Brimstone continues to rationalise portfolio

2016-08-24 20:57

Brimstone Investment Corporation has reported a profit for the six months to June of R48.3m compared to a loss of R480.1m in the previous comparative period.

WATCH: Find out where 40% of your retirement investment could be going

2016-08-19 13:39

Retirement sneaks up on us sooner than we expect, and many of us are not financially prepared for that phase in our lives. Watch our video and find out what investment mistakes you are making.

SA private equity continues steady performance

2016-08-15 18:12

A report tracks the performance of a representative basket of private equity funds in SA, showing it continues to outperform the SA listed equity market over certain periods.

Dire consequences for non-disclosure of offshore income, assets

2016-08-11 17:07

The offshore special voluntary disclosure programme takes effect this year, cautions a tax expert.

WATCH: Navigating the investment minefield

2016-08-10 18:53

It truly is a minefield where so many investors are getting blown up along the way, says Steven Nathan, founder of 10X Investments.

Local elections crucial for SA, investors - economist

2016-07-28 21:00

The August 3 local elections are crucial for South Africa and the risk narrative for investors, warns Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura.

China mulls tightening wealth-product rules

2016-07-27 10:00

China’s banking regulator is considering tightening rules for the nation’s more than $3trn market for wealth-management products, according to a report.

Why should you invest in a hedge fund?

2016-07-14 11:00

Geoff Blount, MD of Bayhill Capital, says that while risk-free investment is never guaranteed, hedge funds offer a new asset class that shows more promise on its returns.

Why SA is most exposed to Brexit impact - Moody's

2016-07-08 18:32

South Africa is the most exposed country in sub-Saharan Africa in terms of the potential impact of the Brexit vote, says ratings agency Moody's.

Brexit and the way forward

2016-07-04 12:00

As the dust begins to settle, Ashburton Investments' Asset Allocation team analyses Brexit’s impact on the company's investments as well as its wider implications.


Zuma to run 40 priority investment projects

2016-08-22 12:06

President Jacob Zuma will coordinate 40 priority investment projects across government in the agri-processing, energy and infrastructure and manufacturing and service sectors.

Buying opportunity? Gold overcoming fear of rand strength

2016-08-19 10:48

Gold is currently offering SA investors an opportunity as the local price, which can be bought through Krugerrands, is offering a 10% discount, says an analyst.

Global stocks pressured by soft economic data

2016-08-14 11:41

European and Wall Street stocks have been under pressure as soft data from the US, China and the eurozone prompted mild profit-taking.

Investors flee to gold, bought record amounts in first half

2016-08-11 06:59

Investors have bought record amounts of gold in the first half as concerns over Brexit and US presidential elections drove demand for a haven.

Safeguarding your future – 8 budget tips

2016-08-08 18:19

The process of budgeting is key to safeguarding your financial future. Here are 8 tips to bring you closer to a care-free retirement.

Slow decline for living annuity drawdown rates

2016-07-27 20:03

The average income drawdown rate for living annuities continued its slow yet steady decline in 2015, edging a little closer to the recommended 5% of capital.

Investec structured product re-opens for investment

2016-07-20 21:05

Investec’s International Titans Basket Limited has, over the past 5.4 years, delivered approximately AUD54% (in rand terms 141%) in returns.

Emira signs deal for 1st phase of R795m Knightsbridge redevelopment

2016-07-12 19:23

Emira Property Fund has signed an agreement for approximately 5 800m² of premium quality sustainable head office space at its Knightsbridge office park.

Buyers more cheeky in changing house market - expert

2016-07-07 21:15

The residential property market in SA is turning from a sellers' market to an anticipated buyers' market, says Shaun Rademeyer, CEO of Betterlife Home Loans.

Multiple investment management strategies - what is best?

2016-06-29 20:17

Low gross domestic product growth, an unpredictable currency and rising political tensions have all contributed to exacerbating an already tough investment landscape in SA.

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