How to catch a falling knife

2019-05-06 11:45

When a stock’s price has experienced a downturn, buying it in the hope that it picks up again is tempting. It’s a strategy that can pay off, but knowing when to enter requires precision. Otherwise your portfolio could suffer.

Analysts predict tough times ahead for mobile operators as Vodacom shares slump

2019-01-25 15:47

Vodacom's share price slumped by 7% on Thursday after a trading update showed the group's SA service revenue had declined 0.9% to R13.9bn in the quarter ended December 31.

Mediclinic shares tank as H1 profits drop

2018-10-17 13:14

Mediclinic International's share price was bleeding on Wednesday afternoon after the group warned shareholders that profits would likely be lower than expected.

Jooste advised friends to sell Steinhoff stock before collapse

2018-10-10 19:38

South Africa’s financial regulator has been made aware of the message to sell the South African retailer’s shares days before the stock collapsed, according to two people familiar with the situation.

Steinhoff freeing up 200 million shares in STAR to refinance its debt

2018-04-11 18:50

As part of efforts to refinance its debt, Steinhoff is selling off 200 million of its shares in Steinhoff Africa Retail. This is 6% of its stake in the company.

Focus on the earnings, not the share prices

2018-03-07 08:30

Share prices are mainly determined by their ability to generate future profits. By keeping a close eye on any disconnect between earnings per share and the share price, investors may spot opportunities.

Updated: Casper Troskie leaves Liberty for 'competitor'

2018-01-02 11:58

The share price of Liberty Holdings has dropped slightly before making a quick recovery, following the announcement that its financial director has resigned.

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.

Christo Wiese may have lost over R30bn in less than three days

2017-12-08 14:15

SA businessman Christo Wiese may not be a dollar billionaire anymore, following the bloodbath in the share price of Steinhoff International.

GEPF, trusts left bleeding as Steinhoff shares crash

2017-12-07 20:39

Economists estimate Steinhoff International dropped a further R32.8bn on Thursday, after it lost R120bn of its market value on Wednesday.


Finding a point of entry

2019-03-05 08:23

Moving averages are technical indicators that can help you determine price trends and potential entry points more easily than merely looking at share price movement.

DStv’s owner is heading to the JSE – but there are wildly divergent views on what it’s worth

2019-01-23 12:34

Depending on who you speak to, Multichoice could be worth R27 billion – or almost R100 billion.

Saudi stocks drop as Pompeo lands in Riyadh amid Khashoggi probe

2018-10-16 11:40

Saudi Arabian stocks retreated as US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo arrived in the kingdom to meet with King Salman bin Abdulaziz over the disappearance of writer Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.

Telkom turns to mobile and fibre as landline business takes knock

2018-05-28 10:19

Telkom is steering its business towards "new revenue streams", such as mobile, data and the Internet of Things, as its traditional business is in a decline, according to the group’s annual financial report.

Naspers plans to sell up to 190 million Tencent shares

2018-03-22 12:02

This will be the first time that Naspers has sold shares in the Chinese internet giant, the company said in a shareholder announcement.

Steinhoff shares rally, but investors urged to remain cautious - analyst

2018-01-04 18:09

Despite the recent rally in Steinhoff shares investors should still trade with caution, according to a financial analyst.

Steinhoff shares stage partial comeback, still down 70% in a week

2017-12-12 12:35

While Steinhoff's share price has staged a partial two-day comeback this week, its stock is still down some 70% from where it was a week ago before the abrupt resignation of its CEO Markus Jooste.

EOH blames 'forced sale' of shares for massive price plunge

2017-12-11 12:05

ICT firm EOH says it has appointed lawyers Edward Nathan Sonnenbergs to conduct a fact-finding review of the commercial activities of three former subsidiaries.

JSE not halting trade despite Steinhoff bloodbath

2017-12-08 10:40

The JSE has decided not to suspend the listing of Steinhoff International or halt trading of its shares, saying there is at this stage “no compelling reasons to do so”.

Oakbay cries foul on IDC's legal action

2017-11-24 19:34

Oakbay, which faces legal action from the IDC over its failure to pay back R293m owed to the state-owned entity, has called the IDC's actions “spurious and malicious”.

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