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Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trend
Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trend

While the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Retail Trends Report recorded a turnover growth of -4% for the first quarter of 2017, Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain has remained resilient...

8 hours ago

Investec fund sells portfolio to Izandla
Investec fund sells portfolio to Izandla

Investec Property Fund (IPF) has sold a seed portfolio to Izandla Property, its broad-based black empowerment partner, for R586.9m...

By Alistair Anderson 1 day ago

Cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICOs: Funding digital decentralisation
Cryptocurrency, blockchain and ICOs: Funding digital decentralisation

As digital technologies begin to be endorsed and embraced, they have triggered a chain of changes in our financial ecosystem, from how we handle money to the way we handle investments...

Issued by Digital Media Group 2 days ago

Capital & Regional's UK malls put on star performance
Capital & Regional's UK malls put on star performance

Capital & Regional, the retail fund listed in the UK and SA, grew its interim dividend 6.8% in the six months to June, thanks to a strong performance from its shopping centres...

By Alistair Anderson 2 days ago

Olymp Trade: an easy way to earn money on financial markets for beginners and professionals
Olymp Trade: an easy way to earn money on financial markets for beginners and professionals

Every year there are more and more ways to earn money online. But, despite this diversity, the majority of people still cannot start earning income on the internet. Why?...

Issued by Monetary Library 11 Aug 2017

Where is the most affordable housing in South Africa?
Where is the most affordable housing in South Africa?

Check out the top 50 areas in South Africa where most of the housing stock is below R600,000...

Issued by Private Property 11 Aug 2017

Tie-ups in store at listed property
Tie-ups in store at listed property

The South African real estate investment trust (Reit) sector is poised to enter a period of sustained stress as SA's economic woes continue to hit hard...

By Alistair Anderson 10 Aug 2017

Further rates cut could be key for ailing housing market
Further rates cut could be key for ailing housing market

Analysis by a leading bank indicates that the housing market continues to weaken. Further interest rates cuts are key to the market turning around...

Issued by Private Property 8 Aug 2017

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Lonmin outlines its operational review

Despite positive third quarter results, Lonmin is still looking to implement measures that will generate sufficient cash to support a sustainable business.

7 Aug 2017

Mediclinic enters primary healthcare market
Mediclinic enters primary healthcare market

Mediclinic Southern Africa has expanded its base into the primary healthcare market by buying into the Intercare group of companies...

7 Aug 2017

Resilient lives up to its name with growth during recession
Resilient lives up to its name with growth during recession

Resilient Reit's strategy of owning a diverse range of shopping centres in SA and interests in several offshore groups is paying off, with the company continuing to outdo its peers...

By Alistair Anderson 7 Aug 2017

Sasfin Wealth launches global equity fund
Sasfin Wealth launches global equity fund

Sasfin Wealth's global equity fund launch aligns with the business' strategy to enhance its global offering for clients, which also includes managed global share portfolios...

Issued by Sasfin 4 Aug 2017

Diversifying your share portfolio with exchange traded funds
Diversifying your share portfolio with exchange traded funds

Maintaining a well-diversified share portfolio is one of the best ways for any investor to preserve their wealth...

By Grant Meintjes 4 Aug 2017

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Hyprop 'should keep investors in the loop'

Blue chip shopping centre owner Hyprop Investments needs to reassure investors about its European and African strategies given the pressure the domestic portfolio faces...

By Alistair Anderson 4 Aug 2017

Student digs fund targets JSE niche
Student digs fund targets JSE niche

The listing of the first student accommodation group Inkunzi should encourage more companies focusing on student housing to go public...

By Alistair Anderson 3 Aug 2017

Convergence Partners exits investment in Dimension Data
Convergence Partners exits investment in Dimension Data

The contractual investment term between Convergence Partners and DiData ended in September 2016 and the companies negotiated a consensual exit to the investment...

1 Aug 2017

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Liberty Two Degrees declares interim distribution of 30c per share

Real estate investment trust (Reit) Liberty Two Degrees (L2D) on Monday, 31 July, declared a distribution of 30c per share in the six months to end-June...

1 Aug 2017

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Land expropriation without compensation: Possible impact on the South African agricultural economy

Land expropriation without compensation may fast-track land transfer to previously disadvantaged people, but it will also seriously damage the agricultural sector and lead to economic collapse...

By Hamlet Hlomendlini and Pusho Makgolane 28 Jul 2017

'Natural step' for Heriot to join AltX
'Natural step' for Heriot to join AltX

Diversified property group Heriot Reit listed on the AltX on Monday, 24 July, making it one of the few real estate companies to list in SA in 2017...

By Alistair Anderson 26 Jul 2017

Is Bitcoin the new nugget of gold in South Africa?
Is Bitcoin the new nugget of gold in South Africa?

For decades, gold has been considered a safe-haven investment for South Africans. However, investors are now looking towards innovative solutions for the new economy in the form of cryptocurrency...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 25 Jul 2017

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Merged stock of Rockcastle and Nepi flat

New Europe Property Investments (Nepi) and Rockcastle Global Real Estate have merged to become the largest property stock on the JSE with a market capitalisation of R95bn, but new investors have not yet embraced the stock...

By Alistair Anderson 25 Jul 2017

StokvelEx encourages stokvels to develop a realistic savings plan this National Savings Month
StokvelEx encourages stokvels to develop a realistic savings plan this National Savings Month

In recognition of National Savings Month this July, StokvelEx, a brainchild of Seven Colors Communications, offers handy tips on and how stokvel groups can save money and invest it in viable investment entities...

Issued by Seven Colors Communications 24 Jul 2017

Hulisani bets on wind tower firm
Hulisani bets on wind tower firm

Hulisani has made its third acquisition in three months by injecting R82.5m into wind tower manufacturer GRI Wind Steel SA...

24 Jul 2017

Two questions you must answer before you start social trading
Two questions you must answer before you start social trading

A merger is going on between the world of social networks and the world of financial investments as a new vehicle for accessing the market emerges - social trading...

Issued by Monetary Library 21 Jul 2017

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IMF calls for Mozambique to come clean on debts

MAPUTO - Mozambique must fill in "critical information gaps" over $2bn of secret government loans, the International Monetary Fund said...

21 Jul 2017

Executives show faith in Accelerate
Executives show faith in Accelerate

Accelerate Property Fund's executives are backing themselves to turn the Fourways precinct-focused group around...

By Alistair Anderson 20 Jul 2017

Redefine ups stake in International Hotel Properties
Redefine ups stake in International Hotel Properties

Redefine International said on Wednesday, 19 July, it would increase its interest in the UK-based International Hotel Properties (IHL) from 17.24% to 50%...

By Alistair Anderson 20 Jul 2017

Gordhan says not all doom and gloom for SA but state capture must be rooted out
Gordhan says not all doom and gloom for SA but state capture must be rooted out

As evidence of the extent of state capture mounts, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has called on South African citizens to play an active role in the fight against corruption in all its forms...

Issued by UCT Graduate School of Business 19 Jul 2017

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