Ignore sustainable investment at your own Peril

2019-11-06 17:17

Despite scepticism from some in the investment world, the advantages of sustainable investing are becoming increasingly clear. Companies and fund managers that lack focus on environmental, social and governance issues will suffer – as proven by the recent failings of some corporate giants. And those that incorporate ESG strategy into their decisions often achieve better returns.

Santam claimed the word 'I' with the help of an Afrikaans-speaking demon – now Old Mutual is trolling it

2019-10-17 21:50

The yellow-umbrella insurer recruited Lesley-Ann Brandt to get people to say "I", or perhaps "aye". Competitor Old Mutual iWYZE was quick to respond.

Kgaboesele to chair Old Mutual remuneration committee after shock Moholi resignation

2019-09-26 19:24

Old Mutual has appointed Itumeleng Kgaboesele as the new chair of the remuneration committee, effective from September 25, the insurer said on Thursday evening.

Dismissal of directors: SA law needs clarity on the role of courts

2019-08-13 19:01

Every now and then directors are unfairly removed from office by a hostile board. When this occurs, they face numerous challenges. One of them is that the legal remedies open to them are unclear, says Rehana Cassim.

Ferial Haffajee: Sticking it to Peter Moyo won’t make the questions go away

2019-07-18 05:00

Old Mutual has presented Moyo as cocky and self-important, but experience says he's not, says Ferial Haffajee.

Big companies – like Old Mutual – and their highly paid bosses need to do better

2019-06-20 15:00

A-types who become CEOs are generally very capable at delegation and juggling multiple tasks.

Opportunity beckons for better returns at lower cost

2018-09-20 09:51

Although investors often prefer active fund management, tracker funds can act as a reasonable proxy for most conventional markets, enabling investors to extract the equity risk premium.

What does the FIFA World Cup tell us about the world and global investment?

2018-07-11 11:25

Don’t waste time following Donald Trump’s twitter account and rather use the time to watch some soccer.

Let’s measure up to more rigorous corporate governance standards

2018-06-20 10:16

Fund managers have a responsibility to their clients to take the necessary steps towards playing a meaningful role in changing South Africa and creating a more sustainable economy.

7 lessons that will reshape your future

2018-03-14 15:00

You’ve heard it before: sticking you’re your long-term savings plan is one of the surest paths to a more comfortable retirement.


Ferial Haffajee: In Moyo's case, Old Mutual underestimated SA's love of a side hustle

2019-10-23 05:00

The popularity of a side hustle in SA can make it challenging to tighten up governance, says Ferial Haffajee.

JOBS: These large companies are looking for new staff – including Mr Price, Sanlam, and Nedbank

2019-10-14 16:14

These big South African corporations are currently hiring.

'I don't know what else he expects': Manuel says Moyo already got R4m, board won't step down

2019-09-13 13:20

The Old Mutual board will not step down unless there is "just cause" for them to do so, board chair Trevor Manuel said on Friday morning.

Investors jittery as Old Mutual, Moyo uncertainty continues

2019-08-01 15:11

Amid continued uncertainty at Old Mutual as Peter Moyo’s future as CEO hangs in the balance, investors are calling for an end to the impasse sooner rather than later.

All the big South African companies that are currently looking for CEOs

2019-07-10 16:34

At least eight major South African companies are currently without a CEO.

The offshore conundrum for SA investors

2018-10-02 15:21

So how do you know when the timing is right to take your money offshore?

Old Mutual is giving away R50 KFC and Nandos vouchers just for registering with its brand new rewards platform

2018-07-16 14:33

Anyone, even non-customers, can register with Old Mutual Rewards, and the registration bonus is enough to get up to 250MB of data, or a pretty decent meal at fast food outlets that also include Steers and Burger King. Here's how.

Old Mutual vet Mobasheer Patel joins Media24 as new CFO

2018-07-03 05:00

Media24 announced on Monday former Old Mutual Wealth and Investments chief financial officer Mobasheer Patel would be taking over as the company’s new chief financial officer.

SA’s refocus on growth has created a supportive environment for investment, says Old Mutual

2018-05-22 15:31

South Africa has seen a critical refocus on investment growth in recent months as well as a much needed confidence boost, creating a more supportive environment for private sector investment.

How South Africans can manage their debt

2016-08-11 06:45

INFOGRAPHIC: Recent quarterly reports by the National Credit Regulator show that South Africans are burdened by personal debt.

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