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LATEST Commodities  

SA’s saffron investment opportunity

19 Feb 2021 /  Moneyweb   1
South Africa can become one of the biggest exporters of this spice.

Three asset managers’ divergent views on platinum stocks

15 Oct 2020 /  Patrick Cairns, Citywire   3
Foord, Tantalum and 36ONE share their views.

Deutsche Bank spoofer tells jury his bosses showed him how

18 Sep 2020 /  Janan Hanna, Bloomberg  
Says bogus trade orders were wide-spread.

Oil extends losses

9 Sep 2020 /  Ann Koh and James Thornhill, Bloomberg  
After first sub-$40 close since mid-June.

LATEST Equities  

Safer than houses: Stor-Age Property Reit

13 Apr 2021 /  Keith McLachlan   4
Up 43% over five years, and ticking many boxes.

Fairtree is ‘hoping for a beta year’ on the JSE in 2021

12 Apr 2021 /  Patrick Cairns, Citywire   1
Our biggest challenge in SA equity is our buy list is longer than our sell list: Select BCI Equity fund manager Chantelle Baptiste.

SA Inc results, the risk-on environment and possible interest-rate rises

6 Apr 2021 /  Simon Brown   1
‘The world is bouncing back a lot quicker than people expected from a developed world perspective, and in the US in particular’ – Deryck Janse van Rensburg, Anchor Capital.

The local equity funds with the highest inflows

1 Apr 2021 /  Patrick Cairns   3
Citywire analyses the funds in the Asisa South Africa equity general category with the highest net inflows over the past 12 months.


A cunningly alternative way to put away that tax-free R36 000

3 Mar 2021 /  Simon Brown   9
'ETFs will give me very good, strong capital gains over the long term, because that's where and how I'll be saving the most tax’: Nerina Visser – director, etfSA.

Investors put record $86bn into stock ETFs in February

2 Mar 2021 /  Claire Ballentine, Bloomberg  
Equity ETFs took in the most cash in a single month on record.

Local ETF returns: Is the market mood shifting?

14 Jan 2021 /  Patrick Cairns, Citywire  
Despite the top performers being as expected.

Record flows pour into ESG funds as their ‘wokeness’ is debated

25 Oct 2020 /  Casey Wagner and Claire Ballentine, Bloomberg  
17 ESG ETFs have launched so far in 2020, versus 10 in all of 2019.

LATEST Offshore investing  

Talking alternative investments and offshore property

19 Mar 2021 /  Ciaran Ryan  
A way for investors to cut out the go-betweens, cut costs and dramatically increase trust, transparency and accessibility: Wealth Migrate CEO and Global Wealth Group chair Scott Picken.

Can South Africans contribute to an offshore annuity?

3 Mar 2021 /  Michael Haldane   2
Reader asks what options are available.

Increased foreign investment allowances for individuals on the cards?

7 Feb 2021 /  Dr Albertus Marais   8
This would mark a significant departure from the existing regime.

Ethiopia’s cabinet endorses establishment of a stock market – PM Abiy

23 Dec 2020 /  Maggie Fick, Reuters   1
The government has slowly begun introducing economic reforms since 2018.

LATEST Property  

Under the new pension regulations, can you borrow money from your provident fund?

15 Apr 2021 /  Toy Meyer   1
You can borrow funds to buy a property, renovate a property, pay off a housing loan, or to guarantee a housing loan. You cannot use the funds for any other purpose.

Over R3bn in Covid-19 rental relief from SA Reit landlords

15 Apr 2021 /  Suren Naidoo   1
Association CEO Joanne Solomon says 80% of the relief provided was in the form of non-recoverable discounts.

Selling a property online? Here’s how to gain the most potential buyers

13 Apr 2021 /  Nompu Siziba  
Berry Everitt – CEO, Chas Everitt International.

Eskom to raise over R2bn through sale of non-core properties

13 Apr 2021 /  Suren Naidoo   8
Total disposals to date is around R600m, following the latest sale of two high rise office buildings in Kimberley and Johannesburg.

LATEST Unit Trusts  

Coronation cuts fees

5 Mar 2021 /  Larry Claasen   22
Hoping to attract clients from income funds back to multi-asset funds.

SA government bond yields may be down, but they’re still hugely attractive

22 Feb 2021 /  Ryk van Niekerk  
Marriott Asset Managers sees the five-year bond as a very low-risk investment that gives substantially better returns than money sitting in a bank account: CIO Duggan Matthews.

Big bond fund saw the highest net inflows in 2020

20 Jan 2021 /  Patrick Cairns, Citywire   1
Among SA unit trusts, lower-risk and international products were favoured by investors.

Why Allan Gray’s Tax-Free Balanced fund outperformed its Balanced fund

13 Jan 2021 /  Patrick Cairns, Citywire   24
It all comes down to fees.

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