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Capital: Can companies have too much of a good thing?

By Rob Perrone on 17 May 2019

reading time: 6 mins

In the centre of London, there is a market whose history stretches back to the first century. Built on the site of a Roman forum, Leadenhall was once the...

Investing in the rise of electric vehicles

By Sibabalwe Kasi on 10 May 2019

reading time: 5 mins

The consumer appeal of electric vehicles has increased over the last 10 years, with manufacturers in a race to ramp up development and production of...

Investors need to block out 'noise' ahead of elections

By Rob Formby on 06 May 2019

reading time: 3 mins

It is understandable for investors to feel jittery in the run-up to the national elections, but giving too much air time to market noise is never a good idea...

Balanced Fund update: An improved opportunity set

By Andrew Lapping on 03 May 2019

reading time: 4 mins

The poor sentiment towards equity markets at the end of 2018 reversed sharply in the first quarter of 2019, with the JSE appreciating 8% and the MSCI World...

Diminished mental capacity: What happens to a person's investments?

By Jaya Leibowitz on 29 Apr 2019

reading time: 7 mins

Investors are generally unaware of the consequences of impaired mental capacity, resulting from neurocognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, when it...

An opportunity in television?

By Jacques Plaut on 29 Apr 2019

reading time: 8 mins

The Top 40 got a new member this quarter when MultiChoice was unbundled from Naspers. MultiChoice owns the dominant pay-TV business in South Africa, DStv, wi...

Have you chosen the right unit trust?

By Lettie Mzwinila on 29 Apr 2019

reading time: 8 mins

It’s a good idea to review your investments about once a year to make sure that things are on track. But what if they aren’t? How can you tell if “this, too,...

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