5 ways Cape Town and Western Cape plan to maintain investor confidence

2017-06-25 19:30

After engaging with stakeholders, the Western Cape's investment agency Wesgro has set out five ways in which investor confidence can be maintained.

10 things investors should consider in the global economy

2017-04-12 19:08

Global markets appear to be on the road to recovery, an analyst shares 10 key things investors should consider in 2017.

Small investors ‘taken for Eskom ride’

2017-01-15 06:01

One of Eskom’s black empowerment schemes is under investigation after at least 800 investors were allegedly swindled out of their hard-earned money.

Rebosis reduces its exposure to government business

2016-11-13 05:59

The Rebosis Property Fund was reducing its exposure to government business to improve its rating in the eyes of investors, given the poor perception of the state, CEO Sisa Ngebulana said this week.

Possible slide to 'junk' welcomed by yield-hungry investors

2016-05-27 08:46

While South Africa's policymakers fear a possible downgrade of the country's debt rating next week could derail reforms, some fund managers see it as a buying opportunity.

Reviewing your portfolio

2015-12-08 08:30

It’s the end of the year and the perfect time to review your portfolio in terms of performance, strategy and composition. Simon Brown shares how to assess these elements.

Got a spare billion? Investment bankers are keen to help

2015-01-25 17:00

The growing ranks of the super rich and their increased appetite for risk have caught the eye of investment bankers.

Africa investors see through the headlines

2014-11-07 19:52

Ebola, terrorism and political upheaval seem a far cry from the inspiring 'Africa Rising' story. But many newly found investors are sticking with the plot.

EG wants help to diversify economy

2014-02-05 13:37

Equatorial Guinea wants international investors and financial institutions to help open up and diversify its energy-dependent economy.

Investors eye US jobs

2013-09-06 13:51

US jobs and Japanese growth data will provide the trading cues for Tokyo investors next week, dealers say.


Gigaba berates govt leaders over reckless downgrade statements

2017-04-13 20:32

Government leaders should not make reckless statements, but rather show empathy towards South Africans, following the recent ratings downgrades, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Miners head to SA, but leave cheque books at home

2017-02-05 19:24

As thousands of executives, shareholders and officials flock to South Africa for the annual Mining Indaba, the industry’s investments are flowing the opposite way.

Last hope for Fidentia shareholders

2016-11-20 07:08

A run-down hotel in Paarl is the last asset set to be auctioned off in an attempt to compensate victims of the firm’s fraudulent conduct.

Investors move $1bn out of SA on Gordhan fears

2016-10-19 14:21

The turbulence of the past week in South African politics has led to a substantial outflow of foreign investor money, says the Institute of International Finance.

Battle for Treasury risks Gordhan stability pledge

2016-03-14 14:35

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s complaint of police “harassment” signaled that a deepening battle over the independence of the Treasury is overshadowing his message of policy stability to investors.

SME funders need to take a risk - chamber

2015-05-28 13:59

Access to finance has been singled out as the major challenge impeding the survival and growth of start-up and seasoned SMEs, something a conference hopes to tackle.

China waives tax for foreign stock investors

2014-11-14 19:13

China's ministry of finance says it will waive a capital-gains tax for foreigners buying mainland Chinese stocks.

Investors in the dark over Africa data

2014-07-04 08:46

Africa investors have long learned to give official figures short shrift, but with a global recovery on the rise Africa can ill afford to pump out dodgy data.

New rules to protect crowdfunding investors

2013-10-24 17:19

Britain's financial watchdog has proposed tighter controls for websites that allow members of the public to put money into small businesses.

US new-home sales fall in July

2013-08-23 21:00

Sales of new homes in the United States fell in July and June's strong data has been revised much lower, says the commerce department.

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