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.

Brexit hits SA businesses with overseas operations

2016-06-28 06:16

The share price of SA businesses with overseas operations will for the foreseeable future continue to be affected by Brexit, says Sanlam's head of global equities.

Zim Old Mutual shareholders in for a modest profit

2016-06-22 21:48

ZImbabwean Old Mutual shareholders can dispose of their stocks in offshore markets for better returns after the Reserve Bank increased the shares' fungibility.

It is a great time to invest in SA, says Nielsen expert

2016-06-15 15:07

Now is a great time to invest in South Africa owing to the weak rand, Steve Matthesen, global president of retailer services Nielsen has told a global summit.

World Bank: Problems for SA, Nigeria

2016-06-09 18:42

Investment and capital inflows into sub-Saharan Africa will likely continue to slow down as European banks turn to Asia for lending activities, warns the World Bank.

Looking for an unbiased opinion on unit trusts

2016-05-31 06:30

A Fin24 user, who recently had a policy pay-out seeks advice on how to invest it further.

Oppenheimer Blue sells for record R926m

2016-05-19 07:31

The "Oppenheimer Blue" has sold for over 56.8 million Swiss francs (R926m), including costs, crushing the previous record for the most expensive diamond ever sold at auction.

SA's super rich increases, rich declines - report

2016-05-01 21:00

The number of so-called ultra-high net worth individuals - or super rich - in South Africa has increased by 18% since 2007, according to a report.

Advantages of rolling returns

2016-04-28 15:00

With the myriad of data available to investors when selecting which fund best suits their investment profile, it is difficult to know which data point to use.

Stock markets diverge awaiting Fed

2016-04-27 14:15

World stock markets have diverged awaiting the outcome of the latest Federal Reserve policy meeting.


London stocks wipe out post-Brexit losses in global rebound

2016-06-29 18:43

London share prices have surged, wiping clean post-Brexit result losses, in the second straight day of a global recovery.

CEOs reassess UK investment after 'Lose-Lose' Brexit vote

2016-06-24 13:58

From London to Paris to Tokyo, business leaders reacted with dismay to the UK’s vote to leave the EU with some of them warning the decision would slow economic activity.

Don't lock in permanent losses

2016-06-22 08:00

Anet Ahern, CEO of PSG Asset Management, looks at how you can prevent permanent losses to your investment portfolio

What you need to know when buying or selling your house

2016-06-15 10:44

When buying or selling your home you should consider whether it's a buyer's or a seller's market, explains an industry expert.

JSE ready for shorter settlement cycle

2016-06-07 19:56

After having completed final testing, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange is ready to start its shorter settlement cycle in July.

5 tips for first time investors

2016-05-26 16:19

For someone who has never been exposed to the world of investments, deciding to enter this space can be daunting.

PIC lost over R100bn when Zuma fired Nene - CEO

2016-05-10 13:14

The funds that invest money with the Public Investment Corporation have lost R100bn when President Jacob Zuma fired Nhlanhla Nene on 9 December 2015.

Why SA investors should still pile into US equities - economist

2016-04-28 16:19

A June interest rate hike by the US Federal Reserve still looks to be very much in play, says Investec economist Chris Hare.

Emerging market pessimism dying

2016-04-27 19:00

You’ll be hard-pressed to find an investment that’s as profitable and safe as the dollar-denominated bonds of higher-rated companies in developing nations.

The millennial edge

2016-04-25 18:01

Millennials - those between 15 to 35 years old - have a lot going for them when it comes to investing, says the founder of an investment firm.

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