Debunking the biggest myth about responsible investing

2018-10-30 14:26

Contrary to popular belief, investors are not giving up upside performance when prioritising companies with a better environmental, social and governance record.

BOOK REVIEW: What we can learn from the best investors' biggest mistakes

2018-08-31 06:15

Even the best investors make bad mistakes - and we can learn from them, says Ian Mann.

Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka takes on JSE over 'dubious' listings

2018-05-19 08:41

Outspoken Sygnia CEO Magda Wierzycka has lambasted the JSE, accusing it of “weak governance” by allowing dubious listings which have led to financial losses by investors.

Warren Buffett on why buying gold is much worse than buying stocks

2018-05-07 09:38

At Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting on Saturday, Warren Buffett compared $10,000 invested in gold and stocks decades ago to demonstrate why he's always been bullish on buying the latter.

WARREN INGRAM: Understanding the rules of investing

2018-04-27 08:45

If you remain focused on your own investment strategy and ignore the noise from those who don’t know anything, you can become financially free, writes Warren Ingram.

Investing abroad: A world of opportunities awaits

2018-04-16 07:00

Should you expose your portfolio to offshore investment? Analyst Brett Birkenstock feels now is a good time to send funds to foreign shores, and gives advice on how to do it.

Warren Buffett thinks the 'elite' have wasted $100 billion ignoring his best investment advice

2018-02-22 15:04

"Over the years, I've often been asked for investment advice, and in the process of answering I've learned a good deal about human behavior," Buffett wrote.

Are equities heading for a fall in 2018?

2018-01-16 15:24

Ashburton Investments' Robert Lea considers the outlook for equities in the year ahead. Are the bull's days numbered? What is investor sentiment like? How will cryptocurrencies perform?

Four investing lessons from 2017

2018-01-12 15:52

Anet Ahern, who heads up PSG Asset Management, considers four valuable lessons the past 12 months can teach investors.

JSE shadows surging global markets

2017-11-01 19:29

The JSE tracked higher on Wednesday, following positive global markets and supported by a weaker rand for most of the day.

 

The cost of paranoia about SA: Businesses have wasted trillions on overseas flops

2018-10-18 12:42

Investor belief that the country is permanently in some kind of pre-Armageddon has probably cost them trillions of rand over the past twenty years.

SURVEY: What's keeping millennials from financial freedom?

2018-08-23 14:13

Struggle to manage your money? Here's a little crash course.

Why ‘Sell in May and go away’ doesn't work for SA investors

2018-05-07 16:30

Except once every three years.

Warren Buffett shares the epiphany he had in 1942 that dictated the rest of his investment career

2018-05-06 12:42

Warren Buffett has some regrets about a trade he made back in 1942, and it's informed his entire investment career ever since. He made the comments at Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholder meeting.

A cryptocurrency CEO bragged that he ran off with R599 million — but after a journalist tracked him down in Egypt, he said it was just a joke

2018-04-20 09:32

The crypto founder tweeted a photo of himself drinking a beer on the beach, and gave himself away.

Bitcoin's rough patch looks like the Nasdaq during the tech bubble — except it's moving 15 times faster

2018-03-20 18:32

Bitcoin's recent price chart mirrors that of the Nasdaq Composite Index during the tech bubble era, but there's a catch.

Four key questions on Viceroy's Capitec report answered

2018-01-30 12:21

Who is Viceroy Research, what does its new report say, and why is it being taken so seriously?

How to achieve those lofty new goals

2018-01-16 14:58

It’s a new year and that means many will plan to do things differently this time around. This year, rather start by making smaller, achievable resolutions.

Compound interest - the forgotten secret to investment success

2018-01-12 07:00

Compounding requires patience and time, two things which scare many modern day investors who operate in a world of instant gratification, writes Werner Erasmus.

Rand hedge stocks gain on JSE as local currency slides

2017-10-31 19:41

The rand slipped to R14.17/$ on Tuesday after closing near R14.04/$ on Monday.

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