Colder grows the climate to stimulate household savings.
There are simply too many known unknowns.
Registrar of Pension Funds can take action on a fund
"notwithstanding" its rules.
Next annual report of Public Investment Corporation
awaited for key information disclosures; Strange that the
billions of rand in unclaimed benefits keep increasing;
Community launches campaign on unpaid benefits;
Contention over disclosure of asset-manager fees; Numsa
benefits coordinator remains suspended; Pending transaction
at Today’s Trustee; Arain is properly registered.
Gauteng R1,8 trillion infrastructure initiative, for
development of post-apartheid cities, is launched.
Participation of the private sector, especially investment by
pension funds, is sought. The initiative has a political context
with potentially profound social and economic ramifications.
Then the MEC for Human Settlements, Paul Mashatile,
answers pointed questions and offers relevant detail.
Active investment is alive and well. It will continue to kick in
adaptations to fintech and fresh challenges that must meet
Introduction of ‘Twin Peaks’ is imminent. National Treasury
could face hurdles in structuring and staffing the Financial
Sector Conduct Authority. Straightforward absorption of the
Financial Services Board inspires little confidence.
How the performances and fees in default portfolios
compare. At last, there’s a survey. Big differences are
Exchange-traded funds are enjoying a surge in popularity.
By all means consider investment in them, but not on the
basis of cost exclusively.
The ASISA Academy is rightly proud of its successes to
date. In recent years its programmes have reached more
than 1 200 trustees.
Dipstick inquiries by a putative retail client show up
different responses, only a few of them good.
Consensus on what makes some pension systems
better than others. In certain respects, but not all, SA is
What holds for directors also holds for trustees. The
state should set the example with the enterprises it owns.
A racket in the execution
of debt judgments.