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Mel Meltzer, joint manager of the Platinum Portfolios
Business lessons from BeethovenArticle

"For the last three years my hearing has grown steadily weaker ... in the theatre I have to get very close to the orchestra to understand the performers, and ... from a distance I do not hear the high notes of the instruments and the singers' voices."...

Mel Meltzer 19 Mar 2021

Renier de Wit, managing director, Gaia Fund Managers and Gaia Venture Capital Ltd.
SA's backbone industries and 12J investmentArticle

The country's economy contracted 6.1% in real terms in the third quarter of 2020 compared with the same period a year earlier, according to data from Statistics SA...

Renier de Wit 19 Feb 2021

Bronwyn Williams, director, FluxTrends
#BizTrends2021: A small idea can change the worldArticle

So many young people are disillusioned by white-picket fence utopia sold to them, because in reality most of them are less well off than their parents and grandparents...

Nicci Botha 2 Feb 2021

Covid-19 sees 'overvalued' commercial property market correction
Covid-19 sees 'overvalued' commercial property market correctionArticle

Covid-19 has pushed the restart button on almost every sector of the property market...

Norman Raad 17 Aug 2020

Dr Carl Driesener, senior marketing scientist at the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute (EBI) of marketing science in Australia explaining the 5 steps to becoming a smarter target marketer at Spark Media's recent event.
5 steps to becoming a smarter target marketerArticle

Dr Carl Driesener, senior marketing scientist at the Ehrenberg-Bass Institute (EBI) of marketing science in Australia - the home of evidence-based marketing, shared five steps to being a smarter target marketer at Spark Media's recent 'seminar roadshow'...

Leigh Andrews 7 Nov 2019

Why the Western Cape is experiencing a semigration slow-down
Why the Western Cape is experiencing a semigration slow-downArticle

Has affordability finally tipped the scales out of the Cape's favour, or are there other factors at play?

8 Oct 2019

Jessica Ground, head of sustainability at Schroders
The good, the bad and the ugly of short sellingArticle

The short sale reporting and disclosure framework proposed by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) intends to tighten the regulations around short selling in South Africa...

19 Jun 2019

Using technology to ensure accurate property assessments
Using technology to ensure accurate property assessmentsArticle

Cape Town property owners have until 29 March 2019 to submit in person objections to the 2018 General Valuation Roll (GV2018) and until the 30 April 2019 to submit objections via e-services or email...

Issued by LexisNexis 29 Mar 2019

Using technology to ensure accurate property assessments
Using technology to ensure accurate property assessmentsArticle

The City of Cape Town Valuation Office is currently preparing the 2018 General Valuation Roll (GV2018) which will be published in February 2019...

Issued by LexisNexis 31 Jul 2018

Could Cape Town's property prices have finally hit their ceiling?
Could Cape Town's property prices have finally hit their ceiling?Article

While the Cape Town property market showed seemingly limitless price growth during difficult national conditions...

28 Jun 2018

Bruma Oriental City in Bruma, Johannesburg
Is investment in the commercial property market a safer option than shares?Article

Now, more than ever, investors are finding it a safer option to invest in direct property...

19 Apr 2018

Bitcoin Cash may spell end of Bitcoin
Bitcoin Cash may spell end of BitcoinArticle

Digital currency Bitcoin will "die a horrible death" in 2018, killed by its rival sister, Bitcoin Cash, says Lorien Gamaroff, CEO and founder of Centbee, a Bitcoin Cash wallet...

16 Jan 2018

Six rules for rebuilding infrastructure in an era of 'unprecedented' weather events
Six rules for rebuilding infrastructure in an era of 'unprecedented' weather eventsArticle

Before Hurricane Harvey made landfall on 25 August, there was little doubt that its impact would be devastating and wide-ranging. ..

Thaddeus R. Miller and Mikhail Chester 8 Sep 2017

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Merged stock of Rockcastle and Nepi flatArticle

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...

Alistair Anderson 25 Jul 2017

Social media and its role in investor relations
Social media and its role in investor relationsArticle

Few companies realise the impact social media has on shaping investors' views...

Noah Greenhill 12 Jun 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Is your industry prone to financial bubbles?Article

If you're building a business, one of your main concerns should be whether or not your specific industry is especially vulnerable to bubbles - and how to spot one before it compromises your chances of success...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 31 May 2017

Nic Ray from BrandsEye
Amasa Speaker Series kicks off with Nic Ray from BrandsEyeArticle

The first episode in the Amasa Speaker Series hosted Nic Ray, who spoke about how BrandsEye can possibly predict future outcomes...

