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.

Ronaldo bid reports send Juventus shares to four-month high

2018-07-05 15:13

Shares of Juventus Football Club surged following reports the Italian soccer club is poised to sign five-time Ballon d’Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo.

Spur to add Nikos Coalgrill Greek to its buffet

2018-06-28 18:01

Spur Corporation is to expand its restaurant portfolio with the acquisition of a 51% stake in the franchise restaurant group Nikos Coalgrill Greek.

Local shares: What you need to know before you throw in the towel

2018-06-19 11:48

Over the past three years, the JSE’s growth has arguably been disappointing. But it wouldn’t be wise to opt out now.

How the Sharpe ratio can help you make safer investment choices

2018-06-19 09:51

The Sharpe ratio is useful when trying to determine if the returns of a particular fund can be attributed to good investment decisions or additional risk taken.

Why company management matters

2018-06-07 13:46

Management teams have a strong impact on returns. How do you determine the quality of a company’s top team?

10 years ago, this company was the largest construction firm in SA. Then it lost 99.5% of its value. Here’s what happened

2018-05-29 18:16

Aveng was hit by the slowdown in SA construction and the commodity cycle – but it also suffered self-inflicted wounds.

Why cash isn’t always king

2018-05-23 10:10

It’s good for companies to have cash, but a balance sheet that is carrying too much of it is not necessarily the best thing for shareholders.

When and how to rebalance your portfolio

2018-05-22 10:25

There are three methods that you can use to correct the weightings in your portfolio. But it is important to ensure that you always add value when rebalancing.


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


2018-06-29 12:30

FOR many people, investing in shares is scary and risky.

Shares in Old Mutual's former UK arm Quilter up 9% as it lists on the JSE

2018-06-25 13:11

The wealth management firm previously known as Old Mutual Wealth Management, jumped 9% after listing on the London Stock Exchange and the JSE on Monday.

Your guide to alternative investments

2018-06-19 11:33

LONG READ: While not easily accessible in South Africa, there are various ways for local investors to increase their exposure to non-equity asset classes.

Why high dividends can be taxing

2018-06-18 11:47

It’s nice to receive dividends, of course, but the tax implications can make them less attractive.

Emotions have no place in your investments

2018-06-06 10:45

Not nearly enough economists and analysts consider the impact of emotions on investments, believes PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw.

Beware of selling shares to source your regular income

2018-05-23 15:12

Investment expert Schalk Louw cautions retirees – and those on the brink of retirement – against selling shares to source regular income. It may end up costing you dearly.

Astral’s turnaround a success story

2018-05-22 11:46

Poultry producer Astral’s share price has increased by more than 100% since the dark days of 2016/2017.

A record of outperforming

2018-05-21 12:22

We take a closer look at the Allan Gray Stable Fund, which provides exposure to various asset classes and has outperformed its benchmark over the latest five- and 10-year periods.

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