Video / 2/23/2017 6:42:14 AM
Back in 2001, Kevin Wakeford raised alarms about the sudden and rapid deterioration of the rand from around R7.60 to R13.84. Nearly two decades later, the foreign currency trading cartel between local and foreign banks is being investigated by South African competition authorities. Is this the end of the story or does the rabbit hole go deeper? On this MoneyMakers, Bruce Whitfield discusses greed and other reckless behaviour of banks with the 2001 Whistleblower, Kevin Wakeford.
Video / 2/22/2017 6:32:22 AM
It is becoming an annual mantra but again in 2017, the Finance Minister will have to pull off another trapeze act of trying to balance and appease multiple constituencies with very little room. The 2017/18 Budget takes place against a backdrop of low growth and high expectations. On this episode of the MoneyMakers, Bruce Whitfield discusses tax and political considerations at play during budget and keeps a watchful eye on the rating agencies with Geoff Blount, CEO of BayHill Capital & Joseph Busha, Head of JM Busha Investments.
Video / 2/21/2017 7:22:57 AM
Gidon Novick is a Chartered Accountant who is better known as a marketer and entrepreneur. He is also known for founding kulula.com but has since moved on to money management. On this episode of the MoneyMakers, Bruce Whitfield discusses why entertainment and tourism could bring big returns for Novick, founder of Lucid Ventures.
Video / 2/21/2017 7:22:23 AM
In the words of Donald Trump, it is Yuuge! The telecommunications sector is one of the fastest-growing sectors in Africa, let alone South Africa. On this episode of the MoneyMakers, Bruce Whitfield is joined by former MTN South Africa CEO, to discuss why he is investing millions in listed telecommunications company Huge. Zunaid Bulbulia, is a Non-Executive Director at Huge Group and a visiting Professor at Wits Business School.
Video / 2/16/2017 6:36:18 AM
How does a low-cost carrier fly high while keeping costs low? On this episode of the MoneyMakers, Bruce Whitfield speaks to FlySafair CEO Elmar Conradie to find out.
Video / 2/15/2017 5:14:33 AM
Last Thursday, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma announced that government is committed to the overall Independent Power Producers Programme and plans to include coal and gas in its mix. On this episode of the MoneyMakers, Bruce Whitfield discusses how far the State of The Nation address went and if the budget address should go further with Marubini Raphulu, Chief Investment Officer at Hulisani New Energy and Franita Neuville, AIM Market Development Lead at Sub-Saharan Africa, Thomson Reuters.
Video / 2/14/2017 6:37:16 AM
Small-cap stocks definitely don't receive the same hype as their larger peers, but should they have a place in your portfolio? The JSE has over 400 stocks 40 of which are blue chips and 60 make up the midcap index. On this episode of the MoneyMakers, Bruce Whitfield discusses which small cap stocks you should be eyeing with Alpha Wealth's Keith McLachlan.
Video / 2/9/2017 6:00:53 AM
2016 was a year to forget for South Africa's President Jacob Zuma. On this episode of the MoneyMakers, Bruce Whitfield discusses how he can change his image during his State of the Nation Address on Thursday. Joining him for this discussion is Andre Roux, Professor of Economics at the University of Stellenbosch Business School.
Video / 2/8/2017 6:21:55 AM
Over the weekend, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries confirmed that the recent pest infestation of crops across Limpopo and the North West provinces is in-fact the Fall armyworm. On this episode of the Moneymakers, Bruce Whitfield is joined by the CEO of GrainSA, Jannie de Villiers to ascertain what the armyworm means for your wallet.
Video / 2/7/2017 5:40:41 AM
America, the creator and seven-decade-long defender of the global trading system, now has a president who seems determined to shake things up. Is the World afraid Trump may actually do as he promised when he was campaigning and is he the yin or yang for investors? On this episode of the MoneyMakers, Bruce Whitfield and Chris Freund, Portfolio Manager of the Discovery Balanced Fund discuss where money should go in 2017.