UK tops Europe for venture investment despite Brexit worry

2017-03-22 14:13

The UK has drawn more venture-capital investment than the next four European countries combined, mitigating concerns that Brexit is hurting British startups’ fundraising.

How to dodge a downturn

2017-03-22 11:10

Dr Adrian Saville, chief strategist at Citadel, explains what companies need to survive (and thrive) in times of weak economic growth.

The investor’s solution

2017-03-21 13:35

In a volatile and unpredictable market it might be a smart move for investors to take a look at the beta value of the shares in their portfolios.

Zuma opens one-stop-shop to boost investment in SA

2017-03-17 12:31

President Jacob Zuma has launched the Invest South Africa one-stop-shop which will create an investor-friendly environment and improve ease of doing business in the country.

You’re nearing your 40s – have you invested wisely?

2017-03-16 13:01

It’s never too late to start saving, but once you enter your late 30s, it’s time to take stock of your savings and consider whether you are up to speed with regard to your financial goals.

Education does not always mean wealth

2017-03-15 05:02

Successful wealth accumulators are price sensitive to most things, but less so regarding services that will help control their family’s consumption behaviour.

SA business optimism ranks low globally - study

2017-03-13 17:45

Two-thirds of South African business executives say that the turbulence in the economy and financial uncertainty is affecting their future decisions, a report reveals.

Worst of SA growth cycle now over - economists

2017-03-07 16:31

GDP contracted 0.3% in the last quarter of 2016, however economists believe that this may be the end of the low growth cycle.

Cape Town's Atlantis receives R1.3bn investment boost

2017-03-03 06:35

The City of Cape Town has welcomed a R1.3bn investment in Atlantis by multinational corporation Pegas Nonwovens, which is expected to create 200 direct jobs.

Your investments' worst enemy

2017-03-02 14:07

When the bear raises its head, many investors panic and abandon all rational thought. But it is important to keep your emotions in check, in good times and in bad.


Offshore a safe-shore for your investment?

2017-03-22 14:00

It is fair to say, that investors who added offshore diversification to their portfolios are today considerably better off than those who did not.

Diversification in a low-return environment

2017-03-21 14:11

It’s clear that we’re moving into a lower-return investing environment. How should investors adapt their approach – if they should do so at all?

Brimstone shares soar on strong demand for Sea Harvest

2017-03-20 11:44

Brimstone's share price has shot up by almost 10%, as demand for Sea Harvest's initial public offering increased, resulting in R1.329bn being raised.

Big private sector, FDI boost for SA jobs

2017-03-16 19:19

Government projects private sector investment of R956m in the near future which is expected to create 1 053 jobs, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe.

SA must boost business confidence to grow - economist

2017-03-15 13:59

South Africa’s business confidence index has risen two points, but is still below healthy levels as the majority of business people are dissatisfied with conditions in the economy.

Don't let information overflow overwhelm you

2017-03-14 13:18

As a long-term investor, you’re in it for the long haul – don’t take action every time there is news about your stocks, advises Simon Brown.

Riding the new bull: Your guide to a diversified portfolio

2017-03-09 14:07

With US investor sentiment at its highest in 30 years, and an appetite for risk back on the table, some analysts say it is time to “make money”. What is the optimal investment vehicle with which to grow your money?

Can you make money if the market moves sideways?

2017-03-07 06:01

The market has been moving sideways over the past three years and an expert shares what this means for investors.

Anglo American inches towards investment grade

2017-03-02 18:06

Ratings agency Moody’s has upgraded Anglo American’s credit rating.

Investing in the age of Trump

2017-03-02 11:24

Markets have soared since the election of US President Donald Trump. But when will his planned infrastructure improvement programme get off the ground? And which stocks are winners in this environment?

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