Finding the route that suits you

2019-11-05 18:46

What happens when you have to choose between two funds that both have attractive returns, but find that the one is subject to much greater volatility than the other? The tracking error is a good measure.

Old hands attempting new ventures

2019-01-21 14:31

Established entrepreneurs in the mining industry are setting their sights on the hard-to-find minerals, especially those that feed the electrical vehicle manufacturing industry.

A penchant for growth stocks

2018-06-12 14:57

Nedgroup Investments Entrepreneur Fund is suitable for investors who require specific exposure to small- and mid-cap sector shares, with maximum capital appreciation as their primary long-term goal

Fund in Focus: Sygnia 4th Industrial Revolution Global Equity Fund

2018-03-28 07:47

The fund offers access to global companies that are optimally positioned to benefit from new technologies and innovations, which have the potential to transform the global economy.

Fund in Focus: NFB Ci Cautious Fund of Funds

2018-03-15 15:27

This fund aims to provide investors with income and capital growth while maintaining a low risk profile and preserving capital.

Fund in Focus: PSG Balanced Fund

2018-02-06 09:44

The primary objective of the fund is long-term growth of capital and a reasonable level of income for investors.

How to protect value in the long term

2017-12-11 12:12

The data shows why investors should stick to funds’ recommended investment periods.

Fund Focus: Sasfin BCI Flexible Income Fund (A)

2017-10-03 11:29

This is a low-risk option offering good income levels. The fund aims to provide high levels of income while preserving capital.

Where should investors head next? Local flexible funds may provide some insight.

2017-09-18 15:02

SA’s top five flexible funds, with R28bn under management, outperformed the market over the past five years. Here are the 10 most popular shares they’re investing in.

The case for multi-asset income funds

2016-08-10 13:59

Multi-asset income funds are a relatively low-risk option for investors in search of higher returns than the money market, writes finweek contributor Schalk Louw.


Elon Musk’s brain tech startup is raising more cash

2019-05-11 16:55

Neuralink, a small and secretive brain computing startup founded by Elon Musk, has raised $39m of a planned $51m filing round.

Opportunity beckons for better returns at lower cost

2018-09-20 09:51

Although investors often prefer active fund management, tracker funds can act as a reasonable proxy for most conventional markets, enabling investors to extract the equity risk premium.

Fund in Focus: Ashburton Stable Income Fund

2018-04-19 13:47

The objective of the portfolio is to maximise the level of income while providing high capital stability and predictable income distributions.

Improving prospects for private equity

2018-03-19 10:51

A friendlier investment climate should help create new opportunities and boost returns.

Fund in Focus: Sanlam Global Property Fund

2018-03-05 14:17

The fund aims to provide long-term capital growth by exposing investors to opportunities in the global property market.

Fund in Focus: Bridge Stable Growth Fund

2018-01-22 13:55

This multi-asset class fund’s objective is to provide investors with a balance between growth and income at moderate to conservative risk levels.

PSA threatens court action against Gigaba to settle its demands

2017-11-28 19:42

The Public Servants Association says that if Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba does not agree to its demands to have better representation on the Public Investment Corporation’s board, it will settle the matter through the courts.

World's biggest wealth fund hits $1trn after dollar sinks

2017-09-19 18:47

Norway’s sovereign wealth fund has hit $1trn for the first time, driven higher by climbing stock markets and a weaker US dollar.

Exposed: UK open-ended funds outperform mirror investment trusts – costs, returns

2016-09-14 19:01

A survey by an investment firm has challenged the status of investment trusts as a better bet than their open-ended clones.

How small businesses can save money

2016-07-13 12:50

Small businesses need to make sure they have money saved for unexpected emergencies, and future expansion plans.

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