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Musk's contempt for SEC signals significant ESG risk to Tesla investors

12 Dec 2018
Elon Musk may have settled his fine with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), following charges of securities fraud earlier this year. However, the Tesla CEO didn't miss the opportunity to announce his explicit contempt for the so-called watchdog over Wall Street, saying "I want to be clear: I do not respect the SEC".
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Money can't buy happiness, but it can buy peace of mind

12 Dec 2018
The first month of the new year will be long for many South Africans. Not only will January bring on a money hangover from December, it will also be almost five weeks long because it begins on a Tuesday.
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Ending on a sour note

11 Dec 2018
By Dave Mohr (Chief Investment Strategist) & Izak Odendaal (Investment Strategist), Old Mutual Multi-Managers. Hopes of a pre-Christmas rally on global equity markets were dashed last week. The optimism around a thawing in US-China trade relations following the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires lasted barely a day before it became clear that there was widespread confusion over what exactly the two countries agreed to.
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Holistic HIV treatment helps employees get back to work sooner

10 Dec 2018
A holistic HIV treatment programme that includes medication, counselling and support has enabled employees who are too ill to work due to HIV to return to work almost twice as soon as those receiving conventional treatment. This translates into a 42% reduction in time spent away from work.
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Harnessing the power of artificial intelligence will be key for asset managers in 2019

6 Dec 2018
Identifying the relevant signals from the noise will continue to play a critical role in successful investing in 2019.
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SA's winds of change are blowing in the right direction as latest GDP figure signals end to recession

6 Dec 2018
South Africa is facing one of its most critical national elections since 1994, which will have significant repercussions for the country's economic, as well as political, future.
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ESG investing: A win-win for investors and the planet

6 Dec 2018
In its recent Living Planet Report 2018, the World Wildlife Fund made it clear that unless collective action is taken today, society will not be able to halt or reverse the damage being done to the environment.
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Maximising your year-end bonus

6 Dec 2018
The ’silly season’ is characterised by spending: spending quality time with loved ones, and spending more money than usual, in the process. While millennials appear to be more financially savvy than previous generations, they are also facing greater tension between the responsibility to provide for their relatives and investing to reach their own financial goals.
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Don’t give up yet

4 Dec 2018
By Dave Mohr (Chief Investment Strategist) & Izak Odendaal (Investment Strategist), Old Mutual Multi-Managers. It was a much better week for global equities. Unfortunately, the local equity market lagged and ended November in the red. It remains on course for the first negative calendar year since 2008 with a double-digit year-to-date loss.
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Holistic HIV treatment helps employees get back to work sooner

30 Nov 2018
A holistic HIV treatment programme that includes medication, counselling and support has enabled employees who are too ill to work due to HIV to return to work almost twice as soon as those receiving conventional treatment. This translates into a 42% reduction in time spent away from work.
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Proposed Amalgamation of the Old Mutual Global Emerging Market Fund

27 Nov 2018
Given recent trends in the global investment space Old Mutual Unit Trust Managers has decided to simplify its global fund offering.
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Don’t let your year-end bonus turn you into a Skhotane

27 Nov 2018
It is very tempting to unleash your inner Skhotane at bonus time, especially after a year of hard work. However, if you waste your extra cash on flashy ‘nice-to-haves’, you might just be destitute come January.
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