ARTICLES RELATING TO ASSET MANAGEMENT

Don't panic - stick to your financial plan

2019-01-21 21:48

The best time to invest is when markets are down, says Werner Erasmus.

It's a man's world managing money for world's richest families

2018-09-25 15:26

Men dominate the largest financial institutions globally even as their executives say they’re trying to make Wall Street more welcoming for women, a new report shows.

Umbrella funds lock out black players

2018-09-09 06:21

Umbrella funds are one of the biggest barriers to the transformation of the asset management sector as they offer a large list of services in-house and own the value chains, making it difficult for black asset managers to penetrate the market.

What makes an exceptional retirement fund trustee

2018-02-21 18:30

It is vital that trustees of retirement funds understand the nature of their responsibility. Key to this is a clear, concise description of the expectations and goals of the stakeholders.

Humans vs robots: Who has the edge?

2017-11-06 13:15

Modern investing merges human insight with robo efficiency, causing some to argue that the role of the human adviser is dwindling. But human judgment still has a vital role to play in investing.

SA in top 10 for sustainable investor behaviour - survey

2017-09-28 15:07

SA ranks among the top 10 out of 30 countries in terms of investors’ knowledge, attitude and behaviour regarding sustainable behaviours and investing, a survey shows.

Key challenges SA asset managers face

2017-07-07 19:59

Asset managers are facing an increasing demand for more frequent, up-to-date and detailed investment information.

R5.5bn sale takes Old Mutual one step closer to separation

2017-03-27 10:08

Old Mutual intends to sell 25% of its US-listed asset management business to HNA Capital for $446m.

Schroders: UK regulator adds pressure for lower fees, praises SA-managed disruptor Fundhouse

2016-11-27 15:35

A director from a UK financial institution discusses the latest UK regulator's report into the asset management sector, which is being pressurised to further cut its fees.

SA asset manager expands to Switzerland

2016-09-08 17:07

South African asset manager Foord Asset Management has been granted a distribution licence by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority.

 

Stanlib pays back performance fees to some investors after FSCA probe

2018-12-20 13:08

The asset manager says its breach was 'an administrative oversight' and it has paid back seven years' worth of performance fees to certain investors, after the regulator found legal documents did not make provision for them.

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.

Does low cost equal low value?

2018-04-25 07:01

Some might fear that their investment products won't perform well if the costs are on the lower side. But it is wise to consider the impact of high total expense ratios on your retirement capital.

Is Broadway the Bestway?*

2018-02-13 07:15

Consider which is the better ownership structure: a broad or concentrated investor base?

What is fund managers’ sentiment like ahead of the ANC’s elective conference?

2017-11-02 07:20

A new survey by The Bank of America Merrill Lynch shows where local and global fund managers are investing at a time when investors fear the extended bull market may be running out of steam.

Sad state of transformation in fund management sector

2017-09-10 06:01

As black people manage less than 5% of available funds, calls are growing for a change in allocations.

'Gupta clause' in financial bill worries DA

2017-05-29 19:27

The DA said it is concerned about the reinsertion of a so-called "Gupta clause" in the Twin Peaks Bill that will allow the Financial Sector Conduct Authority to set standards for the closing of bank accounts.

The growth of an asset manager

2017-03-02 12:08

Anet Ahern has been at the helm of PSG Asset Management for four years. She talks about taking this asset manager to the next level.

Foord obtains Swiss licence

2016-09-20 10:54

SA asset manager Foord Asset Management has received a licence from the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority to distribute its funds in Switzerland.

Brown, Futuregrowth meet on SOE funding call postponed

2016-09-08 11:55

Public enterprises minister Lynne Brown's scheduled meeting with Old Mutual and Futuregrowth has been moved to a later date.

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