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Wealth & Investments / 08-12-23 / Sisanda Ndlovu

Global centre launched to accelerate climate finance

"I am honoured to lead the Global Climate Finance Centre and contribute to the transformation of financial markets towards a greener and more sustainable future. Together with our global partners, we aim to create a positive legacy by making…

Wealth & Investments / 08-12-23 / Kondi Nkosi

Sustainability stock market league table: the best, worst and where does SA fit in?

"In the past, the negative effects of companies' activities have been borne by society. But, from carbon pricing to sugar taxes, governments are increasingly reflecting them back on the companies responsible. Companies and consumers are also…

Wealth & Investments / 08-12-23 / Staff Writer

Kevin Cousins | Rethinking ‘safe haven’ assets

Kevin Cousins, Head of Research at PSG Asset Management believes that under most scenarios the US long bond will no longer perform its traditional safe haven role in the current macro environment, and that the majority of global portfolios are…

Wealth & Investments / 01-12-23 / Sisanda Ndlovu

SAVCA appoints Vuyo Ntoi as new Board Chairperson

Expressing their gratitude to the outgoing Chair, the Board applauded Rantloane for his bold and visionary leadership, particularly as the industry continued to grapple with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wealth & Investments / 01-12-23 / Wendy Myers

Wendy Myers | How to start investing in the stock market

"There are benefits of trading and investing with a registered stockbroker and relying on an expert on guiding the composition of your portfolio, such as a financial adviser.  However, there are other non-stock broking platforms that are becoming…

Wealth & Investments / 28-11-23 / Adriaan Pask

Adriaan Pask | Navigating offshore investments and crafting your strategy

"From a local investor’s perspective, unit trust flows have recently also predominantly moved into more conservative asset classes like cash deposits and money market funds. This follows several years of large local flows into offshore investment…

Wealth & Investments / 24-11-23 / Chris Smit

1K Africa and Ascension Capital invest in Consumer Profile Bureau

"We are proud to announce Ascension's investment in CPB. Our investment focus revolves around innovative businesses that address fundamental human needs, particularly those with strong technology foundations. CPB aligns perfectly with our vision…

Wealth & Investments / 24-11-23 / Helen Jewell

Helen Jewell | Alpha opportunities in an unusual cycle

"The lagged effect of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the impacts of decarbonisation and deglobalisation mean that an economic recession may not translate into an earnings recession and could explain stock market resilience amid slowing growth,"…

Wealth & Investments / 24-11-23 / Tommy Jackson

Prescient Management Company announces the appointment of Kim Gibb as CEO

"Our business has a strong track record of building talent from within to ensure succession within our leadership teams. Part of the reason for this success has been in identifying and partnering with talent who share our values and are able…

Wealth & Investments / 24-11-23 / Duty Editor

Targeting effectiveness in investing for an inclusive energy transition

“The energy transition is undoubtedly the biggest systemic shift of this generation. As a result, the universe of investment opportunities has exploded to build the foundations of a new era and support the development of market leading innovations,"…

Wealth & Investments / 10-11-23 / Lyle Sankar

Lyle Sankar | The silver lining for fixed income investors

"We believe that patient fixed income investors can be well rewarded even in the current uncertain macro environment, with the ability to lock in the prevailing high yields and achieve inflation-beating returns," says Lyle Sankar is the Head…

Wealth & Investments / 10-11-23 / Tommy Jackson

Accelerating high-speed connectivity in sub-Saharan Africa

“Ninety One’s structuring expertise and ability to mobilise private capital into digital infrastructure in emerging economies has enabled finance to flow where it is needed most," says Sine Zulu, Investment Specialist in the Ninety One Emerging…

Wealth & Investments / 03-11-23 / Wendy Myers

Wendy Myers | Why shares are the most important building block to leaving a lasting financial legacy

"For investors looking to leave a legacy for the long term however, shares are the single building block that have historically proven to deliver. In this article I outline six key benefits of investing in shares to create a lasting legacy,"…

Wealth & Investments / 03-11-23 / Johanna Kyrklund

Johanna Kyrklund | Steering through global market crosscurrents

"The US economy is still a little too hot for comfort, while China is struggling with a weak property sector. Japan has been soaring because of the stance of the central bank, while Europe has had a decidedly soggy summer from a growth perspective,"…

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