Magic Markets Ep112: The Brokerage Engine Room


A multi-asset investment platform is a complicated animal to build and operate. With considerations like getting the balance of automation and human involvement just right, through to the need to meet numerous legislative and compliance requirements, the engine room of a brokerage carries a major responsibility. For anyone interested in the behind-the-scenes reality at a financial services institution, this is a great show. At Trive South Africa, that responsibility rests of the shoulders of Marius Grobler, who is as passionate about his role as he is capable. In this episode of Magic Markets, we took the opportunity to delve into the [...]

Magic Markets Ep112: The Brokerage Engine Room2023-02-15T19:23:45+02:00

Magic Markets Ep108: The Trive Tribe


Trive South Africa offers a gateway to the JSE and global markets. Providing an in-depth online trading experience, Trive exists to empower progression. You can simply and securely trade and invest in JSE and US stocks and leveraged products, or invest in tax free savings accounts. Travis Robson is the CEO of Trive South Africa and he joined us on Magic Markets to discuss: • The types of stockbroking clients and how the industry has evolved • The key differentiators of Trive and particularly how the group will combine new-age tech with the best of old-school service (telephone brokers, anyone?) to [...]

Magic Markets Ep108: The Trive Tribe2023-01-18T19:47:34+02:00

Karooooo: Broken wings


Use the podcast player below to listen to our discussion on Karooooo and its Q4’22 result, which accompanies the detailed write-up below: (Date of report: 8 June 2022) At the request of our subscribers, Karooooo is the first JSE-listed company we have covered in Magic Markets Premium. The group is also listed on the Nasdaq and has a global growth strategy, so we believe that it fits the Magic Markets Premium promise of covering globally relevant stocks. With an entrepreneurial approach that has been highly successful in South Africa with the Cartrack business, Karooooo believes that its technology can address customer [...]

Karooooo: Broken wings2022-06-08T23:06:38+02:00

Magic Markets Ep20: Buy-Toi-Let


In Episode 20 of Magic Markets, hosts The Finance Ghost and Mohammed Nalla (Moe-Knows) discuss property investing and their respective views on whether buy-to-let is a good idea. The Finance Ghost likes to call it "buy-toi-let" instead, which gives you a clue into what he thinks about the idea. With fascinating real world insights into the property market in developed countries vs. South Africa, Episode 20 focuses on an area of interest for many investors: property investment. Of course, there are a few references to listed companies too. The hosts can't help themselves. http://  

Magic Markets Ep20: Buy-Toi-Let2021-09-07T12:10:15+02:00
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