SOUTH AFRICA - The assets managed by South Africa's state pension fund manager leaped 24% in the fiscal year through March as share prices soared, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said.
The Public Investment Corp.'s assets increased to more than ZAR900bn (US$120bn), Gordhan told parliament in Cape Town today. The company, which manages almost 90% of the assets of the Government Employees...
SOUTH AFRICA - Asset management firm Franklin Templeton Investments has named Jo-Anne Bailey as director of its African division.
Last month I attended the Principal Officers Association Winter Conference in Johannesburg. The conference touched on many subjects: trustee education, transition management, etc. But the subject that seemed to ruffle feathers the most was incorporating...
Industry officials largely welcome the update to regulations over investment practices but the move to comply comes with some challenges, as Christine Senior reports
Raquel Pichardo-Allison reports on the environmental, social and governance factors affecting South African pension funds
Coverage from the POA Winter Conference in Johannesburg