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STEP RIGHT UP: The 6 November 2014 issue

In this week’s issue of Finweek we look at the declining South African market, stressing where investors should actually be investing. We also talk about the South African brandy label Oude Meester and what Idris Elba has to say about the industry. All this and more, right here.

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NEWS: Dynamic driving course up for grabs

Fans and participants of the ‘People’s Race’, the Nike Soweto Marathon, stand a chance of attending a Dynamic Driving Course. Glenda Williams investigates.

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MANAGEMENT: Gamification in the workplace

Gamification, or the use of game-like mechanics in a non-game environment, like a business, has gained popularity in recent years, particularly in the world of marketing and customer loyalty. It can also now be used as a form of management to measure and reward progress in the office.

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INVESTMENT: South Africans are ready to start saving

According to the latest research by Barclays Africa, Africans are more willing to save than ever before. The youth of Africa would rather invest their money to fund further education than to spend it on flashy consumer goods. Finweek investigates.

- Mabyanine Phiri – Portfolio Associate: ACM Gold & Forex Trading

MARKET SNIPPET: 31 October 2014

Investors have pulled approximately $6.5bn out of emerging markets due to declining prices and weak growth. Mabyanine Phiri talks about the effects thereof on the South African economy in today’s Market Snippet.

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ENTREPRENEURSHIP: What makes a successful entrepreneur

People often wonder how entrepreneurs are made. Finweek looks at how a combination of great entrepreneurial traits, education and experience can make for the best entrepreneurs in South Africa.

Women and money

SAVING SAVVY: Five habits of women with financial flair

Every woman can be financially savvy with the right mindset, a good plan and the ability to say no. In this article, FNB’s Eunice Sibiya offers five tips to help you take control of your financial future in August.

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BLOG: One Rand Man #3

The One Rand Man only has R240 left for the rest of the month. With a budget of R40 per day, will he see the 31st with a few coins left in his pocket?

Analysis

Finance for non-financial sorts: Du Pont analysis – The most useful tool of all

This is a new series prepared by Finweek that aims to unpack financial jargon in an easy-to-understand and accessible format. Instead of making accounting dry and boring, we show readers how to apply it to their businesses and investments.

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Finance for non-financial sorts: A company’s moat

This is a new series prepared by Finweek that aims to unpack financial jargon in an easy-to-understand and accessible format. Instead of making accounting dry and boring, we show readers how to apply it to their businesses and investments.