Investors struggling to find returns and protect their capital in unusual prevailing climate

2019-10-09 20:31

Extremely low or negative yields in global markets make it challenging for investors to generate meaningful returns, says Brian McMillan of Investec Structured Products.

Household savings rate in SA actually zero - economist

2019-08-10 08:00

For every rand that one household in South Africa saves, another household is "dis-saving" by spending on credit, says a professor in economics.

Investec set to appoint ex-MTN, Bank of America executives to its board

2019-07-02 08:44

Investec plans to appoint former MTN executive, Philisiwe Sibiya, and ex-Bank of America investment banker, Henrietta Baldock, to its board, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

Kathu Solar Park inaugurated

2019-04-24 17:35

The Kathu Solar Park in the Northern Cape was recently inaugurated.

5 top tips for investing in art

2019-03-03 12:11

Investec recently held its art fair in Cape Town. The bank breaks down what you need to know when it comes to buying art.

Investec bumps Sibanye shareholding above 5%

2019-01-22 18:41

Investec has acquired a further interest in the ordinary shares of Sibanye-Stillwater.

Gordhan’s daughter received no direct payments as non-executive director - Investec

2018-11-21 22:21

Anusha Gordhan, the daughter of Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan, didn't get any payments from Investec as a non-executive director, the company says.

Why the Steinhoff saga made it hard to know who to trust

2018-10-05 20:57

Incidents like the Steinhoff saga has made it hard to know who you can trust, says the head of environmental, social and governance engagement at Investec Asset Management.

Investec spins off asset-management unit as founders depart

2018-09-14 11:44

Investec is spinning off its asset-management unit after a strategic review found there is little synergy with its banking and wealth and investment divisions.

Dampened corporate demand for credit

2018-08-30 22:13

Private sector credit extension slowed year-on-year in July, weighed down by the corporate credit segment.


Brexit doubts cut into Investec's UK banking business

2019-09-20 10:50

'Uncertainty relating to Brexit and global trade wars' has negatively impacted its the first-half profit of its UK specialist banking business.

These South African investors will be hurting after a large property company lost 30% of its value in one go

2019-07-31 16:32

Some of its major SA shareholders are Coronation and the Public Investment Corporation.

The gains and woes: Here's a look at what's happened to SA's economy since '94

2019-05-08 12:58

Gross domestic product almost doubled, along with the nation’s debt load. While the country has come a long way in extending equal rights to people after half a century of segregation under apartheid rule, about a quarter of the labour force doesn’t have a job.

Investec launches Investec for Intermediaries

2019-03-04 17:23

Investec for Intermediaries brings dedicated relationships, an integrated digital platform and client-focused solutions together under a Specialist Bank.

The role of structured products in an uncertain world

2019-02-18 16:02

Structured products have become more popular in an increasingly volatile world where investors want to preserve their capital, but also want decent returns.

Following Mandela’s management style will aid in land reform - Ramaphosa

2018-11-26 11:16

President Cyril Ramaphosa invoked the management style of former President Nelson Mandela on Sunday evening when speaking of how the state would manage land reform, saying the matter needed to be addressed for SA to move forward.

Fitch confirms ratings of SA's major banks at notch below investment grade

2018-11-16 13:25

Ratings agency Fitch has kept the ratings of five of SA's major banks at BB+ with a stable outlook.

Investec's money manager seen as target after split from parent

2018-09-14 16:32

After amassing $143 billion in assets within the belly of Investec, Hendrik du Toit can now plot his own course, as the money manager he founded splits from the banking group.

Banks predict SA will miss 2018 growth forecasts as recession hits

2018-09-05 12:50

National Treasury’s growth projection of 1.5% in 2018 is likely to be revised downwards following the country entering into a recession, according to research notes by Goldman Sachs, FNB and Investec.

Modest uptick for consumer credit in July

2018-08-30 19:58

While household credit growth has been on an upward trajectory, it remains weak in historical terms, says Investec economist Lara Hodes.

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