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Peter Moyo is no longer an employee of Old Mutual - Trevor Manuel

Peter Moyo is no longer an employee of Old Mutual - Trevor Manuel

Old Mutual says it has ‘reconsidered its stance’ on filing an urgent declaratory order on whether it can bar Peter Moyo from returning to work

SA's budget deficit much higher than projected - Tito Mboweni

Finance minister Tito Mboweni has warned that the country's budget deficit was much higher than projected by his department and this would impact negatively on economic growth.

Is it safe to buy car insurance online or via an app?

When you buy insurance online, there’s a great chance of a mismatch between what you need and the product or the options you will end up selecting.

SA economy needs rescue action now or we sink

Protect your investment values, by investing in inflation-beating solutions, and importantly, diversify with a suitable portion of your investments in global markets.

Empower yourself on your retirement savings

Almost seven out of every 10 South Africans have no retirement plan in place or have only a vague idea about their retirement finances, a survey shows.

How to stay level-headed in tough socioeconomic times

Times of uncertainty and financial downturn may see you either make bad investment decisions in the hope of high returns or have you stay out of the market all together. 

Naspers' European spinoff in stunning debut

Media titan Naspers on Wednesday effectively created Europe's largest consumer tech company, called Prosus, with a stunning Amsterdam stock debut driven by interest in its stake in China's Tencent.

Financial regulator seizes documents, computers from Coin It Trading, Commex Minerals

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority has raided  the business premises of Coin It Trading and Commex Minerals, as well as the private home of an ex-Coin It director.

Young minds have KZN co-operative sewn up

Furniture and clothing enterprise doubles in size

Hard work pays off and puts Nduduzo Nyanda in driving seat

Uber country manager says team on the ball

SA businesses are diversifying offshore to counter political risks: survey

Political risk in SA is worse today than three years ago under then-president Jacob Zuma, according to a poll of SA businesspeople.

High court rules against Old Mutual, again, in Peter Moyo saga

The court dismissed the insurer’s application to stop Moyo’s return until its appeal process is concluded

Poor facing loan struggle

People at the lower end of the market might in the near future find it difficult to get loans from established credit providers like banks and major retail outlets.

FNB zapped for reckless lending

A consumer was allowed to increase her credit card limit and overdraft to over six times her monthly income, and to take out a revolving loan – all within eight months.

It's risky to take financial advice from family and friends

Your decision to invest should be based on your circumstances, risk appetite, objectives and investment horizon, and a friend or family member cannot help you with this. 

Why it’s so important to keep a healthy credit record

Every transaction you make that involves borrowing money from an institution is kept on record.

Crunching the numbers: How just R70 a month can give you R8.4m at retirement

A recent conference for financial advisers has pinned the ideal age to start saving for retirement at 23.

Shoprite condemns attacks on foreign nationals and businesses in Africa

Large food retailer Shoprite has condemned violent attacks on foreign nationals and businesses on the African continent.

No easy way out of debt review, even if your fortunes change

Not even a high court has the power to release you early from debt review merely because you are no longer overindebted. 

New cryptocurrency exchange opens for trading in SA next week

SPONSORED | Nummi aims to become a leading crypto-exchange platform in Africa and around the globe

Business to meet Cele over attacks on enterprises in Gauteng

Business Unity South Africa (Busa) said it would meet Police Minister Bheki Cele to discuss a coordinated response to the wave of attacks on businesses that have taken place in recent days.

Activism leads to booming business

Hair company ensures women are empowered

Ponzi alert: FSCA probing Coin It Trading and Commex Minerals

Investors hoping to coin it with promises of returns of as much as 200% on their investment in just three years, are learning the hard way that if it sounds way too good to be true, it is just that. The latest company “showing hallmarks of a Ponzi scheme” is Coin It Trading, according to Brandon Topham, director of investigations and enforcement at the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA).

Mandla Maleka appointed as interim group treasurer at Eskom

Mandla Maleka has been appointed as Eskom's interim group treasurer, the power utility announced on Sunday.

Safcoin cryptocurrency goes pink for Cansa support and awareness

SPONSORED | Take advantage of the Safcoin Pink Friday deals on August 30

Acknowledge the pain of being a strong woman

Understanding where your money is going is as important as where it is coming from.

Dr Manas Bapela: Invest in yourself to create value

Unlocking value and growth is nothing new for Argon Asset Management chief executive and chief investment officer Dr Manas Bapela. Stemming from the remote village of Ga-Masemola in Limpopo, Bapela sustained himself through his schooling career from the money he made from selling snacks to tailoring clothes.

Don’t be over-optimistic on investment returns

A survey shows most South Africans are expecting their investments to earn returns way higher than markets are likely to deliver.

Phuthuma Nathi announces 13.6% increase in dividends

Black shareholders of MultiChoice South Africa (MCSA) are smiling to the bank after the company declared a dividend to Phuthuma Nathi shareholders of R1.5bn.
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