Drought does little to deter W Cape property investment - analyst

2018-04-22 21:15

When it comes to investing in property in the Western Cape, investors are more wary of political developments than of the water crisis, says Lightstone.

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.

What is responsible investment?

2018-04-18 22:37

There is a growing awareness of a need for responsible investing by individual and institutional investors, says a responsible investment specialist.

EXPLAINER: What's the difference between money markets and unit trusts?

2018-04-18 05:15

A Fin24 user with R250 000 to invest wants to know the difference between a money market account and unit trusts.

Ramaphosa announces R1.2 trillion investment drive

2018-04-16 19:50

The president also named four special economic envoys are set to travel the world creating buzz around economic opportunities in South Africa, as well as his new economic adviser.

Tradehold sells off development for R743m

2018-04-13 18:09

Investment holding company Tradehold has sold off a corporate residential development in Mozambique for R743m, as part of efforts to lower its exposure to Africa.

Don’t follow the herd into low-quality earnings

2018-04-12 11:19

Avoid cyclical businesses, such as construction, for long-term investments, decide on the price that you’re prepared to pay – and don’t spend a cent more.

Growth is now or never for SA

2018-04-01 08:35

With the global economy on the rise and political pragmatism setting in, now is the time for SA to invest, writes Fuad Cassim.

Foreign Fund Framework ready for public comment, Treasury says

2018-03-30 10:02

The public has a month to comment on Treasury's Foreign Member Funds Framework, expected to bolster South Africa’s stature as the gateway into Africa for foreign member fund investment.

The marks of a great value investor

2018-03-28 13:59

Allan Gray’s incoming chief operating officer Rob Formby explains why this asset manager is able to distinguish its portfolio and to deliver alpha.


BLSA throws weight behind Ramaphosa's R1.2trn investment drive

2018-04-19 15:26

Business Leadership South Africa believes President Cyril Ramaphosa’s initiative to raise R1trn in new investments over five years could add 4 percentage point to the country’s foreign direct investment.

What are my options if I want a direct offshore non-rand-denominated investment?

2018-04-19 06:44

The experts discuss various ways you can get your rands offshore, from investing directly into stocks to offshore endowment policies.

Ramaphosa's plan to attract R1.2 trillion in investment marks potential new dawn

2018-04-18 13:42

President Cyril Ramaphosa’s plan to raise over R1trn in new investment has been hailed by economists as the beginning of a 'new dawn' for South Africa's economy after years of low growth and policy uncertainty.

Land fears could stymie Ramaphosa’s investment envoys - institute

2018-04-17 21:27

The president's investment envoys face the difficult task of easing investor concerns around the state's plans to implement land expropriation without compensation, says the SA Institute of Race Relations.

Here's what the 15 most expensive paintings from South Africa look like

2018-04-14 16:48

Works by Irma Stern and Jacob Hendrik Pierneef have sold for astronomical amounts. This is what they look like.

Busting three myths about tax-free savings

2018-04-12 11:19

Many investors have misconceptions about tax-free savings – many feel the products are too restrictive and maintain they don’t offer many advantages besides exempting savers from capital gains tax.

US senators eye local investment

2018-04-08 06:00

US companies will be encouraged to increase investment and partnerships with SA, says Senator Chris Coons.

Investors crowdfund for shares in Cape craft beer brewer

2018-03-30 15:47

The Drifter Brewing Company of Woodstock has already crowdfunded R1m for shares in its business - and the drive is getting off to a flying start.

Sponsored: Markets’ impressive rally

2018-03-29 14:31

The final quarter of 2017 ended on a high note for financial services. Although the outlook is more positive now that Cyril Ramaphosa leads the country, it is wise to remain cautious.

Sponsored: Making the most of tax-free savings

2018-03-27 14:20

Three years after this type of investment was introduced, the benefits for long-term investors are becoming clear.

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