ARTICLES RELATING TO INVESTMENTS

US shares open lower on profit-taking

2016-09-26 18:06

Stocks have opened lower on Wall Street as traders took profits after last week's surge, opting to wait for new signals on the strength of the economy.

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2016-09-15 16:05

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Why trustees need new take on pension funds

2016-09-12 06:00

In an investment environment marked by low growth and low interest rates, retirement fund trustees have to find new ways to act in the best interest of investors.

Is greatest-ever property bull market ending?

2016-08-31 17:35

Over the past ten years there seems to have been a greater correlation between listed properties in South Africa and bonds, explains an expert.

SAA on why it went to market for R16bn

2016-08-29 18:03

SAA says it is testing the market's appetite with its request for R16bn in funding after it terminated BnP Capital's mandate to source funds and to consolidate debt.

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.

 

Investing for Junior – Tips to make it a sweet 18

2016-09-19 19:58

A proud parent gives tips and tricks on how to ensure your offspring will have enough money for the boring stuff like university when they turn 18.

SA’s best and worst unit trusts: Find out whether you picked a winner here

2016-09-15 13:44

Who are the diamonds and the dogs this quarter? Check up on your fund's performance and see if you picked a winner over the past three months.

Certain assets have been knocked hard - experts

2016-09-05 16:59

With the weaker rand and the prospect of a ratings downgrade, it is no surprise that certain assets have been knocked hard, explains Old Mutual multi-managers.

Transparency of investment products questioned

2016-08-30 19:44

Investors are increasingly demanding less complex products with transparent structures that allow them to see exactly what they are getting.

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.

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