For FW de Klerk reconciliation was never about moral intention, but always about political strategy, writes Antjie Krog.
Sprinkles late. More clouds than sun. Cool.
There was plenty going on in SA last year – two quarters of economic contraction, regular bouts of load-shedding, tales of financial woe out of SOEs. And still, investors were handsomely rewarded for taking on stock market risk. Those who reacted to the gloomy news cycle and sought the comfort of cash missed out.
By James Klempster, CFA. Director: Investment Management, Momentum Global Investment Management.
The local financial services industry, while incredibly advanced, needs to start catering to a new generation and to the broader South African population.
In the investment process, it is important to eliminate small mistakes in the very beginning so as not to lose money unnecessarily.
SA's net wealth per household declined further in 2016 and it's now at levels last seen in 2012, according to the latest Momentum/Unisa Wealth report.
Fractionalised share ownership, a way of investing in a portion of a stock instead of in its entirety, has made buying shares much more affordable.
Although South Africa's wealthiest individuals did not escape the shock wave of the Brexit fallout last week, they are already wealthier again this week.
Over 10 000 millionaires from the rest of Africa are expected to move to SA over the next decade, according to a report by New World Wealth.
A new report has found three towns in South Africa have shown the biggest percentage growth in number of millionaires over the past eight years.
The growth in popularity and interest of polo in Africa can be seen through the top-tier sponsorships it’s attracting.
Planning for retirement can be daunting. Individuals are not only taking responsibility for accumulating enough capital during their lifetime but also for ensuring their accumulated capital can sustain them for the remainder of their lives.
Bearing the limitations of the available data in mind, three recent reports help to illuminate our understanding of wealth and its distribution in South Africa.
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.
Seventy percent of people who receive a large windfall of money end up going bankrupt a few years later, according to research. Former tennis star Boris Becker is a case in point.
In a year when populist voters have reshaped power and politics, the wealthiest people are ending 2016 with billions more than they had at the start.
Only Vancouver and Shanghai could beat Cape Town as top prime property price performers, according to the latest Prime Global Cities Index by Knight Frank.
A wealth report looks at the preferences of SA's super-rich and identifies their most favoured brokers and funds.
Almost half of South Africa's dollar millionaires - those with a net value of R14.5m or more - are from previously disadvantaged groups, according to a report.
More young achievers are in danger of retrenchment, Liberty's 2015 claim statistics show.
Luxury South African trains have two of the top five spots among those trains preferred by the super-rich, according to a survey.
Atlantic SeaboardShimansky Jewellers
Cape WinelandsO'Dwyer Personnel
DurbanvilleZaPOP Media (Pty) LtdR1 000.00 Per Month
R 2 500 000
R 2 395 000
R 5 500 000
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