As part of the Coface global strategy to reinforce the Risk functions due to the unprecedented times we find ourselves in, we are pleased to announce that Justin Jacobs has been appointed as Chief Underwriting Officer for Coface South Africa, effective December 1st, 2020.
Justin brings strong ... Read More »
Flexibility gives hedge funds greater opportunism
Meeting investment objectives in the future requires greater opportunism given challenging global growth outlooks and elevated volatility we see from traditional investments. Preparation for uncertainty means being better positioned to protect during ... Read More »
“We believe that hard work deserves to be rewarded, and that’s why we make sure that we recognise the outstanding achievers in the financial planning industry annually,” according to the Financial Planning Institute of Southern Africa (FPI). On Tuesday night, at a gala dinner that ... Read More »
Advisors now more dependent on social media
“Amid the coronavirus pandemic, financial advisors are flocking to social media in order to maintain contact with clients and prospects and to stay abreast of developments in their industry,” according to research ... Read More »
International Survey maps the future of home and motor insurance
A recent Deloitte survey aimed at discovering what customers want, and how COVID-19 has shifted their needs, highlighted that customers favour simplicity. This was the primary finding of a survey of ... Read More »
Bond purchased for speculative purposes. They are usually rated BB and lower, and they have a higher default risk. It is alleged that junk bonds offer interest rates three to four percentage points higher than safer government issues.