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  • So what do you do with Brait N-Shares?
  • I recently got a mail from Keith asking about Brait's latest rights offer: “Hi Francois. Hope all is well with you. I have BAT shares, only 545. Now they have some kind of rights offer and I got 1 BATN, lol. I need to make an election, but I don't understand. Currently the BATN is trading around 1000 c. Take up value is 100,000c. Does it mean I can take up the nil share, it gets added to the 5... ››› more
  • [09 December 2021]
  • A dangerous trend to watch out for on the JSE - and Warren Buffett's advice
  • In the past month or two, I've realized a worrying trend on the JSE. This trend has been behind Sibanye Gold's 58% drop in the past year. It's also been behind Woolies losing 25% of its value since 2016, and Brait dropping 41%. What is this trend? Well, it's “making offshore acquisitions at ALL costs”… And Warren Buffett has just warned investors against the trend. Let me... ››› more
  • [28 February 2018]
  • While the Cape roasts, Trump has upset Paris! - Three to buy, one to sell
  • Last week local news was dominated by developments around the #Guptaleaks. New revelations seem to jeopardise President Zuma and that served to strengthen the Rand. To top it off, S&P held our foreign currency rating a notch below investment grade, which drove the Rand below USD/ZAR 12,80. At about the same time, President Trump pulled out of the Paris accord, still denying any link with clima... ››› more
  • [21 September 2017]
  • MAY DAY MAY DAY - Tories loose majority and tech stocks stumble - Three to buy with updates
  • Global Markets are busy digesting the UK election results, which indicated the Tories have lost their small majority. The UK now sits with a Hung Parliament, which will see the UK enter the Brexit negotiations set to start next week on the back foot. It will be interesting to see if the EU takes a harder line with them than previously expected. The weaker pound should buoy the FTSE. The ECB left i... ››› more
  • [21 September 2017]
  • No News is Good News - One to buy with one to sell
  • The JSE managed to etch up a 1.3% gain last week as there was very little driving markets. Volatility is at record lows yet uncertainty is high, the market is taking a wait and see approach. Inflation came out a little higher in May at 5.4% versus 5.3% in April. This remains within the MPC's target range. The Public Protector's report is being challenged and the Mining Charter kickback is... ››› more
  • [21 September 2017]
  • The Big Movers for the past week Plus 3 to Buy and 3 to Sell!
  • Guy Algeo, Founder and Director at Prodigy Asset Management gives you an exclusive look into what he'd consider a buy this week and which shares you need to take out of your portfolio......   Stock market overview Gold down 4,5%   Bullion’s strong performance for the year saw a shape correction last week it was down $60 or 4,5%.   The Rand held firm and so the softer gold price had... ››› more
  • [11 October 2016]
  • About the company: Brait SA [JSE:BAT]
  • Brait is an investment company focusing on investing in privately held companies in different industries. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange… Full name: Brait SA Short name: Brait Ticker: BAT Sector: Financial services – financial services Five top facts about Brait Fact #1: Brait is an investment company. It primarily invests primarily in privately ow... ››› more
  • [10 July 2015]
  • About the company: Buildmax Ltd [JSE:BDM]
  • Buildmax provides a number of services to the mining and construction industries. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange… Full name: Buildmax Limited Short name: Buildmx Ticker: BDM Sector: Basic resources – mining Five top facts about Buildmax Fact #1: Buildmax employs around 1,800 people across its operations. Fact #2: Buildmax has a listing on the J... ››› more
  • [29 December 2014]
  • About the company: Sabvest Ltd [JSE:SBV]
  • Sabvest is an investment company. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange… Full name: Sabvest Limited Short name: Sabvest Ticker: SBV Sector: Investment instruments – equity investment instruments Five top facts about Sabvest Fact #1: As an investment company, Sabvest has the following investments: Significant stakes in three unlisted industrial c... ››› more
  • [01 December 2014]
  • The JSE ebbs lower in spite of a stellar performance by Steinhoff
  • Yesterday, stocks on South Africa's bourse closed in the red. The main contributor to the fall was a poor performance by mining stocks. One stock that performed well was Steinhoff. It rallied strongly after announcing a deal to take over Pepkor. Let's take a closer look at what went on… Steinhoff closed 4.5% higher The JSE ended in negative territory under the weight of some minin... ››› more
  • [26 November 2014]
  • Shares in Steinhoff soar as the company announces a R68.2 billion deal to buy Pepkor
  • Earlier today, Steinhoff International Holdings announced its decision to buy the majority of Pepkor. The deal is valued at R68.2 billion. Shares in Steinhoff soared on the news as investors greeted the news well. Let's take a closer look at what's going on… Steinhoff will own 92% of Pepkor Steinhoff [JSE:SHF] announced a R68.2 billion deal to purchase “a 92% stake in clothing r... ››› more
  • [25 November 2014]


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