Financial Mail Top Analysts
Last week, the 51 awards in the 45th annual Financial Mail Top Analyst Awards were announced. This recognition, in association with Iress, the JSE, and the CFA Society South Africa, recognises and awards South Africa’s top analysts in the institutional stock broking industry.
“It’s been a remarkably challenging period for analysts, but the market turbulence this year due to Covid-19 underscores, more than ever, just how vital their expertise is,” Financial Mail editor Rob Rose said.
For the fifth consecutive year, Standard Bank SBG Securities was awarded as the Overall Top Firm.
For the third straight year, RMB Morgan Stanley maintained its ranking as the Top firm – Execution: Equities Dealing, while again claiming top spot in the Corporate Access, Administration, and Sales Team categories.
Nedgroup Securities reclaimed the number one ranking as Top firm – Execution: Fixed Interest Securities, an award it also received in 2018.
Legae Peresec continued for the third consecutive year as the Top firm – Execution: Derivatives.
Absa Capital’s Khayelihle Mthembu was announced as the Young Analyst of the Year: Equities, while Reezwana Sumad from Nedgroup Securities won the Young Analyst of the Year: Non-equities category.
In the Small Black Broker rankings, Noah Capital Markets came out tops.
Click here to view the list of categories and winners of the 2020 Financial Mail Top Analysts Awards.
Investment Analysts Society Awards
Each year the Investment Analysts Society of South Africa (IAS) also presents awards to companies in various categories that demonstrate excellence in transparency, financial disclosure and communication. The IAS is an organisation for the financial analyst profession in South Africa and membership comprises professionals from the analyst profession including investment banks, fund managers, brokers, insurance companies, and pension funds.
Click here to view the winners of the 35th awards.