Are you tough enough to be a landlord?

2015-11-18 07:06

A Fin24 user with a rental portfolio who has had his share of success and horror stories over 16 years says the buy-to-let market is not for the faint-hearted.

Investing in shares is a simple business – only two actions required

2015-11-13 15:19

According to asset manager veteran Adrian Clayton, investing boils down to just two actions: correctly valuing a company, and only buying below that valuation.

Cost of investment products could be impacted

2015-10-28 19:34

The introduction of the Retail Distribution Review will no doubt bring greater clarity to the cost of investment products, but may create an advice gap, says an expert.

Non-directional market volatility impacts wealth creation

2015-10-21 21:25

"Non-directional market volatility" it has become important in the management of investment as one often must prepare for opposing outcomes, says an expert.

Futuregrowth Infrastructure & Development Bond Fund hits R10bn

2015-10-19 07:52

ADVERTORIAL: Since launching in 1995, the total composite assets of the Futuregrowth Infrastructure & Development Bond Fund have grown to over R10bn.

Capital Appreciation listing on JSE

2015-10-12 11:09

Capital Appreciation has successfully raised R1bn in its private placement and its shares will commence trading on the JSE.

Wafeeqah Mallick: What is credit as an asset class?

2015-10-06 15:07

Have you ever wondered exactly what a credit analyst does all day and why it’s important? Candice Paine speaks to a member of this group.

Capital Appreciation to list on JSE as a SPAC

2015-09-28 12:24

Capital Appreciation will commence a private placement offering process with the intention of listing as a Special Purpose Acquisition Company on the JSE.

Goldman Sachs chief 'would not invest in China'

2015-09-18 19:05

The chairperson of investment banking giant Goldman Sachs has slammed China's handling of its economy, adding he would not currently invest in the country.

Investing Millennials

2015-09-09 18:04

Some say they are the modern-day dreamers or the "lost generation", but, when it comes to the Millennials, is it possible that the critics got it wrong? asks a trader.


Buy-to-let: Tips for new landlords

2015-11-15 16:08

Buying a property to let can be a sound financial investment – or a disaster. Here’s how to avoid the pitfalls.

Ecsponent Limited: Ensuring sustainable, long-term wealth generation

2015-11-09 14:43

ADVERTORIAL: Ecsponent is a Pan African financial services group of companies that specialises in capital raising, credit and capital growth in niche market sectors.

KZN golf estates offer more than just the easy life

2015-10-23 09:58

Living in a golf estate is akin to achieving middle class utopia for members of the chattering class, but there are commercial reasons for living in a walled estate.

The psychology of investing in volatile markets

2015-10-20 15:44

Market volatility is something we are all accustomed to, but recent events have made investors more jittery than usual.

Lazy investing could cost you dear

2015-10-16 07:01

Procrastination is very human, but the delay in implementing your investment strategy destroys untold billions in possible gains, warns an investment expert.

Surviving the markets in volatile times

2015-10-08 07:38

The recent volatility in global markets has got many investors fretting over how to safeguard their hard earned savings.

Investec launches new structured product

2015-10-05 18:38

Investec has launched a new structured investment product, the USD Wealth Accelerator, which tracks the S&P 500 Index.

Curro acquires top Namibia school

2015-09-22 16:07

Curro Holdings has acquired one of Namibia’s top independent school in the country’s capital, namely Windhoek Gymnasium.

Finlayson brothers tackle wealth management together

2015-09-17 16:38

Brothers Paul and Andrew Finlayson bid the world of corporate finance farewell and set up their own niche wealth management company.

New rules help hedge funds fight ’cowboy image’

2015-09-08 08:46

Hedge funds in South Africa are counting on new regulations imposed by the government to help them win credibility with pension fund managers who oversee R2.5trn.

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