STEPHEN CRANSTON: The burden of care

Gross pension wealth in SA is equivalent to 4.7 times annual earnings, despite our sophisticated pensions industry

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: It’s time to meet Kenny

Kenny Rabson, head of Discovery Invest and Employee Benefits is set to roll out Discovery’s new umbrella fund

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Home loans with a twist

Sentinel is coming into the market at a time when some banks show little interest in home loans

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: How Liberty plans to remain relevant

Now that Liberty has shed its empire, current CEO David Munro really has nowhere to hide

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: What SA can learn from Latin America

SA investors have found evergreen shares in South America

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: The business of banking

It is time Nedbank was granted full independence, just as Standard Bank needs to let Liberty go

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Stretching the foreign exchange limits

For most people with smaller sums to invest, the hassle of buying foreign exchange and going through tax clearance is hardly worth it

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: The trouble with Tesla

The Tesla price can only be justified if most cars are powered by electricity in 10 years’ time

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: The perils of centralism

Ombudsmen’s costs are borne by the industry so client wealth is irrelevant

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Nasdaq has grown up

Nasdaq is a great stock exchange in many ways, more in tune with modern needs than its main competitor, the New York Stock Exchange

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: The ups and downs of unit trusts

It is curious how often a unit trust with a boastful name gives disastrous returns

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Meet the ‘Smart Trackers’

It will be interesting to see if Forbes launches ETFs that are available to the public

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: A bright light at Eskom

There is a least one pocket of excellence left in the Eskom group and that is the Eskom Pension & Provident Fund

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Motsepe picks the veterans

Most BEE investment companies are slimming down, but Patrice Motsepe, head of the Ubuntu-Botho consortium, has different views

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: Paying for Steinhoff a mere gesture

It is a symbolic gesture for Sanlam CEO Ian Kirk to give up R2.5m of his annual bonus

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STEPHEN CRANSTON: How actuaries became cool again

Like Uber drivers, the actuaries are effectively selfemployed, using the Virtual Actuary site for referrals

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