A user asks if he should use extra cash for an emergency fund or pay it into his bond.
Zimbabwe's leadership signals left but then turns right, says Malcom Sharara.
The world needs a global code of ethics for economists, says Mandi Smallhorne.
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.
Take time for a mid-year review to keep your business going at its full potential.
SA entrepreneurs are recycling waste nutrients to help save the oceans.
How do you fill the 24 hours in your day? A user lists the four key needs in his life.
An expert provides sound advice on how to manage money as a couple.
Protestors and Sanral came into conflict at a Proudly e-toll Free campaign.
Fin24 blogger Terence Stoker provides sound advice for struggling SA entrepreneurs.
Don't touch your retrenchment package if you've been laid off, warns a Fin24 user.
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.
Fin24 user Asia writes how she managed to rehabilitate herself from splurging on feel-good items and keep clean from the bondage of lifestyle debt.
A video of a dog passing out from joy has rocketed up the charts to become one of the most popular online videos.
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