BONDS

Smart investing to beat longevity risk

Investors come to a balanced fund because they want growth

Bond auction underwhelms

Local and global factors — including the Eskom bailout and US-China trade tensions — are weighing on the appetite for government debt

JSE cleans up after scandals

New proposals will give the stock exchange greater oversight and introduce more transparency

The future of financial indicators

Metals, oil, currency, bonds ... Which ones should we pay attention to and why?

Confident Denel may yet face debt troubles

The arms company is certain it can refinance its debt but investors are wary after Futuregrowth's decision to end lending to state-owned enterprises.

Africa’s ticking time bomb: $35-billion worth of Eurobond debt

At least a dozen sub-Saharan Africa countries have raised debt through sovereign bonds. The chickens are now coming home to roost.

Eskom a ‘bond-buying’ opportunity

The utility may struggle to keep the lights on, but its debt is attractive to international investors.

Bond buyers deterred by Fed rate outlook

Foreign investors offloaded more rand-denominated debt than what they bought last year, as demand for emerging market bonds declined.

African Bank downgrade doesn’t mean a redemption for bondholders, says CFO

African Bank says holders of its debt cannot ask for an early repayment of its bonds, despite being downgraded to "junk" status last week.

Reserve Bank: SA’s markets have lost twice as much as gained

The Reserve Bank says the outflows from bond and equity markets since January has been double the entire amount that flowed into our shore in 2013.

SA bonds subdued ahead of Budget speech

South African bonds were strengthened as the currency appreciated somewhat, but some analysts feel the bolstering is a temporary one.

Weaker rand and socio-economic uncertainty weigh on bonds

The South African bond market was weaker on Thursday morning due to a weaker rand and uncertainty about the political environment.

Latest

High court refuses application to cross provinces for a funeral

Despite “extreme sympathy”, court says it must uphold the law

Can you pause a pandemic? Inside the race to stop spread of Covid-19

Tracing the close contacts of people who test positive for coronavirus disease is a delicate dance. Here’s why these health workers wait for the cover of darkness to take action

Ministers go into self-isolation

Two ministers have taken precautions after a Dirco employee tested positive for the virus

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories