Gold regains its glister


The price of gold has risen by almost 15% since the end of May 2019, driven by slowing global growth, unprecedented levels of geopolitical uncertainty, and a change in the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy stance. With a six-year high in hand, gold bugs are rubbing their hands with glee. The question is, how far can it go? Source: BUSINESS MAVERICK ANALYSIS: Gold regains its glister ( By Sasha Planting) Investors on the morning of Monday 5 August would be forgiven for believing that gold is the safest place to be…

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Tips to help women achieve financial control


August is Women’s Month, a time when we pay tribute to the fairer sex and the significant contribution they have made to creating an equal, democratic South Africa. Women have come a long way since their historic march against pass laws on 9 August 1956. Now, they make up almost half of the local workforce and, according to Study International, increasingly outnumber men at universities across the world. As women’s independence grows, so too must their mastery of money, to ensure that they remain firmly in control of their own…

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