Two-thirds of South African shares are now in a bear market - here's what that means

2018-11-28 07:32

Almost 96% of JSE shares are now down 10% from their highest point in the past year

Is your investment worth the risk?

2018-10-10 11:37

PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains why you should be aware of risk premium in your portfolio at all times – especially in current market conditions.

The right time to list a company

2018-09-27 10:12

New listings might offer exciting investment opportunities. But ensure that you know the motives behind a new listing before you get carried away.

Gupta associate in court battle over Tegeta shares

2018-09-19 17:25

Charles King SA has launched a court application to stop the sale of Tegeta's shares or assets until a dispute over the sale of shares agreement is settled.

Sygnia to list on A2X

2018-09-06 12:35

Sygnia is to list on A2X Markets, joining a small clutch of companies already trading their shares on the secondary platform.

Do your due diligence

2018-08-08 11:56

When it comes to making investment decisions, it is imperative that you do your homework to ensure that you are placing your money in a sound, legitimate venture.

Using your vote as minority shareholder

2018-08-01 13:12

Your stake in a company may be small, but when it comes to big decisions, every vote counts – yours too, writes investment expert Simon Brown.

A share’s price on its own is meaningless

2018-07-18 11:34

Investors and traders often make the mistake of placing too much emphasis on the price of a share rather than the underlying business and valuation.

Steinhoff stock above R3 apiece for the first time since April

2018-07-13 14:18

Shares in the embattled global retailer have been on the rise – albeit off a low base – since it announced details of its proposed restructuring earlier this week.


How to pick stocks in a lacklustre market

2018-11-13 09:20

LONG READ: In finweek’s 8 November cover story, Trader Petri Redelinghuys explains his methodology to finding stocks that will withstand the bad times.

Keep an eye on these three investment themes

2018-10-24 14:29

In in his latest column, PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw looks at stats and three themes that are currently making noise in the background of the investment world. Read his analysis here.

A third of JSE shares crashed by more than 15% this year – as SA suffers its longest downturn in 70 years

2018-10-09 13:06

The sell-off has continued into October, with banks off 7% last week

Try to hang on to some perspective

2018-09-20 09:26

It’s increasingly difficult for South African investors to not lose hope completely. But as an emerging country, we play a very small role in a very large investment world. And eventually, things will change.

Why lowering your risk may be risky

2018-09-11 14:19

Although times are tough, playing it ‘too safe’ can actually be detrimental to your investment goals. It’s important to find a balance between risk and growth.

How to invest in small-cap gems

2018-08-23 09:08

While doing your research, you may find a share that offers great value, but has gone unnoticed by the market. Should you invest and wait for everyone else to catch on?

No negative returns since inception

2018-08-07 17:17

Equities that trade below intrinsic value or have capital appreciation potential are the apples of Fairtree’s Prescient Equity Fund's eye.

When local is lekker again

2018-08-01 10:58

PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw believes there are three locally-listed companies that deserve consideration in your portfolio.

Fund in Focus: Strength derived from diversity

2018-07-16 13:01

The Mazi Capital Prime Equity Fund aims to deliver high long-term capital growth, while managing capital loss, by differentiating great businesses from great investments.

All-out war as furious Viceroy fires back at critics. But these 4 questions remain unanswered.

2018-07-12 15:32

The three-man outfit based in the UK and Australia has caused havoc in the local market

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