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  • Top economics students upbeat on SA growth

    2/26/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Business and government leaders honoured the crème de la crème of South Africa’s young economics students – winners of the Nedbank Old Mutual Budget Speech competition - last night (Wednesday, 25 February) at a dinner hosted by Nedbank and Old Mutual, with Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene as guest of honour.


  • Taxing today keeps the budget deficit away

    2/25/2015 11:39:36 AM

    More convincing fiscal consolidation, as announced in the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement  (MTBS) in October last year, should beyond doubt be the key focus of the Budget this week, says Old Mutual Investment Group. Government will need to ensure they adhere to the budget deficit targets as well as improve on them in order to convince markets and rating agencies of their commitment to lowering South Africa’s deficit, according Chief Economist, Rian le Roux. And with a spending ceiling already in place, that leaves tax increases as the only current answer to meeting further revenue shortfalls.


  • Taxing today keeps the budget deficit away

    2/25/2015 11:39:36 AM

    More convincing fiscal consolidation, as announced in the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement  (MTBS) in October last year, should beyond doubt be the key focus of the Budget this week, says Old Mutual Investment Group. Government will need to ensure they adhere to the budget deficit targets as well as improve on them in order to convince markets and rating agencies of their commitment to lowering South Africa’s deficit, according Chief Economist, Rian le Roux. And with a spending ceiling already in place, that leaves tax increases as the only current answer to meeting further revenue shortfalls.


  • Tax-free savings accounts a boon for younger savers

    2/25/2015 12:00:00 AM

    The tax-free savings accounts (TFSA) that come into effect in South Africa on 1 March are an encouraging development for South Africans who want to save, says Derick Ferreira, product head of Customer and Intermediary Solutions at Old Mutual.


  • Youth's response to economic growth

    2/24/2015 12:00:00 AM

    The question of how government plans to improve South Africa’s economic growth will be a key component of this year’s National Budget Speech. In tandem, South Africa’s brightest economic students have also contributed their thoughts as to how best this can be achieved.


  • Old Mutual Investment Group clinches three Raging Bull Awards

    1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Old Mutual Investment Group has once again been recognised by Raging Bull Awards in last night’s ceremony, with the Old Mutual Global Equity Fund, Old Mutual International Growth Fund of Funds and the Old Mutual Community Gilt Funds all walking away with top accolades.


  • Old Mutual Investment Group clinches three Raging Bull Awards

    1/29/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Old Mutual Investment Group has once again been recognised by Raging Bull Awards in last night’s ceremony, with the Old Mutual Global Equity Fund, Old Mutual International Growth Fund of Funds and the Old Mutual Community Gilt Funds all walking away with top accolades.


  • Plummeting oil price could drive a surprise turnaround for SA

    1/27/2015 12:00:00 AM

    Recent drastic declines in the international oil price and the resultant sharp cuts in the local petrol price could herald a sharp turnaround in South Africa’s more immediate fortunes, says Old Mutual Investment Group. And this sharp fall, if sustained, will have a number of positive impacts on the SA economy, starting with the consumer and reduced inflation.


  • Old Mutual Emerging Markets announces Johannesburg headquarters development

    12/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Old Mutual Emerging Markets (OMEM) will be moving its Johannesburg Head Office from its existing property, Mutual Square on Grayston Drive, to a planned new building in the heart of Sandton.


  • National Lottery Board boosts Old Mutual National Choir Festival prize

    12/8/2014 12:00:00 AM

    Winners of the 2014 Old Mutual National Choir Festival received more than they bargained for as the National Lottery Board  trebled the prize money to more than R1 million.



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