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Striking a balance
Striking a balance
​The Allan Gray Balanced Fund strives to avoid permanent loss of capital for investors
​Barclays Group Africa: Seizing the opportunity
​Barclays Group Africa: Seizing the opportunity
Even with all the political turmoil, the fundamentals underpinning the South African banking system have not changed
​The economics of taxation
​The economics of taxation
Imposing high taxes causes economic stagnation – history has proved this many times
Wealth taxes mooted to zap inequality
Wealth taxes mooted to zap inequality
The Davis committee wants input on whether extra taxes would help to rebuild the economy.
SA hits a century of good returns
SA hits a century of good returns
The local equities market came out on top, beating 23 other countries. But analysts say this is unlikely to continue
Your guide to investing where your heart urges you to
Your guide to investing where your heart urges you to
Want to put your money in socially responsible listed companies? This is how the good, bad and ugly stack up.
Pay off your debts and cut your costs
Pay off your debts and cut your costs
You can’t do anything about the current crisis so focus on what you can do, analysts advise.
Varsity 2033: Save now or pay later
Varsity 2033: Save now or pay later
To pay for my son’s studies in 16 years’ time, I have to start investing in an inflation-beating fund now
Little relief to offset bracket creep
Little relief to offset bracket creep
The increased taxation for high-income earners must be accompanied by fiscal discipline, budget analysts say.
Nigeria: Finding opportunities where others fear to tread
Nigeria: Finding opportunities where others fear to tread
​Wow, that valuation changed quickly!
Should you have bonds in your portfolio?
Should you have bonds in your portfolio?
Boring or not, the diversification benefits of bonds make them relevant to many investors.
​An investment case for Life Healthcare
​An investment case for Life Healthcare
Life Healthcare has fallen out of favour with the market, but is this negativity over-exaggerated?