PICK OF THE MONTH: Omnia

Investors in Omnia are assured of one thing: high share price volatility

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Hedge funds: Regulated for retail

Hedge funds have long been regarded with scepticism. But new regulations will make these investments easier and safer for ordinary investors, writes Johann ...

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Overcoming resistance in the hedge fund industry

SA hedge funds differ from those in the US, for example, which has been rocked by scandals, writes Johann Barnard

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The complex transition for the hedge fund industry

The transition of hedge funds from the unregulated to regulated space was an enormous undertaking

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EDITOR’S NOTE: Market is ready for an activist investment fund

Marc Hasenfuss: I wonder whether readers would flee from or flock to a portfolio managed by an energetic activist investor not cowed by the difficulties in ...

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A balancing act of stocks and bonds

While it’s good investment practice to build a portfolio that comprises a mix of stocks and bonds, it’s as important to rebalance it periodically

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Will SA fall down the ratings hole?

The probability of another ratings downgrade for SA is high given the collapse in business confidence and the economy’s slide into a recession

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When only the best will do. What our private banking and wealth management survey says

In a time of sluggish recovery, heightened insecurity and increasing costs, private banks and wealth managers have their work cut out for them, writes Colin ...

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MARC HASENFUSS: Tardy companies do investors no favours

With so much bad news, I was taken aback to see the JSE having to warn tardy listed companies about reporting audited results within stipulated deadlines. This ...

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ANTHONY CLARK: The travails of CIL

You’d swear the company is on the skids. But prospects remain solid

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UNIT TRUST ANALYSIS: Stable in name and by nature

When markets are strong and interest rates are high stable funds seem like an ideal mix of stability and high returns. Their low-volatility character adds to ...

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Property investment: Triple-storey Sandton penthouse on the market for R250m

Three luxury penthouses with price tags of R45m apiece have already been sold off-plan at exclusive mixed-use development, The Leonardo, which is set to become ...

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Sensible fashion: Dress your portfolio with TFG or Mr Price?

TFG’s decision to diversify internationally is bearing good fruit

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GARTH MACKENZIE: Naspers an ideal indicator

For every 5% movement in its share price, the Top40 will move by about 1%

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PICK OF THE MONTH: Tongaat Hulett

Efficient market hypothesists argue that the market is always right when it comes to the pricing of a company’s shares.But is that always the case?

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Buy, Hold, Sell: Which chemical share to add to your portfolio?

Investors looking for some alchemy to spruce up their returns will need to think hard about which chemical share to add to portfolios

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