Don't let the spike in share prices fool you

2015-11-26 13:24

Often, investors get excited when a faltering stock suddenly gets more expensive. They then rush to buy it. But this knee-jerk response to the excitement can end quite badly.

Understanding your risk tolerance in investing

2015-11-25 08:05

Before developing an investment strategy, you need to determine your risk tolerance. Portfolio manager Schalk Louw explains how you can measure your risk tolerance.

8 reasons why investors have no love affair with SA

2015-11-23 12:03

Investors are still interested in South Africa, but there is no question of any love affair, according to an emerging markets economist.

Cutting your teeth on UK commercial property

2015-11-20 07:00

Investing in dental property might not be the first port of call for offshore property investors, however this is an alternative budget-friendly option.

Nigeria's tighter business controls a 'new normal'

2015-11-20 06:30

Various SA companies like Telkom, Standard Bank, MTN and Tiger Brands, have learnt expensive lessons in Nigeria. However tighter regulations could be good for business.

SA a frontrunner to $2.7bn Gulf investment

2015-11-19 07:10

South Africa is the second most preferred investment destination by Gulf firms, which have invested up to $2.7bn in sub-Saharan Africa in the first half of the year.

Where to invest year-end savings?

2015-11-18 08:08

As the year draws to a close, many investors are meeting with their financial advisers to decide how their savings should be invested. Our experts share possible investment options.

Buffett cuts Goldman, Wal-Mart stake ahead of deal

2015-11-17 07:00

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has trimmed its investments in Goldman Sachs and Wal-Mart to free up cash ahead of the completion of one of his largest acquisitions.

What is the best way to invest R5m?

2015-11-16 12:12

A Fin24 user who has R5m cash available seeks advice on the best investment for this cash to supplement his monthly income.

South Africa's investment landscape in perspective

2015-11-12 09:44

The country went from being an emerging market darling to an economy characterised by sluggish growth. Were hopes misplaced or should we just take a step back and re-assess?


Where does SARB's rate hike leave the SA economy?

2015-11-26 10:07

Following the SARB's decision to hike interest rates, experts share their views on what this means for the economy and future investment strategies.

finweek Invest DIY: Your rights as a shareholder with Simon Brown

2015-11-24 10:03

What are your rights as a shareholder? finweek Investment expert Simon brown shares more on your rights and your responsibilities.

Value a stock using the discounted cash flow model

2015-11-23 11:24

It's vital to have an understanding of a company before investing in it. One of the ways to gauge how a stock’s fortunes look is to do a discounted cash flow valuation.

Sum of Old Mutual’s parts worth more than the whole

2015-11-20 06:45

The prospects are encouraging for Old Mutual, but the group will have to start thinking about breaking up its operations.

Strategic growth required in SA wine industry

2015-11-20 06:15

There are renewed attempts to transform SA's wine industry and to make it grow strategically. This promises new investment opportunities.

Learning to love volatility

2015-11-18 13:43

With volatile stock markets, Shaun le Roux, fund manager at PSG Asset Management, advises investors not to act irrationally in a state of panic.

What determines South Africans’ inflation expectations?

2015-11-17 08:37

Our perceptions about expected inflation have consequences. They influence how we (or trade unions) negotiate wages, our willingness to buy a house, and businesses’ decisions to invest.

BMW SA: 3 Series out, next X3 to be built in Pretoria

2015-11-16 15:00

BMW has announced that it will invest a total of R6bn at its Rosslyn factory in Pretoria. The next-gen X3 will be built in SA coinciding with end of the locally-built 3 Series.

Financial success made simple

2015-11-13 07:00

Every financial decision made in the present will have a tangible effect on your future financial security. There are some core principles to abide by to ensure future success.

NUDE WARNING: Sultry painting fetches record R2.4bn

2015-11-10 09:16

Amedeo Modigliani’s painting of a sultry nude has fetched $170.4m, the second-highest auction price for any artwork. (Warning: Story contains images of nudity)

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