What investors want

Morningstar study shows clear preferences in fund selection.

South African investors currently have a choice of 1 274 locally-registered unit trusts. That is a sizeable number on its own, but once you go outside of our borders, there are more than 74 000 funds from which to take your pick.

What investors want
What investors want

What investors want

Morningstar study shows clear preferences in fund selection.

How safe is your manager?

How safe is your manager?

Jamey Lipschitz, a fund manager advises a reader who is concerned about his money if his asset manager runs into trouble.
Stretch that nest egg

Stretch that nest egg

Robin Gibson CFP, a director of Harvard House Investment Management in Howick advises a reader.
First retail hedge fund expected to launch early next year

First retail hedge fund expected to launch early next year

Individual South African investors can look forward to being able to invest in hedge funds from early next year. Industry insiders expect that the first retail products will be available by the first quarter of 2016.
Investing: What to do when you don’t know what to do?

Investing: What to do when you don’t know what to do?

Do you have that sinking feeling in your stomach that the markets, the economy and the rand are on a slippery slope to nowhere? It would be perfectly natural to feel that way, especially if you believe the more extreme commentary from some of the “experts” quoted in the media.
Why you shouldn’t use your pension fund to start a business

Why you shouldn’t use your pension fund to start a business

In this week’s SME Corner Kagisho Mahura shares ‘out-of-the-box’ tips for start-up finance.
Don’t get a bond at age 56

Don’t get a bond at age 56

Question: My mother is a sprightly 56 and wants to extend her house while settling debts. She’s retiring this year with R2 million. Can she use this to fix the house and is this wise?

 

 

 

 

 

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