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Take a financial wellness day off

2018-07-17 16:38

Not all companies have caught on to the impact of financial stress on their employees, according to Lettie Mzwinila, business development manager at Allan Gray.

Unloved platinum stocks show promise for $45bn manager

2018-02-26 21:40

Some platinum stocks are looking attractive again as oversupply that depressed prices for years subsides, says Allan Gray, the South African money manager that oversees the equivalent of about $45bn.

INTERVIEW: Naspers CEO on growth vs profit … and the pay policy

2017-08-25 19:22

Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk believes the company’s business model is aimed at hyper-growth and not short-term profits, and says “loyal” shareholders have supported the firm’s pay policy.

New Group Five board expects even greater loss

2017-08-14 17:06

Group Five’s new board, complete with a new chairperson, amended its expected headline earnings per share loss for the year ended 30 June 2017 from R5.90 to R8.70.

PIC ups stake in Group Five amid leadership tussle

2017-07-17 16:35

The PIC has raised its stake in Group Five amid a leadership tussle edging, closer to majority shareholder Allan Gray (25% stake).

Worry grows over Net1's business practice

2017-04-20 21:15

Allan Gray is increasingly concerned over the running of Net1, saying its research shows the business doesn’t always answer its phones when called by clients.

Why did World Bank ignore all the Net1 info and invest R1.6bn?

2017-03-24 07:50

As the main SA investor in Net1, Allan Gray has been under the spotlight over the social grants payment controversy, while a bigger investor - the World Bank - has not, says Erin Torkelson.

Allan Gray would welcome further social grant controls

2017-03-12 14:40

Net1 shareholder Allan Gray would welcome further grant controls.

Where to invest R200k for maximum growth?

2016-11-16 01:51

A Fin24 user who has R200 000 to invest for "maximum capital growth" seeks advice.


Vuka Mzansi, the power is you

2018-12-30 15:21

While influencing how the government chooses to spend taxpayers' money is ultimately not within the nation's control, our personal lives are, says Sipho Ndlovu.

Big funds fight fat-cat salaries

2018-07-15 06:09

There is little correlation between performance and pay ... the level of increases is one reason for the ever-increasing inequality.

6 tips to tame temptation on Black Friday

2017-11-23 22:30

You're more likely to splurge when you're feeling stressed and the high from retail therapy is often followed by the bang of reality, warns an expert at Allan Gray.

Naspers investor Allan Gray to vote against executive pay policy

2017-08-22 06:01

Naspers shareholder Allan Gray plans to vote against the firm's remuneration policy because it isn’t aligned to the performance of the business outside a stake in Tencent.

Net1 terminates R645k a month consulting agreement with ex-CEO Serge Belamant

2017-07-31 16:08

Net1 has terminated its two-year consulting agreement with its former chief executive Serge Belamant, the firm has announced.

Group Five says investor wants breakup, return of ex-CEO Upton

2017-06-23 17:35

Group Five says Allan Gray, has nominated former chief executive officer Mike Upton to the board as a non-executive director and has proposed that the South African construction and engineering company be broken up.

Equal Education confronts Allan Gray over social grant deductions

2017-04-20 11:48

Equal Education (EE) says research done by investment group Allan Gray has confirmed allegations that Net1, the company which pays social grants through its subsidiary Cash Paymaster Services, is making unauthorised deductions from these grants.

Net1 CEO Belamant faces removal over Sassa crisis – report

2017-03-17 08:38

Net1 shareholder Allan Gray is demanding that certain actions occur at Net1 to ensure social welfare recipients receive grants or it will seek to remove the board.

Allan Gray: We didn’t buy Net1 to profit from Sassa crisis

2017-03-09 11:42

Asset manager Allan Gray says it didn’t buy shares in social grants distributor Net1 UEPS Technologies to profit from a growing crisis facing the welfare system.

Make your stokvel savings work harder

2016-10-27 12:50

Bank accounts are suitable for stokvels with short-term objectives, but once the objectives are longer-term, stokvels should consider alternatives, says an expert.

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