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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.

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

2013-10-29 13:30

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

Investment risks you should be worrying about

2013-10-25 14:30

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.

Low-risk or aggressive investing?

2013-04-12 11:19

A 68-year-old Fin24 user wants to know if he should switch his low risk investment to a more aggressive alternative.

My money is on the casino

2013-04-08 12:30

Your friendly neighbourhood casino offers a much better chance of increasing your investment than wobbly JSE stocks or confused advisers, says Ike Jakson.

Everybody needs a nest egg

2013-03-28 07:30

It's never too late to put something away for a rainy day - and there's always a way to save if you really put your mind to it.

Saving for my children's education

2013-03-18 11:55

Advice for a Fin24 user who is keen to start setting money aside now to ensure his young children stay ahead in the education game.

Take your portfolio for a tune-up

2013-03-12 11:29

You wouldn't dream of neglecting your car or your health, so put routine financial check-ups on your to-do list, urges an expert.

Money market or funds?

2013-03-05 11:29

Advice for a Fin24 user who wants to know if she should move money earmarked for her pension from a money market account into the funds her bank recommends.

Is it wise to go for gold all the way?

2013-03-05 10:11

Beware the modern gold rush, is an expert's advice to a reader who wants to invest all his assets in gold.

Five reasons to invest offshore

2013-02-21 15:02

Investing offshore can boost your investment portfolio but the watchword is look before you leap, says a financial planner.

Making an early start

2013-02-20 16:10

A young Fin24 user is anxious to invest for a comfortable retirement and ensure that his family is always provided for.

Five reasons to keep saving

2013-02-07 07:24

Some simple motivations to keep you going when your savings resolve falters and the going gets tough.

Pension surplus query

2013-01-30 07:26

A Fin24 user asks if he is still entitled to part of a possible pension surplus of the now defunct Trust Bank.

 

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?

2013-11-14 11:30

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.

Investment risks you should be worrying about

2013-10-28 12:45

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

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.

New scramble for Africa

2013-05-06 11:09

Jarred Myers explores a less traditional investment approach.

Unit trust inflows top R47bn - Asisa

2013-04-29 12:44

SA’s Collective Investment Schemes industry attracted net inflows of R47bn in the first quarter, the Association for Savings and Investment SA says.

Bubble bursts on e-currency Bitcoin

2013-04-14 08:55

Many saw it coming, but that didn't stop the Bitcoin bubble from bursting: after rising to dizzying heights, the digital currency suffered its first true crash this week.

The importance of trust

2013-03-15 10:18

Do you trust your financial adviser? Cover your bases by looking at three levels of trust to provide a solid foundation for any investment decision.

Satrix 40 weightings query

2013-03-05 10:20

Satrix Managers answers a Fin24 user's query on Satrix 40 weightings for BHP Billiton and British American Tobacco.

How can I get offshore equity exposure?

2013-02-27 12:34

A Fin24 user wants to know how he can invest in foreign exchange-traded funds directly, without using a broker.

The best way to save for retirement

2013-02-21 09:59

Putting as much as you can into your company pension fund is the most cost effective way to provide for your old age, says an expert.

My stock picks for 2013

2013-02-19 15:36

Fin24 user Pierre Jacobs gives his ideas on where investors should put their money to ensure solid returns.

Satrix Divi cost query

2013-02-04 07:41

A Fin24 user wants to know if he can cut down on management fees by trading his Satrix Divis directly on the JSE.

Focus on retirement or face bleak future

2013-01-29 09:34

SA is unlikely to extend the official retirement age and it is vital for each one of us to make adequate provision for our old age , says an expert.

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