Juanita Pienaar 28 Apr 2017

Investment in SA real estate a good bet, says veteran
Investment in SA real estate a good bet, says veteranArticle

Property industry veteran Frank Berkeley says while SA offers the best real estate investment opportunities in Africa, investors need to focus on funds that have strong property fundamentals amid difficult market conditions...

Alistair Anderson 20 May 2016

Trade online - Effective trading strategies
Trade online - Effective trading strategiesArticle

If you want to trade online accurately and profitably, you should use effective trading strategies. Here we take a look at some of these strategies...

Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 6 May 2016

Super-entrepreneurialism: 2020 style
Super-entrepreneurialism: 2020 styleArticle

At the risk of being too risky and 'out of the box crazy', societies all over the world would often reject raw and bold entrepreneurialism...

Naseem Javed 15 Oct 2015

The UK’s Capital & Regional financial director Charles Staveley at the main board listing on the JSE on Wednesday.
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UK mall owner Capital & Regional lists on JSEArticle

Investors must be circumspect when it comes to investing in new offshore property companies that are listing on the JSE, with one commentator voicing concern that these counters may be overvalued...

Alistair Anderson 8 Oct 2015

Alpha: there's more to it than the markets
Alpha: there's more to it than the marketsArticle

When we invest, we ultimately hope to achieve satisfactory returns on capital. But how do we know what satisfactory is?

Lize Visser 6 Oct 2015

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Choppies still planning fast expansionArticle

Botswana-based discount retailer Choppies has no intention of applying the brakes to the rapid roll-out of its stores, even though economic growth in the countries it targets is slowing and consumer purchasing power is declining...

Fifi Peters 5 Oct 2015

German automakers take on Tesla in race of electric cars
German automakers take on Tesla in race of electric carsArticle

Germany's mighty auto industry is stepping on the accelerator so it won't be left behind by a US upstart racing ahead in the market for luxury electric cars...

16 Sep 2015

Exponential releases 'Engagement' insight for brands and advertisers in latest whitepaper
Exponential releases 'Engagement' insight for brands and advertisers in latest whitepaperArticle

Exponential Interactive's latest whitepaper discusses the significance of 'engagement' - and why the lack of understanding around user engagement leads to misaligned incentives, dissatisfying results and wasted money...

Issued by VDX.tv 26 Aug 2015

The value of investing is alive and well
The value of investing is alive and wellArticle

Investors and market participants have lately been asking us whether value investing is dead...

Jan van Niekerk 24 Jun 2015

'It's complicated' - Dr Andrew Golding on housing affordability
'It's complicated' - Dr Andrew Golding on housing affordabilityArticle

While housing in South Africa remains affordable and also compares favourably to affordability in other global housing markets, slower growth in local household income has seen a gradual deterioration in affordability since late 2013...

8 Jun 2015

Foreign investors support listed property rally
Foreign investors support listed property rallyArticle

It seems that the run in property stocks is being supported by an influx of foreign yield chasers and index tracker funds. The sector has notched up a 38% total return over the past 12 months, despite recent volatility. That compares to the JSE all share index's 18% total return over the same period...

1 Jun 2015

Property returns begin to fall as economic pressure grows
Property returns begin to fall as economic pressure growsArticle

The fixed property market appears to be weakening, with the latest data from Investment Property Databank (IPD) SA showing that capital valuations have softened...

31 Mar 2015

Zimbabwe's economy at crossroads: IMF
Zimbabwe's economy at crossroads: IMFArticle

HARARE: Zimbabwe's economy is showing no signs of recovery after adverse weather, low exports and election year uncertainty shattered growth prospects, the International Monetary Fund said Friday, 7 November.

10 Nov 2014

Luigi Marinus
Stock markets at record highs while growth is downArticle

The South African economy is under strain: After growing by just 1.9% in 2013, it proceeded to shrink in the first quarter of 2014. Expectations are that the economy will grow by only 2% this year - and that's if we're lucky.

Luigi Marinus 3 Jul 2014

Long term view is essential for property investors
Long term view is essential for property investorsArticle

Reverting to a theme he has discussed regularly in his public statements, Bill Rawson, chairman of the Rawson Property Group, has once again reminded the 'growing band' of residential property investors that they have to learn to take a long term view of the property market.

14 May 2014

Reviewing Facebook's capitalisation strategy
Reviewing Facebook's capitalisation strategyArticle

Facebook's persistent appetite for acquisitions was clearly not sated by the $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp in February, with the company spending a further $2 billion on virtual reality company Oculus late in March 2014.

23 Apr 2014

Investor faith in residential property
Investor faith in residential propertyArticle

Much has been said about the residential property market that could lead buyers and sellers to believe that it's in trouble; from the high price of construction to increasing municipal costs, the difficulty to obtain home loans to economist Erwin Rode's claim that the market is overvalued by 20%.

