Down day for JSE as commodity prices cool

2017-08-15 22:41

The JSE has edged lower as commodity prices eased on the back of lower geopolitical stresses between North Korea and the United States.

Global market recovery lifts JSE

2017-08-14 18:53

The JSE has climbed following a broad recovery in world markets as geopolitical tensions between North Korea and the US have subsided; the rand firmed 0.97% to R13.23.

Watch out for loan scam, warns Sanlam

2017-07-18 14:29

Unsuspected consumers are being targeted by fraudsters using the name of Sanlam to swindle cash out of them, the financial service provider has warned.

Education key to successful entrepreneurship

2017-06-23 14:25

Once someone understands the building blocks of business, he or she can better distinguish between a poor or great business opportunity, says an expert.

First WhatsApp drama launches in SA

2017-06-05 13:01

South Africa's first WhatsApp drama has a stellar cast and an intriguing plot.

Ratings downgrade will impact a 'generation' of employees - CEO

2017-04-11 19:01

South Africans planning to retire within the next 20 years will have to work longer, following the country’s recent sovereign credit ratings downgrade to junk status, says Dawie de Villiers, CEO at Sanlam Employee Benefits.

Sanlam set to expand East Africa footprint

2017-03-22 12:43

Sanlam has reached an agreement with asset manager PineBridge Investments to acquire PineBridge’s majority stake in PineBridge Investments East Africa Limited in Kenya.

Sanlam posts 6% decline in profit

2017-03-09 08:49

Sanlam has posted a 6% full year decline in profit due to negative foreign currency translation differences and weak equity market performance during 2016.

Sanlam acquires stake in BrightRock Holdings

2017-01-30 12:16

Sanlam has concluded agreements whereby Sanlam Life Insurance will acquire a 53% stake in life insurance provider, BrightRock.

Ex-Sanlam adviser in dock for fraud, forgery

2017-01-24 17:36

A former Sanlam insurance adviser has appeared in the Bellville Specialised Commercial Crimes Court for allegedly conning clients in Ceres out of almost R1 million in investment funds.


Sanlam to inject R100m into EasyEquities as it plans to buy 30% stake in fintech firm

2017-08-14 21:05

Sanlam Investment Holdings plans to acquire a 30% stake in low-cost investment platform EasyEquities from the Purple Group for R100m.

Make the most of your savings in a low interest environment

2017-07-23 16:22

With today's much lower returns, you'll need to save even more and for longer to reach your financial goals.Two experts discuss some of the savings vehicles available.

War breaks out at Group Five

2017-06-25 07:42

Five nonexecutive directors resign amid proposals for a fresh start, as a battle brews over new board members.

Renewed political uncertainty affects Sanlam performance

2017-06-07 14:53

Renewed political and policy uncertainty has made SA's operating environment particularly challenging for business, Sanlam has said.

SA middle class uses exercise, denial to cope with financial stress

2017-05-10 20:10

South Africa's middle class is stressed and 73% claim it is because of their financial situation, according to the latest Sanlam Benchmark Survey.

Sanlam bullish on long-term prospects for Zim associate units

2017-03-30 08:26

Capital shortages in Zimbabwe are hitting insurance and life assurance firms, prompting Sanlam's associate units to turn to the SA group for assistance and technical cover.

Why diversity is key to SA's inclusive growth strategy

2017-03-11 16:49

Sanlam CEO Ian Kirk says the insurer is aligned with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s inclusive growth strategy and will be engaging with Parliament next week on the topic.

Entrepreneurship competition aims to boost economy

2017-02-28 17:23

Sanlam and Business/Partners Entrepreneur of the year competition is in its 29th year, in an effort to promote entrepreneurship as a career choice for young people and to achieve inclusive economic growth.

Sanlam’s on-demand app

2017-01-29 06:01

Sanlam is venturing into new territory by launching an insurance cover app, which allows you to buy accidental injury cover, on demand, from 24 hours to an extended 30-day period.

Motsepe turns down Sanlam chair position for Van Zyl

2016-12-19 11:53

Mining magnate Patrice Motsepe has turned down the role as Sanlam chairperson and asked former CEO Johan van Zyl to take on the role, the company has announced.

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