2018-09-20 09:51 Opportunity beckons for better returns at lower cost Although investors often prefer active fund management, tracker funds can act as a reasonable proxy for most conventional markets, enabling investors to extract the equity risk premium.
2018-09-20 09:26 Try to hang on to some perspective It’s increasingly difficult for South African investors to not lose hope completely. But as an emerging country, we play a very small role in a very large investment world. And eventually, things ...
2018-09-20 09:09 What goes up, must come down… The US market is experiencing its longest-ever bull run. But this will eventually come to an end, affecting ?South African investors significantly.
2018-09-19 10:54 Put your money where robust long-term growth is The Templeton Emerging Markets Fund’s managers invest with a long-term view in emerging market companies they believe are undervalued relative to the sustainability of their earnings.
2018-09-12 14:27 Patience is a virtue, especially during market dips Historical market figures offer absolutely no guarantees for future performance, but data on market returns following huge declines gives some hope for despondent investors.

When to sell a value stock 2018-09-12 14:12 By using a practical example, investment expert Simon Brown explains how to utilise a value investing strategy – and when to exit a stock you have bought based on this approach.
Why lowering your risk may be risky 2018-09-11 14:19 Although times are tough, playing it ‘too safe’ can actually be detrimental to your investment goals. It’s important to find a balance between risk and growth.
The ups and downs of derivatives 2018-09-06 09:16 Following more bad news from Nigeria for MTN, the company's share price dropped in August. Investment expert Simon Brown uses this single-stock event to point out the risks of derivative trading.
Buying in on the Disney dream 2018-09-04 14:47 Disney is priced for entry at the moment and the share offers potential for significant growth if added to ?your long-term portfolio.
When to exit a momentum stock 2018-08-28 14:44 Momentum stocks often continue to go higher despite being on the expensive side. But it’s important to know when to cash out if you want to maximise your profits before the high fades.

The Steinhoff story that Markus Jooste left untold

Sep 25 2018 13:59

During his recent appearance in Parliament, former CEO of Steinhoff, Markus Jooste, said that he had lost R3bnwith the implosion of the company’s share price. But this number should be put into context.

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