ARTICLES RELATING TO INVESTMENTS

Warning over gambling with Mandela coins

52 minutes ago

Buying a Mandela medallion to make a quick buck could cost you dearly, the chair of the SA Gold Coin Exchange has told Fin24.

Looking for seed funding to start a business

2014-09-12 16:18

A Fin24 user is looking for seed capital for his start-up companies and an expert provides some tips.

African Bank impact on pension funds

2014-09-10 19:10

Fin24 users are raising their concerns about the impact African Bank's curatorship could have on their pension or provident funds.

Curator sheds light on African Bank BEE shares

2014-09-04 17:12

The curatorship of African Bank has created questions about the impact on shares in its BEE scheme Hlumisa.

US inflation bonds back in vogue

2014-09-02 14:30

US investors are back in the hunt for inflation protection as rising housing costs suggest inflation may finally be waking from its slumber.

The pros and cons of voluntary annuities

2014-08-28 18:27

A Fin24 user wants to know more about the advantages and disadvantages of voluntary annuities.

PSG Konsult credit rating upgraded

2014-08-28 16:00

PSG Konsult has advised shareholders that the rating agency Global Credit Rating Company has upgraded its long-term rating.

Retirement catch-up

2014-08-27 13:28

A Fin24 user thinks few people are able to work for 40 years to save for retirement.

Provident fund withdrawal options

2014-08-25 12:33

A Fin24 user wants to resign from her job, but is not sure what she can withdraw from her provident fund.

Berkshire Hathaway fined for lax reporting

2014-08-21 12:45

US antitrust officials have fined Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway for failing to notify regulators ahead of a large securities acquisition in December 2013.

Who traded down African Bank's share value?

2014-08-20 06:00

A Fin24 user says the real question regarding the crisis with African Bank, is who traded down its share value and an expert provides some insights.

Lessons to learn from African Bank

2014-08-19 07:00

The management team of African Bank, quite simply, lent too much money to too many customers who didn’t pay back their loans, explains an expert.

The status of Welkom Yizani shares

2014-08-15 16:13

A Fin24 user wants to know what the status is of the Welkom Yizani shares he owns.

Flexible new savings product launched

2014-08-13 18:23

Old Mutual has launched a flexible new savings product, which provides for customers’ long and short term needs.

Investors should 'keep calm and carry on'

2014-08-12 18:05

"Keep calm and carry on" is the message for investors from a leading investment analyst as the day when UK and US interest rates are raised draws ever nearer.

Big SA firms dependent on pension funds

2014-08-11 07:29

Without the huge asset base in pension funds big SA companies will not be among the top firms in the world, according to economist Mike Schüssler.

Investors tempted back to gold mining shares

2014-08-08 15:30

Gold mining shares are bouncing back from a disastrous 2013 and are expected to far outperform the price of the metal in coming months.

Choosing between unit trusts and endowments

2014-08-07 12:52

Unit trusts and endowments are the two most common discretionary investment options and should be made use of, explains an expert.

Converting high income to high net worth

2014-08-05 19:32

There are many women in South Africa who are not efficiently and effectively facilitating a conversion from high income to high net worth, warns an expert.

Ten retirement mistakes to avoid

2014-08-05 09:00

An expert highlights some common investment errors that could ruin your retirement.

Retirement system not broken, just cracked

2014-08-05 07:00

SA's retirement system is not broken, but it has cracks which must be dealt with by means of reforms, says a top official at the National Treasury.

PIC: We are not influenced by politics

2014-08-04 08:33

The Public Investment Corporation, which manages R1.4trn in assets, denies investing public servants' pension funds to achieve political aims, according to a report.

Sanctions to impact Russia's Lukoil

2014-07-31 16:20

Russia's second-largest oil producer Lukoil says Western sanctions would force the company to reduce its investment programme.

 

Steps to take to retire comfortably

2014-09-16 16:53

An expert takes a look at the vital financial planning aspects that should be considered, as well as the common mistakes investors make before retirement.

Looking for inflation-beating investments

2014-09-15 15:22

Advice for a Fin24 user who is looking for inflation-beating savings or investment options.

Foreign fund impact a risk for emerging markets

2014-09-14 14:00

The global fund management industry is a potential source of risk for emerging markets because of its vast size and herd-like investor behaviour, shows a report.

