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May 24, 2024
Should business be playing a more definite role with Government?
The May election is critical, as it has a direct impact on future Policy decisions of the Government and how both local and international investors will view South Africa going forward.One should consider if business should be playing a more definite role in shaping policy as opposed to just commenting on it.
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May 24, 2024
Two-pot reform: Resist the urge to access your retirement annuity savings unnecessarily
While the catalyst for allowing early access to one’s retirement savings was the economic hardship caused by the Covid-era lockdowns, utilising this option will be costly. It should ideally be reserved for periods of genuine financial hardship. Pieter Koekemoer, the Head of Personal Investments at Coronation unpacks the upcoming two-pot retirement system set to take effect in South Africa this September 2024.
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May 23, 2024
Fintech meets Insuretech - a match to elevate the customer experience
Blink by MiWay has now been taken under Sanlam Fintech's wing. This partnership paves the wave for innovation and transformation, and means growth and better services for South Africans.
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May 23, 2024
Health sector most at risk from AI-related threats
The health and pharmaceuticals sector is set to be hardest hit by the adverse effects of artificial intelligence (AI) over the next decade, according to a new report by Swiss Re Institute.
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May 23, 2024
Investing amidst election season: The power of preparation, not prediction
If the election bug has bitten you and you are feeling jittery, you are not alone. Globally, investors are feeling fearful. In a recent study, the top financial fears amongst investors were listed as higher costs, large and unexpected expenses and taxes. Their top investment concerns were inflation, a recession and market volatility.
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May 20, 2024
Sunspots and cycles
For investors, understanding the difference between cycles and structural trends is vital. So much of what we deal with in markets has mean-reverting tendencies. What goes up, eventually comes down.
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May 16, 2024
You May Already Be Invested In The Next Bull Market
We have slowly started seeing positive signs emerge from China, and this, coupled with some of the cheapest valuations we have seen in our investment careers, has stirred our animal spirits.
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May 16, 2024
Key economic indicators and how they impact currency markets
Citadel Global Director and foreign exchange and treasury expert, Bianca Botes, unpacks currency fluctuation dynamics and how the rand is impacted by global and local events and indicators.
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May 16, 2024
UK inheritance tax shake-up: What you need to know
In the Spring budget presented in March, UK Chancellor Jeremy Hunt announced the abolition of the remittance basis for income tax and capital gains tax for non-UK domiciled individuals who are resident in the UK – known as the ‘Non-Dom Regime’ – with effect from 6 April 2025.
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May 16, 2024
Discovery Invest shakes up the market
Discovery Invest shakes up the market with a R20 billion investor windfall, launch of longevity solution, 100% return in USD dollars and Bitcoin fund.
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Technology has become indispensable in the digital age. As for the insurance and financial industries, if you had the privilege, or foresight, to attend COVER's TechFest2023, you would have heard from the various presenters how crucial innovation on the back of technology has become for survival and a sustainable competitive strategy.

In this e-book we feature a comprehensive overview of all the presentations and round table discussions. The videos of the sessions, for the full experience, can be viewed on our website.

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