Moneyweb is a financial media group and a wholly-owned subsidiary of AME. We focus on producing independent, high-quality investment information on various platforms, including the internet, radio, print, newsletters and through our various event activations.
The company’s flagship internet brand is Moneyweb.co.za, one of South Africa’s premier online sources of business, finance and investment news and information. The site generates between 800 000 to 900 000 unique visitors a month and more than 4.5 million page views. This very engaged audience has an exceptional average visit duration of 5:45.
MoneywebNOW is Moneyweb’s e-mail newsletter which is sent out to over 44 000 registered users each week day.
The Citizen also republishes Moneyweb’s content, as part of its digital business offering.
Moneyweb is the official supplier of business news to SABC radio stations SAfm and RSG. The programmes and crossings are broadcast live on weekdays from Moneyweb’s studios in Houghton Estate, Johannesburg.
The SAfm Market Update is broadcast nationwide on SAfm (104 – 107fm) Monday to Thursday, between 18:00 and 19:00.
RSG Geldsake is the flagship Afrikaans business radio programme in South Africa. Anchored by Moneyweb Managing Editor Ryk van Niekerk, RSG Geldsake is one of the largest financial radio shows in the country. The programme is broadcast nationwide on RSG (101 – 104fm) Monday to Friday between 18:00 and 19:00.
Moneyweb publishes the business supplement in The Citizen newspaper. The Citizen has a daily print readership of 276 000 (PAMS 2019) and the business supplement is a key section of the newspaper’s editorial offering.
The Moneyweb community
Moneyweb has a very loyal community on all the platforms we serve. This community comprises mainly high-net-worth individuals, or those who aspire to be, who use information on Moneyweb to increase their wealth and/or to keep current with economic, company and industry news. They rely on it for education, recommendations and updated information on investments, including the share market and unit trusts. All online services are provided free of charge.
How we do it
Moneyweb employs a core team of professional financial journalists and also sources content from a range of local and international high-profile freelance columnists. These journalists ensure that our editorial is unique. We also publish ad hoc opinion pieces from our community experts, to provide diverse views and to stimulate debate.
Moneyweb provides significant investment data about listed companies and a myriad of unit trusts. Many investment professionals prefer our live SENS feed because we have managed to make it accessible.
A specialist in content marketing, video and events, Moneyweb offers the advertiser many options to engage with its high-net-worth audience of business decision makers and investors, among others.
The rights and privacy of those who use Moneyweb are given the utmost respect. As a matter of policy, information provided by visitors is treated as strictly confidential and used only to develop a global profile of the community for advertisers. Moneyweb abides by the following privacy policies:
- Personal information is only gathered with your consent.
- Information supplied by you is used for personalisation, identification, and communication.
- You have the right to view your personal information at any time.
Policy on share transactions
Moneyweb’s credibility as an independent investment service is dependent on the personal integrity of its staff. Moneyweb’s editorial policy compels staff to declare their shareholding when they write about companies they are invested in. Moneyweb also publishes a shareholding register, which shows the shareholding of all internal journalists. Contributors who are not contracted by Moneyweb, disclose their shareholding if it is relevant to a particular article.
Editorial staff may not accept special investment opportunities that are not available to the ordinary public..