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Employee tales from the vault

What do you do when someone close to you has a heart attack? For most people, the last person they would likely contact is their financial advisor. When faced with exactly this scenario, a Liberty…

A2X growing steadily

The listing of Mr Price on A2X will increase the number of JSE companies that have opted for a secondary listing on the fairly new stock exchange to a total of 20, and pushes the…

PSG prunes its roses

Like a rose farmer who quietly prunes, fertilises and waters in the off-season with the promise of blooming rewards in the warmer months, so investment holding company PSG has quietly tended to its portfolio of…

Mali seeks to add value to cotton [Business…

Mali’s economy could have raked in some $1.6 billion dollars in 2018. And that’s if authorities had industrial processing units to add value to cotton. The West African nation is Africa’s top cotton producer, but…

The danger in focusing on past performance

For most investors who are choosing unit trusts, the first, and often only, thing they consider is past performance. This is despite the well-worn disclaimer on every fund fact sheet that past performance is no…

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Sudan protesters vow more action till military hands…

Protesters in Sudan have threatened that they will on Thursday go on a one million people march protest if the military leaders don’t swiftly transfer the power to a civilian administration. This comes after African…