ARTICLES RELATING TO MOMENTUM GROUP

Momentum to acquire Alexander Forbes' short term insurance business

2019-07-25 15:52

Momentum Metropolitan has entered into an agreement to acquire Alexander Forbes Short Term Insurance business.

Further interest rate cut plausible - economist

2018-04-17 19:39

Momentum Investments economist Sanisha Packirisamy explains why she thinks another interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank could be on the cards by the second half of 2018 .

Struggling SA consumers feel financial vulnerability- report

2017-09-24 14:04

There is a sense among consumers that SA's so-called perfect storm has started, according to the latest Momentum Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index.

Why SA not out of ratings wood yet - economist

2016-11-27 20:00

There is a higher-than-even chance of a foreign rating downgrade by S&P to sub-investment grade by June 2017, in the view of two economists of Momentum Investments.

GDP growth: Expect rate hike now in January

2016-09-06 20:25

Experts weigh in on what kind of picture the latest GDP growth statistics paint of the SA economy and what the SA Reserve Bank is likely to do in reaction.

What SA can do to avoid junk status

2016-03-29 21:15

Without sufficient structural reforms to benefit longer-term growth, SA faces the prospect of junk status by year-end, warn economists at Momentum.

Plummeting rand impacts asset performance

2016-01-12 17:28

The rand's decline against the dollar during the fourth quarter of 2015 was clearly reflected in the relative performance of asset classes, a review shows.

Inflation surprise buys Sarb some time

2015-05-21 06:56

The latest SA inflation figures have come as a surprise and could actually be giving the SA Reserve Bank some breathing space before a next hike, experts say.

Tax break for disability claimants

2014-10-07 17:32

The root of insufficient disability benefits lies with the method employers use to determine contributions.

Inflation, poor returns eat into savings

2014-06-19 05:57

Far too many retirees run out of money, warns an expert, but choosing the right annuity can help overcome this obstacle, he says.

 

Distracted employees cost SA businesses up to R89bn a year - report

2018-09-10 15:56

South African businesses are losing up to R89 billion a year due to distracted employees, who despite being present in the workplace, are unproductive, says new research by Momentum Corporate.

Two more rate cuts could be on cards before April - economist

2017-10-04 07:30

Economists expect the Reserve Bank to announce two more interest rate cuts before the end of the first quarter in 2018.

Sharp drop in food prices could be on cards

2017-01-06 06:00

Higher rainfall points to a steep fall in food prices during 2017, which should alleviate pressure on consumers further down the line, says an economist.

Trump presidency could play up SA domestic woes - economist

2016-11-09 21:03

The surprise Trump victory has created a great deal of uncertainty and could play up SA domestic woes, say economists.

SA households poorer than in 2013 - index

2016-04-13 18:26

The real net wealth per household in SA has decreased to levels below that of 2013, according to the SA Household Wealth Index for the fourth quarter of 2015.

Drought could trim SA exports by extra R158bn

2016-01-12 20:00

Dry and hot weather conditions threaten to shave off between 0.5% and 1.0% from South Africa's gross domestic product in 2016, according to economists.

How to save money with your rewards programme

2015-07-21 20:08

One of the best ways for consumers to save money is to understand how to make the most of the rewards programmes, says an expert.

Govt can't afford broad retirement plan - expert

2014-10-17 21:00

Expect much debate on an appropriate new retirement structure for SA as many and often competing ideals come to the fore, says an expert.

Gaining control of annuity savings

2014-09-18 12:17

A Fin24 user wants to avoid high fees and try to gain control of his retirement products as soon as possible.

Withdrawals from a retirement contract

2014-01-08 17:45

A Fin24 user wants to know if he could make a second withdrawal in terms of his retirement contract.

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