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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Groei lê in kleinsake

In die Junie-uitgawe van Ecsponuus het ons gekyk na die voordele wat beleggings in klein maatskappye inhou – lees die artikel hier. Maar terwyl dit duidelik is dat daar voordele verbonde is aan beleggings in kleiner maatskappye, wat is dit wat hulle so voordelig maak vir beleggers wat in groeiende maatskappye wil belê?   Die voordele…

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Ecsponent Development Fund takes control of BEE procurement for real empowerment

JSE-listed African financial services company, Ecsponent Limited, says that its unique Ecsponent Development Fund (EDF) provides large corporate business with an effective way of managing preferential procurement, improving reliable delivery whilst ensuring true social upliftment and skills transfer for local enterprises.   This is according to Ecsponent CEO, Terence Gregory, who notes that South Africa’s…

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