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Equities acquires Coventry property
Equities acquires Coventry property

Equites Property Fund, the high-end industrial property owner, has strengthened its UK portfolio with a deal worth nearly R700m...

By Alistair Anderson 2 days ago

Points to ponder when buying your first home
Points to ponder when buying your first home

While buying your home may be one of the most exciting things you will ever do, there are many pitfalls that first-time homebuyers could fall into...

Issued by Private Property 2 days ago

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Zimbabwe bans fruit, vegetable imports to save scarce forex

Zimbabwe has banned the importation of fruit and vegetables to save scarce foreign currency in the face of a worsening economic crisis...

3 days ago

A cabinet reshuffle equals a nuclear deal
A cabinet reshuffle equals a nuclear deal

President Jacob Zuma's latest cabinet reshuffle is nothing more that a thinly-veiled smokescreen to get his crony, David Mahlobo into the energy portfolio...

By Nicci Botha 3 days ago

Mike Teuchert, National Head of Taxation, Mazars
What to expect when gaining or losing REIT status

The introduction of the Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) legislation, which came into effect from 1 April 2013, has given rise to a substantial REIT industry...

By Mike Teuchert 16 Oct 2017

Angel Shack, Waterfall City
Equites pays lavish dividend

Equites Property Fund, which is focused on high-end logistics assets, delivered double-digit growth in dividends for the six months to August, making it one of the top-performing listed real estate groups...

By Alistair Anderson 16 Oct 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
The brokerage world is changing: The evolution of the trading platform

The brokerage community has evolved dramatically. This reflects the increasingly complex nature of the financial markets...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 12 Oct 2017

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Sovereign Foods shareholders approve Bidco offer, delisting from JSE

Subject to obtaining the outstanding regulatory approvals, ownership of Sovereign Foods will pass to Bidco who will acquire 100% of the Sovereign shares in issue...

12 Oct 2017

Nuclear deal could impact on SA's debt
Nuclear deal could impact on SA's debt

South Africa's debt could increase considerably because of the nuclear deal, even before it happens...

12 Oct 2017

Mxolisi Mgojo, chairman of the Chamber of Mines. Photo: MiningMx
'We will have to eyeball each other': Chamber of Mines president Mxolisi Mgojo

The Chamber of Mines has taken a stance against corruption and bad government in its decision on how to deal with the mineral resources minister...

By Allan Seccombe 9 Oct 2017

Will the tech bubble burst?
Will the tech bubble burst?

Technology stocks are performing well at the moment, but should investors be a little reticent given the infamous dotcom bubble of 1997 to 2001?

9 Oct 2017

Gold under owned as an asset class
Gold under owned as an asset class

Although gold and gold equity prices have picked up recently, the metal is still under owned as an asset class...

9 Oct 2017

Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff
Business of Design speaker Q&A: Yehuda Raff

Business of Design (BoD) is back with a speaker lineup of note. The two-day seminar is held annually in Cape Town and Johannesburg during October and doesn't just focus on design in itself but has a much broader vision for the field in all areas of business...

By Jessica Tennant 6 Oct 2017

Things are looking up for commodities revenues, or are they?
Things are looking up for commodities revenues, or are they?

Commodities revenues have remained fairly consistent, with a bit of an increase here and there, but no substantial increase...

By Danette Breitenbach 5 Oct 2017

Listing of Curro's Stadio delivers a bonus to shareholders
Listing of Curro's Stadio delivers a bonus to shareholders

Private education group Curro unbundled its tertiary education arm Stadio into a separate listing on Tuesday morning, which effectively saw shareholders gain 5.3% from Monday's R39.27 closing price...

By Robert Laing 3 Oct 2017

Private Property looks forward to exciting future, new deal announced
Private Property looks forward to exciting future, new deal announced

Private Property has announced the conclusion of a deal which will see a change in ownership from the existing shareholder, OAM...

Issued by Private Property 3 Oct 2017

Cost of climate disasters to reach half of US growth in a decade
Cost of climate disasters to reach half of US growth in a decade

Economic losses from severe storms, hurricanes, floods, drought and wildfires could reach at least $360bn a year in the next decade in America...

29 Sep 2017

South African spending remains cautious despite stable consumer confidence
South African spending remains cautious despite stable consumer confidence

Consumer confidence is stable despite the economy, job security concerns and increasing food prices leading to deferred spending and a longer-term focus on servicing debt and savings rather than spending...

Issued by Nielsen 28 Sep 2017

ProsperiProp introduces asset-backed crypto tokens
ProsperiProp introduces asset-backed crypto tokens

Newly launched fintech startup ProsperiProp is introducing low-cost asset-backed (property) crypto tokens...

28 Sep 2017

Remgro sells its stake in Unilever
Remgro sells its stake in Unilever

Stellenbosch-based investment company Remgro has disposed of the largest unlisted position in its R150bn portfolio...

By Marc Hasenfuss 27 Sep 2017

Going the Reit route could help Attacq
Going the Reit route could help Attacq

Attacq, which owns the Waterfall development precinct, anchored by the 131,000m2 Mall of Africa near Midrand, last week reported foreign exchange and impairment losses of R280m on its European and African interests...

By Joan Muller 26 Sep 2017

Monde Mawasha, Coega Development Corporation programme director: information & communications technology (ICT) and research unit (RU)
It's time for Africa

The rise of the fourth industrial revolution is adding intricacy to future economies and their employment outcome...

By Monde Mawasha 21 Sep 2017

The case for RE projects in Africa
The case for RE projects in Africa

Renewable energy has journeyed from the subsidised fringes of electricity supply to become an integral part of the power landscape...

By Theuns Ehlers 20 Sep 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Expert traders weigh in on SA's investability

South African president Jacob Zuma recently addressed a business forum in China at the Xiamen International Conference & Exhibition Centre...

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 18 Sep 2017

Chantell Ilbury, strategic planner
Watch out SA! You're facing investment league relegation

A lack of clear direction, questionable education and wide-scale governance failure could see South Africa relegated from the investment premier league...

15 Sep 2017

Is now a good time to invest in property?
Is now a good time to invest in property?

Private Property CEO Simon Bray provides insights on the property market for home buyers and investors...

Issued by Private Property 14 Sep 2017

Mall of Africa
Attacq eyes first dividend and Reit conversion

Attacq CEO Morne Wilken says the development company is on track to pay its first dividend of 73c per share next year, and will convert to a real estate investment trust (Reit) in the following year...

By Karl Gernetzky and Alistair Anderson 13 Sep 2017

Neal Froneman, CEO of Sibanye-Stillwater. Photo: BizNiz Africa
Sibanye's new gold rush

Sibanye-Stillwater has been approached by buyers interested in its Beatrix West and Cooke operations, which it is planning to put on care and maintenanc...

11 Sep 2017

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MAS Real Estate posts 30% rise in distribution

MAS Real Estate, the JSE-listed group that invests in Europe, on Thursday, 7 September, posted a 30% increase in distribution for the full year to June 2017, describing its results as "outstanding"...

8 Sep 2017

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