Hulamin: Bloated and battling

Hulamin sells aluminium in 50 countries, but as its share price shows, that’s been an unforgiving segment for ages

Montauk facing the big question

Has the energy-from-methane company fallen to a realistic valuation or is there now an opportunity for investors?

BACKSTORY: Absa Group’s Bongiwe Gangeni

We question deputy CEO of retail & business bank at Absa Group Bongiwe Gangeni

ANALYSE THIS: DLA Piper’s Johannes Gouws

We analyse country managing partner at DLA Piper SA Johannes Gouws

Laying bare the ransacking at Steinhoff

Steinhoff's annual report lays bare SA's most audacious fraud - it's an epic that would shame even Enron's crooks

Glencore at a loss over DRC scandal

A disturbing disavowal of responsibility, especially given the other investigations to which Glencore is now subject

ANALYSE THIS: Prescient's Cheree Dyers

We analyse Cheree Dyers, CEO of Prescient Investment Management

Emerging markets funds: betting on countries

Nedgroup and NS Partners are launching a fund covering shares in smaller markets

Oceana’s Lucky Star ascendant

With local pilchards in short supply, Oceana has had to look elsewhere for sources — with great success

BACKSTORY: University of Pretoria's Tawana Kupe

We question Tawana Kupe, vice-chancellor & principal at the University of Pretoria

Barloworld: who really wins here?

In a novel scheme, investors buy 14% of its property portfolio. But does it benefit Barloworld more than anyone else?

Vunani starting to cast a wider net

Hunt is on for financial services acquisitions in Southern Africa, but focus will be on areas within two hours' flight

SA’s ready-made meal rumble

Under-pressure retailers are betting big on convenience foods. Can they expand this thinking to the working class?

Redefine dividends remain under pressure

Investors shouldn't expect dividend payouts to return to inflation-beating growth levels any time soon

A R1.2bn payday for Sun International’s plans

With its SA business now owing R9.2bn, the casino operator will use its Latin American windfall to slash debt