What to watch on the JSE

2014-04-20 17:52

Adriaan Kruger takes a look at the week that was and the week ahead on the JSE.

Platform for oil and gas trading launched

2014-04-20 15:42

CrudeShares announces a private platform for the oil and gas industry, which allows buyers and sellers of privately held shares to interchange.

Atlas plans to buy stake in Rwanda bank

2014-04-06 16:55

Former Barclays boss Bob Diamond's investment company, Atlas Mara, says it plans to buy a controlling stake in a state-run bank in Rwanda.

New retirement strategy

2014-04-01 07:46

An expert proposes a fresh way to enourage retirement saving in a letter to Treasury.

Four quick investment lessons

2014-03-19 17:32

Investors must understand that their portfolios are not only influenced by market movements, but also by their own actions, warns an expert.

A new model: what next?

2014-03-11 07:24

Edward Ingram provides feedback from users on his groundbreaking theories.

Four properties boost Dipula portfolio

2014-02-07 16:54

Dipula Income Fund has recently acquired four properties, comprising three retail centres and an office block.

Boosting a retirement plan

2014-01-27 15:21

A Fin24 user wants to boost his retirement plan before he retires in about eight years' time.

Banks short of savvy dealmakers

2013-12-22 11:05

Years of quiet deal markets in Europe have left a generation of junior investment bankers with little opportunity to cut their teeth.

Headaches of buying a golden oldie

2013-11-06 07:19

Buying an older property can offer great value, but there are factors to look for and look out for before you sign the dotted line.

France must invest in SA to create jobs - NEF

2013-10-14 18:02

French companies have been invited to invest over R30bn in SA to create more than 100 000 jobs, National Empowerment Fund CEO Philisiwe Mthethwa says.

Losing track of investments

2013-09-30 17:54

Due to work pressures a Fin24 user has lost track of what is happening to his investments.

Investing: Disregard the rumours

2013-08-27 15:33

Stories are best left for bedtime rather than investment decisions, according to an expert.

US, China restart investment treaty talks

2013-07-12 09:52

The United States and China have agreed to reopen stalled negotiations on an investment treaty, as Beijing agreed to drop blanket restrictions in some sectors.

Investing when married out of community

2013-06-13 12:21

A Fin24 user about to get married wants to know the investment implications of getting married out of community of property.

Ecobank to assist Chinese investment

2013-04-10 14:00

The Ecobank Transnational Incorporated says it would facilitate Chinese investors for business in sub-Saharan Africa.

Big bucks in classic Ferraris

2013-03-04 10:19

Classic Ferraris have proved to be worthy investments considering the huge returns and investment growth over the past 10 years.

Can I withdraw funds from my RA?

2013-01-31 08:24

A Fin24 user wants to know how to make withdrawals from a retirement annuity, and if it is necessary to give notice before doing so.

New Year's investment advice

2013-01-22 11:57

A Fin24 user wants to tackle his inability to handle money by making a sound investment in 2013.

Volkswagen to invest €14bn in China

2012-11-23 13:17

Volkswagen AG plans to invest €14bn in China over the next four years, as it speeds up its expansion in the world's largest autos market.

Shabangu: Mining needs research

2012-11-08 16:08

The future of the mining industry depends on more and steady investment in research and technology, says Mineral Resources Minister Susan Shabangu.

Strikes, low confidence levels knock jobs

2012-10-25 14:44

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says labour unrest, weak business confidence and a widening current account deficit have held back investment and job creation.

Gigaba pledges more E Cape investment

2012-04-25 14:09

Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba says the port of Ngqura is part of an attempt to redress the neglect of investment in the Eastern Cape.


Sina Weibo shares jump 19% in US debut

2014-04-20 17:28

Sina Weibo, China's answer to Twitter, has debuted on the Nasdaq exchange with a 19.1% jump despite an IPO that went out undersubscribed.

Facts to know about investing offshore

2014-04-11 18:16

There is no right or wrong time to invest offshore and an expert provides some tips to consider.

The January sales effect

2014-04-02 11:21

Edward Ingram presents a new model for the creation of money.

SA firms to fix Zim infrastructure woes

2014-03-10 16:02

South African companies are taking advantage of Zimbabwe’s unquenched thirst for capital by structuring infrastructure deals.

What happens to your money when you die?

2014-02-05 13:00

Can you be sure that your wishes regarding your retirement benefits will be honoured when you die? David Knott of Private Client Holdings advises.

Goldman Sachs bans multidealer chatrooms - source

2013-12-22 11:12

US investment bank Goldman Sachshas become the latest major financial institution to ban its dealers from using multilateral online chatrooms, says a source.

African investments

2013-11-29 06:30

South Africa is the keystone of African investments, writes Mark Mobius.

IP bill could scare off investors - Sacci

2013-10-17 15:56

The potential effect on investor confidence of amendments to intellectual property legislation must be heeded, warns the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Secret of Nepal's only billionaire

2013-10-08 11:18

Nepal's only billionaire made his name selling instant noodles and now he's got an eye on running the young Himalayan republic.

Supercar haven for Cape Town

2013-08-29 12:35

Cape Town is about to get another "investment" auto dealer - Crossley & Webb will open a large showroom on Wembley Square in the city centre.

Gigaba: Africa must not sell its soul

2013-07-16 15:10

Africa needs more Brics investors but should take care not to sell its soul in pursuit of investments, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Use W Cape as African gateway, China told

2013-07-03 16:31

China should use the Western Cape as an investment foothold into Africa, the provincial agriculture and rural development department says.

IDC wants to tap tourism opportunities

2013-06-07 21:07

The IDC is keen to partner with tourism investors who want to diversity their tourism product offering, including adventure sport.

Germany to invest more in Africa

2013-04-30 09:40

Germany is to increase its economic investment in South Africa and other African states, says Foreign Affairs Minister Guido Westerwelle.

Why can't I access my RA funds now?

2013-03-08 07:29

A Fin24 user in dire financial straits wants to know if there is any way she can unlock a retirement annuity investment before she turns 55.

Big bucks in classic Ferraris

2013-03-04 08:07

Classic Ferraris have proved to be worthy investments considering the huge returns and investment growth over the past 10 years.

The property-unit trust link

2013-01-28 10:00

What exactly is the relationship between property and bond market unit trusts, asks a Fin24 user.

Parking spots become latest investment

2012-11-27 16:35

Investors looking for new places to park their cash in Hong Kong are driving up prices for parking spaces, sparking fears of a bubble in the city.

How to get a loan

2012-11-23 12:00

How do you convince your bank to lend you money? Helena Wasserman shares her tips.

How to get a loan

2012-11-05 12:52

How do you convince your bank to lend you money? Helena Wasserman shares her tips.

Gigaba: Business must invest more

2012-05-25 14:52

Workers must encourage the private sector to invest more in South Africa, says Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba.

How to get a loan

2012-02-21 12:00

How do you convince your bank to lend you money? Helena Wasserman shares her tips.

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