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New agreement to boost SA film industry

2014-12-19 19:58

A new development will go a long way in making it easier and more accessible for international clients wanting to bring their film business to SA.

EU investment plan may be delayed

2014-12-15 20:00

The European Union's vaunted investment plan, which still await agreement, will be discussed by the bloc's 28 leaders.

Asset managers to invest £9bn in UK firms

2014-12-04 14:30

Six asset managers will invest about £9bn over the next five years in British firms, schools and roads following tax changes, a report says.

Sanlam reports little earnings growth

2014-12-03 19:30

Sanlam says there has been little earnings growth for the first 10 months of the year and its investment returns are significantly weaker.

Escape to normality

2014-12-01 10:49

Edward Ingram points the way to a safe banking sector and financial stability.

How you would have found the top performers for 2014

2014-11-25 17:35

An assumption that any value investor makes is that company’s actual value and value in the market will eventually converge in the long run, says Craig Martin.

Offshore investors sell SA stocks, buy bonds

2014-11-24 12:04

Offshore investors have sold a net R3.6bn worth of South African stocks, but have bought more than R2bn in bonds, data show.

Risky rewards for China's investment push

2014-11-19 13:13

China's unstoppable economic rise is set to see it become a net global investor after decades of Western money flowing into the country.

Jeweller buys back ruby for $8.6m

2014-11-13 17:29

London jeweller Laurence Graff has bought the ruby of 8.62 carats for the second time, having acquired it first at an auction eight years ago at a Geneva auction.

Swiss pocket watch nets world record $24m

2014-11-12 08:45

A gold pocket watch made by Patek Philippe for a New York banker in the 1930s has fetched $24m at auction, smashing the record it previously set 15 years ago.

Africa investors see through the headlines

2014-11-10 10:36

Headlines from Africa over the past year seem a far cry from the inspiring "Africa Rising" story, but many newly found investors are sticking with the plot.

Saving for studies, retirement

2014-11-04 14:15

A Fin24 user is a single mother who wants to start saving for her children's education as well as her own retirement.

Capital flight dwarfs corruption - SACP

2014-10-29 19:57
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Capital flight is a bigger impediment to radical economic transformation than corruption, says SA Communist Party deputy general secretary Jeremy Cronin.

SA turns to China for business deals

2014-10-28 19:39

Trade and Industry Deputy Minister Mzwandile Masina has invited Chinese companies to partner with local firms, especially in the manufacturing sector.

Buffett copycats risk a pounding

2014-10-23 09:35

Sharp drops in many of the stocks owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in recent weeks have hit the sprawling conglomerate's equity portfolio hard.

Free retirement seminars

2014-10-21 16:45

A series of retirement seminars, free of charge, will take place across the country to help South Africans get retirement-ready.

Top investors hit in tough October trade

2014-10-16 14:15

Some of Wall Street's biggest names are licking their wounds as October lives up to its reputation as one of the market's roughest months.

What to do with R250 000

2014-10-14 15:16

A Fin24 user in his sixties wants to know how he could invest money maturing thanks to an insurance policy.

Strong performance by key PSG investments

2014-10-09 11:56

The increase in PSG's recurring headline earnings per share and headline earnings per share is due to strong performances from most of its key investments.

Zeder's investments now R10bn

2014-10-07 17:09

Zeder, the listed investment company and investor in the broad agribusiness industry, has achieved strong results for the six months to August 2014.

Monthly versus lump sum ETF investments

2014-10-06 16:28

A Fin24 user wants to invest in ETFs, but is not sure if it would be better to invest a lump sum or smaller monthly amounts.

PIC to pour R11.2bn into Africa

2014-10-02 12:52

The Public Investment Corporation will put about R11.2bn into African investments and equities, according to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Bonatla warns of earnings loss

2014-10-01 13:45

Bonatla Property has advised that the earnings per share for the period ended June 30 2014 are expected to move from an earnings position to a loss position.

Wanted: 538 people with R1m each

2014-10-01 10:51

Is it arrogant if a company requires a minimum investment of R1m per investor when it issues new shares?

 
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Searching for safe, inflation beating investment

2014-12-10 15:39

Often when investing one needs to consider what risk one needs to assume to ensure the stated objectives can be achieved, explains an expert.

Satrix investments and costs

2014-12-01 16:02

A Fin24 user wants more clarity on a previous Money Clinic question regarding a Satrix 40 investment, the average weighted cost and the net asset value.

Is Satrix investment worth keeping?

2014-11-26 16:18

A Fin24 user wants to know if holding on to his Satrix investment would be a wise thing to do.

Iron ore price drop creates a steal - Exxaro

2014-11-24 16:45

Even though pessimistic analysts feel that iron ore may have further to fall because of the current over-supply in the market, Exxaro is a strong buy, says Craig Martin.

The age of volatility

2014-11-18 07:12

We live in times of monumental transition, testing business and governments alike, says Daniel Silke.

Buyers snap up Chinese stock as new link opens

2014-11-17 12:20

International buyers seized the chance to invest in mainland Chinese stocks when a link between stock exchanges in Shanghai and Hong Kong launched.

Investing in ETFs for kids' education

2014-11-13 13:04

A Fin24 user wants to invest in exchange-traded funds as a way of providing for his children's education.

Diversifying into offshore property

2014-11-11 17:20

Real estate investment trusts are a common and globally recognised way for investors to access income-producing, listed property, says an expert.

SA has a slow puncture - economist

2014-10-30 07:00

SA remains a country with a high potential, regardless of household finances being under strain and government finances being "in tatters", says an expert.

5 tips for investing

2014-10-29 05:00

Interested in starting your investment journey? Here are some useful tips.

5 tips for investing

2014-10-26 14:14

Interested in starting your investment journey? Here are some useful tips.

EU's Juncker pledges investment plan for jobs

2014-10-22 11:22

Incoming head of the EU executive Jean-Claude Juncker has told the European parliament he would soon present his €300bn plan to bolster growth and jobs.

Investing in an endowment policy

2014-10-20 11:54

A Fin24 user wants to know more about investing in an endowment policy.

Tokyo investors eye IMF, World Bank meetings

2014-10-10 11:38

IMF-World Bank meetings and their outlook on the global economy will be in focus for Japanese investors when theiy return to trading.

Drawing a monthly interest on investment

2014-10-08 13:49

A Fin24 user wants to be able to withdraw monthly interest from his investment.

Are balanced portfolios the place to be?

2014-10-07 13:47

A Fin24 user is worried about what to do with his investments to withstand the shock should SA enter a recession or the JSE fall sharply.

Investment moves

2014-10-03 07:27

A Fin24 user wants to know where to park R3m for his next property buy.

SA Mint launches Leopard Coin

2014-10-01 20:04

The SA Mint has announced the launch of its latest addition to the multi-award winning "Natura Series".

Access bond best way to save

2014-10-01 10:51

A smart way to invest surplus money is to deposit it into your home loan as you are saving at the bond rate without paying tax on the interest saved.

Where to park R3m for next property buy

2014-10-01 10:49

A Fin24 user wants to know a good place for a short-term investment for his property sale proceeds until he buys another suitable property.

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