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South Africa is one of the most indebted nations in the world and this makes it even more crucial for consumers to improve their knowledge and attitudes to saving, says an expert.
MMI Holdings announced a new partnership with African Bank which will see both entities expanding their service offerings for their client base.
President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle is likely to weigh on business sentiment and fixed investment growth this year, says an MMI economist.
South African consumers felt financially less vulnerable in the fourth quarter of 2016, as shown in the latest MMI Unisa Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index.
Having taken a bullish view on inflation, MMI Holdings sees further downside risks to nominal growth.
Overberg Asset Management analyst Kirk Swart looks at shares that released interesting results in this week's five shares to watch.
Reform of state owned enterprises and other proposed plans are crucial for South Africa in terms of future decisions by ratings agencies, two economists warn.
A sharp increase in average purchasing price and selling price inflation indicators suggests a wider increase in CPI in upcoming months, warns an economist.
MMI Holdings says there are still opportunities in various market segments, despite substantial pressure on its clients' disposable income.
Emerging market growth used to be 8% a few years back and is now about 5%, while developed markets show a slight rebound, says an expert.
MMI Holdings explains the resignation of chief operating officer Danie Botes and CEO of Momentum Retail Etienne de Waal.
MMI Investments views the scope for monetary easing as limited and expects political turbulence to gather momentum in the lead up to the ANC's NEC meeting.
All eyes will be on government’s ability to stay the course on sound fiscal management in the National Budget, says an economist at Momentum Investments.
Pressure in the group disability market has increased to the point where it’s no exaggeration to say that the industry is on the edge of a cliff, say two experts.
About 12 cents in each rand of state revenue goes to debt-servicing costs, an economist points out in reaction to Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's mini budget.
MMI Holdings says fiscal full-year profit dropped 25% after underwriting slumped and investment returns declined.
The SA Reserve Bank may very well "pause" at the next MPC meeting in May, but then increase the interest rate by 50 basis points in July, says an economist.
MMI Holdings could exit some markets elsewhere in Africa, the latest company to scale back on the continent once at the heart of executives' expansion plans.
Interest rate hikes in excess of a further 50 basis points would be too damaging to an already-shaky growth outlook, according to economists at MMI Holdings.
Official interest rates in South Africa are expected to end 2016 at 7% on higher inflation expectations and a sticky current account deficit.
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