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How many women are managing your money?

2017-10-21 09:30

All over the world, including in SA, women make up just a tiny proportion of fund managers. This lack of diversity has a negative impact on clients, the industry, and on the country.

An ageing industry in need of new ideas

2017-10-19 15:11

The local financial services industry, while incredibly advanced, needs to start catering to a new generation and to the broader South African population.

Winslyn looks at the millennial investor

2017-10-18 14:38

kykNET's Winslyn finds out more about generational differences and specifically the attitude of the millennial investor (Afrikaans content).

Lessons from my 90-year-old mother

2017-10-12 11:53

Last year, Anne Cabot-Alletzhauser gained some valuable insights into how the financial services industry needs to address issues faced by women, the elderly and the financially uninformed.

Magda Wierzycka says Trillian whistleblower a hero, gives her a job

2017-10-03 20:15

Magda Wierzycka, the founder and head of fintech firm Sygnia, has offered the former CEO of Trillian Management Consulting turned whistleblower, Bianca Goodson, a job.

Deutsche Bank rating cut by Fitch on lack of revenue rebound

2017-09-29 10:24

Deutsche Bank has had its long-term credit grade cut one level by Fitch Ratings as the lender struggles to through another strategic overhaul.

Guptas' last hope for bank services in SA dashed

2017-09-21 20:59

Companies controlled by the Guptas have lost a court bid to prevent Bank of Baroda from shutting their accounts, which will leave the politically connected family without banking services in SA.

What KPMG’s Gupta imbroglio says about corruption in SA

2017-09-20 11:26

The role that companies such as KPMG play is crucial because auditor firms and consultancies are meant to hold companies and state entities to account, says Jannie Rossouw.

Asisa appoints new chair, deputy chair, directors

2017-09-19 14:54

The Board of the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa has appointed Ian Kirk, group CEO of Sanlam, as its new chair.

KPMG SA CEO, 7 others quit on #GuptaLeaks, SARS rogue unit fallout

2017-09-15 11:51

KPMG CEO Trevor Hoole, chief operating officer Steven Louw, chairperson Ahmed Jaffer and five senior executives have resigned and the auditor has withdrawn its SARS 'rogue unit' report.

 

Hedge fund sues Barclays for $850m in metal market abuse case

2017-10-20 14:30

Red Kite Management is suing Barclays for alleged market abuse in the copper market that it claims cost the firm at least $850m between 2010 and 2013.

Financial services for black African women

2017-10-19 10:07

Do women require a different servicing model when it comes to investing? And if so, what and why?

The millennial investor's mindset

2017-10-18 10:10

Millennials might not be as different to other generations as we think, but they do have certain differentiating values that impact on their investment decisions.

SARS 'rogue unit' lead auditor investigated

2017-10-10 21:30

Former KPMG auditor Johan van der Walt, who was the lead partner on the so-called SARS 'rogue unit' report, is being investigated by the IRBA.

Tough times for new bank? Tyme will tell

2017-10-01 06:00

New niche digital bank TymeDigital will probably struggle to establish itself in the local market amid tough economic times and intense competition.

Accountants gear up for VUCA world

2017-09-26 20:32

Business leaders recently assembled at the Chartered Global Management Accountant Africa Inaugural Conference at the Sandton Convention Centre.

SA accountancy body: We have no mandate to probe KPMG

2017-09-21 14:52

The South African Institute of Chartered Accountants has denied media reports that it was planning to investigate auditing firm KPMG, saying it has no legal mandate to do so.

World's biggest wealth fund hits $1trn after dollar sinks

2017-09-19 18:47

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund has hit $1trn for the first time, driven higher by climbing stock markets and a weaker US dollar.

SA banks can still thrive in Africa - analyst

2017-09-18 05:00

Despite a tough six months for banking operations in the rest of Africa, there is still a business case for SA’s four major banks to continue their operations, says an analyst.

Arise acquires stake in Equity Group

2017-09-12 19:30

Investment company Arise has acquired a stake in Equity Group Holdings, the parent company of Equity Bank.

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