Finance and Economics
Financial literacy Reading the financial writing on the wall: the importance of demystifying the language of finance
It's not impossible to gain a basic financial understanding of business. This could make the difference between success and failure for an organisation, says veteran instructor Colin Firer from the UCT GSB.
15 Mar 2013 - S. M.
Impact of petrol price hike SA businesses are urged to review logistics costs to absorb rising fuel prices
The price of petrol in South Africa will once again increase this week - this time by 81 cents - threatening the sustainability of many local businesses
04 Mar 2013 - J. N.
Credit card fraud: Hotels Tips for hoteliers on how to avoid credit card fraud
In South Africa, credit card fraud is becoming far more prevalent among guests who make hotel bookings
01 Mar 2013 - T. T.
KPMG: Budget Watch 2013 How this year's Budget Speech impacts on the National Development Plan
Following Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan’s National Budget Speech, professional services firm KPMG hosted an in-depth panel discussion about the implications for delivery on the NDP
28 Feb 2013 - L. M.
BETI shows hope yet vulnerable A battered ship called the economy
Last year's strikes caused some serious damage to SA's economy however, according to the monthly BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index, indications are that the economy is recovering.
12 Feb 2013 - J. M.
Insurance industry growth New research shows an increase in the industry in the face of turbulent changes
New research by the Insurance Sector Education and Training Authority (INSETA), shows that in the 2011–2012 period, despite a large decline of human capital in the insurance sector, it has continued to grow.
24 Jan 2013 - Z. D.
Early investment growth idea Programme to boost early-stage, high-growth investment
A new course that blends the best of the UCT Graduate School of Business and growth equity fund manager, Knife Capital, is set to play a vital role in Cape Town’s emerging innovation infrastructure.
09 Jan 2013 - Z. D.
A perfect partnership Innovative partnership between business and academe to bolster company leadership
UCT Graduate School of Business takes landmark step beyond South Africa’s borders through a strategic alliance with PwC Advisory Services in Harare, Zimbabwe.
07 Jan 2013 - Z. D.
Money in the bank Make financial fitness your New Year's resolution
Nedbank gives sound financial advice about saving money rather than going overboard during the festive season.
28 Nov 2012 - L. S.
Sustainability wins out in the end Evidence shows that responsible investing increases shareholder returns
Investing in socially responsible initiatives as part of a financial portfolio has proven and continues to prove there is a positive link between sustainability and financial performance
16 Nov 2012 - J. M.
Financial adviser exam extension Seta prepares learners for extended regulatory exam
Financial Services Board announces a further extension for the Level One regulatory exam for financial advisers who wrote the exam before 30 June, but failed
19 Oct 2012 - Z. D.
A game changer The strikes' impact may change the ways of business
The latest BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index shows that the current spate of illegal and unprotected strikes may be a game-changer for South Africa’s economy
11 Oct 2012 - T. B.
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