Going green is hard for SA investors

2017-02-19 06:44

Angelique Ruzicka offers advice for investing in green companies or funds that embrace prudent ESG principles.

Riding the volatility wave

2017-02-15 14:11

During volatile times, it is essential that investors keep their cool and stick to two fundamental aspects of investing, writes Citadel regional head, Nic Horn.

SA economic growth reliant on EU trade relations

2017-02-13 07:08

Trade with the European Union is still key for the growth of the South African economy, chickens aside, government has said.

JSE reacts to competitor exchange judgment

2017-02-12 13:01

The JSE is open to competition in the market, but not at the extent that new entrants will drive down the excellency for which South Africa’s financial markets are known.

Investing in retirement funds

2017-02-08 12:41

Would-be investors are faced with an array of often confusing products from the financial services industry. Does investing in retirement funds offer a solution?

SA has failed to share economic growth - Zuma

2017-02-07 14:20

Despite an improved economic outlook, SA is not growing fast enough to reduce challenges of poverty, inequality and unemployment, says President Jacob Zuma.

New fund targets empowering junior SA mines

2017-02-02 18:31

A new investment fund targeted at empowering junior mines which traditionally struggle to access capital has recently been launched.

When are tax-free savings accounts appropriate?

2017-01-30 12:05

While they do offer novel benefits, as with any other investment vehicle, Tax Free Savings and Investment Accounts are designed for a specific purpose and should not be viewed as a one-size-fits-all solution.

Anil Agarwal: Why I’ve just invested $1bn in South Africa. Hope springs.

2017-01-23 20:00

Indian mining mogul Anil Agarwal, whose assets benefit millions of women and children, has invested in a mine, smelter technology and construction deals with SA firms.


How to spot the next big share

2017-02-16 11:01

Investors often think the best way to find the next Capitec is by looking for a brand new company in an emerging sector, but this is not necessarily the best strategy.

Whom should you trust in the investment world?

2017-02-13 16:15

As investing is a complex field, DIY investors often depend on the views of the myriad experts in the sector when making decisions. But how do you figure out who’s trustworthy?

Cape Wine Auction raises record R22.3m

2017-02-13 06:41

The recently held Cape Wine Auction has raised a record R22.3m, surpassing the target of R15m.

Failed JSE appeal paves way for ZAR X launch

2017-02-10 13:48

South Africa's newest exchange says it will start operating before the end of February, after an appeal against its licence was dismissed by the Financial Services Board.

Keep calm and invest in mining in Africa – expert

2017-02-08 12:30

Cool heads and decisive leadership will ensure that mining investors who take the right risks in Africa will get satisfactory returns, says an expert.

How to boost your investments in 2017

2017-02-03 10:09

Start with these five steps to ensure that you manage to stick to your financial resolutions this year.

Policy 'slowing down' SA's gas to power projects

2017-02-01 19:01

According to industry players, there is funding available for gas to power projects, however policy is proving to be an obstacle which could drive away investment.

Policy hits economy harder than commodity cycle

2017-01-29 11:20

Policy changes have a greater bearing on a country’s economic performance than the impact of commodity prices, say mining industry representatives.

Investing in shares for 2017

2017-01-29 06:01

If you are planning on investing this year, be prepared for some big price movements in the share market.

A beginner’s guide to trading

2017-01-19 11:46

Simon Brown provides some helpful tips on how to start trading, discussing the most common mistakes new traders make.

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