Category Archive: 3.) Investec

Swiss retail sales up 30 percent in May after COVID-19 measures eased

Recently published figures show a overall jump of 30.2% in retail sales in May 2020 compared to April 2020. May’s rise of 30.2% follows falls of 6.5% in March and 13.7% in April.

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Swiss salaries rise faster than inflation for the first time in 2 years

In 2019, Swiss salaries were on average of 0.9% higher than the year before. A nominal rise of +0.9% combined with low inflation of 0.4% delivered a real boost of 0.5% to someone earning an average salary in Switzerland.

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Swiss government forecasts 2021 deficit but no tax hikes

The coronavirus is set to knock a CHF 1 billion hole in Switzerland’s federal budget for 2021, according to a press release. Without the virus the budget was CHF 2.2 billion in the black. Post virus the budget is now CHF 1 billion in the red. The virus is expected to add CHF 2.0 billion to next years spending. The extra money is earmarked for SARS-CoV-2 tests, business loan guarantees and support to the sports sector.

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Rugby Rebooted

Join former Springbok Victor Matfield and sportscaster Cindy Poluta in an exclusive conversation with the captains of the five New Zealand teams battling it out in the world’s first post-Covid-19 rugby tournament, the inaugural “Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa”, under way right now in New Zealand. Only here on Investec Rugby. #BestOfTheBestRugby #InvestecRugby #InvestecSuperRugby #Aotearoa #CindyPoluta #VictorMatfield #bluesrugbyteam...

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Investec Derby Day 2020

In challenging times, discover how the Investec Derby was made possible in 2020.

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Investec Derby 2020 (Trailer)

Discover how an extraordinary Investec Derby was possible in 2020.

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Rugby Rebooted

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Swiss National Bank forecasts deflation until 2022

On 18 June 2020, the Swiss National Bank (SNB) said it would maintain its negative rate of interest (-0.75%) and remains willing to intervene more strongly in the foreign exchange market.

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Coronavirus: new cases stable with small rise in deaths in Switzerland

In the seven days to 12 June 2020, the number of new SARS-CoV-2 infections recorded in Switzerland was 127. A similar number of new cases was recorded in the week before (108) and the week before that (121), according to Worldinfometer.com.

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Record amount raised for rhino conservation at St Mary’s Investec Hockey festival

In six years St Mary's Waverley and Investec Rhino Lifeline have raised over R800 000 towards rhino conservation, with 2019 being the biggest fundraising effort, yet! This was originally published in March 2019. https://invest.ec/2UuKhw5

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Record amount raised for rhino conservation at St Mary’s Investec Hockey festival

In six years St Mary's Waverley and Investec Rhino Lifeline have raised over R800 000 towards rhino conservation, with 2019 being the biggest fundraising effort, yet! This was originally published in March 2019. https://invest.ec/2UuKhw5

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Investec’s approach strategy to further SDGs

Fani Titi, Investec joint CEO is one of only two South Africans to join a group of global leaders tasked with freeing up trillions of dollars from the private sector to finance the Sustainable Development Goals. In this video first published on 30 Oct 2019, Titi explains Investec’s approach to furthering the SDGs. https://invest.ec/2UvzUrU

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The impact of Covid-19 on business leadership

The world of work is being profoundly impacted by the Coronavirus. Leaders and corporate heads must adapt to the 'new norm', but what does that entail? And what's required from businesses to deliver and thrive? Investec’s global People and Organisation (HR) functions reflect on how Covid-19 is changing the role of a leader and how teams function. This video was first published on 23 April 2020. https://invest.ec/2UsWYax

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Record amount raised for rhino conservation at St Mary’s Investec Hockey festival

In six years St Mary’s Waverley and Investec Rhino Lifeline have raised over R800 000 towards rhino conservation, with 2019 being the biggest fundraising effort, yet! This was originally published in March 2019. https://invest.ec/2UuKhw5

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St Mary’s Investec Hockey festival highlights 2019

Investec has been the principal sponsor of the St Mary’s Investec Hockey festival for twelve years. The festival is a powerful platform for elevating women’s sport and assisting young talented women reach their potential. Originally published in March 2019 https://invest.ec/2UuIzuF

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Insights from Shelley Russell on legacy and playing for her country

Shelley Russell who’s played over 300 caps for South Africa and heads up the Investec Hockey Academy recently announced that she is expecting her first child and will be taking a break from competitive hockey. Cindy Poluta asks her what she thinks she’ll be remembered for. This was originally published in 2019. https://invest.ec/37eoZYN

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Shining a light of female hockey talent

Sports presenter Cindy Poluta interviews former SA hockey player & Investec Hockey Academy coach, Sulette Damons, on her decade long career and what advice she’d give young women wanting to achieve their potential. This was originally published in 2019. https://invest.ec/2BQsMji

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Proud sponsors of rivalry

Investec has been the proud sponsors of Investec Super Rugby for a ten years. In this video we celebrate a decade of enabling international rugby, with a nod to the power of rivalry in pushing boundaries and performance. Rivalry takes the game from better to best. This video was first published in April 2020. https://invest.ec/30pAUS3

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Investec’s approach strategy to further SDGs

Fani Titi, Investec joint CEO is one of only two South Africans to join a group of global leaders tasked with freeing up trillions of dollars from the private sector to finance the Sustainable Development Goals. In this video first published on 30 Oct 2019, Titi explains Investec’s approach to furthering the SDGs. https://invest.ec/2UvzUrU

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The impact of Covid-19 on business leadership

The world of work is being profoundly impacted by the Coronavirus. Leaders and corporate heads must adapt to the ‘new norm’, but what does that entail? And what’s required from businesses to deliver and thrive? Investec’s global People and Organisation (HR) functions reflect on how Covid-19 is changing the role of a leader and how …

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