Why constructing an investment portfolio is not so simple

2016-01-21 08:00

Investing in several “good” funds does not constitute a diversified and robust investment portfolio, and is unlikely to meet your or your client’s investment goals. Here’s why.

The best time to buy in a high-priced market

2015-12-10 08:30

The investor is constantly bombarded with conflicting information on how companies, sectors and economies are performing. When is the best time to invest?

finweek Invest DIY: Your rights as a shareholder with Simon Brown

2015-11-24 10:03

What are your rights as a shareholder? finweek Investment expert Simon brown shares more on your rights and your responsibilities.

Don’t bet on quick wins

2015-11-05 09:07

It is better to resist the urge for immediate gratification – patience is key when investing or trading shares.

Ferrari brings Fiat-Chrysler nearly R13-billion from listing

2015-10-27 08:40

The sale of 10% of Ferrari shares on Wall Street has earned Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles gross proceeds of almost R13-billion.

Fiat Chrysler launches Ferrari IPO

2015-10-12 13:51

Fiat Chrysler has begun the process of selling a near 10% stake in luxury sports car brand Ferrari to Wall Street investors.

How to build wealth

2015-10-05 18:38

What is wealth creation really about? Simon Brown explains how acquiring the right assets can make you money.

Vodacom CEO buys R3.9m worth of shares

2015-08-21 11:33

Shameel Joosub, the chief executive officer of South Africa’s biggest mobile network, has bought R3.9m worth of shares in the company.

Qatar in bid to buy huge share of F1

2015-06-24 07:48

Formula 1 could have some new honchos with a controlling stake in the sport. Will Bernie tread fairly in this investment consortium?

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.


How to pick a winner: Investment tips from PSG

2016-01-12 12:00

Investing in stocks can be quite a daunting task. How do you know if the one you picked is going to perform?

Yahoo scraps Alibaba spin-off plan

2015-12-09 15:42

Yahoo scrapped its long-planned spin-off of shares in Alibaba after pressure from investors concerned about the tax risks of the deal.

How to value shares yourself

2015-11-23 16:11

Is the market cheap or expensive? Is a certain sector overvalued or undervalued? Kirk Swart shares some techniques to help you value shares.

Which shares to buy with Simon Brown

2015-11-03 10:03

Where should you invest your hard-earned money? In Episode 5, finweek investment expert Simon Brown shows you how to make a winning investment.

Ferrari IPO: $10-billion Wall Street valuation

2015-10-21 11:22

Ferrari garnered a rich $10-billion valuation on Wall Street as its initial public offering went out at $52 a share.

Five small-cap stocks for your portfolio

2015-10-05 19:36

South Africa’s stock exchange is dominated by large companies and in the process a number of small caps companies are forgotten. Finweek spoke to analysts about the outlook of five such stocks.

Porsche buys 1.5% of VW shares from Suzuki

2015-09-26 18:26

German automaker Porsche SE says it is buying 1.5 percent stake of ordinary shares in Volkswagen AG from Suzuki.

Rolls-Royce: New CEO, profit forecasts slashed

2015-07-07 09:50

Rolls-Royce cut profit expectations for the third time in nine months, increasing the challenge for its new chief executive.

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.

Daimler ditches shares in Tesla

2014-10-23 09:58

Daimler has sold its stake in US battery-car company Tesla but will maintain its support and joint ventures between each other's products.

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