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Sanlam portfolios take the lead at 21st Raging Bull Awards ceremony

Published: Fri, 27 Jan 17

Cape Town: Several Sanlam portfolio managers brought home accolades for being the top performers in their fund categories after the 21st Raging Bull Awards ceremony held in Johannesburg on Wednesday, 25 January. The prestigious Raging Bull Awards ceremony recognises the top managers in the South African unit trust ...
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China: A “satisfactory” 2016 is yet to set the tone for 2017?

Published: Fri, 27 Jan 17

By Coface, the international trade credit insurance company   China’s real GDP growth improved slightly year-on-year (Y-o-Y) to 6. 8% in Q4 of 2016 from 6. 7% in each of the first three quarters in 2016. 9% in 2015, marking the slowest pace since 1990, albeit within the official target range from ...
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FSB warns against Marc PH Investments (Pty) Ltd

Published: Fri, 27 Jan 17

The Financial Services Board (FSB) warns the public act with caution when dealing with Marc PH Investments (Pty) Ltd, an entity soliciting money from unsuspecting individuals. Marc PH Investments (Pty) Ltd is not authorised in terms of the Financial Advisory and Intermediary Services Act (FAIS Act), to render any ...
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President Zuma set for 28th AU Summit

Published: Fri, 27 Jan 17

Pretoria: President Jacob Zuma will be leading the South African delegation to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, for the 28th Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). The four-day summit, which starts on Saturday, will be held under the theme “Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through ...
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Two Bowmans partners listed in Global Competition Review’s Top Women in Antitrust Report 2016

Published: Fri, 27 Jan 17

Bowmans Competition Partners Joyce Karanja-Ng’ang’a and Claire Reidy have been included in Global Competition Review's Women in Antitrust 2016 Report.   According to GCR, the Women in Antitrust Report recognises,"nearly 100 remarkable women at the helm of law firms' ...
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South Africans value a good quality education

Published: Thu, 26 Jan 17

But need to start saving sooner rather than later   With another school year already in full swing for thousands of South African learners, Liberty looks at the importance of planning and preparing financially for a child’s educational journey. According to the SA Frugality Report of May ...
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More independence and powers for The Office of the Tax Ombud

Published: Thu, 26 Jan 17

The Office of the Tax Ombud (OTO) is pleased with the amendments to the Tax Administration Act, which not only give the Tax Ombud more powers when addressing taxpayers’ complaints but also strengthens its independence from the South African Revenue Service. On 19 January 2017 the proposed amendments to the Tax ...
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Powering Africa

Published: Thu, 26 Jan 17

By Kathy Davey, Africa Portfolio Manager at Ashburton Investments  The need to improve access to and reliability of power supply in Africa is integral to the development of the continent and key to our investment case for Africa. Expensive diesel generators and unreliable, poor electricity supply ...
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Non-executive directors expected to become specialised professionals in the foreseeable future: PwC NEDs report

Published: Wed, 25 Jan 17

SA’s boards remain under significant pressure to continually transform and to ensure that they have the right expertise, experience and diversity to be an effective board in today’s rapidly-changing business environment. Gerald Seegers, Head of People and Organisation for PwC Africa, says: “Within ...
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SA repo rate held steady, while global risks keep tone cautious

Published: Wed, 25 Jan 17

By Sanisha Packirisamy, Economist, and Herman van Papendorp, Head of Asset Allocation at Momentum   Interest rates steady in line with expectations   Today’s interest rate decision was in line with the Reuters consensus, in which all surveyed analysts predicted that interest rates would ...
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Revisiting the Active versus Passive Debate – Part 1

Published: Wed, 25 Jan 17

By Shawn Phillips, Research and Investment Analyst at Glacier by Sanlam   Central to the notion of Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) is this belief that markets are efficient and that the average active managers are incapable of outperforming passive managers (Whitehead, 2012: 5). Market efficiency can be described ...
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Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors comment process yields solid engagement

Published: Wed, 25 Jan 17

Johannesburg: The comment process around the Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors’ (IRBA) requirement for mandatory audit firm rotation has delivered substantial engagement and at Friday afternoon in excess of 65 submissions were already received as part of the public consultation process. The IRBA ...
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Property gives investors assurance in an uncertain 2017

Published: Wed, 25 Jan 17

Following a year of market-moving surprises, some investors are understandably looking towards 2017 with some nervousness   Global property investment firm IP Global expects the knee-jerk reactions of 2016 to be behind us; major stock exchanges have long since bounced back following the shocks of the Brexit ...
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Rates on hold despite worsening inflation outlook

Published: Wed, 25 Jan 17

            Arthur Kamp, Investment Economist Sanlam Investments                 Despite domestic real GDP growth advancing well below trend, moderating nominal wage growth per worker, ...
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UK: The Final Brexit Countdown Begins to Unfold

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 17

By Coface, the international trade credit insurance company   On 17th January 2017, Theresa May, the British Prime Minister (PM) who is expected to trigger article 50 of the Treaty on European Union1 (EU) by the end of March, outlined her blueprint for the UK’s exit from the EU. Six months ...
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South Africans can now hold their cash in dollars

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 17

Rand Merchant Bank (RMB), a division of FirstRand Bank Limited, has listed an innovative new product on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), which will enable companies and individuals to hold unlimited quantities of cash in US dollars. US Dollar Custodial Certificates (DCCs), listed on the Exchange Traded Funds ...
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Davos 2017 – so what just happened?

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 17

By Paolo Senatore Chief Investment Officer at Ashburton Investments When looking back on Davos, it’s always easy to only think of the speeches and interview sessions as the most important parts. Perhaps the most influentual speech was that given by Xi Jinping, ...
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How to recover from the festive season shopping spree

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 17

By Joanne Brown, Principal Consultant, Momentum Consult   The tinsel has fallen off the tree, the lavish meals have been eaten and for many consumers, the festive season’s financial hangover has set in. For consumers whose overindulgence included overspending, it’s time to assess the financial ...
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Trends affecting wealthy individuals in 2017

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 17

For many wealthy individuals and families, the beginning of the year serves as an opportune time for personal introspection making it the ideal period to review financial goals and strategies for dealing with the challenges of growing and preserving wealth in a volatile economic climate. Eric Enslin, CEO ...
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Investment tips for 2017 amid gloomy predictions

Published: Tue, 24 Jan 17

January often feels like the longest month of the year due to the pressure on the purse strings after the festive season. But ‘Janu-worry’ does not have to be spent eating noodles and drinking tap water with lemon while awaiting payday. Financial Planners Michael Kirkpatrick and Mladen Colic ...
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