MultiChoice multiplies profits

MultiChoice multiplies profits

*This content is brought to you by MultiChoiceBe careful of introducing bias into your investment decisions. You may have cancelled DSTV in favour of Netflix, but that doesn’t mean everyone has done so.It reminds me of the Great Facebook Boycott of 2020, which was barely a pimple in Facebook’s overa

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Now’s the time to diversify – currency expert Andre Cilliers of TreasuryONE

Now’s the time to diversify – currency expert Andre Cilliers of TreasuryONE

Diversify investments outside South Africa now while the rand is strong, says currency strategist Andre Cilliers of TreasuryONE.The rand is strong – quite possibly as strong as it is likely to be for some time – which makes it a great time to diversify investments outside South Africa. This was the

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Rapelang Rabana: Why not everyone should be an entrepreneur

Rapelang Rabana: Why not everyone should be an entrepreneur

The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in South Africa. 2020 brought about a new way of life which forced many South Africans to forge their own path. Necessity is indeed the mother of invention. Profmed, South Africa’s largest restricted medical aid scheme for professionals, is producing an 8

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SA government to introduce policies to limit impact of third Covid-19 wave

SA government to introduce policies to limit impact of third Covid-19 wave

*This content is brought to you by One Touch PropertyAll South African provinces showing a surge in infectionsTwo weeks ago, it was reported that Covid-19 cases had increased by 46 per cent, with all provinces experiencing dramatic rises. Covid-19 related deaths also rose by 18 per cent. Ministers a

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Strong rand hammers Standard Bank profits – but why? Expert insights

Strong rand hammers Standard Bank profits – but why? Expert insights

Standard Bank says a stronger rand drove its revenue down - but why? Andre Cilliers, currency strategist at TreasuryONE, explains.Standard Bank, a South African headquartered multinational, said this week that a stronger rand drove its revenue down in the first four months of this year. Why is it bl

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Rand strength: SA has handled Covid well – TreasuryONE’s Andre Cilliers

Rand strength: SA has handled Covid well – TreasuryONE’s Andre Cilliers

TreasuryONE currency strategist Andre Cilliers says it's critical to look at the political and economic factors playing into the US dollar and euro for clues about where the rand is heading.As the best-performing emerging markets currency, the South African rand extended its gains as rating agencies

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How the Discovery Bank CEO convinced me to change my account

How the Discovery Bank CEO convinced me to change my account

BizNews founder Alec Hogg quizzes Discovery Bank’s CEO Hylton Kallner about the organisation’s innovative referral programme, inspired by its customers, Uber and AirBnB. Before the end of the conversation, the usually sceptical Hogg has heard enough to swap over his account from the bank he’s been w

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Remaining flexible and agile to deliver first-class customer service

Remaining flexible and agile to deliver first-class customer service

SA's new airline LIFT has now added a WhatsApp Bot as part of their service offering to make the customer service process smoother for passengers.*This content is brought to you by LIFTBeing flexible from the get-go has allowed LIFT to strike a chord with local customers, and enabled the airline to

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Investing offshore is ALWAYS a good idea – Andre Cilliers of TreasuryONE

Investing offshore is ALWAYS a good idea – Andre Cilliers of TreasuryONE

Andre Cilliers, currency expert at TreasuryONE, underscores the benefits of offshore diversification and how global data affects the rand.In this week’s Currency Focus podcast with Jackie Cameron, Andre Cilliers – currency strategist at TreasuryONE – underscores the benefits of offshore diversificat

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How have government measures contributed to the UK housing shortage?

How have government measures contributed to the UK housing shortage?

Discover how several government policies have affected the UK housing market over recent years, culminating in sky-high prices and locking many out of home ownership.*This content is brought to you by One Touch PropertyHow has the UK housing shortage caused an increase in house prices?Much like Sout

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UK property remains attractive to overseas investors

UK property remains attractive to overseas investors

*This content is brought to you by One Touch PropertyWhy should South Africans consider investing in property overseas?There are many reasons an investor might want to move their funds offshore. From a South African perspective, they may be concerned that the country’s current financial situation –

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US immigration update since President Biden took office

US immigration update since President Biden took office

The Biden administration has made it clear that it is supporting immigration reform and has embarked on a number of initiatives to make this happen.*This content is brought to you by PathwayUSABy Dianne StewartFollowing the November 2020 US election, the Biden White House has made it clear that it i

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Coronavirus handling – Compare South Africa vs UK outcomes

Coronavirus handling – Compare South Africa vs UK outcomes

*This content is brought to you by One Touch PropertyThe Coronavirus pandemic has had a devastating effect across the globe. In South Africa, scientists have estimated that possibly more than a third of the population had been infected by the virus during the first wave, although mortality rates hav

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Nedbank holds back on dividend

Nedbank holds back on dividend

*This content is brought to you by NedbankThe bank is taking a cautious approach due to pandemic uncertainty but says payouts may resume as early as June.Nedbank won’t be paying a final dividend for 2020 after rising credit impairments, fewer transactions and falling interest rates resulted in a big

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Small business trends and challenges in 2021

Small business trends and challenges in 2021

Axiz Advanced Technologies outlines some of the biggest small business trends and challenges you’re likely to encounter in the year ahead – and how best to embrace/overcome them.*This content is brought to you by Axiz Advanced TechnologiesBy Faith WhellerSmall businesses have spent much of the past

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Exploring the Drakensberg by mountain bike at Champagne Sports Resort

Exploring the Drakensberg by mountain bike at Champagne Sports Resort

Kogin Naicker told BizNews about their adventurous mountain biking programme, allowing you to explore the Drakensberg on two wheels.Kogin Naicker of Champagne Sports Resort told BizNews about their adventurous mountain biking programme. Bikes can be hired at multiple places in the valley, with diffe

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A golfing jewel in the crown of the Drakensberg mountains

A golfing jewel in the crown of the Drakensberg mountains

General Manager of Champagne Sports Resort, Philip West, spoke to BizNews founder Alec Hogg about the world-class golf course at the resort. The course boasts the longest hole in the country, measuring 605 metres. Surrounded by the majestic Drakensberg mountain range, the 6,100 metre course will pro

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