PICS: An inside look at the $24m mansion a coffee company heir built

2018-02-16 11:00

Jose Enrique Souto, heir to the Rowland Coffee fortune, built his dream house. Four years later, he’s selling it.

PICS: A $9.3m LA mansion, restored to mid-century perfection

2018-02-03 11:00

The house, which has four bedrooms and four baths spread across approximately 4 500 square feet of living space, was built in 1959 by architect Eugene Kinn Choy.

Investing 101 - getting started

2018-01-29 18:36

Investing is a way to preserve and accumulate wealth, but finance can be overwhelming and intimidating, explains Munozovepi Gwata, founder of Kukura Capital.

Not a time to be complacent in SA - investment expert

2018-01-22 16:34

Despite a new sense of optimism in domestic politics, now is not the time to be complacent, cautions Steven Schultz, head of investments at Momentum.

PICS: NYC market takes another leap with $100 000-a-month apartment

2018-01-16 18:34

The finished apartment, for which the building’s elevator had to be extended has three bedrooms and three and a half baths spread across 3 790 square feet.

Is your real estate portfolio resilient enough?

2018-01-04 18:16

Political, economic and market uncertainty raises the question of how investors can increase the resilience of their real estate portfolio, according to a report.

Steinhoff on brink of dropping off JSE's top 100 company list

2017-12-21 13:21

Once considered the “Ikea of Afrca”, shares in the Stellenbosch-headquartered conglomerate have fallen 91% this month.

10 things to keep in mind when investing in commercial property

2017-12-18 18:26

When considering investing in commercial property, there are ten things to keep in mind, according to Christo Botes, executive director at Business Partners.

Rand strengthens as markets keep close eye on Steinhoff

2017-12-11 18:48

The rand strengthened by 1.02% to trade at R13.58 to the dollar, with five days to go before the start of the ANC elective conference.

Friday JSE wrap - Steinhoff sell-off continues

2017-12-09 12:49

Investors waiting for more information on accounting fraud and other financial irregularities at the global retailer to come to light.


Platinum industry wants a coin

2018-02-11 06:32

The major platinum miners remain keen on introducing a platinum investment coin as a means to boost demand for the metal, despite resistance from the SA Reserve Bank.

Capitec share price firms as it hits back at Viceroy 'loan shark' report

2018-01-30 22:30

The local bank's share price largely recovered from earlier losses to end the day just 2.96% weaker.

Be aware of foreign estate implications of offshore investments - expert

2018-01-26 16:07

Many SA investors diversify risk by creating offshore estates, but often without thinking about the implications if the investor should die, cautions an expert.

PICS: This $9.8m Italian Villa was owned by Napoleon’s sister

2018-01-20 11:00

Pauline Bonaparte spent her later years on this estate in Lucca. Now you can, too.

Woolworths shares down on news of profit drop

2018-01-15 13:13

The multinational retail group has announced a decrease in headline earnings per share for the six months to December 24 2017.

From Bitcoin to Belize: Here are best and worst assets of 2017

2017-12-28 07:55

As 2017 winds to a close, a look at the winners and losers around the globe shows that, broadly speaking, the riskiest assets performed well.

Common tax pitfalls relating to investment property

2017-12-18 18:47

Whether investing in property for long-term returns or for resale in the short term, taxpayers must know how their decisions will affect their tax liabilities.

Were your investments affected by the Steinhoff bloodbath?

2017-12-17 06:02

The good news is that pension funds have rules around how much exposure they can have to any one company.

JSE investigating Steinhoff but won't halt trade

2017-12-11 15:58

The JSE has reiterated that it won't halt trading in Steinhoff shares, but says it is investigating the firm to determine if it has breached its listing requirements.

PICS: SA's mint creates coin to celebrate world's first heart transplant

2017-12-08 19:51

The South African Mint, a wholly owned subsidiary of the SARB, has created a commemorative silver coin in honour of the world’s first successful human-to-human heart transplant 50 years ago.

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