Benefits of investing annual salary increases

2014-09-10 20:26

A Fin24 user wants to know how he can gain from investing his annual salary increase rather than spending it.

Eskom shrugs off nuclear 'war'

2014-09-07 17:00

City Press reports that Eskom is putting up a massive show of bravado regarding an impending review of a R4bn tender.

Comment on changes to financial services code

2014-09-02 15:25

Financial services providers and representatives are invited to comment on proposed amendments to their code of conduct.

Disappearing EU inflation heightens ECB concerns

2014-08-29 12:48

Euro zone inflation has dropped as expected to a fresh five year low in August, something likely to concern the European Central Bank.

African Bank a lesson in 'scaling your bets'

2014-08-28 06:00

Offshore investments, African Bank, investments in the rest of Africa and choosing a fund manager were topics at the RECM Global Perspectives conference.

California quake shatters pricey wine bottles

2014-08-25 12:35

Prized collections and wooden casks have been crashed to cellar floors by a 6.0 magnitude earthquake, which struck California's famous Napa Valley wine region.

Why African Bank was a 'perfect storm'

2014-08-21 15:02

A Fin24 user wants to know who bought African Bank shares when the share value was being traded down before the curatorship and an expert puts it in context.

Fear of stockbroker going bust

2014-08-20 16:39

A Fin24 user wants to know about the impact on him should the small stockbrokering firm he is using go insolvent.

Expert's Satrix 40 response queried

2014-08-19 19:49

Fin24 user writes to query a Money Clinic answer provided by an expert to a question regarding investments in Satrix 40.

Absa explains African Bank deductions

2014-08-18 17:33
100 comments

Absa clients have been surprised to find deductions from their money market savings accounts. Absa responds.

How the funds of medical schemes are spent

2014-08-13 14:44

Medical schemes essentially spend their money on two things: healthcare expenditure and administration costs.

Traders brace for research crackdown

2014-08-10 17:15

Regulatory pressure to undo the traditional way brokers sell research alongside share dealing is alarming traders in Europe.

Derivatives trading explained

2014-08-07 15:29

Derivatives is a buzzword that is often misused or misunderstood, explains an expert.

Saving on investment fees and more

2014-08-05 19:33

Reviewing your financial position on a regular basis means taking an in-depth look at your assets and liabilities.

Curro shows strong profits

2014-08-05 14:00

Curro Holdings, the JSE listed independent school company, has maintained strong growth in profits during the six months to the end of June 2014.

Want to make money?

2014-08-05 08:02

A Fin24 user wants to use the advantage of his age to invest aggressively.

Young and ready to invest offshore

2014-08-04 17:13

A Fin24 user wants to use the advantage ofyouth to invest in a more aggressive way and is interested in the benefits and risks of investing offshore.

Equities still tops for longer term

2014-07-31 18:14

More conservative investments are important for protecting short-term cash flow in a portfolio but are not geared towards long-term earnings, says an expert.

Investment portfolios explained

2014-07-31 14:07

Choosing savings and investment products can seem like being confronted with an endless universe of options. FutureGuide demystifies.

Jobs in Cape Town [change area]

Property [change area]

Travel - Look, Book, Go!

Magical Massinga

Spend 5 nights at the gorgeous Massinga Beach Lodge in Mozambique and only pay for 4 from R13 220 per person sharing. Includes return flights, accommodation, transfers and romantic turndown. Book now!

Kalahari.com - shop online today

Pre-order your iPhone 6 at kalahari.com

Hurry and pre-order your own iPhone 6 now at SA’s favourite online store!

Bargain box – 60% off

Reduced prices, very limited stock. While stocks last. Hurry and shop now!

Mind blow low prices on electronics

Get either the Prestigio multiphone or Proline tablet 7” tablet for only R699. Offers valid while stocks last. Shop now!

30% off Barbie toys

Save 30% on all Barbie toys and accessories. Offer valid while stocks last. Shop now!

Baby extravanganza month at kalahari.com

Celebrate baby month with a wide range of awesome baby products. Offers valid while stocks last. Shop now.

OLX Free Classifieds [change area]

Samsung Galaxy s4

Mobile, Cell Phones in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 24

Best bargain in big bay

Real Estate, Houses - Apartments for Sale in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

VW Golf 6, 1.6 Trendline (Excellent condition)

Vehicles, Cars in South Africa, Western Cape, Cape Town. Date October 25

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.








Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.