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Kick-starting SA’s disruptive wealth movement

Oct 07 2015 14:04

A platform for investors to come together and discover global real estate investment opportunities is being presented this week.


SABMiller's JSE listing safe

Oct 07 2015 13:03

AB InBev’s R1.34trn offer for SABMiller addresses concerns raised about staying on the JSE, says the Public Investment Corporation, SABMiller's fourth largest shareholder.


Strong resources run lifts JSE

Oct 07 2015 14:10

The strong run in the resources sector has boosted JSE indices, with improved sentiment ascribed to expectations that US interest rates will not rise soon.


Transnet could cut billions off its spending plans

Oct 07 2015 12:53

Transnet is considering up to R200bn in cuts to its capital expansion plans over the next three years, say two sources at the company.


MTN attempts tackling ‘unused data’ woes

Oct 07 2015 12:30

South African mobile network MTN has responded to complaints of expired data on its network by launching a 12-month expiry promotion.


Platinum industry shakeup sees Sibanye go to top 3

Oct 07 2015 12:25

Sibanye Gold, already among the best- performing stocks in its business, is buying into the embattled platinum industry with deals that will take it to a top-three producer.


Piketty: BEE not that successful in spreading wealth

Oct 07 2015 11:55

Once we get past emotion, the crux is whether resources are best applied by those who accumulate them, or by those who requisition them through taxes and levies.

Travel & Leisure

Fastjet secures Zim licence

Oct 07 2015 11:42

Budget airline fastjet has secured an airline operator licence in Zimbabwe, giving it the nod for domestic and international flights into and out of the country.


In other news

Moody's maintains US credit rating, stable outlook

9 minutes ago

Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service has upheld the United States' triple-A credit rating and stable outlook , but notes potential longer-term threats.

Traders increasingly see delay for Fed rate hike

Oct 07 2015 13:05

The Federal Reserve is increasingly at odds with traders, even after the second consecutive month of US employment reports came in lower than economist forecasts.

European stocks rise as miners, oil shares rally

Oct 07 2015 11:19

Commodity and oil producers have prolonged a winning streak, pushing European stocks higher for a fourth day, the longest stretch of gains since August.

Wall St dips as third-quarter earnings season kicks off

Oct 07 2015 10:50

US stocks have fallen, ending a five-day winning streak, as investors focused on quarterly reports that are expected to reflect a dip in corporate earnings.

Implats raises R4bn through share placement

Oct 07 2015 10:42

Impala Platinum has raised about R4bn through a share sale as margins for top platinum producers have been squeezed by a 51% price drop since August 2011.

Dollar slower as IMF cuts global growth forecast

Oct 07 2015 10:00

The US dollar has edged lower against other major currencies as the International Monetary Fund trimmed its global economic growth forecasts.

China stocks in Hong Kong jump before markets open

Oct 07 2015 09:30

Chinese stocks in Hong Kong have been headed for their highest close in six weeks as investors wait for mainland markets to open.

Yen rises as BoJ refrains from adding to stimulus

Oct 07 2015 08:45

The yen has risen for a second day against the dollar after the Bank of Japan refrained from adding to its already unprecedented monetary stimulus.

Analysis & Opinion


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Why I decided to buy into China and India

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  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
AGL Anglo American PlcR135.91R12.4110.05%
GLN Glencore PlcR25.44R1.757.39%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR89.90R4.745.57%
SOL Sasol LimitedR436.01R17.564.20%
ARI African Rainbow Minerals ...R60.38R2.384.10%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
DTC Datatec LimitedR60.10R-2.80-4.45%
AMS Anglo American Plat LtdR262.49R-9.86-3.62%
SPG Super Group LimitedR30.60R-0.99-3.13%
NPK Nampak LimitedR24.14R-0.76-3.05%
ZED Zeder Investments LimitedR7.51R-0.21-2.72%
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Diversifying your portfolio

Oct 07 2015 12:12

Ever wondered how to diversify your investment portfolio, especially in the current turbulent markets? Finweek investment expert Simon Brown shares the best way to a diversify.


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