Buying shares at a significant discount provides some downside protection.
Knowing you bought R1 of assets for 79 cents gives you comfort, and one investment holding company is trading at exactly that.
While investment holding companies typical trade at a discount to their some of the parts value, when these companies sell or distribute assets, the benefit is received at full market value.
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Commodities take a step lower
Brent oil led the commodity basket lower last week, losing 8,1%; Platinum and Gold were down 5,7% and 2,4% respectively.
Although the Rand softened, the pressure was too much for the JSE All Share Index which fell 0,8%. Resources fell 5,5%, but the rest of the sectors held up well.
International indices were slightly softer across most time zone... ››› more
Dear MoneyMorning reader,
US Stock up 3%, Emerging Markets down 4,5%
US Stocks recovered from sharply lower levels after a reconciliatory speech from President elect Donald Trump which eased market fears; Energy and Industrials were the leaders based on his plans for infrastructural development.
Emerging Markets have been left out in the cold as investors evaluate the impact of a Trump p... ››› more
Founded back in the 1940s, Remgro has grown from being a tobacco manufacturer into a company invested in excess of 30 companies. Remgro is one of the top 40 companies on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Remgro Limited
Short name: Remgro
Sector: Industrial goods & services – general industrials
Five top facts about Remgro
Remgro is an investment h... ››› more
"Timon what is gearing and how do traders use it to grow their portfolios?"
I get this question asked very often and so I thought I'd tackle it today.
Let me explain...
You don’t need big money to use this wealth tool
Simply put, gearing is a tool where you’ll simply gain control of a huge sum of money and only pay a fraction of the price for it.
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