Taxpayers invested about R1.6 billion in Section 12J projects

2020-03-11 19:09

Interest in Section 12J has grown each year, with the current financial year being no different, says Jonty Sacks, a partner at Jaltech.

12 tips for taxpayers to better understand section 12J investments

2020-02-20 16:18

By the end of February, most taxpayers are looking for every opportunity to reduce their tax liabilities.

Watchdog provisionally withdraws investment firm's license after low payout claims

2019-12-18 14:20

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority has provisionally withdrawn the licence of a Pietermaritzburg-based investment company, Exclusive Life Financial Services.

Motsepe's African Rainbow Capital expecting start-up investments to shine

2019-12-08 10:30

African Rainbow Capital's co-CEO Johan van der Merwe said the company's share is trading at a discount, bigger than that of its peers, and steps will be taken to address this.

Mauritius: The new property hot spot

2019-11-20 11:52

As the South African property market continues to struggle with low to flat price growth in most areas, coupled with pressure on rentals and rental growth earned by property investors, astute investors are looking elsewhere for better performance.

While stocks last...

2019-11-07 13:24

After doing some research, investment expert Simon Brown found that the expected duration for a stock to maintain a major listing is around 20 years. How, then, should investors approach long-term investing, given this information?

Finding the route that suits you

2019-11-05 18:46

What happens when you have to choose between two funds that both have attractive returns, but find that the one is subject to much greater volatility than the other? The tracking error is a good measure.

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.

 

Investing: Why Stanlib is raking in the money

2020-03-01 13:00

Stanlib earned R1.7 billion in net fee income in 2019 and increased its assets under management to R568 billion.

Former Old Mutual unit bounces back after Brexit jitters

2020-01-29 16:44

Quilter recorded net inflows of £500m in the last three months of 2019, and increased assets under management and administration by 13%.

Take time to get better at trading and investing

2019-12-13 13:57

It’s likely that you might be making some investment resolutions this holiday. But the important thing is to take the time to ensure you develop a plan to implement them. Otherwise, like most new year’s resolutions, they won’t bear fruit.

Are you comfortable swimming against the tide?

2019-11-26 09:32

‘Contrarian’ is usually defined as opposing or rejecting a popular opinion or current practice. Using this approach in investing could help to find value in an investment world which can be noisy and distracting.

The smart way to make money

2019-11-19 16:52

Shares are among the best investments available for an ordinary person. Even if it may seem daunting to some, there are practical steps you can follow to help you identify good investments and manage your stock portfolio.

The S&P 500 party is just getting started

2019-11-07 11:17

At the start of this year, expectations around the S&P 500 index weren’t great. However, things have turned. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw takes a look at why sometimes forecasts can be incorrect.

Alexa, are you acting in my best interest?

2019-10-21 18:13

Let’s consider the ethical implications of using artificial intelligence in finance.

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

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