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Why feeling safe is a boon for business

Apr 01 2014 17:06
Cape Town - It makes no sense that people can't find a safe investment, says Fin24 columnist Edward Ingram.

He says when people feel safe with their mortgage; business loan or pension savings then they will likely take a risk to invest in business.

"Lots of people think that fixed interest is safe but if your income starts falling that's far from the truth.

"If your income is rising too fast then the investors lose out."

In this interview he says he has been exploring ways to make both sides feel safe:



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Neither the government nor the Reserve Bank can do a great deal to help the rand.

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