An expert unpacks the tell-tale signs to watch out for.
A smokescreen of misleading rhetoric won't make SA's problems go away, says Terry Bell.
SA badly needs leaders like the man who turned Singapore around, says Leopold Scholtz.
US Airways is planing to resume its direct flights from Philadelphia to Tel Aviv after a temporary ban from federal authorities on flights to Israel.
Gases company African Oxygen [JSE:AFX] (Afrox) has seemingly managed to limit the fallout in sentiment from the loss of its large Evraz Highveld contract.
The first reaction Finweek drew from a Western Cape-based property source to the proposed sale of upmarket wine estate Boschendal to Cinmark Twenty Seven for R700m was a cynical contention that the buyer was paying several hundred million rand too much.
Hulamin has been on a wobble for quite some time. It’s currently in a difficult industry, competing with large global aluminium producers outside South Africa and facing a range of issues in this country, such as the exchange rate and cheap imports.
Unlisted staple food producer Premier Foods – which is backed by private equity powerhouse Brait – looks set to go on the offensive in the food sector in a move that could shake up the operating environment for listed South African competitors, including AVI and Tiger Brands.
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The beauty of the directors’ dealing table is it’s open to interpretation. Always. Do we give the founding directors of Famous Brands the benefit of the doubt when they continue to offload their shares at prices still near the share’s best trading levels?
Investors – especially those excitable retail punters – may by now be a little wary of chasing “the next”. What I mean by “the next” are those sometimes dangerous arguments a certain fledgling business is set to emulate the achievements of one of the JSE’s legendary listings.
For most South African investors keen to participate in the mobile phone sector, the industry has largely been a one-horse race with the success of MTN over the past few years.
The first thing I said to the journalists when I opened up our Portfolio Punt section to international stocks was that they couldn’t punt Apple simply because they had an iPhone or iPad on their desk.
Aveng [JSE:AEG] has long been a defensive stock for investors seeking exposure to the construction industry. Yes, at some point investors actively wanted exposure to this sector. Believe it.
Why pay five-star costs for a three-star accommodation, asks Mandi Smallhorne.
Revisiting your business model can be a useful tool for reviving your business.
The prospect of paperless education will soon become a reality in SA.
Sensational networking platform, The Hookup Dinner brings life into networking.
A video highlighting dangers of cyber bullying receives a warm welcome online.
Smaller enterprises are giving super computer power to ordinary entrepreneurs.
A user blames his lack of education about filing tax returns for his current plight.
Traders and investors worldwide are eagerly awaiting news from the United States about whether there will be a government debt default or not. Either way, expect market volatility.
Perusing the latest annual report of furniture retailer Lewis Group [JSE:LEW] reminded me of a very disappointing experience I had with the company about three months ago.
The chief executive of the technology giant, Tim Cook, is joining the roster of the very rich who are giving away their wealth.
Just plain greedy
Unlucky – it could happen to anyone
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