Sasol shares fall after warning of 20% drop in earnings

2020-05-22 14:39

Anticipated lower earnings top a turbulent year for the company, in which it has battled several operational crises, including the effects of Covid-19 in markets where it operates.

How to beta build your portfolio

2020-05-07 12:01

Looking at how a stock performs relative to an index is a useful tool for constructing your investment portfolio.

A coronavirus test will set you back R1 400 – and medical aid may only pay if you have it

2020-03-09 17:00

Individuals that present with the right set of symptoms and history will get priority testing for the virus behind Covid-19, if referred by a doctor.

Why you should be making your own gravy this Christmas and every other occasion

2019-12-19 07:00

Food24's Robyn Brittow gives you the lowdown on gravy and shares some important do's and don'ts!

Calm returns to China's stock market after $1.3 trillion rout

2019-05-28 09:00

Stocks had plunged earlier in May as the US raised tariffs on Chinese imports and threatened to blacklist the country’s tech firms including Huawei Technologies and surveillance equipment maker Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology.

Shoprite’s CEO has taken a R20 million bet on the company with his own money – and so far it's not going his way

2019-04-25 16:48

Engelbrecht's positions burnt him within hours. But Shoprite's share price started to recover by Thursday.

Nikkei enters bear market as Japanese equities face worst December ever

2018-12-25 21:29

The Nikkei 225 Stock Average plunged below the 20 000 level and entered bear market territory, as Japanese equities headed for their worst December on record.

When ‘normalised’ can mean anything you want it to

2018-03-15 10:10

‘Normalised’ earnings can help investors make informed investment decisions. But since it’s not a recognised term, it is crucial to determine what each company’s definition of the word is.

Are you on the right track with shares?

2017-11-20 10:44

The JSE All Share Index has shot up by 21% this year already, but just a few large stocks make up the majority of this growth. How should investors proceed?

Once you’ve found that brilliant share, don’t sell

2017-09-05 12:52

So you’ve managed to find a great share that is performing well. It is vital that you keep your cool and hold on to it despite the market’s ups and downs.


To take profit or not? That’s the question

2020-05-18 00:40

Investors need to have an exit strategy even before they buy a stock. Sticking to that plan will reduce uncertainties and anxiety.

You can now get a private Covid-19 test for R995 from PathCare – R400 cheaper than Lancet

2020-03-11 09:13

PathCare said it is not certain whether medical aids will reimburse the cost as a benefit.

Coronavirus: Sanitiser and disinfectant flying off shelves at Dis-Chem, Clicks, MediRite, Pick n Pay

2020-03-07 16:20

Toilet paper and canned food are thinning as well.

South Africa turns unlikely haven as gold's rally boosts stocks

2019-06-06 09:34

Donald Trump’s trade offensives against China, Europe and Mexico may be driving the global markets into a frenzy, but the uncertainty is just the fix South Africa’s gold-miner stocks needed.

The Tesla stock bubble has burst, sparking existential questions

2019-05-25 11:05

For Elon Musk and Tesla, the blows from Wall Street came one after another this week - a relentless barrage that left the stock so beat up that some now wonder if it can ever regain its status as the ultimate 21st century disrupter.

New Intel CEO Bob Swan will make as much as R60 million a year in salary and bonuses — and he's eligible for R400 million or more in stock awards

2019-02-02 12:27

Here's how much new Intel CEO Bob Swan is getting compensated in salary, bonuses and stock options.

Tokyo stocks close higher for third straight session

2018-11-27 09:37

Tokyo stocks rose for the third straight session, as investor sentiment improved following rallies on Wall Street with expectations growing for a year-end shopping spree.

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.

Good principles can reduce risks

2017-10-30 14:43

With economists predicting a gloomy outlook for the local economy, following Warren Buffett’s advice on picking stocks may stand you in good stead.

Five money mistakes to avoid

2017-08-23 08:35

In the investment process, it is important to eliminate small mistakes in the very beginning so as not to lose money unnecessarily.

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