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Foreigners are ditching South African assets at the fastest pace on record as concern mounts that the government will lose its last investment-grade rating.
Investing in assets that incorporate environmental, social and governance criteria has become mainstream as evidence mounts that companies with strong sustainability ratings are less risky and deliver better returns.
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Anglo American Plc said its decision to split some SA assets into a different subsidiary gives it the “flexibility” to dispose of its iron ore and export thermal coal assets should it decide to do so.
The fiscus could benefit handsomely from voluntary disclosure of unauthorised foreign assets if government lowers its mooted 40% charge, says a tax expert.
The assets of the ultra wealthy have grown by a modest 0.8% in 2015, yet this group of individuals control 12% of the world's riches.
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South African assets have slumped after the Hawks summoned Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan over an investigation into a suspected rogue spy unit at Sars.
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Investment bank the UBS Group believes a decisive win for the ruling party could trigger a rally for SA assets, thanks to expectations of greater policy certainty.
The World Bank has proposed a contributory pension fund, as a way to redistribute wealth and help SA's poor acquire financial assets.
SA's net wealth per household declined further in 2016 and it's now at levels last seen in 2012, according to the latest Momentum/Unisa Wealth report.
Eskom interim CEO Matshela Koko said that the power utility is entitled to make decisions about its assets at coal mines owned by Exxaro and Anglo American.
A Fin24 user wants to know if his assets will be subject to accrual in the event of a divorce.
South Africa's debt per capita is much higher than the average of its emerging market peers, says the latest Allianz Global Wealth report.
With the weaker rand and the prospect of a ratings downgrade, it is no surprise that certain assets have been knocked hard, explains Old Mutual multi-managers.
There are no plans to sell portions of armaments firm Denel, state diamond mine Alexkor or the state forestry company, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.
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