Return of load-shedding hits rand

October 17, 2019

Intellidex’s Peter Attard Montalto says markets have overestimated the turnaround in Eskom’s operations. The system continues to run with effectively no safety margin . Featured in Herald live.

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Eskom wants more money

October 16, 2019

Despite low demand, Eskom is now loadshedding, which highlights the fact that Eskom has only stabilised operation at a very weak place and not improved, says head of capital markets research at...

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Swings and roundabouts for jobs in banks

October 14, 2019

The future of the banking industry is going to involve fewer branches, more digital engagement with clients and lower costs as the industry grows more competitive, says Intellidex chairperson Stuart...

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Government has just three weeks left to make tough decisions on Eskom, economy

October 7, 2019

Effecting major policy shifts for Eskom will be both a challenging and time-consuming endeavour for government, says Peter Attard Montalto, head of capital markets research […]

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How South Africa can create another Capitec

October 2, 2019

Customers put their money where they think it will be safe – hence Intellidex, in its submission to Treasury on economic policy, encourages implementation of […]

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Hope After State Capture? A Conversation with Mcebisi Jonas, Trade Envoy to the President of South Africa

October 1, 2019

As combatting state capture continues to be a core theme for President Cyril Ramaphosa’s presidency, Invest Africa is delighted to welcome Mcebisi Jonas, now Trade Envoy to the President of South...

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Seven government policies that are likely to have the worst impact on South Africa’s economy

September 18, 2019

Even though government now realises how poorly positioned the economy is, it remains hamstrung in trying to turn things around, says Intellidex’s Peter Attard Montalto. Featured in Business Tech.

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Retirement feature: Future of the PIC & Evolution of the SA retirement industry

September 13, 2019

The mandate of the PIC Commission is not just to make sense of what’s been going on but also to craft a vision of how the PIC should be run in future, says Intellidex’s chairperson Stuart...

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Toughest business job in South Africa up for grabs

September 9, 2019

Treasury’s proposal to sell Eskom’s coal power stations is more of a political baseball bat to end the torpor in government because there would be no buyers, says Intellidex’s Peter Attard...

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[LISTEN] #TheMoneyShow WEF Africa special broadcast

September 6, 2019

Negative sentiment is quite rational because of the lack of change in SA, says Peter Attard Montalto, Intellidex’s head of capital markets research. Listen to the full interview with Bruce Whitfield...

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A case for the PIC to bail out ailing state-owned enterprises

September 5, 2019

The PIC can commit to social and corporate governance and social impact investing by bailing out state entities – but only if the sacrifice of financial returns can be justified in terms of the...

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SA taxpayers must demand that civil servant pensions are invested for the greater good – report

September 4, 2019

The PIC can use its influence to improve governance and sustainability at South African companies, which would have spillover public benefits for all, Intellidex argues in its report to the PIC...

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Mboweni’s economic blueprint ‘parks reform tanks’ on govt lawn – economist

August 29, 2019

Treasury’s economic document is going to cause political fallout but its disruptive nature can foster robust, evidence-based policy debates, says Intellidex’s Peter Attard Montalto. Featured in...

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