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.

Investors see riches in luxury US homes

2013-08-12 18:57

There has been a surge in high-end and luxury flipping nationwide as foreign investors are spending billions on the US property market.

Investors want stability, says Motlanthe

2013-07-04 06:42

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says investors are interested in a stable mining industry, which operates within the framework of the law.

Investors are not worried, says Zuma

2013-06-20 07:22

President Jacob Zuma has dismissed the notion of South Africa lacking certainty on economic policy and says key investors in Japan are praising the country.

SA investors eye R13bn Zim deals

2013-04-29 20:04

South African investors are considering investing at least R13.37bn in various sectors of the Zimbabwean economy, a top official says.


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.

Mugabe's poll win rattles investors

2013-08-21 16:34

The election victory of Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe appears to have unsettled foreign investors who are selling off listed stocks.

Sainsbury says UK space race is not over

2013-07-10 19:01

Britain's No 3 grocer J Sainsbury has countered a claim from Tesco that the race to expand supermarket space is over.

Tesco could face investor revolt

2013-06-24 14:59

Tesco could face a revolt over executive pay after an advisory group urged investors to oppose the supermarket group's remuneration report.

$116bn trapped in zombie funds - data

2013-06-13 20:26

Private equity firms are sitting on $116bn of assets trapped in so-called zombie funds that lie dormant but still rake in fees from investors, research shows.

Investors to shun tax evading firms

2013-01-21 10:08

Growing anger at aggressive tax avoidance by big business has prompted ethical investors to consider shunning shares in companies that don't pay their share of tax.

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