What’s the difference between RoA and RoE?

2016-09-06 09:58

Return on assets and return on equity can both be used to value a company. Simon Brown discusses how they differ and which one he prefers to use when determining how a stock is faring.

It's all about time, not timing

2016-08-25 12:38

Fear makes investors reluctant to put their money into the stock market – what if there’s another crash? But, in the end, they can lose more by not investing at all, explains Schalk Louw.

The case for multi-asset income funds

2016-08-10 13:59

Multi-asset income funds are a relatively low-risk option for investors in search of higher returns than the money market, writes finweek contributor Schalk Louw.

Use shares as savings

2016-07-14 16:39

South Africans are bad at saving and current market volatility is not helping. However, no matter the market conditions, saving and investing should form part of your lifestyle.

Small companies to watch

2016-07-12 10:04

Schalk Louw, portfolio manager at PSG Wealth, takes a look at some of the lesser-known stocks favoured by the top 10 SA General Equity Unit Trusts.

Investing the Warren Buffett way with Alec Hogg – ‘forget the noise’

2016-04-07 07:46

Alec Hogg, author of How To Invest Like Warren Buffett, talks to local value academic Adrian Saville on investing the Warren Buffett way.

Mining Indaba is more relevant in bust than in boom - MD

2016-02-10 10:31

Amid a decrease in delegates attending the event, the dialogue between key leaders meant this year’s event carried greater weight than other years.

Follow the optimists back into MTN shares? Not just yet – more pain likely

2015-11-10 15:15

The instinctive reaction of a contrarian investor is to be greedy when others are fearful - but there's rarely just one cockroach in the kitchen.

SHARE WATCH: Telkom a lesson in value investing

2015-08-11 17:45

Although value investing can be a very profitable investing style and philosophy, investors should be cognisant of the pitfalls, warns Kirk Swart.

What can I expect from my investment? Satrix explains

2015-07-10 14:28

Understanding principles which hold for all time will help you manage your expectations around the returns you can expect from your investment, says an expert.


Bundesbank sees no need to re-calibrate Basel reform proposal

2016-08-30 17:08

Global regulators’ plans for changes of banking rules will need tweaking to have the desired effect on lenders’ balance sheets, says a Bundesbank’s top official.

Chinese to invest R11bn in SA car industry

2016-08-19 11:26

A Chinese company will invest R11bn in a new plant in Port Elizabeth, giving a further boost to one of the country's fastest-growing industries.

The experts' guide to riding out 2016

2016-07-14 16:46

In wake of a turbulent first half of the year, we spoke to five investment experts to find out which sectors are likely to deliver the best returns for the remainder of the year.

What you need to know about company debt

2016-07-13 17:42

Whether a company has taken on debt for bad or good reasons, it’s very important that investors keep track of how this debt is affecting the companies they have shares in.

Seeking better options than money market account

2016-04-26 19:25

A Fin24 user seeks expert advice on where to earn more interest other than a money market account.

Is it time to invest offshore?

2016-02-16 08:00

With South Africa's dire economic growth prospects and a weakening rand, should you consider investing offshore? Experts share their views.

Investing offshore as a South African – Why, How & Where

2016-01-17 13:47

As a South African you need to hedge against currency depreciation, but what are your options? A financial expert discusses the two choices she would consider.

What is a price-earnings ratio?

2015-09-06 15:03

Considering the recent market volatility, it is worth understanding how the value of a company is calculated.

Magnus Heystek twists the knife – more big losses for Viljoen’s RECM

2015-08-03 15:40

Financial advisor Magnus Heystek has produced performance figures to justify his comments on Piet Viljoen’s RECM and under-performing funds.

Paul Kaplan: Share ownership – even more conservative than Buffett

2015-06-26 16:06

A podcast with investment banker Paul Kaplan.

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