ARTICLES RELATING TO INVESTING

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.

Alec Hogg: Why low share prices are an investor’s best friend

2015-06-08 11:56

Alec Hogg tells us why low share prices are an investor's best friend when shopping for shares, and points out that buyers are investing into a finite set of assets.

Buffet makes Berkshire an all-consuming affair

2015-05-04 09:30

Warren Buffett has answered his five hours of shareholder and investor questions at the annual meeting in the downtown CenturyLink arena.

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You versus Warren Buffett

2015-01-08 10:44
The average salary in SA rests at R27 453 annually. Just how does the average South African square up to investing powerhouse Warren Buffett?

The average salary in SA rests at R27 453 annually. Just how does the average South African square up to investing powerhouse Warren Buffett?

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New $2.9bn Coca-Cola Africa giant formed

2014-11-27 12:24

SABMiller, The Coca-Cola Company and Gutsche Family Investments are combining their soft drinks bottling operations in Africa to create a $2.9bn revenue giant.

Not so common tips to help you save

2014-11-17 12:26

When it comes to saving, consumers may not be inspired to save as much as they aspire to spend, especially over the festive season, a banking expert says.

How to bet, invest in your genes

2014-06-19 06:03

A study has shown that genetics play a big role in how a person acts when it comes to betting and investing.

Can you afford to look after your parents?

2013-11-13 09:35

Saving money can be difficult and isn’t always fun to do, but in the long-term it will help you and your family.

Investment risks you should be worrying about

2013-10-24 15:52

You need to know what could go wrong before making important investment decisions.

SA investors flock to Mauritius

2013-05-07 14:59

South Africans looking for a hassle-free property investment are increasingly turning to foreigner-friendly Mauritius.

 

Paul Kaplan: Share ownership – even more conservative than Buffett

2015-06-26 16:06

A podcast with investment banker Paul Kaplan.

Anet Ahern: Five reasons to put risk first when investing

2015-05-27 15:12

A good way to look at investment risk is to view it as the probability of incurring a permanent capital loss over a particular time period, says an expert.

Media moguls eye Indian businessman

2015-01-12 11:32

Indian businessman Navin Bhartia's internet habits are making him a dream customer for billionaire foreign media moguls like Rupert Murdoch.

Beijing mobilises army of stock investors

2014-12-05 09:35

Chinese brokers have seen a surge of new stock investors and a dramatic spike in turnover on soaring local bourses.

Rats trained to replace humans on financial market trading floors

2014-11-18 18:10

Index trackers that buy and sell shares in an automatic way have been increasingly competing for investors’ money, and now investment professionals have a new challenger – rats.

Buying international shares from your laptop in South Africa: How to get started

2014-11-12 11:20

Top tips on what you have to do to comply with exchange controls in order to buy and sell international shares from an online trading site in South Africa.

Can you afford to look after your parents?

2014-04-04 10:21

Saving money can be difficult and isn’t always fun to do, but in the long-term it will help you and your family.

Investment risks you should be worrying about

2013-10-31 10:41

You need to know what could go wrong before making important investment decisions.

Does diversification destroy value?

2013-05-16 10:59

A Fin24 user wants to know if putting your eggs in several baskets can detract from the value of your portfolio.

Best property investment model

2013-05-06 18:19

Advice for a Fin24 user who wants to know the most advantageous strategy to start investing in the property sector.

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