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The evolution of economic crime in South Africa

Economic crime has resulted in global losses of $42 billion a year in the corporate sector, with South Africa accounting for $1.7 billion, according to PwC’s 2020 Global Economic Crime and Fraud Survey. The evolution…

New Woolies boss bags R54m in shares

New Woolworths Holdings CEO Roy Bagattini, who took the top job on February 17, has been granted over 1.4 million shares under the group’s retention share plan (RSP). The shares were granted at a weighted…

So you think you can time the market?

The latest unit trust statistics from the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (Asisa) show that local investors moved a lot of money away from funds with exposure to equities during 2019. Instead, they…

Does the asset allocation in my investment portfolio…

Please advise on my current investment portfolio. Local equity holdings 35.20%, offshore equity holdings 17.63%, local bonds 21.18%, local cash and fixed income 13.32%, local property 3.77%, offshore bonds 3.28%, offshore cash 2.58%, offshore property…

Waterfall City developer Attacq beats dividend forecast

JSE-listed real estate investment trust (Reit) Attacq reported a sector-topping performance on Tuesday for its half-year to the end of December 2019, with dividend per share (DPS) growth of 11.1%. While the double-digit growth comes…

‘Where is Hans Klopper?’

An elderly man in a chequered shirt sat in the second row of the creditors’ meeting of Orthotouch and Zephan in November last year.  This was an obligatory meeting after former property magnate Nic Georgiou…

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