Press Releases

Don’t let money worries ruin your dream of love

10 Feb 2016
The annual Valentine’s Day celebrations will again see florists run out of red roses, and there’ll be more candlelit dinners than during a rolling blackout. But amid the annual outpouring of romance and Love, Actually DVDs, it’s important to also take steps to prevent money worries from playing havoc with your relationship.
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Global equity market sell off: the worst start to the year in decades

5 Feb 2016
Old Mutual Investment Group MacroSolutions chief economist Rian le Roux offers his perspectives on last week’s financial market turmoil.
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Global equity market sell off: the worst start to the year in decades

5 Feb 2016
Old Mutual Investment Group MacroSolutions chief economist Rian le Roux offers his perspectives on last week’s financial market turmoil.
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Old Mutual Investment Group shines at the Raging Bull Awards

28 Jan 2016
Old Mutual Investment Group won one Raging Bull Award at this week’s ceremony against a challenging market backdrop, with the Old Mutual Global Equity Fund and Old Mutual International Growth Fund of Funds walking away with top accolades.
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Old Mutual Wealth comments on interest rate hike

28 Jan 2016
Author: Izak Odendaal, Investment Analyst - Today’s meeting of the South African Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) comes at a time of volatility on global markets. There is also a deep pessimism over South Africa’s economic prospects and concerns over the direction of economic policy. The 0.5% interest rate hike will probably add to the gloom of the general public. Three MPC members favoured the 0.5% hike while two members favoured a 0.25% hike. There was no real possibility of keeping rates unchanged (though one member did favour it).
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Old Mutual appoints Joel Baepi to new Emerging Markets role

27 Jan 2016
As part of an ongoing quest to strengthen its governance, regulatory and stakeholder capabilities, Old Mutual Emerging Markets (OMEM) today announced the appointment of Joel Baepi as Director of Governance, Regulatory and Corporate Affairs. 
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Get time on your side – start saving today for your child’s future

19 Jan 2016
To save enough, you need discipline, an appropriate plan and a suitable product. At the start of every new year, we feel the impact of the rising cost of our children’s education on our household budgets. And with education inflation surpassing general inflation of 4.7% at 9% this year, the future is unlikely to get easier. 
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Key retirement reforms set to become a reality on T-DAY

14 Jan 2016
2016 is set to be an important year for the South African retirement fund industry following the announcement this week by National Treasury that President Zuma has signed into law the 2015 Tax Administration Laws Amendment Act No. 23 of 2015 and Taxation Laws Amendment Act No 25 of 2015.
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Transfer of a portion of the business of Superflex to Old Mutual

14 Dec 2015
NOTICE OF THE TRANSFER OF A PORTION OF THE BUSINESS OF SUPERFLEX LIMITED TO OLD MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE COMPANY (SOUTH AFRICA) LIMITED IN TERMS OF SECTION 37(1), READ WITH SECTION 38 OF THE LONG-TERM INSURANCE ACT, 52 OF 1998.
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SA Singers from KZN take top honours at the National Choir Festival

14 Dec 2015
SA Singers from KZN take top honours at the 2015 Old Mutual National Choir Festival 
To thunderous applause from 4 000 choral music enthusiasts, KwaZulu-Natal’s SA Singers clinched the coveted title of the best choir at the 38th Old Mutual National Choir Festival this past weekend.
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Renowned performing artist Somizi Mhlongo to mentor NCF choristers

9 Dec 2015
The 38th Old Mutual National Choir Festival is expected to set the City of Roses on fire this weekend with more than 1 500 choristers set to take the stage for the grand finale of Southern Africa’s biggest choral music showcase, hosted by the Mangaung municipality at the University of the Free State South Campus on 12 and 13 December.
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Easy global monetary policy to provide favourable backdrop for global equities in 2016

2 Dec 2015
With commodity prices bearing the brunt of China’s slowing growth and a struggling South African economy putting SA companies’ profits under pressure, the sources of returns we’ve seen over recent years in the SA market, have all but dried up. 
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