Naspers reportedly in bid to buy eBay classifieds unit

2020-05-23 10:52

Naspers and an investor group backed by German publisher Axel Springer SE are among suitors that submitted bids for EBay classified-advertising business, according to people familiar with the matter.

Cash costs you money over the longer term

2020-05-20 13:16

Loss aversion is a powerful concept in behavioural finance. Simply put, investors are believed to feel the pain of loss twice as strongly as the pleasure of gain.

To take profit or not? That’s the question

2020-05-18 00:40

Investors need to have an exit strategy even before they buy a stock. Sticking to that plan will reduce uncertainties and anxiety.

Change as the times do

2020-05-14 16:28

A buy-and-hold investment strategy may work for some. But be careful of clinging to this view as it may result in losing out on returns.

MONEY CLINIC: Is it worth investing in a living annuity during the time of Covid-19?

2020-05-06 06:03

A Fin24 reader heading into retirement seeks the opinion of an expert on investing during the uncertainty of Covid-19.

MONEY CLINIC: I can save R36 000 a month. What's the best investment strategy?

2020-04-30 06:02

A South African working abroad, able to save R36 000 per month, hopeful that he will continue these earnings, seeks the best investment strategy. Investment expert Elian Wiener responds.

HONEST MONEY: What is your financial advisor doing for you in the coronavirus crash?

2020-04-26 12:55

After looking at your most recent statements, it would be correct to ask what your financial advisor is doing for you at this time.

When Covid-19 hits where you least expect it

2020-04-16 11:28

The effects of Covid-19 are far reaching and will have an impact everywhere. Investors will need to scour their portfolios to determine which of their ‘less obvious’ holdings will be affected.

How to prepare your ‘collapse strategy’

2020-04-08 15:20

Investment expert Simon Brown shares his advice for developing an investment strategy that will help you harness the opportunities that can be found during a market rout.

Keep cash in your portfolio to combat crisis

2020-04-02 09:14

Simon Brown explains why it is important to always have cash in your investment portfolio. In so doing, investors will avoid having to sell assets to generate cash in an emergency.


MONEY CLINIC: I have invested R1m to be paid out monthly, I have not received any during Covid-19. What can I do?

2020-05-23 07:00

A widow in desperate need of the money she invested seeks the help of an expert on her options of what to do next.

Why these vintage and modern Mercs could offer an unusal investment for 'solid returns’

2020-05-15 16:00

'Given the current volatility and unpredictability of markets in these uncertain times, the purchase of a vehicle from a trustworthy brand can be a wise decision', writes Ferdi de Vos.

Investing offshore after the rout

2020-05-07 09:23

The rand cushioned the blow of the global stock market rout for many local investors. Now the question is how stocks and bonds will emerge from the largest sell-off in a generation.

MONEY CLINIC: My pension is in an aggressive portfolio. Is it too late to opt for a lower risk?

2020-05-02 16:28

Investment consultant, Andre Tuck, tackles the question of investment strategy.

Should investors be going for gold?

2020-04-29 10:47

Should investors be going for gold? Amid a global influx of easy cash, and the expected subsequent inflationary fallout, the spot price of gold is set for a rally.

What to do in times of misfortune

2020-04-21 15:29

Using the examples of how some of the world’s greatest sports champions triumphed during times of adversity, PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw offers advice on how investors can keep sailing amid the current storm.

OPINION | What Federer, Nadal and Djocovic teach us about investing in a crisis

2020-04-10 05:00

There are things you can and can't control, says Hannes Viljoen.

Beware debt-laden stocks

2020-04-06 08:55

Simon Brown explains why investors should scour their shareholdings and have a hard look at consumer-facing companies with large debt burdens.

The advantage of permanent capital

2020-03-31 10:55

As the global investor panic routed markets, those not beholden to investor flows should refocus on the long term.

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