Knowing a buy signal from a sell

2019-10-15 10:11

In this issue, trader Petri takes an in-depth look at how a moving average convergence/divergence oscillator works – and what it can help indicate.

Another way to find trading opportunities

2019-08-29 10:41

"By understanding how oscillators are calculated, we’re better equipped to correctly interpret the information that the indicator is giving us," writes Trader Petri. In his latest column, he explains how oscillators work – and why they are useful indicators for traders. 

Equity transaction to knock MultiChoice earnings

2019-06-10 21:15

Entertainment company MultiChoice expects higher operating profit for the March 31, 2019 year. However, an equity transaction may impact its overall earnings negatively.

How to avoid the next Steinhoff

2019-05-23 09:54

Steinhoff’s collapse caught most market players by surprise, inflicting serious damage. Lucas de Lange explains how to read the danger signs beforehand.

Finding a point of entry

2019-03-05 08:23

Moving averages are technical indicators that can help you determine price trends and potential entry points more easily than merely looking at share price movement.

Positive sentiment from China and Europe lift JSE

2019-02-22 19:22

With President Donald Trump scheduled to meet a high-level negotiation team from China later on Friday, markets are upbeat that a deal will be reached before the March 1 deadline for tariff escalations

Up to 40% of trading now takes place in the last ten minutes of the day – but the JSE says it's normal

2019-01-31 17:44

The crazy rush of late-day trading on the main South African bourse is also due to Wall Street.

How to become a trader

2019-01-22 14:15

Trading is not, as many internet marketers would have people believe, easy and fast money. In this new finweek series, Petri Redelinghuys provides guidelines on becoming a trader – the hard way.

Machines driving a 'fire sale' is a top market risk in 2019, Deutsche Bank says

2018-12-24 09:58

Deutsche Bank listed an algorithm-driven "fire sale in equities and credit" as one of its top risks to markets in 2019.

Sea Harvest forecasts lower earnings due to Viking acquisition

2018-08-10 12:37

Fishing company Sea Harvest projects lower shareholder earnings as a result of the acquisition of Viking.


When the going gets tough…

2019-09-05 10:59

In the absence of clear long-term trends, derivative traders are especially experiencing difficulty under current market conditions. But if you can make it during tough times, you’ll do very well when the bull is back.

Why bitcoin is heading back up (and down) again

2019-07-23 12:48

In 2018, trader Petri shared his expectations for bitcoin’s price movement. He now looks back at his thesis, explaining why we have seen greater fluctuations than predicted.

Sasol's shock slump has wiped out billions - but it's not even among the 10 biggest one-day falls on the JSE

2019-05-23 16:48

It has been a tough week on the JSE, with Sasol losing 13% in a single session.

China's made 350 million millennials into day traders

2019-04-14 09:55

Under pressure, China's 350 million young people are morphing into day traders, says Shuli Ren.

'Investing on steroids' pays off as thematic ETFs trounce market

2019-02-28 18:17

From marijuana, to solar power and clean energy, portfolios constructed with companies betting on industrial and social transformations are trouncing rivals across the broader equity market.

Know when to cut your losses

2019-02-19 14:44

When it comes to trading, there are times that you will get it wrong. That is why you need to ensure you have a sound risk management strategy in place – and stick to it – to mitigate any losses.

Instagram – and advertising on WhatsApp – could be the next big revenue drivers for Facebook, analysts say

2019-01-24 16:27

An analyst team told clients that Instagram will be a major driver of Facebook's growth as revenue from Facebook's core business is expected to slow. And WhatsApp also has potential to be monetised.

The global economy is 'already on an irreversible path' to a downturn, Nomura says

2018-12-31 16:43

In the life of a credit cycle as defined by Wall Street firm Nomura, the global economy's current condition shows it's heading toward a downturn.

Challenging nine months sees Steinhoff deliver 2% revenue growth

2018-08-31 15:23

Steinhoff reported revenue growth of 2% for the nine months ended June 30.

Pokémon trading has finally come to Pokémon Go — but there's a huge catch, and players are frustrated

2018-06-22 15:37

The bad news: You have to be a certain level — at least for now.

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