During my three years working for a stockbroking firm, I learnt the difference between being an investor and being a speculator
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Many investors who run their own portfolios via their stockbrokers often end up with a “neglected portfolio” or become frustrated with the performance of their portfolio.
Global macro indicators are currently strong, with a clear cyclical recovery underway in most regions of the world. Expectations are high for a continuation of this economic strength, which is currently underpinning risk assets.
While we are getting our debts under control we are not investing in wealth-creating assets.
For as little as R100, #invest gives you access to a managed portfolio, share education resources and a monthly market update.
So you finally decide to venture into the stock market, but where can you find an investing platform that is friendly for the beginner investor?
If you were to invest R10 000 today instead of spending it on your child's 21st birthday party, it could be worth R360 000 by the time she turns 50.
Don't believe anyone who promises to reveal the “secrets” to trading and how to become rich overnight.
By Bruce Williamson, Chief Investment Officer at Imara Asset Management South Africa. Bad news around power outages, the rand, public sector shortcomings and the industrial relations climate is drowning out an important message for local investors: South Africa is still a good place to invest if you know where to look. South Africans are great at...
The recently published Morningstar Global Fund Investor Experience 2015 study, which analyses 25 countries that offer investment funds, highlights high fees, poor disclosure levels and advisers’ lack of fiduciary duty as some of the key issues plaguing South Africa’s investment industry. Overall, South Africa was awarded a C and remains below its...