Ciaran Ryan is a Johannesburg-based freelance writer who has a background in finance and mining, having previously headed up a gold mining operation in Ghana. He currently writes for several SA and overseas journals on matters ranging from mining to investment.

Dissatisfied deVere customer arrested in Harare for ‘cyber-bullying’

27 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
Coreen Lee Kooy was arrested while attending court on a separate civil matter, where deVere sought an interdict to bar her from criticising the company online.

The four fatal errors that will wipe out your trading account

27 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
QuickTrade did an analysis of its traders, and losing traders had these errors in common.

Blockchain’s explosive growth in Africa detailed in new report

25 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
Brenton Naicker of Crypto Valley Venture Capital (better known as CV VC) and Ian Putter of Standard Bank share their predictions for blockchain development on the continent.

MTI liquidators fire back at attempt to remove them

24 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
The case to declare MTI a Ponzi scheme rages on, and probably will for several more years.

Choosing between a life annuity and a living annuity for retirement

24 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
‘At Momentum we think that advisors and clients should really be considering how to match a client's expenses during retirement’: Fareeya Adam – Momentum Investments.

Nersa fast-tracks solar power licences to ease strain on Eskom’s tottering power grid

23 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
Following changes to regulations that now allow for faster and simpler approvals for generation licences.

Crypto chaos breeds opportunity

20 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
That’s not to say crypto prices might not drop even further, but buying when prices are low is a time-honoured path to creating wealth.

The psychology of a successful trader

20 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
Some traders take losses personally, and begin to doubt their own strategies. Successful traders do the opposite.

Afrimat’s move into mining pays off big time

20 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
Seven years after diversifying into iron ore mining, Afrimat rides the commodity wave.

10-bagger Transaction Capital casts its eye abroad after 10 years on JSE

19 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
After delivering another set of blistering financials.

Anglo is determined to be the tip of the spear that transforms the mining sector

19 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
By using more precise technologies, less energy and less water, and by making ‘zero harm’ a working reality rather than a corporate cliché.

‘Boring’ gold vs heart-stopping Bitcoin

19 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
Sometimes boring is better.

If this is crypto’s 2008 meltdown moment, what comes next?

18 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
AltCoinTrader CEO Richard de Sousa on what to expect.

How your financial advisor can help you buffer your portfolio against inflation

18 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
The 2021 investment debate centred on inflation; we're now seeing interest rates as the topic of conversation, more so in global markets: Wendy Myers of PSG Wealth.

Mines count the human cost of Covid and work-related fatalities

17 May 2022 /  Ciaran Ryan
Covid claims 749 miners' lives; work-related fatalities increase, but better news in controlling diseases such as TB.

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