JSE ends turbulent week over 2% higher

2015-08-28 19:16

The JSE has ended a volatile week, punctuated by fears about China-led global economic slowdown, with its biggest weekly gain in four months.

Investor builds up Glencore stake on rebound bet

2015-08-18 07:41

A Glencore investor is betting that this year’s worst performer on the UK’s benchmark stock index will recover and says they have not invested in this as activist shareholders.

ESG reporting in SA: where are the gaps?

2015-07-31 10:55

What are the gaps in sound environmental, social and governance policies among listed SA firms, asks a trio of researchers.

JSE opens lower after Greece says ‘no’

2015-07-06 10:25

Update: After a referendum in which Greeks rejected economic rescue measures, the JSE has opened markedly lower, tracking global markets as the contagion hits emerging countries.

On the JSE, founding CEOs outlive professional managers – by a mile

2015-06-30 16:27

Alec Hogg shares more of his research into the JSE’s Top 100 Company CEOs and presents some more interesting facts.

JSE’s best performer sees lower-cost housing boom

2015-06-25 12:55

Calgro M3 expects revenue and earnings growth until at least 2018 as demand for lower-priced houses outpaces supply.

In what sense is South Africa not working?

2015-05-25 13:30

In an economy where favours are handed out, one certainty is that over time – as waistlines and ­appetites grow – the circle of those cut into sweet deals shrinks, writes Koos Bekker

SA, Kenya and Nigeria plan more ETF cross-listings

2015-05-18 15:12

Countries are planning to cross-list more exchange-traded funds on their stock markets to boost liquidity of the securities, according to the JSE.

Global bond sell-off hurts JSE

2015-05-07 14:35

The mood in financial markets has deteriorated dramatically over the past few days and the JSE followed world markets sharply lower.

Telkom to spend millions on retrenchments

2015-04-29 16:10

The telecoms company has made a provision for retrenchment and voluntary severance packages of approximately R591m, according to an operational update.


Major indices drop while gold shares recover on JSE

2015-08-20 15:23

Gold shares on the JSE have continued their strong recovery, but major indices dropped further back and are now approaching support levels.

Finally, Buffettology for South Africans

2015-08-05 15:55

Alec Hogg's new book references stocks Warren Buffett would consider if he were investing on the JSE in a concise way local investors will relate to.

Time to halt BEE – replace with “economic empowerment for the disadvantaged”

2015-07-08 15:36

It is time to call a halt to BEE, which needs to be replaced by a new focus on “economic empowerment for the disadvantaged”, says an analyst.

The myth behind active management

2015-07-05 15:19

An investor who wants to invest in the JSE via an investment fund has two main options: using an active fund-management company, usually in the form of a unit trust, or what is commonly known as a passive fund.

BHP spinoff and Gupta Uranium enter our JSE Top 100 Companies list

2015-06-29 16:21

Alec Hogg has been working on the update of theJSE’s Top 100 Companies, and mentions some interesting changes since the end of 2014.

MTN Zakhele reports solid numbers ahead of switch in listing to JSE

2015-06-01 15:52

MTN's sustained solid operational performance has ensured that in 2014 MTN Zakhele was able to reduce its debt levels further, says MTN chair Thulani Gcabashe.

Stretched stock valuations push Stanlib to cash

2015-05-24 07:59

SA's stocks have never been more expensive relative to their emerging market peers, making cash a better investment choice for the country’s third-largest money manager.

Alec Hogg: Has the JSE’s Bull Market run out of steam yet?

2015-05-15 06:15

Although it’s tentative, two of the key indicators of the end of a bull market are not yet present,Alec explains why not to panic just yet.

Datatec subsidiary snaps up UK tech outfit

2015-05-06 11:04

A subsidiary of information and communication technology group Datatec, Logicalis Group, has acquired UK business intelligence consultancy Trovus.

Gijima announces delisting date

2015-04-23 11:19

The local technology company has set a date of May 12 to delist from the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.

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