Those who have problems with Ramaphosa are rubbing their hands in glee at what they see as reinforcement that he is captured by those who funded his campaign, writes Chris Vick.
The provider of a common payment platform used by banks to pay out pensions is demanding to be paid in foreign currency.
Take home pay would have increased a lot more in real terms if it was not for so-called "bracket creep" due to taxation, economist Mike Schüssler tells Fin24.
Real take-home pay increased between June and July, according to the latest BankservAfrica Take-home Pay Index.
South Africans' take-home pay has increased above inflation, while privately banked pensions increased by 5%, according to the BankservAfrica Take-Home Pay Index.
Consumers who reduce their savings by as little as R100 per month due to the impact of the 1 percentage point VAT increase, are effectively robbing themselves, says an expert.
Disposable salaries have beaten inflation since March, a sign that SA consumers are slowly recovering, shows the latest BankservAfrica Disposable Salary Index.
Average real disposable salaries in SA remain below their previous high in October 2015, according to the latest BankservAfrica Disposable Salaries Index.
The average disposable salary is still below the average take-home pay levels of the end of 2015 and beginning of 2016, according to a BankservAfrica index.
Real disposable salaries have declined for the fifth month in a row, according to the BankservAfrica Disposable Salary Index for October.
For the first eight months this year real take-home salaries in South Africa have declined by -0.4%, shows the latest BankservAfrica Disposable Salary Index.
The Government Employee Pension Fund currently has R50.6bn invested in unlisted domestic equities, compared to R970bn in listed equities.
Average SA take-home salaries increased by 4.7% in real terms in August on a year-on-year basis.
The World Bank has proposed a contributory pension fund, as a way to redistribute wealth and help SA's poor acquire financial assets.
While the number of private pensioners in SA grows, the total pensionable population is growing faster, according to economist Mike Schüssler.
There are demands for transparency amid evidence that the PIC may have invested billions of rand of workers’ money into assets that may have had a political motive, says Terry Bell.
Concerns that politicians view the Public Investment Corporation as a cash cow will loom large over discussions to establish an overarching pension fund for South Africa.
Retired investors commonly face the dilemma of either maintaining a certain lifestyle or adjusting it in order to preserve their savings.
In March real take-home pay increased above the rate of inflation for the first time in 10 months, shows to the latest BankservAfrica Disposable Salary Index.
Salaries in South Africa have declined over a long period of time for the first time since the start of the monthly BankservAfrica Disposable Salary Index.
The world’s biggest pension fund has posted a $52bn loss last quarter as stocks tumbled and the yen surged, wiping out investment gains.
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