INSIGHT: Opportunities for CFO organisations

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According to a study conducted by ACCA and IMA, companies increasingly encourage their business departments to liaise with the finance team to increase better decision support. Finweek investigates the opportunities presented by business partnering in CFO organisations.

INVESTMENT: A spotlight on the banking sector

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Simon Brown has taken the time to explain what the nuances are of all the sectors in SA. Today he discusses the banking sector and focuses mainly on what can be defined as the impairment ratio.

INVESTMENT: How to manage investment risk

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The collapse of two Bitcoin exchanges has Finweek contributor Simon Brown concerned. A big part of investment is managing risk, and if an investment offers returns that seem too good to be true, you should probably steer clear.

ECONOMY: ‘Goldilocks’ scenario for equity investors

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The world economy continues to muddle along at a pedestrian rate of growth. Tristan Hanson from Ashburton Investments shares some insights on the current pace of global economic growth.

INVESTMENT: Dubai sees investment opportunity in SA

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The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry together with the Economist Intelligence Unit have compiled a detailed study highlighting economic and investment potential in Sub-Saharan Africa. Finweek takes a look at the growth in the African economy.

INVESTMENT: Understanding the retail sector

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Understanding different sectors is an important part of building an investment portfolio. In this article, Finweek contributor Simon Brown explains the retail sector.

INVESTMENT: Understanding risk and reward

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Simon Brown takes a look at whether we’re looking at risk and reward right, and whether we understand the entire equation as part of investing. Read more here.

INSIGHT: BHP Billiton results driven by the “Four Pillars”

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A recently released operational review by BHP Billiton revealed a 9% increase in group production with annual output records achieved across 12 operations and four commodities. We take a closer look.

ECONOMY: SA is for the daring and the brave

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Glacier by Sanlam and TIME held the fifth of their successful thought-leadership forums, (The Insiders), at the Hilton Hotel in Durban. The panel discussed key issues surrounding the state of the nation as well as other relevant economic and political issues.