Deslin Naidoo – Take a 20-year view when investing in Africa

2015-06-29 16:18

An analyst discusses long-term strategies and opportunities for investing in Africa, looking at sectors like mining and infrastructure.

Friends & Fiction: Fertile ground for the rise of a black Hitler

2015-06-21 15:00

If these valleys could talk, they would tell us about the blood that once flowed here, says Muzi Kuzwayo.

China May foreign direct investment rises 7.8%

2015-06-18 10:08

China's foreign direct investment in May has increased 7.8% to $9.25bn from a year earlier, says the commerce ministry.

Bob Diamond: Africa back in investor favour

2015-06-04 10:07

Nigeria's successful election has been key to switching investor interest back to the continent, says Atlas Mara founder Bob Diamond.

Richard Hirsch: Bank the Google profit – trade “Baba”

2015-05-22 15:23

Richard Hirsch from Standard Bank Online Share Trading is with us in the studio to talk about the global investment portfolio. Not just ours, but everybody’s.

African Bank: How we managed the collapse

2015-05-09 07:51

An excellent article for our Thought Leaders section on how Futuregrowth managed to help its clients when African Bank collapsed, including what to do when investing in a bank.

Invest in foreign shares without the complexity and high costs

2015-04-24 15:14

"Manage at least some of your investments yourself, nobody will ever care as much about your money as you do,” some advice from Alec Hogg on investing.

BP faces investor discontent over CEO 2014 pay

2015-04-01 16:11

Leading consultants have urged BP shareholders to vote against chief executive $12.7m 2014 pay, saying it is not in line with the energy major's poor performance.

Egypt celebrates billion-dollar deals at conference

2015-03-16 18:42

An investment conference used as a tool to revive Egypt's battered economy has ended with deals potentially worth tens of billions of dollars being signed.

Patel: SA gets lion's share of Africa investment

2015-02-20 13:27

Surveys show Africa is successful in attracting foreign direct investment with SA winning the largest share, says Minister of Economic Development Ebrahim Patel.


FDI in Africa at all-time high

2015-06-25 19:37

With increased foreign direct investment and continued macro-economic growth, Africa could become an economic powerhouse.

Billion dollar investment boost for Africa

2015-06-19 10:33

Afro pessimists step aside, because the big leagues are bringing their green bucks to Africa and they want to boost your business.

China May investment up 11.4%, surprisingly weak

2015-06-11 08:45

China's fixed-asset investment has grown slower than expected in May and at a rate not seen since 2000, even as growth in retail sales and factory output steadied.

Mark Mobius: Emerging Asia holds long term potential

2015-06-02 15:30

Franklin Templeton’s 2015 Global Investor Sentiment Survey has revealed a number of interesting observations about investor beliefs, biases – and a few surprises.

Four banking shares you should add to your portfolio

2015-05-20 16:20

Global developed market banks are unloved and consequently undervalued by investors. Lisa Haakman identifies the four ‘good’ banks knocking around.

Zim worst in SADC in protecting investors

2015-05-07 06:29

Zimbabwe’s investment climate is the worst in the SADC region with a ranking of 170 in terms of protecting investors, an official says.

Opinion piece: The art and science of investing

2015-04-24 15:08

Investing is both an art and a science. Find out why in this article in which Charl Botha shares his expertise. Humorous, insightful and a good read all-round.

Investors used Aurora as their cash cow

2015-03-22 18:39

While mine workers and suppliers went without pay, some investors made a killing by providing short-term loans to the company even though it was insolvent.

Quality school education shocker

2015-03-16 13:11

You'll need R1m to R7.7m for the best start for your newborn, depending on whether you can afford a quality government education or an Ivy League equivalent.

30, 30, 30: A life-cycle approach to investing

2015-02-12 07:54

One way to think about investing is to consider how your investing goals should change during your life cycle.

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