ARTICLES RELATING TO INVESTMENT

Investing battle of the sexes – why women win

2014-11-17 19:55

Research has shown that women, although they tend to be less confident, are likely to be more successful investors than their male counterparts, says Felicity Duncan.

Why women are better at investing

2014-11-17 10:49

Research has shown that women, although they tend to be less confident, are likely to be more successful investors than their male counterparts, says a BizNews thought leader.

The three qualities that make a great investor

2014-11-12 11:42

By saving diligently, focusing on diversification, and investing for the long-term, we can all be the kind of investor whose portfolio delivers solid returns.

China mogul buys van Gogh artwork for $62m

2014-11-05 17:20

One of China's richest men has bought a Vincent van Gogh masterpiece for nearly $62m, becoming the latest tycoon to make an eyebrow-raising art purchase.

Invest in sharing your space

2014-10-17 15:24

Should it be left exclusively to those who have a large investment portfolio or purchase only in the most upmarket areas, asks Liezl Hesketh.

When small is a better fit

2014-10-05 13:01

An FNB estate agent survey shows that about one in four home sales are being generated by middle-aged owners seeking to move to a smaller, more secure property.

Kenny G plays a new tune

2014-09-17 07:43

Jazz player Kenny G now earns as much money from stock trading as from music.

Investors have a heart of green - and gold

2014-09-11 07:15

The ability to make an impact on society with responsible investing, while getting good returns, is changing the way investors are doing business.

OneRandMan ends month with R5

2014-08-04 12:38

With a savings mentality and passion for the future, OneRandMan is once again single and far more eligible than ever before.

SA is open to US investment - minister

2014-08-04 07:51

SA is open for business and needs more than 600 companies from America to come and invest, says International Relations Minister Maite Nkoane-Mashabane.

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What fund works for you?

2014-08-01 13:20

Do exchange-traded funds deliver better balanced investment portfolios than multi-asset unit trusts, asks Mike Brown.

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The use of passive investment products, like Exchange Traded Funds, to deliver low-cost investment performance is taking off.

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Zeder to make offer to Pioneer stakeholder

2014-06-20 17:02

The listed agri-investment company Zeder Investments intends to make an offer, subject to certain pre-conditions, to Agri Voedsel’s minority shareholders.

Weaker rand boosts Netcare profit

2014-05-19 13:14

Hospital group Netcare has reported a rise in first-half profit, thanks to a weaker rand and strong local demand.

JSE sets another record

2014-05-04 15:54

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

Sekunjalo helped by fishing and IT

2014-04-22 14:49

The fishing and IT subsidiaries, as well as the investments in Pioneer Foods and British Telecom have strengthened Sekunjalo's financial position.

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.

 

State-of-the-art commercial green building to be unveiled

2014-11-17 14:23

SPONSORED CONTENT: A new addition to this important commercial business node, The Edge brings a distinguished new dimension to the Tyger Valley business district.

Investing battle of the sexes – why women win

2014-11-17 10:48

Research has shown that women, although they tend to be less confident, are likely to be more successful investors than their male counterparts, says Felicity Duncan.

Make sure you don't mess up your holiday home

2014-11-12 13:55

Buying a holiday home strictly as an investment to rent out or as a second home to live in is an exciting time for any buyer, but many things can go horribly wrong, an expert says.

New body to boost platinum investment demand

2014-11-11 16:35

An industry body to promote investment demand for platinum should be set for launch early 2015 as producers try to boost sales in the face of falling prices.

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Buyers are often unaware of the hidden costs when buying property, such as transfer and duty fees, rates, monthly levies and insurance costs.

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Should investing in property be left to the experts?

2014-10-17 15:20

Should it be left exclusively to those who have a large investment portfolio or purchase only in the most upmarket areas, asks Liezl Hesketh.

The weirdest things left behind by tenants

2014-10-03 12:43

What happens behind closed doors is one thing, but leaving a rented property with all the evidence to show the oddities of your life is quite another.

DBSA gets R1.4bn for N Cape solar project

2014-08-07 06:00

The Development Bank of Southern Africa has signed a R1.4bn finance contract to support a concentrated solar power project in the Northern Cape.

Africa frets over jobs - survey

2014-08-04 09:40

Africans see jobs and education as their biggest areas of concern while they also feel their governments need to invest more in agriculture, according to a poll.

Billion dollar deals expected at Africa summit

2014-08-03 16:32

The US will announce nearly $1bn in business deals and commit billions of dollars to expanding food and power programmes in Africa during a summit.

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Is the JSE too high?

2014-07-28 16:33

The last six months have proven favourable for local investments, leading asset managers and traders to question the endurance of the stock market rally.

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Bothered by non-digital trading registration

2014-05-29 18:41

A Fin24 user complains about being required to post documents in order to register to start trading individual shares.

Investors look beyond Africa's powerhouses

2014-05-16 09:04

International investors are looking beyond the oil and mineral sectors and Africa's top economies as they hunt for new business, according to a report.

Sasol Inzalo pays dividend

2014-04-30 17:15

Sasol Inzalo has announced that shareholders would receive a dividend of R2 per share.

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.

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