN’T EXPECTED TO LOOK MUCH BETTER (THOUGH A LITTLE).

8 mins read
Finweek English
17 December 2020

The outlook for SA's four popular investment instruments

As 2020 draws to its bitter close, some respite may lay ahead for local stocks and bonds. The drive to list a diversified basket of offshore-focused exchange-traded funds will likely continue unabated. And the rand? Lest we burn our fingers in ever predicting our volatile currency.

6 mins read
Finweek English
17 December 2020

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