PICS: Why are critics calling the R6.4bn Jesus painting fake?

Nov 17 2017 10:28

The art world and chattering classes are casting doubt on a recently sold Leonardo Da Vinci. Experts say it’s real.


      Da Vinci painting of Jesus breaks world record at auction

      Nov 16 2017 07:36

      “Jesus Christ.” That was the reaction of mega art dealer Larry Gagosian after a rediscovered painting by Leonardo da Vinci became the most expensive work ever sold.


      Younger South Africans increasingly considering offshore investment - expert

      Nov 08 2017 19:20

      Retirement planning must provide savings that will last longer due to people increasingly living longer, says an expert at Sovereign Trust.


      Investing in structured products

      Nov 08 2017 18:31

      South Africans face an enormous range of choices when it comes to deciding how to gain exposure to stock markets.


      Emira launches US real estate investment strategy

      Nov 03 2017 16:15

      SA REIT Emira Property Fund recently announced its new US investment strategy, to be undertaken with its strategic US partners.

      Financial Services

      Key benefits of BlackRock fund listing on JSE

      Oct 24 2017 15:35

      There are certain key benefits to global asset manager BlackRock potentially listing its Greater Europe Investment Trust on the JSE, the company explains.


      Mining global investment landscape for returns

      Oct 23 2017 18:16

      The devaluation of the rand is making local investments lose value over time in international terms, says the CEO of a global financial services provider.


      Moustachioed Mona Lisa sells for $750 000

      Oct 22 2017 13:25

      One of Marcel Duchamp's reproductions of Leonardo Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa", on to which he pencilled a beard and moustache, has sold for $750 000 in Paris.


      SA Reit structure compares favourably to rest of world - expert

      Oct 16 2017 15:13

      South Africa has a very "grown-up" real estate investment trust structure, which compares favourably with other Reit regulations in the world, says an expert.


      Do you need a financial adviser or not?

      Oct 03 2017 18:54

      If you have never sought the help of a financial adviser, you may be wondering whether there is any value in seeking advice from an independent professional.


      Debate continues on active vs passive fund management

      Oct 03 2017 17:50

      One of the most contentious topics in investment management, the active versus passive argument, has gained momentum at a recent live debate.


      SA in top 10 for sustainable investor behaviour - survey

      Sep 28 2017 15:07

      SA ranks among the top 10 out of 30 countries in terms of investors’ knowledge, attitude and behaviour regarding sustainable behaviours and investing, a survey shows.

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