Stocks, euro surge as France's Macron favored for presidential win

2017-04-25 07:26

Global markets have rallied after moderate candidate Emmanuel Macron won the first round of France's presidential election, sending stocks to records and boosting the euro.

How to determine if a stock with a high P/E is offering value

2017-02-23 11:50

So is that share with the high price-to-earnings ratio actually going to be worth it? Simon Brown discusses another benchmark that would help to measure a stock’s price.

Top tips for investing in stocks

2017-01-15 18:20

Experts weigh in on what to consider before investing on the stock market.

SA property stocks shine

2017-01-10 17:19

Although South African property stocks have improved in the last quarter of 2016, analysts are still cautious for the outlook in 2017.

Dwaine Van Vuuren: How to spot a bear – the lesser known ‘Open Interest’

2016-07-20 20:53

Dwaine van Vuuren is monitoring a cocktail of 12 macro, breadth and technical indicators with multi-decade track records, warning of a JSE bear market.

Stocks gain with S&P 500 futures on earnings

2016-07-20 14:17

Positive earnings have set the tone for equity markets while the dollar traded at a seven-week high as speculation grew the US will raise interest rates this year.

Healthy future ahead for Amgen

2016-06-15 09:28

This leading biotechnology company experienced year-on-year revenue growth of 10% and the outlook for long-term growth remains good.

Just how local is JSE? Collocott examines foreign earnings as % of total earnings.

2016-05-25 05:30

An industry expert presents an in-depth analysis of just how local the companies listed on the Johannesburg securities exchange are.

A closer look at investment moats

2016-04-28 13:15

What constitutes a strong investment moat? We look at examples of companies that got it right.

How long should you hold stocks?

2016-04-20 08:33

Over the past decades, investors have started holding stocks for shorter and shorter periods. Our contributor Simon Brown discusses how this trend affects profits.


Ignore Brexit noise, says top UK manager betting on small caps

2017-02-28 14:12

The UK’s divorce negotiations with the European Union will be less of a driver for equity markets in 2017 and that should benefit investors in smaller businesses.

US stocks rise, dollar falls as Trump era begins

2017-01-22 11:17

US stocks picked up while the dollar fell as Donald Trump was officially sworn in as the president of the United States and Barack Obama's term ended.

Why more women are investing in stocks

2017-01-15 12:04

Experts reveal what’s holding back women from investing in stocks and which investment instruments they prefer to use.

Stocks start 2017 with gains, but many markets stay shut

2017-01-02 15:19

Global stocks rose on the first day of 2017, though trading volumes were thin as many major markets observed New Year's holidays.

How I construct my portfolio

2016-07-20 19:09

In order to manage your stock portfolio, you need to have a plan – and implement the plan. Just One Lap founder Simon Brown tells us more.

Tesla tumbles on weak output as stock drops

2016-07-05 17:12

Shares of Tesla Motors fell on Tuesday following disappointing production figures as US stocks opened lower.

How to weed out undesirable sectors for investment

2016-06-07 08:52

A quick way to eliminate a large chunk of JSE-listed stocks as potential investments is to remove entire sectors that are less than stellar from the equation.

Weighing up the pros and cons of a stock

2016-05-17 10:38

We take a closer look at how to determine whether a company is worthy of a place in your investment portfolio.

US, European stocks rise as oil strengthens

2016-04-21 07:44

European and US stocks have climbed on higher oil prices as the euro dipped against the dollar on the eve of a European Central Bank meeting.

World equities rocked by new oil slide

2016-04-05 19:25

Europe's main stock markets have tumbled after another sell-off across most of Asia that was sparked by a fresh drop in oil prices, dealers say.

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