17 Feb 2014

A turning point?
A turning point?Article

Ever since the global financial crisis of 2008 the world's advanced economies, that led the way into the crisis, have struggled to get back to their pre-crisis performances. Having spent the last five years recovering, we see glimmers of hope on the economic horizon, but it's not yet time to break out the Moët.

Dr Adrian Saville 12 Dec 2013

Residential property is a good investment
Residential property is a good investmentArticle

Many have warned against investing in the residential market due to economic uncertainty, rising municipal rates, difficulty obtaining mortgages and low rental returns. In fact, in 2012 property economist Erwin Rode made waves with his statement that property prices were overvalued by at least 25%.

28 Oct 2013

Property market neither sinking nor soaring - Le Roux
Property market neither sinking nor soaring - Le RouxArticle

Property economist Erwin Rode caused a stir in 2012, when he stated that property prices were overvalued by at least 25%.

19 Jun 2013

Vukile terminates bid to acquire five shopping centresArticle

JSE-listed Vukile Property Fund said on Tuesday, 11 June 2013, that its negotiations to acquire a portfolio of five regional shopping centres had been terminated‚ and as such the fund had withdrawn its cautionary to unitholders.

Nick Hedley 12 Jun 2013

Swedes are finding value in the Western CapeArticle

The high cost of living in Sweden has long been a fact of life for the country's residents who accept high taxation levels in return for some of the best regarded public services across education and health care in the world.

Brendan Miller 19 Mar 2013

Government's cutback in spending will increase demand for property
Government's cutback in spending will increase demand for propertyArticle

Paul Henry, managing director of Rawson Developers, has drawn attention to an analysis published by the FNB Property Economist, John Loos, an underlying message of which is that house prices in the urban areas, although undoubtedly affected by the recession, will be enhanced by one unfortunate trend in the coming years - a noticeable decline in government spending on the infrastructures of South Africa's big cities.

9 Nov 2012

Manufacturers must make investments now: DaviesArticle

The current uncertainty over the growth prospects of both the global and domestic economy was likely to discourage manufacturers from investing in urgently required competitiveness enhancing investments in technology‚ processes and people until it was "too late", Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says.

Linda Ensor 5 Sep 2012

SA retailer shares currently overvaluedArticle

The spate of global retailers expanding into the South African market as a result of the strong profits achieved in the sector over the past decade adds further credence to value based asset manager RE:CM's view that share prices of local players are expensive and offer very little value for investors.

Zeenat Moorad 15 Aug 2012

Agri SA warns on changes to land marketArticle

FARMERS' body Agri SA has objected to a controversial proposal calling for the imposition of a right of first refusal on all agricultural land sales by the state.

10 Jul 2012

Jonathan Barnard
Global adspend continues to grow despite stock market turmoilArticle

We need to bear in mind that we are part of the 'Global Village' and events that happen worldwide have a direct impact on South Africans. This includes the economy, and part of the comings and goings of the economy worldwide, and in South Africa, is advertising spend.

Jonathan Barnard 14 Nov 2011

Labour broker ban, an immediate Cosatu targetArticle

The banning of labour brokers was Cosatu's most immediate target, in order to create decent jobs, president Sidumo Dlamini said. Fin24 reports that Dlamini told a youth job summit in Midrand that negotiations with the government and employers regarding the labour law amendments were ongoing.

28 Oct 2011

SA's food retail stocks are 'overvalued'Article

While local food retailers are fantastic businesses, they don't present an attractive value proposition for investors compared with their global counterparts, according to Johannes Visser, a senior analyst at independent asset management company RE:CM.

Zeenat Moorad 6 Jul 2011

How to value a social media company - PwC Valuation Index
How to value a social media company - PwC Valuation IndexArticle

LONDON, UK: PwC's Valuation Index published today shows that, as at the end of Q1 2011, the index for the overall UK market stands at 87, meaning observed equity multiples for all UK quoted shares are 13% below those implied by economic fundamentals. PwC believes that market multiples will continue to track fundamentals more closely than has been the case over the last 20 years.

27 May 2011

Shoprite competition closes inArticle

"Shoprite has taken advantage of the strong rand to invest in a lot of real estate in Africa by opening 16 additional stores in Nigeria this year and planning three new stores in Ghana," says Shoprite CEO Whitey Basson.

Stafford Thomas 28 Feb 2011

Customs fraud destroys South African jobsArticle

The SA Clothing and Textile Workers' Union (Sactwu) on Thursday, 24 February 2011, said it supported the comprehensive response issued by the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) regarding Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's Budget speech, but wished to draw specific attention to issues affecting the manufacturing sector and the clothing, textile, footwear and leather (CTFL) industry.

25 Feb 2011

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