Slow decline for living annuity drawdown rates

2016-07-27 20:03

The average income drawdown rate for living annuities continued its slow yet steady decline in 2015, edging a little closer to the recommended 5% of capital.

Investec structured product re-opens for investment

2016-07-20 21:05

Investec’s International Titans Basket Limited has, over the past 5.4 years, delivered approximately AUD54% (in rand terms 141%) in returns.

Emira signs deal for 1st phase of R795m Knightsbridge redevelopment

2016-07-12 19:23

Emira Property Fund has signed an agreement for approximately 5 800m² of premium quality sustainable head office space at its Knightsbridge office park.

Buyers more cheeky in changing house market - expert

2016-07-07 21:15

The residential property market in SA is turning from a sellers' market to an anticipated buyers' market, says Shaun Rademeyer, CEO of Betterlife Home Loans.

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.


China mulls tightening wealth-product rules

2016-07-27 10:00

China’s banking regulator is considering tightening rules for the nation’s more than $3trn market for wealth-management products, according to a report.

Why should you invest in a hedge fund?

2016-07-14 11:00

Geoff Blount, MD of Bayhill Capital, says that while risk-free investment is never guaranteed, hedge funds offer a new asset class that shows more promise on its returns.

Why SA is most exposed to Brexit impact - Moody's

2016-07-08 18:32

South Africa is the most exposed country in sub-Saharan Africa in terms of the potential impact of the Brexit vote, says ratings agency Moody's.

Brexit and the way forward

2016-07-04 12:00

As the dust begins to settle, Ashburton Investments' Asset Allocation team analyses Brexit’s impact on the company's investments as well as its wider implications.

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.

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