NEWS: Nissan kicks off Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015

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Nissan is kicking off its partnership with the Orange Africa Cup of Nations 2015, aiming to bring innovation that excites to the continent’s biggest sporting tournament. The long-term aim is for Nissan to increase their presence in Africa. Finweek investigates.

INVESTMENT: Low investment attractiveness in Africa


According to a Rand Merchant Bank report, Africa’s overall investment attractiveness has greatly deteriorated. Finweek explores some of the reasons for the decline in economic performance.

ECONOMY: Business confidence on the rise


According to the RMB/BER Business Confidence Index, business confidence across South Africa is on the rise. Finweek takes a look at improvements across all sectors.

MONEY: Is the retirement crisis overstated?


Experts continue to claim that only 6% of South African retirees can retire comfortably. In this article, investment specialist Craig Gradidge questions the validity of that figure.

MARKET SNIPPET: 5 September 2014

- Mabyanine Phiri – Portfolio Associate: ACM Gold & Forex Trading

Mining is no longer the golden child of the South Africa, writes Mabyanine Phiri in today’s Market Snippet. The service industry, especially finance, real estate and business services now contribute 20% to the GDP.

INVESTMENT: Dubai sees investment opportunity in SA


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.

OPINION: Let’s stop throwing stones in the well


Anton Ressel took some time to explain how small and medium businesses in South Africa are perceived and how they affect jobs, opportunities and overall growth in the South African economy.

ECONOMY: Strategic planning essential in tough economy


Statistics SA are still determining whether South Africa is in a recession or not. Regardless, companies need to consider the effects of tough economic conditions in the long run. Finweek looks at the benefits of good management.

INVESTMENT: Five tips for investing offshore

Investing offshore

There are many advantages and disadvantages for investing in offshore property. Finweek examines five very important guidelines to keep in mind throughout the process.

INSIGHT: SA graduates confident about workplace


According to a recent study conducted by PPS, South African students are optimistic about entering the workplace. We take a closer look.