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Cogence brings BlackRock to South Africa - A relationship that gives SA financial advisers access to the global investment universe

Cogence brings BlackRock to South Africa - A relationship that gives SA financial advisers access to the global investment universe

Johannesburg 22 March 2023: Discovery Chief Executive Adrian Gore hosted BlackRock's EMEA Head, Stephen Cohen, in a virtual examination of the current state of markets, the importance of innovation and the principles underscoring the phenomenal growth of Discovery and BlackRock. The success of these organisations prefaced a discussion on how BlackRock’s expertise in global investment and Aladdin W

Eyes on the horizon as turmoil turns to hope: A view of the markets for 2023

Eyes on the horizon as turmoil turns to hope: A view of the markets for 2023

Johannesburg, 31 January 2023 – Off the back of a tumultuous year for investors, 2023 is set to be one that marks the dawn of a new global market regime, requiring a new investment playbook. The following outlook is provided by Discovery Invest and its partners, Ninety-One, BlackRock, and Goldman Sachs (GSAM) – world leaders in asset management.
The consensus among them converges on the view th

The 19th edition of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge will take place from 1-23 December 2022.

The 19th Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge: Soweto’s favourite football festival ready for kickoff

Key Announcements:
The 19th edition of the Discovery Walter Sisulu Soccer Challenge will take place from 1-23 December 2022. Whilst the men’s category is full, some spaces remain for the u17 and women’s categories. Teams are encouraged to urgently secure their spots into Soweto’s number 1 diski challenge. Entries close on 30 November 2022.
Discovery and the South African Football Associati

Starting trips before 7am saves time, men are better at braking smoothly, and women stay within speed limits, says new driving trends data

Starting trips before 7am saves time, men are better at braking smoothly, and women stay within speed limits, says new driving trends data

New driving trends data released today reveals that people can save between 13% and 14% of their commuting time on their trips if they choose to start driving before 7am or after 8am. The data also highlights that men brake more smoothly and tend to use their cellphones less often than women when driving, while women are better at taking corners and staying within the speed limit.
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The number of people in South Africa without a will is concerning, finds survey

The number of people in South Africa without a will is concerning, finds survey

A recent client survey conducted by Discovery Life reveals that, while 98% of respondents believe that having a will is important, almost a third of the participants conceded that they do not have a will in place (31%). With 12 to 16 September being National Wills Week in South Africa, the time is now to get a will drafted, especially if you have loved ones who are dependent on you for income and

South African women need more income protection cover – and continue to see the value of cover for cancers

South African women need more income protection cover – and continue to see the value of cover for cancers


Johannesburg, 10 August 2022: Every year, in August, South Africa marks Women’s Day and Discovery Life undertakes to reflect on its efforts to close the gendered insurance gap in our country. In 2019, ASISA conducted a gap study which found that women have an insurance gap of nearly R15 trillion. An analysis of Discovery Life’s 2021 claims data shows that while women hold 47% of all life polic

The above graph depicts driving patterns starting from a pre-COVID period at the beginning of 2020, until the month of June 2022. Shaded sections highlight the various waves of the pandemic.

SA’s most popular days for driving to work are Tuesdays and Wednesdays, according to recently released driving data

Discovery Insure’s new Work From Home Index has revealed an average of three days per week that people are physically travelling between work and home. These are the two most common destinations between which many people travel – often more than once a week – ordinarily every week.
During the past two years, our movement patterns between these two destinations have shifted and Discovery Insure

Discovery Insure and Advanced EMS launch private firefighting initiative in Johannesburg to handle fire-related emergencies

Discovery Insure and Advanced EMS launch private firefighting initiative in Johannesburg to handle fire-related emergencies

Sandton, Johannesburg -  A fire occurs in Johannesburg every six hours, according to data from the Fire Protection Association of South Africa. With the risk of fires increasing during the winter season, Discovery Insure this morning launched the Discovery Fire Force project in Johannesburg, a unique solution aimed at protecting Discovery Insure clients in the metropolitan area from the devastatin

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