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Pickvest: too late to lay a complaint with FAIS Ombud?

According to the FAIS Act it might be.

The Burning Question

The best investing strategy is to forget you’ve invested

Investment guru says the best investors are the ones with investment amnesia.

Markets

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The money market challenge

A challenge for another of our Savings & Investment Warriors.

Industrials

SABMiller spurned by Heineken Family

After failed acquisition attempt.

South Africa

Eskom to get government support, to avert debt downgrade

Cabinet approves package to ensure energy supply is maintained.

Property

South Africa's strong case for green retrofitting

See gallery. GBCSA says cost saving payback is between three to five years.

Investment Insights

Steinhoff still in favour

Analysts continue to rate the stock as management piles in.

Soapbox

Is Alex Salmond leading Scots into economic black hole?

Scotland’s First Minister could be steering a path towards financial disaster...

Property

Aussie more attractive for Growthpoint than SA

Offshore investments offer cheap borrowing costs and high yields.

Mining

AngloGold sale Paulson hates said pushed by central bank

The hedge-fund manager called the size of the share sale “value-destructive”

Economic trends

Fed turns table on bonds as outflows surge

SA bonds are falling out of favor with foreign investors, posting the...

Business of Tourism

Tourism in Africa driven by business

Robust against Ebola, security issues.

A Bit Rich

Grand Inga much more than seven dams

Hopefully treaty will soften state’s view of SA private sector capacity.

Letters from Zimbabwe

Stuck in the moment

The grabbing of undeveloped urban municipal land has reached dizzying new...

SA news

Eskom says delayed Medupi power plant to start Dec 24

A clear signal that the much-delayed project is finally on track.

Markets

Market movers this week

Insights on Steinhoff, Aspen and AngloGold Ashanti.

South Africa

Not holding its breath for lotto

Grand Parade has many irons in the fire.

Across the Atlantic

Farrell’s 10 rules: A classic revisited

Ten rules for stock market investing from an investment legend.

Investec sells $877m of Irish loans

The second deal in September to get rid of loans it not...

Rhodes Food Group plans to raise R1.35bn

As it eyes a listing on the JSE.

SA's economic slowdown hurting cement volume - PPC

Cement maker expands to Rwanda, Zimbabwe and Ethiopia.

Rand under pressure ahead of CPI, rate call

Local unit extends losses to a fresh seven month low...

Rhino poaching at crisis level

So far more than 730 rhinos have been killed for their...

Gold trades near eight-month low

On speculation that reduced prices may spur purchases...

Sars confiscates $9.3m at Lanseria

The money was detained as it was undisclosed/undeclared and...

Fate of United Kingdom hangs in balance after latest Scotland polls

ICM poll showed supporters of independence in the lead with...

Liberia president sacks 10 officials told to return to fight Ebola

The officials dismissed with immediate effect for being...

Rand weakens to 7-month low against dollar

Recent data backs the case for monetary tightening in the...

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The rand loses more ground.

Markets with Wayne McCurrie

Ellerines’ collections uncertain.

Investing in commodities (1)

Where and if to invest these days.

Investing in commodities (2)

‘Exxaro I'm not a fan of.’

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Is Alex Salmond leading Scots into economic black hole?

Scotland’s First Minister could be steering a path towards financial disaster...

The Burning Question | Felicity Duncan

The best investing strategy is to forget you’ve invested

Investment guru says the best investors are the ones with investment amnesia.

Letters from Zimbabwe | Cathy Buckle

Stuck in the moment

The grabbing of undeveloped urban municipal land has reached dizzying new...

A Bit Rich | Ryk van Niekerk

Grand Inga much more than seven dams

Hopefully treaty will soften state’s view of SA private sector capacity.

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Vested interests have created a conflict of interest for Government

Is our government fulfilling its mandate to meaningfully enhance growth and...

Across the Atlantic | Felicity Duncan

Farrell’s 10 rules: A classic revisited

Ten rules for stock market investing from an investment legend.

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