Sasha Planting is Moneyweb’s Deputy Editor and writes on investment and companies. While the output of labour and capital - wealth creation - is important, she is more interested in the people that enable wealth creation.

Turned away for not having enough

2 May 2019 /  Sasha Planting   25
Investors are encouraged to seek out a financial advisor. But how much do they need to make it worthwhile for the advisor?

The Tekkie Town tug-of-war continues

30 Apr 2019 /  Sasha Planting   9
But court hands founders a symbolic victory as it restrains Steinhoff from selling or bonding its shares in Tekkie Town.

PSG prunes its roses

25 Apr 2019 /  Sasha Planting   4
It has nipped, clipped and encouraged while focusing on its less mature companies.

King Price bids for Alex Forbes’s insurance assets

24 Apr 2019 /  Sasha Planting  
Other bidders expected to emerge in time.

Standard Bank shareholders to vote on climate change

23 Apr 2019 /  Sasha Planting   1
Upcoming AGM includes a resolution on whether the bank should disclose more on climate risk in its lending business.

Class action summons issued against Tiger Brands

17 Apr 2019 /  Sasha Planting   2
The listeriosis outbreak caused a loss of life.

Powering up the venture economy

11 Apr 2019 /  Sasha Planting   3
Two new VC funds to be launched in SA.

The rise of populism in markets

10 Apr 2019 /  Sasha Planting   2
Investors are learning to ignore the noise – but it comes at a price.

Defying the Brexit blues

4 Apr 2019 /  Sasha Planting  
Quilter acquires financial advisory firm.

Brics Bank lends R32bn to SA organisations

2 Apr 2019 /  Sasha Planting   2
Cleaning up Medupi's mess is just one of the projects.

Capitec’s sweet spot

29 Mar 2019 /  Sasha Planting  
It occupies the space between new, digital entrants and the big legacy banks.

Uncertainty grips Ascendis

19 Mar 2019 /  Sasha Planting   1
Rising debt, slow growth in revenue, forced asset sales and lurking bankers will require strong leadership.

Investors: pay heed to China (and India)

18 Mar 2019 /  Sasha Planting   1
The opportunities outweigh their weighting in global indices.

Aspen: are the execs drinking their own Kool-Aid?

12 Mar 2019 /  Sasha Planting   14
The market appears to think so.

Diversification saves the day

8 Mar 2019 /  Sasha Planting   5
Sanlam takes the good with the bad for an overall positive result.

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