Prepare for Tax Season 2017

Tax Season 2017 is due to kick off on 1 July, meaning it is time for taxpayers to submit their returns for income earned between 1 March 2016 and 28 February 2017. Paying taxes is hardly anyone’s idea of fun, but to help you survive the dreaded annual tax season, we have summarised what you…

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Maak gereed vir Belastingseisoen 2017

Die Suid Afrikaanse Inkomste Diens (SAID) se Belastingseisoen 2017 skop af op 1 Julie. Dit beteken alle belastingbetalers moet opgawes indien vir inkomste verdien tussen 1 Maart 2016 en 28 Februarie 2017. Belastingopgawes is geen pret nie, so ons het ‘n samevatting opgestel van wat jy ten opsigte van jou beleggings aan SAID moet verskaf:…

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2017 Results Media Coverage

    Business Day Ecsponent reports increase in cash flow By Marc Hasenfuss 30 June 2017 Moneyweb Ecsponent finansiële-dienste se skerp verdienste-groei en jongste sakeplanne By Andries van Zyl 29 June 2017 Moneyweb Ecsponent hopes to take on debt funding from institutions soon By Ingé Lamprecht 30 June 2017 Fin24 Finance group Ecsponent reports exponential…

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Fixed rates growing in popularity in current economy

In the context of current economic uncertainty and market volatility, investors are increasingly turning to fixed rates and dividend or interest-bearing products. With reduced performance risk, this conservative approach aims to ensure steady returns in the uncertain investment climate. This is according to Dr Anton Hay, Director of Ecsponent Financial Services, who notes that this…

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Ecsponent Limited’s growth trajectory continues

29 June 2017 – Buoyed by growth across its three strategic business units, Ecsponent Limited (Ecsponent) has defied the turmoil in local and global markets by reporting strong financial results for the extended 15-month reporting period ending 31 March 2017. This marks the sixth consecutive year the African financial services group has achieved triple digit…

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Small caps promise exponential growth

In the June edition of Ecsponews, we considered the benefits of investing in smaller capitalisation companies (small caps) – read the article here. However, while it is clear there are potential growth opportunities in smaller companies, what is it that positions small caps for growth? The advantages of small capital companies Strong growth There is a good…

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Fondsbestuurders onder druk

Op dieslfde trant as ons Ecsponuus artikel getiteld, Vaste koerse al gewilder was dit interessant om te merk dat beleggers al hoe meer onttrek van groot fondsbestuurders weens swak markomstandighede en fondse wat nie goeie opbrengste lewer nie. Coronation, een van die grootste fondsbestuurders in die land, se inkomste het byvoorbeeld met 6% gedaal tot R1,9 miljard…

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Fund managers under pressure

Following on from our Ecsponews article entitled, Fixed rates are growing in popularity, it was interesting to note that some of South Africa’s largest fund managers are facing increasing pressure amid market uncertainty. Faced with tough economic conditions and funds that deliver poor returns, investors are increasingly withdrawing from large fund managers. According to half-year figures to…

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