Grand Parade takes bigger bite of Spur

The Reserve Bank announces fall of $42.87 billion in month of May for South...

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s net foreign reserves fell to $42.872 billion in May from $43.115 billion in April, the Reserve Bank said on...

IFC to invest $60 million in Bank of Africa to support SME lending in...

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, today announced a $60 million investment in a regional risk-sharing facility to support Bank of Africa...
Big events that shaped S.A's JSE in 2016

Understanding the impact of Italy’s politics and possible departure from the EU on global...

By Dave Mohr (Chief Investment Strategist) & Izak Odendaal (Investment Strategist), Old Mutual Multi-Managers   Political concerns have dominated markets in recent months. It has mostly...

How innovation in South Africa’s services sector could help tackle poverty

shutterstock. Glenda Kruss, Human Sciences Research Council and Dr Moses Sithole, Human Sciences Research Council About two thirds of South Africa’s GDP now consists of contributions...

The true cost of financial crime in Africa

Over 50% of African companies have been victims of financial crime.

Op-Ed: Why the world should follow China and invest in Africa’s future

Hendrik du Toit,  co-CEO of Investec Group argues African economies have been resilient and the continent’s long-term growth story – particularly green growth – remains compelling. 

Pound heavily underpriced heading into BoE; EM currencies hoping for reprieve from stronger dollar      

The emerging market currencies have been guilty of playing catch up with the US Dollar’s strength.

SA’s former deputy finance minster joins MTN board

The appointment comes in the wake of several other former Treasury staff joining corporate South Africa.

South Africa’s standing in the global wealth picture

The average South African individual has net assets of US$12,900 (wealth per capita), which is the 2nd highest level in Africa, behind Mauritius.

AngloGold Ashanti’s CEO quits

Srinivasan Venkatakrishnan assumed the role of CEO in May 2013, soon after the gold price fell by nearly a third.

Invested in #bitcoin or cryptocurrencies? This is how SARS plans to tax you…

The onus is on taxpayers to declare all cryptocurrency-related taxable income in the tax year in which it is received or accrued.  Failure to do so could result in interest and penalties.

This is the impact the US trade war is having on Africa’s markets…

Trade war fears push emerging stocks to annual loss.

Investors on edge as fears of trade war mount

Lukman Otunuga, Research Analyst | FXTM Global equity bears marched into Thursday’s trading session with a mission to sow chaos across stock markets, as fears...

Should you sell your investment property?

Praven Subbramoney | Private Bank Lending at FNB A decision to sell a long term asset such as a property can sometimes be a challenging decision...

Why you should bring your money back home to SA

Daniel Buntman, Principal Head | International Banking, Absa RBB The election of Cyril Ramaphosa to replace former President Jacob Zuma as President of South Africa...

What does protectionism mean for African economies?

Jameel Ahmad | FXTM We’ve seen fallout from the West hit African economies hard in the past. The subprime mortgage debacle and resulting 2008 financial...

Why black-owned bank VBS was placed under curatorship

SizweNtsalubaGobodo will be the curator of VBS Mutual Bank and will be represented by Anoosh Rooplal.

Why Africa should throw people in jail – quickly

Overall Ramaphosa needs to move fast before the forces of corruption can organise and fight back.
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