Always get on with the person with the money, Ian Mann finds out.
Equatorial Guinea aims to be a welcoming business destination.
The road beyond the electoral speed hump could be rocky indeed, says Terry Bell.
Meanwhile, back on the farm - a thriving trade in agri futures.
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Art prices running away.
Historically returns are high.
A properly diversified portfolio needs some exposure to hedge funds, but negative perceptions remain a problem.
New EU guidelines will make it difficult for Europeans to invest in SA private equity funds and local funds will struggle to get European capital, say experts.
Consumers who buy European lottery tickets with their credit cards are in contravention of foreign exchange regulations and may be liable to steep levies.
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Property index exchange-traded fund Proptrax is a cheap and easy way to gain exposure to the property market, says an analyst.
Investment interest in "frontier" African markets - particularly Nigeria and Kenya - is on the rise.
Although cash should still be seen as a "trashy" asset class, investors do not have many other places to park their money, says an analyst.
A handful of listed companies dominate the investment portfolios of local general equity funds.
Big firms are using political connections to keep their hands on pension fund surpluses, says the head of the Financial Services Board.
Not voting in the forthcoming elections would be blasphemy, the ANCYL says in a statement commemorating the 50th anniversary of struggle icon Nelson Mandela's Rivonia trial speech.
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