COLLECTIVE INSIGHT: How smart is your investment strategy?

Petri Greeff

There are a number of investment strategy options for companies but choosing the right one is not always an easy feat. Petri Greef helps you understand what strategy could best suit you.

COLLECTIVE INSIGHT: Aligning assets with their owners

Ainsley To

Emphasising outcome-based selection criteria such as the number of previous clients an adviser has helped achieve their goals is a more relevant measure of investment success.

Finweek Quiz #57


Welcome to this week’s quiz! This week we’re giving away a copy of Holger Meier’s ‘The Beer – The most extensive to Beer and Breweries in South Africa’ to three readers who get all the answers right. Good luck!

MARKET SNIPPET: 29 January 2015

Mabyanine Phiri

The Reserve Bank is due to announce the interest rate policy and stance this afternoon. All eyes will be on Governor Lesetja Kganyago as he delivers a response policy to the latest events, says Mabyanine Phiri in today’s Market Snippet.

INVESTMENT: Simon Brown’s tips to handle disruption

Apple Pay

Disruption is a reality of corporate life. How do you ensure that you are backing the disruptor and not the company being disrupted. Simon Brown shares his thoughts on the matter in this edition of Finweek.

PROFILE: David Tlale

David Tlale at New York Fashion Week

South African fashion designer David Tlale is preparing for his fourth New York Fashion Week. In the 22 February 2015 edition, journalist Buhle Ndweni speaks to the designer about what it takes to become top of your game in the fashion industry.

INVESTMENT: Retail stocks remain depressed


Oil prices remain low and the central bank will probably keep rates on hold for longer, which means the average household will have a little more disposable income in 2015, but don’t rely on the retail sector for returns, writes Jaco Visser.

COVER STORY: The fight for a sustainable low-cost airline

This article originally appeared in the 5 February 2015 edition of Finweek. Click on the image above to download.

In our latest cover story, journalist Tina Weavind tries to get to the bottom of South Africa’s beleagured low-cost airline industry. Amidst reports of corruption, shady characters and sticky legislation, will anyone dethrone current champions Mango and Kulula?

MONEY: Why saving is hard (and what to do about it)


If you are struggling to get the ball rolling on your savings account, you’re not alone. In this article, we consider why it’s so hard to save and suggest a few ways to make it easier.