Investment

Weighing up the current attraction of cash investments

Mabule Setoaba, Investec In times of low interest rates, it’s important to understand what risks investors are taking on by seeking additional yield. Despite the low rate environment, placing cash with a reputable institution can help investors achieve their goals. Recent events…
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Is responsible investing the next bubble?

Momentum Investments Definitely not, say investment officers at one of South Africa’s most respected investment firms  Responsible investing has been around since at least the 1920s – and research shows sustainable returns Momentum Investment Impact…
Investment

Women and infrastructure investing

By Yoza Jekwa, CEO: Mergence Investment Managers Mergence Investment Managers recently hosted a webinar on the role women play in infrastructure investing. The panelists were all women who are leaders, pioneers and experts in their…
Investment

Sanlam Investments launches sustainable infrastructure fund

Sanlam Investments Sanlam Investments’ mission to become Africa’s premier sustainable and impact investor was accelerated with the launch of the Sanlam Investments Sustainable Infrastructure Fund. The fund, which has launched with commitments of R500-million, plans to…
InvestmentShort-term

Santam achieves solid first-half performance

Santam Key Performance Indicators for the six months ended 30 June 2021 5% growth in conventional insurance gross written premium (2020: 4%) Net underwriting margin of 6.7% (2020: 4.3%) for conventional insurance Net operating results…