Tourvest acquires Travelex's South African assets
Tourvest acquires Travelex's South African assets

The financial services division of integrated tourism group Tourvest has acquired the South African assets of global forex provider, Travelex. The deal, concluded earlier this year following Competition Commission approval, sees Tourvest owning 75% of the new business and Travelex owning the rest.

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The art of forensic investigations
The art of forensic investigations

The investigations industry has been revolutionised by the advent of auditing firms which conduct internal inquiries, and innovative technology that both simplifies and complicates the sector.

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Why cryptocurrency regulation is essential
Why cryptocurrency regulation is essential

With a recent Luno survey quoting a staggering 74% of South African respondents saying they'd like the option to pay for goods with cryptocurrency, the days of an entirely unregulated system are numbered.

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SA expected to reach roll-over agreement with the UK
SA expected to reach roll-over agreement with the UK

The Department of Trade and Industry (dti) is expected to reach a roll-over agreement with the United Kingdom post Brexit.

2 days ago

Yudhvir Seetharam, head of analyics, FNB Business
CEOs still don't understand big data

Although many business owners and CEOs have introduced big data into their operations, very few know how to use it effectively for a competitive edge.

2 days ago

Mike Brown, Nedbank CEO and Vuyani Jarana, CEO: SAA
Nedbank, SAA expand Voyager Mile programme to cheque cards

Nedbank customers can now earn South African Airways (SAA) with every swipe of their cheque card. This is a shift away from the traditional rewards model which offered co-branded credit cards to customers to allow them to earn air miles based on their credit spend.

2 days ago

Mineral Resources Minister, Gwede Mantashe. Photo: @GCISMedia/Twitter
SA guns for stake in global exploration budget

Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe says South Africa is positioning itself to get a slice of the global exploration budget in a debate on the State of the Nation Address in the National Assembly on Tuesday.

3 days ago

Madelein Grobler, project director: tax at Saica
#BudgetSpeech2019: Tips for Tito

Being an election year, there'll be a second State of the Nation Address (Sona) in June for the new government to present its plan of action for the 2020 financial year. However, there will be no second chances for the 2019 Annual Budget Review, being tabled by the Minister of Finance, Tito Mboweni, on 20 February 2019.

3 days ago

Zak Sivalingum, FNB regional head, Gauteng East
SMEs can avoid costly foreign exchange risks

Thanks to the volatile nature of global currencies, small businesses which participate in international trade could fall victim to costly foreign exchange risks.

12 Feb 2019

Are you ready for the sustainability revolution?
Are you ready for the sustainability revolution?

While it is one of five megatrends that are set to have an undeniable effect on the world we live in, sustainability extends far beyond the single, albeit very important, issue of climate change. The world is at a tipping point; our population has grown 70% in the last 70 years and will grow by another one billion people over the next decade. Annually, we use resources 1.7x faster than the world can replace them and too many are still excluded from access to healthcare, basic goods, services, etc. Our current global model is unsustainable.

By Patrick Odier 11 Feb 2019

2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit announces agenda
2019 OurCrowd Global Investor Summit announces agenda

OurCrowd, a global investment platform and Israel's most active venture investor, has announced programming for the OurCrowd Global Investor Summit, to be held on 7 March 2019, in Jerusalem, Israel.

11 Feb 2019

Dr Binganidzo Muchara
Will the Budget Speech keep the promises of Sona?

President Cyril Ramaphosa's State of the Nation Address (Sona) theme was "Following up on our commitments. Making your Future Work Better." The objectives of which were twofold: firstly, to appeal to business and the investment community which would be carefully listening for indications of policy consistency; and secondly, winning over South Africa's voting public who would listening for messages of hope that a better future is within grasp.

By Binganidzo Muchara 11 Feb 2019

#MiningIndaba2019: It looks like a seminal year for investor confidence
#MiningIndaba2019: It looks like a seminal year for investor confidence

With crucial national elections due in May, a debt crisis at state electricity utility Eskom and the Mining Charter still pending, international investors are keeping a close eye on what unfolds before committing to investments in the country

11 Feb 2019