All long-term investors want their money to grow, but many are not solely returns-driven. Increasingly, investors such as family offices, foundations and philanthropic endowments are already growing their capital and leaving a positive legacy. A variety of global unmet needs provide interesting investment opportunities that are off the radar for most investment mandates as they are hard to access.

The American economy strained under the revived discussions on trading tariffs for US aluminium and steel imports. Neighbouring countries Canada and Mexico responded in turn, with Canada issuing retaliatory tariffs and Mexico threatening to increase tariffs on agricultural produce.

Many of us have been there: too many competing expenses and not a penny left to save – and when we get a salary increase or better paying job, this doesn’t seem to change. Why do some people find it so hard to save? André Wentzel, Solutions Manager at Sanlam Savings, says it’s because our relationship with money plays a bigger role in how we spend and save than the amount of money we earn.

At Global Choices we predict that by the year 2020 the value of personalised customer experiences will overtake price and product as a business’s key differentiator. The biggest challenge insurance brokers face is how to connect and to be constantly available to communicate, engage, advise and delight their customers across multiple channels, formats and digital device types – 24hours a day, every day.

SA’s precariat is rising.

History is a timeless repetition of error, folly and correction,’ said Aubrey Matshiqi, presenting at the fifth annual i3 Summit, hosted jointly by Sanlam Investments and Glacier by Sanlam. Aubrey is a Financial Mail rated political analyst and one of South Africa’s most in-demand speakers on the subject of the state of the nation.