Alec Hogg: Biznews’ Global Share Portfolio for April

2015-04-30 16:44

It’s time, once again, for Biznews’ Global Share Portfolio update, find out about the performance of the portfolio in this user-friendly perspective.

Investing in shares is a marathon

2014-07-24 11:07

When investment guru Warren Buffet was 11, he bought his first shares and today he reckons that he started too late.

Stocks rebound after days of losses

2014-07-11 17:39

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has posted moderate gains, halting four straight sessions of declines.

Vodafone shares up as US firm mulls takeover

2013-11-01 15:33

Shares in Vodafone have climbed after a media report that US mobile operator AT&T was exploring strategies for a potential takeover of the telecoms firm.

Hong Kong shares fall to 7-week low

2013-10-24 12:29

Hong Kong shares have sunken to its lowest close since September, with Chinese counters rattled by tightening fears after short-term money rates again spiked.

Alcatel shares dive after job cut threat

2013-10-09 13:20

Shares in telecom-equipment group Alcatel-Lucenthave plunged by 5.81%, as controversy built up over a restructuring plan to cut 10 000 jobs worldwide.

Tokyo investors eye Japan factory output

2013-09-27 13:30

Tokyo investors will be watching a string of data, including industrial output and an expected sales tax hike.

Tokyo Electron shares soar on US merger deal

2013-09-25 12:02

Tokyo Electron shares have climbed on news of a multi-billion dollar merger between the Japanese chip and panel giant and US-based rival Applied Materials.

MTN shares take a beating as CFO resigns

2013-07-23 13:37

Shares of MTN have tumbled after the company announced that its chief financial officer resigned amid an investigation.

Times Media to sell its map affiliate

2013-06-07 15:11

Times Media Group plans to sell its 51% shareholding in Map Integration Technologies to TomTom Africa for R37.49m, the company says.


The latest updates on the Biznews Global Share Portfolio

2015-02-24 07:36

Alec Hogg and Simon Brown run through updates of the Biznews Global Share Portfolio, run through Webtrader, for a look at how Biznews shares are performing.

Asian shares mostly up

2014-07-15 11:28

Asian shares mostly rose, taking their lead from Wall Street, while investors await a string of market-moving news and data in a few days.

Alexander Forbes sets offer price

2014-07-07 12:12

Alexander Forbes has set the offer price for its planned share listing and also says it plans to raise fresh capital.

Abil shares 38% cheaper

2013-11-01 10:29

Mass-lender African Bank says it will be issuing 685.3 million new ordinary shares at a discount of 38.72%.

China shares suffer loss

2013-10-10 09:54

China shares have posted their first loss in five sessions, with brokerages leading financial sector weakness.

Tokyo stocks up 0.30%

2013-10-08 13:19

Tokyo stocks have ended 0.30% higher on late bargain-hunting, despite nervousness at a lack of movement in solving a US budget stand-off.

Hong Kong stocks end lower

2013-09-26 14:02

Hong Kong shares have dropped 0.36% as traders grow concerned about a budget stand-off in Washington that could shut down parts of the US economy within days.

Mail.Ru dumps Facebook stock

2013-09-05 10:45

Russian internet group Mail.Ru has sold the remainder of its shares in social network group Facebook for $525m, the company says.

Hong Kong shares slump to 7-month low

2013-06-11 12:53

Hong Kong shares have been at a seven-month low, as investors exited some high-yielding stocks ahead of the Dragon Boat Festival holiday.

Hong Kong shares fall

2013-05-29 13:03

Hong Kong shares have dropped for the first time in three days, in line with a broader sell-off in high yielding counters including property.

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