ARTICLES RELATING TO INVESTMENT

A consistent approach to investing

2019-10-17 10:18

Exchange-traded funds provide access to a variety of shares, thereby decreasing the risk of the investment. The secret, then, is to find those that will deliver over the long term.

OPINION: Investors are caught in a global tug of war

2019-10-12 15:47

Last week’s market gyrations illustrated the tug of war that has dominated US stocks in recent months, says Mohamed A. El-Erian.

What goes up…

2019-10-09 18:46

Using the principle of supply and demand, investment expert Simon Brown explains why investors need to be cautious with commodity stocks. Unlike the price of products and services, which will go up over time, commodity prices may go up – but will likely eventually come back down again.

How to make ETFs work for your portfolio

2019-09-26 11:04

Since the first ETF listed on the JSE nearly two decades ago, a vast selection of these passive investment vehicles has become available. finweek consulted the experts for tips on investing in ETFs.

Knowing when to sit on your hands

2019-09-26 10:32

Panicking because other investors are scrambling? Before you follow the herd, there are some very real consequences to consider, warns PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw.

Why some investment moats are better than others

2019-09-19 11:30

An investment moat traditionally protects a company from its competition. But what makes a powerful moat? And why are some easier to breach than others? Investment expert Simon Brown takes a closer look.

Tips for trading in offshore shares

2019-09-12 09:53

Want to buy offshore shares, but not sure how to go about it? From finding a registered broker, to determining your risk appetite, here are some of the key steps to follow.

Another way to find trading opportunities

2019-08-29 10:41

"By understanding how oscillators are calculated, we’re better equipped to correctly interpret the information that the indicator is giving us," writes Trader Petri. In his latest column, he explains how oscillators work – and why they are useful indicators for traders. 

What an asset impairment really means

2019-08-28 15:42

When a company decides to impair an asset, it may not seem more than a simple accounting treatment. However, it does have an impact on shareholders, writes investment expert Simon Brown.

3 reasons why you should be careful about investment advice from friends and family

2019-08-26 07:22

Be wary of basing your investment decisions purely on advice offered by friends and family - even if they have good intentions, cautions an expert.

 

'There has never been a better time': Ramaphosa's 7-point sell to investors

2019-10-15 05:00

President Cyril Ramaphosa is on a mission to encourage more investment in SA as a means to boost economic growth.

Investors struggling to find returns and protect their capital in unusual prevailing climate

2019-10-09 20:31

Extremely low or negative yields in global markets make it challenging for investors to generate meaningful returns, says Brian McMillan of Investec Structured Products.

Magnificent 7: Here's who will champion the goals of a R1.4bn SME fund

2019-09-26 21:30

The SA SME Fund on Thursday announced the seven fund managers set to manage about R1.4bn in funding to develop small businesses in the country.

The case for listed property

2019-09-26 10:47

While there are plenty of short-term risks with listed property stocks, investment expert Simon Brown still includes this sector in his long-term portfolio. He explains why.

Quality shares itching to rally

2019-09-19 14:14

On close inspection, it would seem that there are some quality shares on our bruised local bourse that present possible opportunities, according to PSG Wealth's Schalk Louw.

The market is presenting rare opportunities for those who can ride the storm - PSG

2019-09-19 07:59

Given the uncertainty investors are currently facing, it's useful to take a step back and re-evaluate the rare opportunity current conditions are presenting, says the CEO at PSG Asset Management.

5 tips for women seeking financial independence

2019-09-03 22:45

Women are often more conservative than men in constructing their investment portfolios, says Thuli Nkomo of NFB Private Wealth Management.

Worried about the health of SA companies? Let's look at the data.

2019-08-29 10:12

There are some that believe now is the time to get out of SA Inc. To investigate, PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw takes a look at how healthy our local shares actually are by comparing a number of local sectors to international peers. The results are quite interesting.

5 steps to make you a better investor

2019-08-27 07:00

To be a successful investor takes discipline, says Lettie Mzwinila, business development manager at Allan Gray.

Men and women invest differently, research finds - here's how to make the most of it

2019-08-26 05:00

The study found that, generally, women tend to take a longer-view perspective and trade less frequently. Momentum's Florbela Yates unpacks five ways to invest better - whoever you are.

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