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Companies / 02-11-21 / Staff Writer

Momentum Investments: Three possible scenarios for SA's economic future

This is according to Herman van Papendorp, Head of Investment Research & Asset Allocation at Momentum Investments, who this week outlined how the company uses scenario planning to better inform its investment strategy and gave insights into…

Companies / 29-10-21 / Staff Writer

Investing offshore: Three common myths debunked

For some investors, the idea of offshore investing can be confusing, if not downright intimidating. But the reality is that it’s far less complicated than you might think. Here are three common ”myths” that we thought are worth debunking

Companies / 29-10-21 / Staff Writer

Five reasons why energy transition stocks can weather the inflation storm

According to Alexander Monk, Global Renewables Analyst at Schroders and Mark Lacey, Head of Global Resource Equities at Schroders, even though energy transition equities face near-term challenges, the long-term opportunity remains unchanged…

Companies / 27-10-21 / Staff Writer

PSG appoints new advisors to expand KZN footprint

PSG has extended its footprint across KwaZulu-Natal with the appointment of four new advisers who took up their positions as at 1 October 2021.

Companies / 26-10-21 / Staff Writer

The importance of sustainable infrastructure in emerging markets

According to Jonathan Fletcher - Emerging Market Fund Manager and Head of Emerging Market Sustainability Research at Schroders, says impact investment is "how companies positively impact the people and environments in which they operate; in…

Companies / 21-10-21 / Staff Writer

PSG Wealth Pretoria East welcomes new adviser, Carina van Rooyen

Wealth management firm, PSG has added to their team of experts in the Pretoria East office with the aim of servicing a growing number of individuals, families and businesses in the area. This expansion has necessitated the appointment of Carina…

Companies / 21-10-21 / Staff Writer

Pandemic heightens SA investors’ awareness of sustainability issues

Kondi Nkosi, Country Head at Schroders SA explains that while Covid-19 has widened the gap between rich and poor the world over, South Africa was already burdened by a vast economic disparity prior to the pandemic, which has since become further…

Companies / 19-10-21 / Staff Writer

Discovery Invest launches market-first European credit opportunities fund

In line with its aim to bring new investment opportunities to South African clients, Discovery Invest today announced the launch of a market first credit fund targeting annual returns in Euros of 7% per annum, net of fees and taxes.

Companies / 12-10-21 / Staff Writer

BNP Paribas SA appoints Kieran Fahy as new CEO

Leading bank in the Eurozone and prominent international banking institution, BNP Paribas has appointed Kieran Fahy as Chief Executive Officer, South Africa, effective immediately.

Companies / 08-10-21 / Staff Writer

PSG Konsult delivers 23% increase in HEPS in H1 results

PSG Konsult has announced that in its last trading six months ended 31 August 2021, it had increased recurring headline earnings per share by 23% and generated a return on equity of 22%, thereby delivering a result which is circa 30% above its…

Companies / 06-10-21 / Staff Writer

Bernard Fick exits Prudential, Chris Sickle appointed as new CEO

The Board Chairman of Prudential Portfolio Managers (SA), set to be renamed M&G Investments Southern Africa, Graham Mason has announced that Bernard Fick has decided to leave formal employment, and will therefore be stepping down from his position…

Companies / 15-09-21 / Staff Writer

Shareholding changes, new identity for Prudential Investment Managers

Prudential Investment Managers have today announced that, following an announcement made in March 2021, it has received approvals from all of the necessary regulatory authorities for its proposed small ownership changes

Companies / 14-09-21 / Staff Writer

A snapshot of the world economy in August 2021

In this snapshot, analysts indicate that pent-up US demand might create a boom and bust. The increase in consumer spending as facilitated by lockdown savings is the likely source of economic growth, however, experts warn that consumer spending…

Companies / 09-09-21 / Staff Writer

Double-digit investment returns predicted by SA savers

South Africans are more optimistic than at any point in the past five years, expecting their future investment returns to average 15.2% per year for the next five years, an increase of 2.5% since last year.