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Finweek Quiz #57

Welcome to this week’s quiz! This week we’re giving away a copy of Holger Meier’s ‘The Beer Book.co.za – The most extensive to Beer and Breweries in South Africa’ to three readers who get all the answers right. Good luck!

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INVESTMENT: Simon Brown’s tips to handle disruption

Disruption is a reality of corporate life. How do you ensure that you are backing the disruptor and not the company being disrupted. Simon Brown shares his thoughts on the matter in this edition of Finweek.

This article originally appeared in the 5 February 2015 edition of Finweek. Click on the image above to download.

COVER STORY: The fight for a sustainable low-cost airline

In our latest cover story, journalist Tina Weavind tries to get to the bottom of South Africa’s beleagured low-cost airline industry. Amidst reports of corruption, shady characters and sticky legislation, will anyone dethrone current champions Mango and Kulula?

Ainsley To

COLLECTIVE INSIGHT: Aligning assets with their owners

Emphasising outcome-based selection criteria such as the number of previous clients an adviser has helped achieve their goals is a more relevant measure of investment success.

Mabyanine Phiri

MARKET SNIPPET: 29 January 2015

The Reserve Bank is due to announce the interest rate policy and stance this afternoon. All eyes will be on Governor Lesetja Kganyago as he delivers a response policy to the latest events, says Mabyanine Phiri in today’s Market Snippet.

David Tlale at New York Fashion Week

PROFILE: David Tlale

South African fashion designer David Tlale is preparing for his fourth New York Fashion Week. In the 22 February 2015 edition, journalist Buhle Ndweni speaks to the designer about what it takes to become top of your game in the fashion industry.

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INVESTMENT: Retail stocks remain depressed

Oil prices remain low and the central bank will probably keep rates on hold for longer, which means the average household will have a little more disposable income in 2015, but don’t rely on the retail sector for returns, writes Jaco Visser.

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MONEY: Why saving is hard (and what to do about it)

If you are struggling to get the ball rolling on your savings account, you’re not alone. In this article, we consider why it’s so hard to save and suggest a few ways to make it easier.

Mabyanine Phiri

MARKET SNIPPET: 28 January 2015

How will commodity-dependent economies like South Africa react to a slowing Chinese economy and interest rate hikes in the US? Mabyanine Phiri shares a few ideas in today’s Market Snippet.