No straight answer from Ramaphosa on prescribed assets

2019-08-22 15:41

President Cyril Ramaphosa has not said outright whether he supports the prescription of assets - but has said government will pursue policies in the interests of South Africans, and pension fund holders.

Prescribed asset requirements and what it could mean for your hard-earned pension fund

2019-08-14 15:18

The total value of pension funds in SA is over R4 trillion and a new government policy around prescribed assets could unlock this pot of gold for the government to use for investments.

Prescribed assets - 5 questions answered

2019-01-26 11:40

Kirk Swart answers some burning questions on prescribed investments for pension funds.


Don't make rash investment decisions based on policy panic, warns asset manager

2019-08-22 07:44

People should avoid making decisions based on individual policy elements in South Africa, resulting in rash changes to their investment portfolios, according to Herman Van Papendorp, head of investment research and asset allocation at Momentum Investments.

Prescribed assets would have 'very real negative impact' on economy - Helen Suzman Foundation

2019-07-02 13:23

The ANC, in its 2019 Election Manifesto, stated that the party would "investigate the introduction of prescribed assets on financial institutions’ funds to unlock resources for investments in social and economic development".

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