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.

Why anyone can save (and invest) money

2015-08-03 09:30

There are many small ways you can save and invest your money. These will add up and help with your financial stability.

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.


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.


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.

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.

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.

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