Life offices have much to sort out

Liberty is well covered, with a 2.92 capital adequacy ratio, but MMI is in better health

ANALYSE THIS: Consilium’s Samki Koti

We analyse Samki Koti, CEO of Consilium Securities

BACKSTORY: Saab’s Trevor Raman

We question CEO of Saab Grintek Defence Trevor Raman

GLOBAL MARKETS: UBS pushes up CEO’s pay

UBS boosts CEO Sergio Ermotti’s pay and increased the bank’s bonus pool by about 6% after underlying profit increased

CHECKOUT COUNTER: Processed-food stalwart launches health unit

Kraft Heinz has created a unit to fund small health-conscious food businesses

Beer party era could be over for AB Inbev

Brewing giant hopes for growth in Africa and Asia as major markets in US and Brazil begin to feel saturated

Nedbank’s R3.7bn exposure to Resilient

SA’s banks are heavily exposed to the roller coaster ride of the property group

Trump’s policies a real threat for Hulamin

US protectionism and rand strength among the dangers — but quality of its products seen as a definite strength

ANALYSE THIS: FNB’s Bheki Mkhize

We analyse Bheki Mkhize, CEO of wealth & investment solutions at FNB Wealth & Investments

BACKSTORY: Master distiller Andy Watts

We question Andy Watts, Distell, master distiller: Three Ships Whisky & Bain’s Cape Mountain Whisky

Does Advanced Health need a shot in the arm?

While the case for its day-hospital model is strong, the firm’s financial statements suggest it may need a cash injection

GLOBAL MARKETS: Rio Tinto hauled over the coals

Australia’s corporate watchdog launches court action against miner for misleading investors

CHECKOUT COUNTER: More bang for your Star(bucks)

Starbucks has opened its first Reserve store at is headquarters in Seattle that includes a full mixology bar and serves pizza

Anglo’s dilemma: too much cash

Anglo American and its peers are pumping cash again and shareholders are basking in good returns

Does Discovery still offer good value for investors?

The company is considered a leading global fintech firm, but opinion over its future is divided

Promising future flow foreseen for Sasol

The company’s offshore investments are looking attractive as a strong rand and the weak SA economy limit local profits