Former president Jacob Zuma was never going to remain the all-powerful and omnipresent political figure that he thought, writes Pieter du Toit.
Patrice Rassou, former head of equities at Sanlam Investment Managers, has been appointed Chief Investment Officer at Asburton Investments, the asset management arm of FirstRand.
There has been mixed reaction from retirement funds since new default regulations affecting them came into effect, says the acting CEO of Sanlam Employee Benefits.
Big data can address some of the needs not being met by the retirement industry, says Barend le Grange, head of individual member support at Sanlam.
Some insurers are seemingly still not embracing ubuntu.
Amended policyholder protection rules for group insurance requires so much information that members will likely get overwhelmed, says an expert.
DIY is a great choice - but not always for financial planning, says Lee Hancox.
Sanlam says it is confident about the sustainability of its partnership with Saham Finances SA after it was criticised by a prominent Moroccan financial figure over the SA government's support for Western Sahara.
Cash-strapped SA households, facing increased levels of debt, should not bank on the minister of finance to provide much relief in his budget speech, says a debt expert.
For many working people, the inhibiting factors to taking a sabbatical are the expense and the financial risks, says a senior financial planner at Sanlam.
The financial-services group has announced it is moving forward with plans to issue 111 million new ordinary shares to an entity held by new and existing broad based black economic empowerment shareholders.
This Women’s Month, some of Sanlam’s dynamic ladies share how they think corporates can support women having side gigs/side careers.
Don't look only at the cost of a retirement product at the expense of considering its value, says Viresh Maharaj, chief executive of Sanlam Corporate Sales and Marketing.
According to research by IBM, there are about 17 billion cyber-attack incidents daily, and the most attacked industry is financial services, because of the valuable data in its possession.
Market participants are acutely aware of the apparent fissures within the ANC, which may disrupt attempts at reform, says an economist at Sanlam Investments.
The retirement savings cost disclosure standard, which came into effect on March 1, aims to assist employers or trustees to compare retirement fund quotations.
Cyber security is a major blind spot in the retirement fund industry, according to Viresh Maharaj, chief executive at Sanlam Corporate: Sales & Marketing.
South Africa supports a group called the Polisario Front, which has been seeking self determination in the Western Sahara territory since 1991
Now is a good time to review your wealth structures and update important documents, says a fiduciary and tax expert.
To avoid the pitfalls of debt and credit shortfalls a financial expert suggests playing 'budget bingo'.
Sanlam is ready to press ahead with the sale of a 5% stake to black investors as the insurer nears the finish line with its purchase of Morocco’s Saham Finances.
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