Showing posts with category "finance"

Online FinTech Conference 2022 – Monocle’s Guy Wilding on the power of open finance

Monocle Head of Research Guy Wilding discusses what open finance is, why it is such an important concept, and the reasons it is viable.

December 5, 2022
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finance

IMF raises South Africa’s growth outlook for 2022, but says global picture tilted to the downside

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) latest global economic outlook review sounds the alarm bell for a slowdown in global economic growth – but prospects are more positive for South Africa.

November 30, 2022
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finance

The ‘real’ value of the rand right now, according to the Big Mac Index

The Economist has updated its Big Mac Index for mid-2022, showing how the rand continues to be one of the most undervalued currencies globally, relative to the US dollar.

December 5, 2022
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finance

Tax hikes to fund BIG in South Africa inevitable, report shows

Implementing a basic income grant in South Africa will undoubtedly alleviate poverty among the poorest of the poor – but navigating the intricacies of who qualifies and how much they should get is ...

December 9, 2022
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finance

Helping business flow – AWCape’s Jeff Ryan on how accountants can minimize SMB’s tax bills

In this episode of Helping business flow, AWCape MD Jeff Ryan unpacks the value accountants can bring to small businesses.

December 3, 2022
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finance

Why South Africans can expect life to get even harder

Economic indicators for the second quarter show that household finances are under increasing pressure, and this is expected to persist over the remainder of the year and 2023, suppressing economic ...

December 1, 2022
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finance

Tax hikes to fund South Africa basic income grant will likely spur emigration, says Intellidex

Implementing a basic income grant in South Africa, which has been ranked as the world’s most unequal nation, would slow economic growth and likely lead to the emigration of taxpayers, Intellidex sa...

November 30, 2022
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finance

Online FinTech Conference 2022 – Franc CEO Thomas Brennan discusses the Franc investment platform

Dr Thomas Brennan discusses the Franc start-up and the South African financial services industry.

November 30, 2022
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finance

Online FinTech Conference 2022 – 10X CEO Tobie van Heerden on embracing technology in asset management

10X CEO Tobie van Heerden outlines the major talking points in the asset management industry.

December 3, 2022
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finance

South Africans are cutting back on these things to make it through the month

New data from the Old Mutual have learned a hard lesson over the last two years, and are being more cautious with their spending.

December 6, 2022
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finance

Reserve Bank shocks with 75 basis point rate hike

The South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has voted to hike interest rates by 75 basis points, taking the repo rate to 5.50% per annum.

November 30, 2022
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finance

More households dropping domestic workers

The latest data from the Old Mutual Savings and Investment Monitor survey (OMSIM) shows that more South African households are choosing to do without a domestic worker to save money each month.

December 5, 2022
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finance