With the right announcements the markets would react positively, support the government in seeking growth, writes Melanie Verwoerd.
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The plan is for South Africa to attain 5.5% year-on-year economic growth, 6% unemployment rate and 30% gross fixed capital formation to GDP by 2030.
We regularly make sub-optimal decisions when confronted with conditions of risk and uncertainty, says Pieter Koekemoer.
Masterworks, a two-year-old startup, offers investors a chance to own shares in fine art, hoping to bring this high-end market to the masses.
There was plenty going on in SA last year – two quarters of economic contraction, regular bouts of load-shedding, tales of financial woe out of SOEs. And still, investors were handsomely rewarded for taking on stock market risk. Those who reacted to the gloomy news cycle and sought the comfort of cash missed out.
Planning for retirement can be daunting. Individuals are not only taking responsibility for accumulating enough capital during their lifetime but also for ensuring their accumulated capital can sustain them for the remainder of their lives.
Many investors do not fully understand the tax incentive and structure of a Section 12J venture capital investment, according to a managing director involved in this sector.
The telecoms giant says it will expand its operations and network in the country.
How do you manage your money in a world where reality TV stars become presidents, crooks become CEOs, the climate is heating up and banks charge you interest on a fixed deposit? asks Warren Ingram.
There's more than one way to invest in the yellow metal: either by buying it in its physical form, or investing in shares linked to gold. Fin24 asked the experts how to get started.
When it comes to how to approach investing in 2020, the CEO of PSG Asset Management suggests looking at what some of the world's best investors have to say.
A number of African countries are improving their ease of doing business at a faster rate than South Africa, increasing competition for the top spots.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s recent visit to South Africa highlighted job creation and investment flows between the two countries.
Vintage 2017 wines are fast being identified as some of the finest SA has ever produced and heralded as one of the best wine investments to make this year, according to an expert.
The utility has a debt burden of R450bn
Where power goes, the money will follow, says Arno Lawrenz.
Toyota South Africa said on Thursday it would invest R4bn in its parts distribution and manufacturing projects in the country, in what is expected to give the local economy a boost and create 1500 new jobs.
Solly Moeng considers residency investment programs.
Hoping that 'our biological clock will kick in' and 'the market will drive change' is unrealistic when faced with the reality of incremental change, says Tracey Davies.
Experts have criticised a proposed tightening of legislation intended to crack down on abuse of the Section 12J tax incentive, saying it could stifle growing SMEs just as the incentive begins to deliver results.
PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw has worked through a number of investment company reports to determine their expectations for 2020. Despite having unique views on world markets, many companies share the same views on a number of themes they believe will emerge this year.
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