• Book review

    Through persuasion, good leaders can become the best leaders, says Ian Mann.

  • Water shortage

    Climate-related consequences are raising food prices, joblessness, crime, and instability.

  • High food prices

    Mandi Smallhorne looks beyond the weather as the cause for rising food costs.

All data is delayed
Loading...
See More

Previous polls

Jan 27 2016 14:22

The regulation of WhatsApp and other OTTs is:

Necessary to protect local networks  6% 36 votes

6

Bad, as it will stifle competition  83% 496 votes

83

I don’t care, I don’t think it affects me  11% 66 votes

11

Jan 06 2016 09:40

How did Vodacom debit order glitch affect you?

It was bad – I’m still waiting to get my refund  22% 156 votes

22

I got my full refund  10% 69 votes

10

It didn’t affect me 69% 495 votes

69

Dec 29 2015 15:43

SA’s nuclear energy plan is:

An unaffordable disaster in the making 80% 258 votes

80

A good long-term solution to the energy crisis 18% 58 votes

18

I don’t care, it doesn’t affect me 2% 6 votes

2

Dec 14 2015 09:15

Zuma’s decision to reappointment Pravin Gordhan as Finance Minister is:

A desperate move to restore confidence in the government. 50% 546 votes

50

Too late to undo the damage.  47% 523 votes

47

I don’t care.  3% 34 votes

3

Dec 02 2015 11:59

Discovery’s Apple Watch giveaway rewards scheme is:

A great idea for those keen on keeping fit 25% 97 votes

25

A bad idea as it has too many conditions 15% 59 votes

15

Who cares? 59% 228 votes

59

Nov 20 2015 09:16

The 25 basis points interest rate increase is:

Going to negatively affect consumers this festive season 63% 289 votes

63

Not that bad - it’s a small increase 30% 138 votes

30

I don’t care, it doesn’t affect me 7% 34 votes

7

Nov 02 2015 09:28

Nigerian regulators’ move to fine MTN $5.2bn is:

An unreasonable bully tactic 42% 369 votes

42

Comes with the territory in frontier markets 16% 139 votes

16

A sign for MTN to conform more to regulation 42% 362 votes

42

Oct 14 2015 09:58

The SABMiller AV InBev's R1.4trn deal is:

Good – it will boost the beer market globally  23% 167 votes

23

Bad - it's monopoly and will shut smaller players out  61% 445 votes

61

I don’t know, it doesn’t affect me 16% 119 votes

16

Sep 22 2015 10:21

A 30% a month return on investment is:

Too good to be true 92% 1372 votes

92

Irresistible  5% 81 votes

5

I don’t care 2% 36 votes

2

Sep 09 2015 11:27

South Africa’s nuclear build plan is:

A great idea as Eskom is not coping  16% 112 votes

16

It's too costly and smacks of corruption  82% 564 votes

82

I don’t know, it doesn’t affect me  2% 11 votes

2

Apr 30 2010 22:03

Do you invest primarily in equities?

Yes - It's easy to understand 78% 64 votes

78

No - I prefer other asset classes 22% 18 votes

22

Sep 02 2010 16:45

Alternative investments require special know-how and skill

I agree - what do I know about art anyway? 100% 1 votes

100

No way - it takes some homework but no expertise 0% 0 votes

0

Apr 30 2010 22:03

Is the market heading for a "double dip"?

Yes - Time to cash out 42% 14 votes

42

No - It's a great time for investing 58% 19 votes

58

Jun 22 2010 08:58

Do ETFs trump unit trusts?

Yes - Just look at Mike Brown's stats 75% 9 votes

75

No - Unit trusts are actively managed 25% 3 votes

25

Oct 06 2010 15:23

Yes - but it won't beat inflation over time 100% 3 votes

100

Maybe - But shares still offer the best returns 0% 0 votes

0

May 24 2010 08:04

Unit trusts appeal to me because:

They offer long term superior returns 83% 5 votes

83

Unit trusts are liquid 17% 1 votes

17

They don't appeal to me 0% 0 votes

0

Jun 04 2010 14:46

Which sector will shoot the lights out in 2010?

Commodities - The world needs resources 70% 44 votes

70

Financials - The banks will bounce back 30% 19 votes

30

Loading...