Here's how much Lance Armstrong made on early Uber investment

2018-12-09 11:55

Lance Armstrong’s prospects looked bleak when he admitted to Oprah Winfrey in 2013 that he cheated to win his Tour de France titles. But an early investment in Uber was a lifeline.

Looking beyond the usual ratios

2018-12-05 14:05

Reporting ratios are important indicators that show growth within a company and help to compare it with peers. But if you’re serious about investing, you should be digging even deeper by crunching some numbers yourself, advises investment expert Simon Brown.

Naspers CFO plans 'significant investments' in coming months

2018-12-02 09:49

Naspers has its sights set on acquisitions as Africa’s largest company by market value targets “significant investments” for its $10bn cash pile in the next couple of months, Chief Financial Officer Basil Sgourdos said.

SA investment conferences about public relations, not reality - Chris Hart

2018-11-29 06:45

Policy in SA is increasingly becoming a choice between "awful or dreadful" - something that is not particularly useful in relation to luring investments, says Chris Hart.

Two-thirds of South African shares are now in a bear market - here's what that means

2018-11-28 07:32

Almost 96% of JSE shares are now down 10% from their highest point in the past year

Creating jobs is government’s most important task – Ramaphosa

2018-11-22 20:47

Addressing the National Council of Provinces, the president said that the state could only fulfill developmental mandate if the economy grows.

Ramaphosa: Laws, policies must open SA up to investors

2018-11-20 22:10

South Africa's laws, policies and regulations must open the country to investment, says President Cyril Ramaphosa.

How to pick stocks in a lacklustre market

2018-11-13 09:20

LONG READ: In finweek’s 8 November cover story, Trader Petri Redelinghuys explains his methodology to finding stocks that will withstand the bad times.

Up to 300 investors set to gather in Cape Town - for Africa’s largest early investment summit

2018-11-09 12:22

This as South African president Cyril Ramaphosa ramps up his effort to attract over $100bn in investment during the course of the next five years.

READ: Ramaphosa's opening address at the Africa Investment Forum

2018-11-08 14:10

Read the president opening address at the inaugural Africa Investment Forum in Sandton.


10 things Johann Rupert said about the SA economy during THAT interview

2018-12-06 06:25

From controversial views on young black people to tips on how to get rich, billionaire Johann Rupert's interview with PowerFM on Tuesday night has sparked widespread criticism on social media and in some business circles.

GEPF's Mokate: Pension fund healthy despite Steinhoff, VBS 'elephants in the room'

2018-12-03 16:55

The Government Employee Pension Fund has impaired Lancaster 101, Steinhoff's BEE partner. The state pension fund is invested in Lancaster through the Public Investment Corporation. Other impairments included Independent News Media and Agri Poultry.

SA's lead in Africa's race for FDI challenged - report

2018-11-30 14:50

South Africa, once the leader in attracting foreign direct investment in Africa, now has to share the top rank with Morocco, according to research by EY.

World's largest feedlot drives SA's meaty export offer

2018-11-28 17:57

Karan Beef, the world’s largest cattle feedlot, is expanding beef exports to China and other Asian markets.

Ramaphosa holds the aces in countdown to South African elections

2018-11-27 21:06

As South Africa’s ruling party battles to bounce back from a succession of scandals and extend its quarter-century monopoly on power in next year’s elections, it has a key advantage: a wounded opposition.

Is it time to be a greedy investor?

2018-11-22 10:25

Currently, there are extreme levels of fear when it comes to our stock market. Should you join the ‘herd’ and shy away from investing? Or should you take a leaf from Warren Buffett’s book?

Will the rand surprise us?

2018-11-15 10:25

With 2018 far from over, anything can still happen. But could the aggressiveness with which the rand and the local stock market recently (and every so often) improved, be signs of a rally before the year is up?

Standard Bank is listing with the JSE's biggest rival – 5 things you need to know about the A2X stock exchange

2018-11-08 18:45

Standard Bank and AVI just became the latest companies to announce listings on A2X, a still relatively new alternative exchange, on Thursday.

How well have the different factor investors done in 2018?

2018-11-08 12:45

Through careful analysis, PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains why you should try to combine investment styles in order to achieve above-average performance.

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