Oxfam: Tax-dodging helps these 8 rich men own half world’s wealth – Fair or foul?

2017-01-17 10:07

Corporate tax-dodging, mean wage policies and political power help this exclusive group of 8 - topped by Bill Gates - remain the world's richest, says an Oxfam report.

Building wealth, part by part

2016-12-19 15:48

Fractionalised share ownership, a way of investing in a portion of a stock instead of in its entirety, has made buying shares much more affordable.

SA must tackle dominant firms to achieve better wealth distribution

2016-12-01 07:46

SA needs to take a radically different path if it is going to make its economy more inclusive, says Simon Roberts and Tamara Paremoer.

Wealth gap: Tax SA super-rich to boost middle class – recommendations

2016-10-12 08:43

Instead of heavier taxes for higher income earners, government should focus on inheritances and other taxes to redistribute from those who are genuinely wealthy, says an analyst.

A snapshot of the world's ultra rich

2016-09-30 19:00

The assets of the ultra wealthy have grown by a modest 0.8% in 2015, yet this group of individuals control 12% of the world's riches.

UK, US visa programmes offer opportunities

2016-08-19 18:02

Entrepreneurial skills, a financial investment and certain other requirements offer South Africans a chance to move to the UK or US.

Economic empowerment not just about wealth redistribution - dti

2016-08-15 08:31

Broad–Based Black Economic Empowerment should aim to achieve growth, development and enterprise development and not just wealth redistribution, says the dti.

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SA households slightly richer than late last year - index

2016-07-22 07:44

Despite a negative economic growth in the first quarter of 2016, SA households are slightly better off than in the last quarter of 2015, according to a wealth index.

Clem Sunter: Middle class angry at super wealthy

2016-07-08 20:30

The middle class is angry with the super wealthy and when the middle class gets angry things change, warns scenario planner Clem Sunter.


Brexit, Trump won't deter giving by the wealthy - report

2017-01-10 15:10

The wealthy is expected to continue to donate to good causes, despite a tough global geopolitical environment in 2016.

Meet the scientists who make the world’s most money

2016-12-12 11:05

Few firms are the subject of so much fascination, rumor, or speculation. Everyone has heard of Renaissance; almost no one knows what goes on inside. Until now...

Most SA billionaires live in Joburg - report

2016-10-18 17:39

South Africa's business capital Johannesburg is home to the highest number of millionaires and billionaires in the country, according to the World Cities Review of 2016.

How to become wealthy: Apply this simple formula – money expert

2016-10-05 19:51

Why did some obvious candidates for the rich league fail while others became wealthy against the odds? A money expert explains the simple formula behind wealth-building.

Female billionaires show entrepreneurial streak

2016-08-24 10:48

While there are now even more male than female billionaires in the world, these super wealthy women are becoming increasingly entrepreneurial, a survey shows.

The rich want their wealth managers to join digital age - report

2016-08-16 11:57

Wealth management firms in Africa are lagging behind in digital offerings for consumers.

8 steps for wealth and fiduciary planning

2016-08-10 18:15

A wealth and fiduciary plan should deal with financial considerations and take into account legal principles and tax consequences, explains an expert.

Riaz Gardee: Bill Gates – The emperor has no clothes

2016-07-22 19:33

A chartered accountant says Bill Gates, the world's richest man, delivered a lacklustre Nelson Mandela lecture to a packed audience in the poor township of Mamelodi.

Learning from history – when wealth accrues to public office, disaster follows

2016-07-18 17:36

England's disease, said Benjamin Franklin, was a system which made public office the way to wealth and privilege, creating “avarice” in those wanting and occupying such positions.

INFOGRAPHIC: Where SA's richest people live

2016-06-13 07:50

Camps Bay is likely the most exclusive suburb in SA, while the most exclusive suburb in Joburg is Sandhurst, according to the South Africa 2016 Wealth Report.

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