New bill takes away foreign investors' leverage

2015-08-02 15:54

The Department of Trade and Industry is forging ahead with a plan to annul agreements from the 1990s that, in theory, give foreign companies massive leverage over South Africa’s economic policies.

Investors starting to snub SA over corruption, warns lawyer

2015-07-22 16:25

Because of corruption, business people in the US and UK are starting to see Zimbabwe as more attractive than SA for investments, warns a forensics specialist.

Sub-Saharan African mergers, acquisitions increase 12%

2015-07-16 22:15

SA investment company Brait has logged the largest acquisition in Sub-Saharan Africa for the first half of 2015, as mergers and acquisitions (M&A) increased 12% year-on-year for the region.

Don’t make these investing mistakes – Satrix

2015-07-13 15:21

You work hard for your money so it’s important to know what mistakes to avoid when investing it. Satrix explains what not to do when trying to grow your capital.

Teaching kids how to save

2015-07-08 13:42

It's never too early to start learning about money. Teach your kids to be financially responsible so they can start saving now.

#JUSTSTART The power of compounding and why you should save

2015-07-07 15:01

Tim Modise speaks to Satrix’s Candice Paine about compounding interest and why we should save.

Smart Betas and derivatives well and good, but ETFs guys, why not start at the beginning?

2015-07-03 15:01

Exchange-traded funds have been scoring huge gains - could there ever be a better time to popularise the concept by taking it to “the people”, asks Alec Hogg.

What it takes to be an asset manager

2015-07-01 17:24

The function of an asset manager is typically defined as that of handling the administrative, financial, capital, and operational aspects of any assigned portfolio.

How to overcome real estate funding hurdles

2015-06-22 09:23

Successful real estate investors come with a variety of talents and specialties – not necessarily all in the realm of real estate, says an expert.

Wanted: financial industry altruism

2015-06-05 15:57

Profit will follow if the financial services sector creates social value, says Walter van der Merwe.


Value gain through property investment

2015-07-30 18:19

MSCI, a provider of research-based indexes and analytics worldwide, will host the 13th IPD South Africa Property Investment Conference in August in Cape Town.

Mugabe laws deter investors - Zim official

2015-07-21 17:31

A senior Zimbabwean official says investment has been badly hit by President Robert Mugabe's laws limiting foreign ownership of businesses.

What is Financial Freedom anyway? Satrix explains

2015-07-14 14:58

Asking what would make you feel content financially within a reasonable framework is the first step to achieving financial freedom, says an expert.

What Satrix product is right for me?

2015-07-09 15:23

Satrix offers a variety of unit trusts and ETFs with different stock market and asset class exposures. This podcast will help to demystify the choices.

Future of actively managed funds debated

2015-07-07 18:05

There is currently a debate going on in the international news media about the future of actively managed funds and an expert puts it in context.

Biznews Classic: Sir John Templeton’s 16 Laws of Investment

2015-07-06 14:38

The 16 Laws of Investment of Sir John Templeton, one of the great minds of the investment world, presented in a video to mark what would have been his 100th birthday.

FNB advises consumers to invest 10% of their salary per month and perhaps skip that daily cappuccino, which they say could save you R400 per month.

FNB advises consumers to invest 10% of their salary per month and perhaps skip that daily cappuccino, which they say could save you R400 per month.

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EU plan must protect investors better - watchdog

2015-06-25 18:30

The EU's plan for a unified capital market needs more work to protect investors from losses, says a top British regulator.

Alec Hogg: Why low share prices are an investor’s best friend

2015-06-08 11:56

Alec Hogg tells us why low share prices are an investor's best friend when shopping for shares, and points out that buyers are investing into a finite set of assets.

Barclays sees headwinds for SA bonds, losses mount

2015-06-01 19:00

South African bonds, enduring the longest monthly losing streak in two years, have some way to fall before enticing buyers, according to Barclays.

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