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Previous polls

Aug 13 2019 17:43

What's your view on deep sea mining?

It's a necessary evil 23% 285 votes

23

Corporates have a responsibility to find alternatives 22% 273 votes

22

I don't really care 14% 178 votes

14

It's unacceptable 41% 513 votes

41

Jul 20 2019 12:28

FaceApp has been at the centre of a debate on data security. What is your view?

It's fun - I don't see what the fuss is about 13% 80 votes

13

I don't like it, but I've already used the app 11% 63 votes

11

It's very scary 26% 158 votes

26

It's not like we have privacy anyway 50% 296 votes

50

Jun 04 2019 11:25

SARS has lifted the tax return threshold from R350 000 to R500 000 per year. What are your thoughts on this??

It's a good move. Tax returns are a bother 31% 162 votes

31

As long as I get my rebate I'm happy  21% 111 votes

21

I'd rather file my own return to be sure everything is done right 47% 245 votes

47

May 23 2019 09:05

Trump’s administration has threatened to choke Huawei, hitting some of its biggest component makers. What are you most concerned about??

What this will mean for my phone and apps 20% 104 votes

20

Whether Huawei will be able to survive the knock 7% 38 votes

7

Whether tensions will be further aggravated between the US and China 48% 250 votes

48

This doesn’t affect me 25% 134 votes

25

Feb 13 2019 11:36

Do you think government can solve the Eskom crisis?

Yes, progress is being made 10% 490 votes

10

I don't know, but I hope so 29% 1384 votes

29

No, it's too late 61% 2872 votes

61

Feb 07 2019 20:22

President Ramaphosa has announced that Eskom will be split into three separate entities – Generation, Transmission and Distribution. Is this a good idea?

Yes 54% 237 votes

54

No 17% 74 votes

17

I'll wait and see  29% 129 votes

29

Feb 04 2019 12:56

Should SA communities have the right to veto mining exploration in their areas?

Yes, it affects them the most 62% 181 votes

62

No, government should have the final say  11% 32 votes

11

It depends on the type of mining  22% 65 votes

22

Not sure 4% 12 votes

4

Jan 25 2019 16:10

Should the SA Reserve Bank be nationalised?

Yes, it doesn't need private shareholders 10% 78 votes

10

No, it is functioning well as is 67% 549 votes

67

Sure, as long as it remains independent 12% 101 votes

12

The debate is a storm in a teacup  11% 86 votes

11

Jan 23 2019 13:18

Should it be mandatory for SA companies to report pay discrepancies between men and women?

Yes, this info needs to be out in the open 38% 77 votes

38

No, companies should not be obliged to report this 48% 96 votes

48

I don't know 6% 12 votes

6

What? It's not already mandatory?  8% 16 votes

8

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

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