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An Update on the iValue Entrepreneurship Programme

During early 2014, Valued Citizens Initiative launched iValue, an entrepreneurship programme that has been giving a group of learners from Kwena Molapo High School near Lanseria a foundation of business management and entrepreneurship. This programme is Strate’s flagship Corporate Social Investment initiative.   During 2015, learners used their newly-developed entrepreneurship and life skills to present […]

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Enhancing Industry Knowledge with Exciting new Content on Strate e-Tutor

With an increase demand for training requirements, and varying levels of understanding of stakeholders, Strate is constantly finding innovative ways to create new educational content that speaks to the masses. Its online, educational e-Tutor application…

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Upcoming Training Seminars

Every year Strate Training partners with the South African Institute of Financial Markets (SAIFM) to deliver public programmes on specific Strate modules. These programmes are hosted in Johannesburg and Cape Town…

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Strate Special Purpose Reserve Fund

A special educational fund was set up at Strate to house the funds generated from penalties for the purpose of giving back to the financial market in the form of development and skills upliftment.

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A Mexican Wave from WFC2015

The national depository of Mexico, Indeval, in conjunction with the American Central Securities Depositories Association (ACSDA), hosted the 13th World Forum of CSDs Conference (WFC2015) from 19 to 22 May 2015 in Cancun, Mexico.

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Strate Celebrates Cell C’s 13th Take a Girl Child to Work Day

Wednesday, 28 May 2015 marked the 13th Cell C Take a Girl Child to Work Day® annual campaign targeted at South African girl learners from grade 10 to grade 12. This year, Cell C announced that its Take a Girl Child to Work Day campaign attracted a record participation of more than 520 companies and various government departments nationally.

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Never Settle for Anything Less

One of the most significant risks that has plagued markets since the beginning of time has been that a seller would deliver their securities (equities, bonds, money market instruments), but would not receive payment in return, or that the buyer would make payment and will not receive what they had paid for.   This is referred to as Principal Risk. […]

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Reaching out to Africa

Strate’s Head of Risk, Dale Connock, was approached to be part of a series of market workshops in African countries on the CPSS-IOSCO Principles for Financial Market Infrastructures. After having done a workshop for AMEDA (in Dubai in September 2013), he was invited by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to assist them in presenting a workshop on the Principles to regional representatives […]

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iValue Entrepreneurship Programme Bears Fruit

The shortlist of the learners participating in the final phase of the iValue Entrepreneurship Programme has been announced.   Nineteen grade 11 learners from Kwena Molapo High School near Lanseria addressed a panel of four judges on 17 April 2015, using their newly acquired knowledge of business management and entrepreneurship to develop their feasible ideas. […]

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A New Olympiad for Learners Exploring the Finance Industry as a Career Path

In an effort to promote financial literacy and drive South Africa’s economic powerhouse, the University of Johannesburg (UJ) in collaboration with Strate (Pty) Ltd is launching a Finance and Investment Management Olympiad (FIMO) in 2015.   The Olympiad will be open to Grade 11-12 learners in Gauteng with an interest in accountancy, business management principles, […]

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