Guardrisk settles 79% of Covid-19 business interruptions claims

Insurer says it has finalised 530 of the 670 claims it received for business losses as a result of the pandemic

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Failed UK bank says loans to CFG had tacit support from government

Funds were extended to steel businesses controlled by Sanjeev Gupta, whose possible links to government are under scrutiny

SA banks’ earnings likely to recover over next 3 years, S&P says

Non-performing loan ratio of the Big Four forecast to be little changed from 6% in 2021, with loan growth muted

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Ninety One’s Steve Watson dies of apparent heart attack

Investment marketing director joined the company in 2001 when it was known as Investec Asset Management

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Insurers ‘laughing to the bank’ while clients suffer, ICA says

Research by independent economist shows short-term insurance industry’s premium income rose to a record high of R130.5bn in 2020

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Coronation chair Shams Pather dies of Covid-19

Veteran of the investment industry succumbs to Covid-19 after long battle with pancreatic cancer

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ICA hints at ‘groundbreaking’ litigation’ against short-term insurers

ICA blasts insurers over Covid-19 business interruption claims and hints at US-style litigation for further damages caused by delayed payouts

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Ninety One is first SA investor to sign Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative

The asset manager is bolstering its ESG credentials but says emerging markets need time to achieve a fair transition to net-zero emissions

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Making the right moves with the Standard Bank business credit card

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Group risk life insurers at greater risk of Covid-19 provision hits

The insurers have greater exposure to higher earning older executives who are at greater risk of dying from Covid-19

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Pandemic boosts demand for income protection insurance

The economic effect of Covid-19 has given consumers a new appreciation of a regular flow of money

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PODCAST | Investment opportunities offered by JSE-listed SMEs

Local investors who have stayed true to their investments in smaller firms have enjoyed incredible returns on their capital

JPMorgan forecasts further gains for SA stocks after bumper first half

Earnings reports, rebound in economic activity and quickening pace of reforms in the country bode well for domestic stocks

FNB launches its new brand campaign and refreshed bank cards

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Most investees are recovering, says Remgro

Headline earnings per share from continuing operations expected to rise at least 60%

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Mastercard SME Index: 61% of SA SMMEs plan for growth

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