ARTICLES RELATING TO INVESTMENTS

The fundamental difference between money market and income unit trusts

17 minutes ago

A Fin24 user wants to know what the fundamental difference is between a money market unit trust and an income unit trust.

Bonds vs. equities: What value do they add to an investment portfolio?

2018-08-07 19:40

Asset managers often disagree, but they agree on one thing: Investors must invest over the long-term.

Private equity investment in Southern Africa more than doubles

2018-07-27 21:58

Private equity investment in Southern Africa more than doubled in 2017, according to the SAVCA 2018 Private Equity Industry Survey.

Scene vs. herd: How to stop group mentality wrecking your finances

2018-07-17 06:30

When it comes to making investment decisions, try to assess the facts and evidence - not what the group is doing, writes Warren Ingram.

5 ways to turn your stokvel into an investment engine

2018-07-14 18:00

As SA's R45bn stokvel industry continues to grow, more financial solutions are being designed for the nation’s stokvel groups, estimated to be over 800 000.

GOOD ADVICE FOR INVESTORS

2018-06-29 12:30

FOR many people, investing in shares is scary and risky.

Managing foreign exchange volatility

2018-06-11 13:55

Alison Barker, owner of FX Solutions Wealth, provides a health check on the rand and tips for managing foreign exchange volatility.

FirstRand's new debt-investment fund to raise R1bn

2018-06-01 20:27

FirstRand’s Ashburton Investments is starting a new debt-instrument investment fund, as it seeks to take advantage of lending gaps and opportunities in the south of the continent.

Are classic cars a good investment?

2018-05-20 17:41

The market for classic cars has slowed down significantly, but does that mean they are not a good investment? Do your homework - and a little bit of luck never comes amiss, says an expert.

How to 'read' the SA art market

2018-05-01 18:00

Many who are tempted to begin collecting art or are expanding their collections, want to know how to "read" the art market, says the director at Aspire Art Auctions. How to 'read' the SA art market

 

Wierzycka swings 180° on hedge funds, slams them as fee racket

2018-08-15 10:46

Money manager Sygnia has closed all its hedge-fund products, ending a 13-year history with an investment strategy its chief executive officer now calls a ruse to pocket fees.

5 steps to save effectively as a couple

2018-07-28 09:18

A strategy analyst at Old Mutual Unit Trusts helps couples - especially those starting a new life together - make the right decisions with their money.

ANC's Mashatile urges private investment into Eskom, other state firms

2018-07-26 11:47

ANC Treasurer-General Paul Mashatile has invited private investors to take up equity stakes in state-owned companies, as leaders of the Brics grouping of emerging economies meet in Johannesburg.

Where can I find the best interest rate on a fixed deposit?

2018-07-16 15:49

A retired Fin24 user seeks the advice of a personal finance expert on attaining a fixed monthly income from his living annuity investment and unit trust funds.

Saving is only getting harder in SA – economist

2018-07-12 06:26

South Africa's current economic conditions mean it will only get harder to save for the future, yet savings are sorely needed, says an economist.

SA cryptocurrency launched for rhino horn trade and conservation

2018-06-14 11:10

Rhino Coin, launched in early June, attempts to give value to the legal rhino horn by converting it into an online cryptocurrency at a ratio of 1 coin to 1 gram of horn.

Hellish week for PIC's Dan Matjila

2018-06-03 06:07

Public Investment Corporation CEO Dan Matjila is likely facing a week from hell with the United Democratic Movement headed to court to force his suspension and Parliament gazetting a bill that decentralises his power.

amaBhungane proposal for full disclosure of PIC investments not feasible, say MPs

2018-05-31 19:45

A “radical” proposal for the disclosure of minutes of meetings relating to investment decisions taken by the Public Investment Corporation to strengthen transparency has not been well received by MPs.

Savings tips for 'Afrilennials'

2018-05-08 14:57

Born between 1982 and 2002, so-called "Afrilennials" are quickly becoming the largest segment of SA’s working population, says the group CEO of PPS.

These are SA’s most reliable dividend-paying shares

2018-04-29 12:45

One researcher says you can 'supercharge' your investment strategy by sticking to consistent dividend payers.

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