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Reinsurance - 01-04-22 / Staff Writer

SCOR Syndicate appoints Marie Biggas as Active Underwriter

The intention is to build on two great consecutive results in 2020 and 2021 and continue delivering profitable…

Reinsurance - 22-03-22 / Staff Writer

Crop Insurance in India and Brazil: Keeping abreast of a changing climate

The impact of climate change on agriculture is relevant in both economic terms and in terms of food security.

Reinsurance - 11-03-22 / By Duty Editor

SCOR Channel delivers on strategy with £14.1 million profit for 2021

SCOR Channel, part of SCOR’s Specialty Insurance platform, announces the continued delivery on its strategic…

Reinsurance - 10-03-22 / Tau kaVodloza

Hannover Re reports significantly higher earnings, pays dividend

"In 2021 we once again demonstrated Hannover Re's profitability and risk-carrying capacity," said Jean-Jacques…

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Financial Planning - 09-06-22 / Duty Editor

Who will manage your money upon incapacitation?

Medical conditions like aphasia – or any other primary conditions that have complications like executive…

Financial Planning - 09-06-22 / Staff Writer

It's time to adapt to the new world of risk

The accelerated digital transformation was felt overnight, with changes in client behaviour, including…

Financial Planning - 07-06-22 / Deon Theunis

Deon Theunis | Winning professional clients' loyalty for the long term

To service professional clients adequately, we need to have an understanding of who they are and what…

Financial Planning - 26-05-22 / Staff Writer

Natasha Fletcher | My spouse has died: what happens to our home?

Losing one’s spouse can be, besides a sad time, a confusing and stressful time, and that’s why it’s crucial…

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Economy - 18-05-22 / Tau kaVodloza

SA's inflation rate remained unchanged at 5.90% in April 2022 Inbox: PSG

We remain watchful of the impact of fluctuations in inflation and interest rates on shares exposed to…

Economy - 10-05-22 / Kondi Nkosi

Higher inflation: what it means and how to survive it

In SA, consumer price inflation is currently 5.9% y/y (March 2022), and hasn’t been this high since 2017.…

Economy - 21-04-22 / Staff Writer

SA's core inflation momentum building: BNP Paribas SA

Commentary on South Africa's inflationary trajectory by Jeff Schultz, Senior Economist at BNP Paribas…

Economy - 05-04-22 / Staff Writer

Release of sixth assessment report on climate change mitigation welcomed

"This important report on mitigation emphasises the urgency of acting on mitigation, globally. For South…

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Regulatory News - 01-02-22 / Staff Writer

FSCA warns the public against FXT Trading Ltd

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) warns the public to be cautious and vigilant when dealing…

Regulatory News - 14-12-21 / By Aadil Patel

What employers and staff need to know during the 2nd Covid-19 holidays

Following a year of grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, the new world of work, and COVID-19 vaccinations,…

Regulatory News - 01-12-21 / By Duty Editor

Lamola welcomes ramping of Cybercrimes Act

Justice and Correctional Services Minister Ronald Lamola has welcomed the coming into operation of certain…

Regulatory News - 23-11-21 / Staff Writer

FSCA warns the public against Invest Markets and 24Option.com

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) has today issued a warning to the public to be cautious…

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Employee Benefits - 01-04-22 / Staff Writer

Kimble Brokers join GCI to improve client delivery

GCI’s model made compelling sense because it will put the resources of a much larger group behind Kimble…

Employee Benefits - 03-03-22 / Staff Writer

Priced out of the medical aid market? Here are your options

Medical aids generally increase their rates by approximately 4% more than consumer inflation, resulting…

Employee Benefits - 17-02-22 / By Wendy Myers

The role of a securities portfolio in your holistic retirement plan

"Only 6% of South Africans retire comfortably. This is a sobering statistic and a stark reminder of the…

Employee Benefits - 27-01-22 / Mariska Comins

Retirement planning and longevity risk

“Proper retirement planning is essential, as the income you receive will not only need to sustain you,…

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Opinions / Columnists - 13-06-22 / Viviene Pearson

Viviene Pearson | Increasing risks remain a concern for insurers

There is little doubt that in the last few years insurers have continued to battle increasing risks,…

Opinions / Columnists - 09-06-22 / Ronald Richman

Ronald Richman | Managing risk in an age of extreme weather

The risk sector in South Africa and around the world is struggling not only to find a way to calibrate…

Opinions / Columnists - 01-06-22 / Andrew Coutts

Andrew Coutts | Becoming real-time risk advisers to build a future-fit business

Santam spokesperson, Andrew Coutts offers steps for brokers to monetise their advice offering, to embrace…

Opinions / Columnists - 30-05-22 / Staff Writer

Anet Ahern | Risks of blindly trusting conventional wisdom

According to Anet Ahern, CEO at PSG Asset Management, “what is required when fundamental shifts are afoot,…

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