C-SUITE

Standard Bank Boss Sim Tshabalala is in the C-SUITE

Speaking at the banking group's half year results announcement Tshabalala said "While the recent unrest in South Africa has dented consumer, business and investor confidence we do not believe it will derail the nascent economic recovery in the short term. GDP is expected to grow at 4% in 2021 and interest rates are expected to remain unchanged for the remainder of the year. The Global backdrop is expected to remain favourable, supported by sustained low interest rates, continued...

MTN Group Boss Ralph Mupita is in the C-SUITE

MTN is firing on all cylinders and The telecommunication giant's share price continues its upward trajectory. Sanlam and MTN announce an insurtech alliance as the group drives its financial services business across Africa. @MTN Côte d'Ivoire @MTN NIGERIA

Growthpoint Boss Norbert Sasse is in the C-SUITE on The Future of Work & leadership in uncertainty

The Property sector has been hard hit over COVID-19 and strength of balance sheet has been an imperative as tenants have come under pressure especially in the hospitality and leisure industry. Growthpoint's crown jewels, The V&A Waterfront, has understandably been hard hit. Norbert Sasse weighs in on managing under pressure with lack of visibility and he also discusses the Future of Work and where the needle will land on the virtual vs physical work equation going forward.

Telkom is intentionally delaying the release of spectrum. Vodacom’s Shameel Joosub is in the C-SUITE

In March of this year South Africa's long awaited plan to sell more high speed internet spectrum was thrown into doubt after Telkom won a court ruling suspending the process there is still no clarity on the way forward. Vodacom's Group CEO Shameel Joosub says that this has been Telkom's modus operandi for years. The bottom line is that South African consumers stand to lose as lower data costs won' t be a reality any time soon. Joosub...

Seelan Gobalsamy the CEO Omnia Holdings is in the C-SUITE talking about the company’s A+ turnaround.

Man I love it when a plan comes together and the story of Omnnia Holdings is exactly that. The diversified chemicals group has been on a two year turnaround journey which has just seen R1 billion rand in dividends being handed back to investors. The group reported its full year results in mid June for the 12 months to end of March 2021. With Omnia's clear focus on cash, customers and working capital the group is now in a...

Peter Armitage CEO Anchor Capital weighs in exclusively on Naspers Prosus and Tencent in the C-SUITE

Naspers and Prosus make up more than 20% of the South African All Share Index. Within Naspers and Prosus 82% of the net asset value is in Tencent. Tencent is the biggest listed company in China and the company is currently around 40% off it's highs. On balance Anchor Capital is of the view that shareholders, risk profile dependent, should hold fast in the face of market turmoil prompted by China's tightening regulatory grip over technology companies.