Two South African academics are making waves internationally for pioneering a new numerical method that could help ensure greater efficiency and accuracy when pricing financial instruments in markets worldwide.Read more "SA academics pioneer new method for financial markets"
Two students from UCT have designed South Africa’s first systemic risk ranking – which outlines what could happen in a financial crisis and identifies who is putting the system most at risk, and why.Read more "New ranking shows which SA banks contribute most to systemic risk"
Finding a way to establish a depositor insurance system for South African banks must be a top priority for local regulators to promote financial stability and protect consumers from potential banking disasters says a UCT economist.Read more "On the financial wish list for 2017"
Financial issues are a major worry for SA consumers and entrepreneurs in the townships – as UCT students found out when hosting financial literacy workshops around Cape Town.Read more "SA public struggle with finances"
Should free higher education be financed? A team of expert panellists speaking at the University of Cape Town’s African Institute of Financial Markets and Risk Management asked the difficult questions on Friday, 28 October 2016. The answers were surprising – starting with challenging the very concept of free education.Read more "‘Free’ education is not free – expert panellists"