Kganyago calls in Hawks to probe his 'billions'

2018-04-01 08:57

SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has lodged a complaint with the Hawks after a major market data provider claimed he owned a multibillion-rand share portfolio, including shares in Capitec bank.

Investors dive into Murray & Roberts as Germany's Aton makes takeover bid

2018-03-26 14:08

German company Aton has made an offer to Murray & Roberts to acquire its shares.

Local equities softer after flat trading session

2018-03-13 18:39

The JSE closed weaker on Tuesday following a rather lukewarm trading session where the bourse traded mostly flat.

Rather look at shares through a telescope than under a microscope

2018-02-20 13:49

PSG Wealth's Schalk Louw considers share performance over the past 35 years, arguing that it's better for investors to have a long-term view of the market instead of worrying about day-to-day fluctuations.

The search for diamonds

2018-01-25 11:51

Every investor is always looking for that ever-elusive ‘diamond’ share. PSG Old Oak identified five companies they think might shine in 2018.

Aspen moves to reassure investors after share price fall

2018-01-09 17:01

Aspen’s share price dropped by about 8% before recovering on the back of rumours that research group Viceroy was investigating the pharmaceutical company.

Trump's tax cut to lower rate for British American Tobacco

2018-01-09 12:08

JSE-listed British American Tobacco has announced that its effective tax rate is set to fall from about 30% to the 'high twenties' following the passage of US legislation.

How IDC was forced to invest in Oakbay

2017-12-10 06:00

A last-minute, hand-written amendment to a contract forced the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) to trade R256 million for now-worthless shares in the Gupta family’s Oakbay Resources and Energy at inflated prices in 2014.

The risks in chasing higher returns

2017-11-27 12:33

A well-diversified portfolio, which covers all major asset classes, remains the best way to manage risk and return.

JSE starts the week on positive note

2017-11-06 19:45

Mining stocks and Naspers propelled the local bourse higher.

 

How diversification can help to reduce risk

2018-03-27 07:15

Deciding whether to invest in shares directly, or buy into a unit trust, is tricky – especially if you don’t have much money to spend.

Down with exorbitant platform fees, down!

2018-03-22 11:01

Many investment platforms charge clients a percentage of their portfolios, which means the fee grows along with the investment. This, says Simon Brown, is a rip-off.

Winslyn looks at cryptocurrencies and shares

2018-02-28 15:48

Host Divan Botha discusses shares and investments in cryptocurrencies with Petri Redelinghuys, Amelia Morgenrood and Lorien Gamaroff. (Includes Afrikaans content.)

Twitter rises on renewed sale speculation

2018-01-28 10:35

Twitter shares rose the most in five weeks on an endorsement from Citron Research and renewed speculation the social-media company may be an acquisition target.

Four investing lessons from 2017

2018-01-12 15:52

Anet Ahern, who heads up PSG Asset Management, considers four valuable lessons the past 12 months can teach investors.

Steinhoff shares down 18% on news that ECB sold its bonds

2018-01-09 16:02

A European Central Bank spokesperson has confirmed that it sold Steinhoff bonds last week. The bank did not disclose prices.

What you need to know about volatility auctions

2017-12-12 12:46

Volatility auctions have been a feature of the recent collapse in Steinhoff’s share price. Simon Brown explains how this mechanism works.

Rights issues: Putting investors in a tricky position

2017-12-06 11:36

When a company issues more shares, those who already own some can either buy more or do nothing. Neither option may be appealing, but how should investors respond?

JSE rebounds after two days of losses

2017-11-16 18:48

The JSE closed firmer on Thursday after two consecutive days of losses.

JSE gains as rand falls on dollar rally

2017-11-03 18:49

The JSE All-Share index closed the day 0.52% firmer, matched by the blue-chip JSE Top-40 index which gained 0.67%.

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