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Strong China-SA ties opens up FDI, economic growth and job creation
Strong China-SA ties opens up FDI, economic growth and job creation

Investment is a core facilitator of economic growth. From the developed to the developing world, increases in investments have immediate knock-on effects for GDP growth and socio-economic development...

By Lyndsay van der Berg 2 days ago

Reserve Bank Governor, Lesetja Kganyago
Repo rate unchanged at 6.5%

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has unanimously decided to keep the repurchase rate unchanged at 6.5% per annum...

2 days ago

Cryptocurrency provides informed investors an alternative to weakening economy
Cryptocurrency provides informed investors an alternative to weakening economy

The knock-on effects of poor economic decisions by Government and the perpetual rising of costs havae seen many turn to cryptocurrency to take charge of their own financial future...

Issued by Benchmark International 2 days ago

Cryptocurrency to power solar projects
Cryptocurrency to power solar projects

With more than one-billion people still living without electricity, which severely inhibits economic development and basic human rights including health, education, safety and security...

2 days ago

RMB invests in Zambian copper mines
RMB invests in Zambian copper mines

Zambia is expected to produce more than one-million tonnes of copper this year, which bodes well for the economy, considering the mineral comprises around 60% of the country's total exports...

By Sandile Mbulawa 3 days ago

Protection of Investment Act may deter foreign investment
Protection of Investment Act may deter foreign investment

The Protection of Investment Act of 2015, which was activated by a notice published in the Government Gazette, on Friday 13 July, has been criticised nationally and internationally...

16 Jul 2018

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Saudi Arabia gives SA energy sector $10bn boost

A $10bn investment pledge into the country's energy sector by Saudi Arabia is set to enhance energy security, create capacity and reduce the cost of energy in South Africa...

16 Jul 2018

Property constitutes 78% of all fixed capital stock in SA - study
Property constitutes 78% of all fixed capital stock in SA - study

The Property Sector Charter Council recently released the results its latest study, highlighting the contribution of the property sector to the South African economy...

13 Jul 2018

Soria Hay, head of corporate finance at Bravura
Mining Charter needs to be rebooted

Controversy and delays around the third Mining Charter continue to deter investment, and the stakeholders need to go back to the drawing board because a one-month extension for token consultation is not going to help...

13 Jul 2018

Bonang Mohale, CEO: Business Leadership South Africa
Viceroy, fake news and the phenomenon of short selling

A new study looks at the growing phenomenon of short selling in South Africa in the wake of the dubious Viceroy reports on some of the country's companies - including Steinhoff and Capitec - that shook investor confidence.

13 Jul 2018

M&A declined this year, but it's not all bad news
M&A declined this year, but it's not all bad news

Merger & acquisition (M&A) transactions in South Africa declined in terms of both the volume and value of domestic and cross-border deals in the first half of this year...

12 Jul 2018

Photo: Eskom
Eskom is the biggest single risk to South Africa's economy

Eskom came dangerously close to having its bonds suspended by the JSE and to defaulting on debt and other obligations...

By Ian Matthews 12 Jul 2018

Jeddah ©Rahul Dsilva
SA on investment drive in Middle East

President Cyril Ramaphosa, who has concluded his working visit to Nigeria, will continue with his three-nation visit which has now taken him to Saudi Arabia.

12 Jul 2018

L-R: A2X CEO Kevin Brady and Norbert Sasse, group CEO of Growthpoint Properties
Growthpoint to list on A2X stock exchange

Growthpoint Properties will on 18 July list on A2X Markets...

11 Jul 2018

Ndavhe Mareda, Makole Group chairman
Mining Charter will create policy certainty and real black empowerment

The South African economy's stubborn lack of growth shows that we have still not recovered fully from the 2008 economic crisis...

By Ndavhe Mareda 10 Jul 2018

How to judge the success of the Brics summit? Three questions will do the trick
How to judge the success of the Brics summit? Three questions will do the trick

The 10th Brics summit to be hosted by South Africa is going to be closely watched. It comes at a time when extraordinary global political and economic challenges are facing the world...

By Danny Bradlow 9 Jul 2018

Redefine acquires 95% share in Polish logistics portfolio
Redefine acquires 95% share in Polish logistics portfolio

Redefine Properties has furthered its expansion into the Polish market with the acquisition of a 95% share for €185.8m (R2.9bn) in a portfolio of nine operating logistics properties...

9 Jul 2018

Looking beyond emerging market jitters to China, India
Looking beyond emerging market jitters to China, India

Rather than offer investors genuine diversification, the vastly different outlooks for individual countries have introduced an uncomfortable level of volatility to the emerging market universe...

By Craig Farley and Simon Finch 6 Jul 2018

Finding the potential in Africa's markets
Finding the potential in Africa's markets

Many investors identify South Africa as the most important market on the continent...

By Bassel Khatoun 5 Jul 2018

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Collectable coins celebrate home-grown CT scan

The South African's Mint's 2018 South African Inventions coin series celebrates the computed tomography scan, or CT (cat) scan, a medical technology developed by South African-born Allan McLeod Cormack...

3 Jul 2018

Offshore investment presents big opportunity for SA REITs
Offshore investment presents big opportunity for SA REITs

In the second half of 2018, the global sell-off in emerging markets, an intractably weak domestic economy, an oversupply of business space...

3 Jul 2018

Study shows that millennials are underinsured
Study shows that millennials are underinsured

The low uptake of insurance among millennials is rooted in behaviour typical of this population segment...

2 Jul 2018

John Lentaigne, chief underwriting officer, ATI Roundtable
International lenders warn on capacity constraints in Africa

During a one-day forum on investment risks in Africa, experts acknowledged that the abundance of current liquidity in the market did nothing to alleviate the capacity constraints faced by most banks when doing business in Africa...

29 Jun 2018

Is now a good time to buy investment property?
Is now a good time to buy investment property?

"Buy now" is a popular refrain that investors hear, but there is no right or wrong time to buy property. Buying property can be a good investment at any time, if you follow sound investment principles...

Issued by Private Property 28 Jun 2018

How to beat the odds and stay wealthy
How to beat the odds and stay wealthy

Not only does it take considerable work and aspiration to build wealth, but preserving wealth equally demands hard work and attention...

By Riëtte Coetzee 28 Jun 2018

Vision 2030 winners announced
Vision 2030 winners announced

The annual Vision 2030 Awards honour the achievements and share the success stories of organisations, enterprises and individuals that actively demonstrate alignment to the South African government's Nine-Point Plan to boost economic growth and achieve the milestones set by the National Development Plan (NDP)...

Issued by Topco Media 27 Jun 2018

Francois Baird
Mergers and acquisition advisory firm, Taylor Advisory, enters Africa

Global mergers and acquisition (M&A) advisory firm, Taylor Advisory, is entering African territory through South Africa...

27 Jun 2018

Lionel October
#MFGIndaba: New dawn for the economy

Manufacturing is an indispensable sector if South Africa is to achieve its economic growth targets in future...

By Danette Breitenbach 27 Jun 2018

#MFGIndaba: Driving the industrial effort
#MFGIndaba: Driving the industrial effort

In his keynote address to the Manufacturing Indaba, Department of Trade and Industry director-general, Lionel October, referred to the Industrial Policy Action Plan 2018 and its focus on key themes...

By Danette Breitenbach 27 Jun 2018

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