A single regulator is the way to go, says Asisa.

Gaps in the regulatory net and uncertainty over which regulator is responsible for which investment products have made it easier for high-risk or even downright dodgy investments to be sold to the public. Personal Finance reports on a proposal by the Association for Savings & Investment SA to change how all investments are regulated to give you, the investor, greater protection.

Also in our weekend print edition: New system for classifying unit trust funds takes effect.

Personal Finance is published every Saturday in the Pretoria News Weekend, the Saturday Star, The Independent on Saturday and the Weekend Argus.