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2019-05-16 09:17 Why we’re so damn miserable South Africa is one of the most miserable countries in the world, according to the Misery Index. That may not come as a surprise. But how do we fix this?
2019-05-14 10:23 Closing Africa’s infrastructure gap Investment into infrastructure on the African continent is often perceived as high-risk, and the responsibility of governments. Understanding the different types of infrastructure investment, cou ...
2019-05-07 14:56 Know your index Despite having relatively similar market caps, Naspers has a far bigger weighting in the Top40 index than British American Tobacco. Simon Brown explains why this is the case – and why investors s ...
2019-05-07 10:33 Build your share portfolio like the heavyweights When it comes to investment management, there are some important tools at your disposal that can assist. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains the three steps he follows to help compile a strong port ...
2019-05-06 14:38 Know the risk of your investments When it comes to managing your portfolio, make sure you understand the risks that come with the specific shares you are investing in. A volatility ratio can come in handy here, writes PSG Wealth’ ...

How to catch a falling knife 2019-05-06 11:45 When a stock’s price has experienced a downturn, buying it in the hope that it picks up again is tempting. It’s a strategy that can pay off, but knowing when to enter requires precision. Otherwis ...
Mind your own bias 2019-05-02 11:14 When it comes to choosing which companies to invest in, it’s important to remove your personal experience with said business from the investment process, advises investment expert Simon Brown. No ...
Sell in May? First look at the data. 2019-05-02 10:59 It’s that time of year when the yearly ‘sell in May and go away’ question pops up. PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw explains why you should avoid this (and other) investment myths.
Price patterns explained 2019-04-30 08:00 Following on from his previous column on share price patterns, Trader Petri takes a closer look at the three different types of trade patterns you can come across.
The compelling story of investing offshore 2019-04-29 08:00 Investing your money beyond your home country’s borders offers portfolio diversification and – if executed correctly – potentially higher returns than a portfolio with little offshore exposure. B ...
Why dividends are key 2019-04-26 08:00 PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw takes a look the FTSE/JSE Dividend Plus Index’s performance to illustrate why you would do well to invest in companies that pay high dividends.
South Africa

In or out? Mboweni looks set to retain key post, say sources

May 20 2019 16:58

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is likely to hold on to his job for at least another year, as President Cyril Ramaphosa moves to re-assure investors and ratings companies that the economy is in good hands, according to two people familiar with the cabinet selection process.

Finweek

How to permanently escape poverty

May 21 2019 08:59

A prominent school of thought suggests lump-sum cash payments, or even a job, as a means to assist those living in poverty. But recent research suggests neither of these offer a permanent solution.

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