In the last few months I've sent out a number of predictions on different resource companies.
And at the end of the first quarter, we managed to bank six winning resource company trades, generating over 200% in gains.
At the start of the second quarter for 2019, I have my eye on a new sector which I'm looking to trade and profit from.
Thanks to Moody's, Eskom and BRICs - Here's why I e... ››› more
For years investors have been drawn to the profit opportunity that is Africa.
With seemingly endless natural resources, a perfect climate for just about anything to grow in, and a population of more than a billion consumers all keen to raise their standard of living.
It's no wonder big manufactures have flocked to ‘gateway countries' like South Africa to build their manufacturing plants so... ››› more
For several decades, the US dollar has played the role as the world's reserve currency. But things are changing.
At the beginning of last week, the BRICS bank launched. This has the potential to change the future for the dollar and emerging markets.
Let's take a closer look at what's going on…
Why is the dollar the world’s reserve currency?
At the end of the Second World War in 1945,... ››› more
Earlier today, the leaders of the BRICS countries announced the go-ahead to the long-awaited development bank.
The BRICS countries are Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The announcement came from the latest BRICS summit in Brazil.
Let's take a closer look at the development…
The New Development Bank’s headquarters will be in Shanghai
Today, the BRICS countries “launche... ››› more
In September last year at the G20 summit, the leaders of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) began planning the launch of a development bank. Their plan is now becoming a reality. Next week will see its launch. Let's take a closer look…
Where will the headquarters for the BRICS development bank be?
Earlier today, Anton Siluanov, the finance minister of Russia,... ››› more
The BRICs - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - are changing the emerging market game.
They're developing something that will not only give them more power, but could change the financial world for the better.
And you can position yourself for profits today - But only if you act before July!
Read on to find out how...
How the BRICs will revolutionise the financial world
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For years now everyone has been punting the BRIC nations. These are emerging economies with huge populations and massive growth. They include Brazil, Russia, India and China.
And had you invested in these nations, you'd have done very well over the last decade.
But the situation is changing…
23 years since it ended, President Barack Obama has said he feels the echoes of the cold war res... ››› more
The US dollar is the world's reserve currency. So the risk that the United States could default on its debt obligations alarmed the global financial system. And this could happen again at the turn of the year when the debt ceiling will be hit again. Let's take a closer look at how to protect yourself against the demise of the dollar...
The partial shutdown of the US government will have made cou... ››› more
Earlier today, China's National Bureau of Statistics released its gross domestic product (GDP) data for the third quarter of this year. That's the period of July to September. There was some hopeful news for commodities, industrial output was up. Asian stock markets lifted on the news. Let's take a closer look at what the data revealed...
Economic growth in China showed “the first rise in thre... ››› more
Earlier today, the G20 summit kicked off in St Petersburg. And the leaders of the BRICS have committed to pool $100 billion in funds to help protect the countries against currency shocks. Let's take a closer look at what this means…
As the G20 summit began in Russia, the BRICS countries got down to discussing the factors facing them. The BRICS countries are Brazil, Russia, India, China and Sou... ››› more
Since it formed five months ago, the BRICS nation's heads of states got together for the first time face to face today. President Jacob Zuma addressed the first BRICS business council meeting. Let's have a closer look at what he said…
Earlier today, Zuma spoke at the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) business council meeting held in Johannesburg.
The South African presid... ››› more
You've probably heard that if you want access to greater growth opportunities, you need to invest offshore. But did you know that emerging markets are fast becoming the best offshore opportunities around? In fact, the BRICS economies already account for 43% of the world's population and 21% of its GDP. Read on to discover investment trends playing out in emerging markets that you should keep an ey... ››› more
Investors who base their decisions on supply and demand dynamics have been put off platinum based on the fact that there's an excess of supply at the moment. Added to this, the platinum recycling industry is picking up momentum. This is set to further minimise demand. But at last week's BRICS conference, South Africa and Russia, two of the world's largest platinum producers, signed a memorandum of... ››› more
Right now the South African and Russian Governments are working together to help you make more money… Sound far fetched? Well, if you know where to put your money, then this is a reality. Let me explain…
Right now the foundations of the world’s first platinum cartel are being laid...
At last week’s meeting between the BRICS nations held in Durban, it was revealed that the Sou... ››› more
The Fifth BRICS summit held in Durban this week has come to an end. There were fears that the much-mooted BRICS Development Bank wouldn't be discussed, but it now appears to be firmly on the cards. That's great news for South Africa because it firmly cements our place among the BRICS emerging markets. And that's exactly where you should be investing - in emerging markets!
The Fifth BRICS Summit... ››› more
The Fifth BRICS Summit is currently underway in Durban. It's been touted as South Africa's chance to prove its worth as the most recently addition to the BRICS. Some are taking the fact that local businessman Patrice Motsepe has been appointed as the newly elected chairman of the BRICS Business Council as proof of this. You can benefit by investing in South Africa!
Looking for proof that South ... ››› more
With the top emerging markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China in South Africa for the BRICS Summit this week, you're likely to see the ‘BRICS' acronym all over the place. But many investment experts have been heard saying the “BRICS aren't what they were”. If you're wondering where to turn your investment focus, have you considered investing in the MIST and MINTS?
Jim O’Neill of Gold... ››› more
Africa and China's trade ties are in the spotlight with the BRICS Summit taking place at The International Conference Centre in Durban this week. In particular, newly elected Chinese President Xi Jinping is facing calls for a more balanced trade relationship between Africa and China, especially since South Africa is struggling to attract investors following a spate of ‘bad news' events. Luckily,... ››› more
As the most recent addition to the BRICS nations, South Africa's still trying to prove itself. Next week's BRICS Summit, being held in Durban on 26 and 27 March, could go a long way to proving South Africa deserves its spot in the BRICS economies. Here's why you shouldn't wait a moment longer to invest in South Africa's economy…
Most investors think the new ‘S’ in ‘BRICS’ stands for S... ››› more
Yesterday saw the opening of the seventh India Clothing & Textile Trade Show in Sandton. This is proof of the strong ties between India and South Africa, and both are proving their worth as emerging market economies to invest in. Here's why you should take advantage of this and add India to your investment portfolio today.
The BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, South Africa) Business Council ... ››› more
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