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.

Beware of politicised unions, says Tony Blair

2015-02-10 15:50

The mining industry needs to address broader social issues of the communities in which they mined, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told the Mining Indaba.

Investment 101: Invest for income

2015-02-05 08:13

Investment can be an intimidating word. Whether a young twentysomething, a bit wet behind the ears after rolling out of university, or an established grown-up.

Four mistakes you can avoid when investing globally with ETFs

2015-01-30 14:58

ETFs offer South Africans a convenient, quick, low-cost way to invest offshore.

The ECB is about to start printing money, here’s how it will work

2015-01-28 08:24

In this article, Giuseppe Fontana explains the European Central Bank's quantitative easing programme, and evaluates how likely it is to succeed.


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.

Water investments in poor nations, great benefit

2015-02-06 19:45

Investing to provide drinking water for 750 million people in poor nations with no clean supplies makes clear economic sense.

London-listed China ETFs: What’s on offer

2015-02-03 15:32

China’s stock market has been difficult for foreign investors to access, until recently.

Craig Martin: The Old Friends Investment Club decide to avoid gold and buy IT

2015-01-28 09:12

Craig Martin regales us with a fictional glimpse into why his investment club has decided to avoid gold and buy IT stocks.

Wannabe farmers battle for funds

2015-01-27 13:42

While the farming sector has a lot of appeal for entrepreneurs, getting off the ground is daunting, but with collaboration and government funding, there is a glimmer of hope.

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