Financial planning to deal with South Africa’s junk status
How should South Africa’s financial advisers react to the country’s latest currency woes as its debt rating plummets to junk status?
News 11 Dec 17
Investec expects profit hit from S. African retail investment
Investec has moved to reassure investors that its exposure to the Steinhoff Group of companies will result in a maximum potential loss of around 3% of group post-tax operating profit after the South African retailer was accused of accounting irregularities.
IDAD on why investors should take a fresh look at structured notes
Structured products should have a place in any investor’s modern portfolio, especially where pension transfers are concerned, explains Graeme McCallion, Africa sales manager of iDAD.
Advisory firm launches ‘aggressive’ African growth strategy
Sanlam Private Wealth (SPW), is adopting an “aggressive growth strategy” according to Africa managing director Shane Tremeer.
Analysis 24 Nov 17
Analysis: Political uncertainty keeps South African advisers in limbo
As South African financial advisers await the election of president Jacob Zuma’s successor with bated breath, where this political uncertainty leaves the implementation of the Twin Peaks reforms and the next phases of RDR is anyone’s guess.