Foreigners sell rand assets at record pace as Eskom woes mount

2019-07-29 21:29

Foreigners are ditching South African assets at the fastest pace on record as concern mounts that the government will lose its last investment-grade rating.

Seismic shift towards sustainable investing as global risk mounts

2019-01-28 10:56

Investing in assets that incorporate environmental, social and governance criteria has become mainstream as evidence mounts that companies with strong sustainability ratings are less risky and deliver better returns.

From Bitcoin to Belize: Here are best and worst assets of 2017

2017-12-28 07:55

As 2017 winds to a close, a look at the winners and losers around the globe shows that, broadly speaking, the riskiest assets performed well.

Anglo says SA reorganisation adds sale flexibility

2017-03-21 18:11

Anglo American Plc said its decision to split some SA assets into a different subsidiary gives it the “flexibility” to dispose of its iron ore and export thermal coal assets should it decide to do so.

Offshore income disclosure could rake in billions - tax expert

2016-10-26 13:11

The fiscus could benefit handsomely from voluntary disclosure of unauthorised foreign assets if government lowers its mooted 40% charge, says a tax expert.

A snapshot of the world's ultra rich

2016-09-30 19:00

The assets of the ultra wealthy have grown by a modest 0.8% in 2015, yet this group of individuals control 12% of the world's riches.

What’s the difference between RoA and RoE?

2016-09-06 09:58

Return on assets and return on equity can both be used to value a company. Simon Brown discusses how they differ and which one he prefers to use when determining how a stock is faring.

SA assets sink after Hawks summon Gordhan

2016-08-24 12:13

South African assets have slumped after the Hawks summoned Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan over an investigation into a suspected rogue spy unit at Sars.

Insurance 101

2012-08-13 12:00

Every woman - single, married, mother or business owner - has valuable possessions that they simply can’t live without. Sound like you?


UBS bets on Ramaphoria, says strong ANC win could trigger rally for SA assets

2019-04-29 19:07

Investment bank the UBS Group believes a decisive win for the ruling party could trigger a rally for SA assets, thanks to expectations of greater policy certainty.

World Bank: Contributory pension fund could help SA's poor

2018-08-14 19:17

The World Bank has proposed a contributory pension fund, as a way to redistribute wealth and help SA's poor acquire financial assets.

Bleak future as SA households get poorer - report

2017-04-12 17:20

SA's net wealth per household declined further in 2016 and it's now at levels last seen in 2012, according to the latest Momentum/Unisa Wealth report.

Eskom at loggerheads with coal mine companies

2017-01-24 20:25

Eskom interim CEO Matshela Koko said that the power utility is entitled to make decisions about its assets at coal mines owned by Exxaro and Anglo American.

How to protect your assets in the event of divorce

2016-10-13 07:37

A Fin24 user wants to know if his assets will be subject to accrual in the event of a divorce.

SA's debt to GDP highest among emerging market peers - report

2016-09-26 09:23

South Africa's debt per capita is much higher than the average of its emerging market peers, says the latest Allianz Global Wealth report.

Certain assets have been knocked hard - experts

2016-09-05 16:59

With the weaker rand and the prospect of a ratings downgrade, it is no surprise that certain assets have been knocked hard, explains Old Mutual multi-managers.

No plans to sell off bits of Denel, Alexkor

2015-03-20 10:48

There are no plans to sell portions of armaments firm Denel, state diamond mine Alexkor or the state forestry company, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

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