How to use ratios for different sectors on the bourse

2020-01-24 10:42

Not all shares are the same. And not all financial metrics will apply equally to all.

Beware the takeover talk

2020-01-21 14:40

There’s often a lot of fanfare when a listed company proposes a merger or acquisition. However, Simon Brown advises investors to scrutinise the rarely-attainable promises that tend to come with a proposed deal.

How to count your losses

2019-11-22 14:31

Following on from his previous column, Simon Brown offers advice on how traders should employ stop-losses to manage risk.

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.

Naspers ends Thursday stronger, but it's 'still early days', say analysts

2019-09-12 18:24

It appears there will be more buying of Naspers shares over the next few days, says a market analyst.

Tips for trading in offshore shares

2019-09-12 09:53

Want to buy offshore shares, but not sure how to go about it? From finding a registered broker, to determining your risk appetite, here are some of the key steps to follow.

These South African investors will be hurting after a large property company lost 30% of its value in one go

2019-07-31 16:32

Some of its major SA shareholders are Coronation and the Public Investment Corporation.

South African shares may be on the brink of a breakthrough - but two things need to happen

2019-06-26 16:07

The Reserve Bank has to start cutting rates. And history needs to repeat itself.

Last week was horrifying for big SA businesses and their bosses — here’s how the losses are piling up

2019-05-27 05:30

So far, 2019 has been disastrous for investors in most of South Africa’s largest listed companies.

Build your share portfolio like the heavyweights

2019-05-07 10:33

When it comes to investment management, there are some important tools at your disposal that can assist. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains the three steps he follows to help compile a strong portfolio.


Naspers raises R24bn through sale of Prosus shares

2020-01-22 09:14

The sale was effected through an accelerated bookbuild offering to institutional investors.

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.

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?

Steinhoff mulls sale of 25% of European unit in listing next year

2019-10-31 14:25

Steinhoff International Holdings is considering the sale of about a quarter of Pepco Group through an initial public offering that could value the European retailer at more than R66bn according to people familiar with the matter.

Don’t bet on last year’s star performers

2019-09-12 11:16

Just because a company – or market – has had a good run, doesn’t mean this will remain the case, writes PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw. To illustrate this, he looks at comparative data of the top ten performing shares and countries, respectively.

Mark Zuckerberg has dumped over R4 billion worth of Facebook shares so far this month

2019-08-23 17:18

Mark Zuckerberg said in 2017 he planned to sell between 35 and 75 million Facebook shares over 18 months to plug money into his philanthropy efforts.

The correlation between shares and interest rates

2019-07-30 08:14

Decades of stock market and interest rates data point to a strong correlation between the two. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains what history tells us about declining interest rate phases and how it could impact the JSE.

Think you’re buying at a discount?

2019-06-20 09:44

Investors are always keen to buy shares at a discount to fair value, but determining that fair value is ?not straightforward.

These are foreigners' favourite South African shares, including Clicks and Telkom

2019-05-17 12:15

Foreigners now own 52% of the JSE. This is what they like to buy.

Zuckerberg adds $4.5bn to fortune as Facebook shares surge

2019-04-25 18:17

After declining about $20bn in 2018, Mark Zuckerberg’s fortune is bouncing back.

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