John Kinsley has written a book that presents two macro-economic challenges facing the world today. There are two broad economic challenges facing economies around the world today: the one is ageing demographics (particularly in established economies) and the other is inequality.
The automotive group says its own listing will provide shareholders with an opportunity to participate directly in its success. Motus Holdings lists on the JSE today ending a multi-year journey to create more value for shareholders of Imperial Holdings. The automotive group has been unbundled from parent company Imperial Holdings, which changes its name on 5 December to Imperial Logistics.
Hot on the heels of President Ramaphosa telling the European Parliament on 14 November that South African land reforms will be enacted in adherence to the country’s Constitution, the joint constitutional review committee formally recommended that section 25 of the Constitution be amended to allow for expropriation of land without compensation.
Recently when I was doing further research to write this story on the EB-5 investment visa, I was astonished to find that the demand from South Africans for this program is the highest it has ever been, it has grown by 486% over the past three years.
Commercial property forms an important part of the investable asset universe. Although dependent on relevance of location and the property assets in question, commercial property offers stable growth and income returns coupled with a reasonable level of inflation protection.
Despite the tax benefits on retirement contributions and the tax free growth, the fact that pension income benefits are ultimately taxed has led people to question whether saving in a retirement fund really is better than making your own retirement savings arrangements with after-tax earnings.
Nedbank Group confirmed the decision by Old Mutual Limited to implement the unbundling of a significant portion of its shareholding in Nedbank Group to OML shareholders today, Monday, 15 October, 2018 and Nedbank Group's intention to implement an odd-lot offer following the Unbundling.
A franchise with a proven track record will probably have a lower risk and should therefore be an attractive investment. When investors are considering a franchise in the restaurant industry they should, however, evaluate the following pointers that could influence their decision: