ARTICLES RELATING TO INVESTMENTS

New section 12J fund launched in hospitality industry

2019-10-08 20:52

Anuva Investments has launched a new fund, allowing for diversification from traditional 12J private equity into the property sector via a hospitality fund.

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.

The difference between SA multi-asset income funds and money market

2019-08-02 14:43

By comparing the risks and returns of multi-asset income funds and the money market, PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains why there is a place for multi-asset income funds in a balanced investment portfolio.

A message for millennials: Life is about more than #YOLO

2019-06-16 11:24

As South Africa celebrates Youth Day, Khwezi Jackson, an investment Consultant at 10X Investments, has a message for his fellow millennials: life is about more than #YOLO.

Emerging markets at mercy of US growth as investors weigh bets

2019-04-22 21:45

Emerging-market investors will be looking for more evidence that the US economic turnaround is gaining traction if the lackluster end to last week hasn't already burst their balloon.

A South African crypto-wallet startup – which backs an embattled form of bitcoin – just landed R18 million in funding

2019-04-17 14:21

Mobile wallet company Centbee, co-founded by a former eBucks CEO, announced it had closed a new round of funding just as bitcoin SV, the coin variant it backs, went into a slump.

Buffett's next deal will be his most important

2019-03-25 19:28

Everybody wishes they knew what Warren Buffett will acquire next. Buffett wishes he knew, too, says Tara Lachapelle.

Asset managers are leading Britain's Brexit exodus

2019-03-13 16:23

The prospect of leaving the European Union has forced Britain’s financial community to make expensive preparations for life outside of the trading bloc, says Mark Gilbert.

Days of shelf companies and dummy directors could be over

2019-02-18 16:30

The days of using shelf companies and dummy directors seem to be numbered and overseas investors must make sure their financial structures are done properly.

AYO, Survé hit back: Nothing untoward about 'informal' PIC discussion

2019-02-04 21:22

Dr Iqbal Survé and AYO Technologies have issued a joint statement in response to a report by the Sunday Times, saying there "is not a single lie that has been told to the PIC".

 

Rise of populism in SA could see rand 'blow up' – investment expert

2019-09-03 20:43

A rise in favour of populism in South Africa could see the rand "blow up", says the director and head of investment strategy at Miton Optimal.

Give gov't your pension funds or have the country turn to the IMF? No need for either, says DA

2019-08-18 16:59

The ANC should work towards reforms that will avoid seeing the introduction of asset prescription or seeking money from the International Monetary Fund, urged the DA.

Let's talk investments at the #JSESheInvests event

2019-07-25 12:33

The JSE, in partnership with Easy Equities and True Love, will bring together industry leaders and financial specialists from across the country, in an investment and empowerment event for women

Tencent's China Literature sinks amid nation's content crackdown

2019-05-27 12:50

One of Tencent's most valuable investments is sinking as China expands its crackdown on online content.

Investment: The art of finding true diversification

2019-04-21 16:55

There is more to diversification than just not putting all your eggs in one basket, says an expert at multinational asset management company Schroders.

Scary move points to recession

2019-04-11 09:03

All signs point to an imminent recession. While it is unlikely to reach the levels we saw during the 2008 financial crisis, the average investor will still be hard hit.

'Greenwashing' isn't enough for investors anymore - expert

2019-03-23 13:01

There is growing pressure on asset owners to show they care about sustainable investment, and investors are demanding real transparency, says an expert at Schroders.

SA's economic growth seen stagnant as confidence wanes

2019-03-04 22:45

South Africa's economic growth will probably remain stunted unless household spending and investment pick up.

Sell in Joburg, buy in NYC: foreigners' SA paradox

2019-02-07 10:21

SA's stock market is witnessing a paradox: foreign investors are selling in the local market but buying a US exchange-traded fund that invests in the shares at the fastest pace in 11 years.

Investment: is the equity party over?

2019-01-16 20:27

While global economic growth was sound in 2018, markets bucked the trend in anticipation of weaker times ahead, explains an economist.

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