Investing In South Africa
- South Africa out of recession… where to from here?
- At 11:30 on 4 December 2018 Stats SA announced that South Africa is out of its recession.
GDP Growth for the third quarter came in at 2.2%, after a 2.6% decline in the first quarter and a 0.4% decline in the second quarter of 2018.
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- [06 December 2018]
- Why South Africa ranks as the 11th riskiest place in the world to invest
- The Bank of America Merrill Lynch recently published new data that ranks countries according to how risky they are.
The ranking comes from how likely it is that a country will default on its sovereign debt.
South Africa ranks just outside the top ten.
Let's take a closer look at what this means for SA…
The risk of defaulting on sovereign debt
Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s ... ››› more
- [19 August 2015]
- Want to invest in shares? You'll need to know where to buy and sell them…
- You can't walk into your local Pick n Pay to buy shares, you need to buy them from a stock exchange.
But you can't go directly to a stock exchange either, you need to use a stock broker.
So how does this all work?
Read on to find out…
Where to buy and sell shares in South Africa
If you want to invest in South African shares, all your transactions will take place on the Johannes... ››› more
- [15 July 2015]
- WARNING: If government continues to increase spend on social grants, South Africa could become an investment basket case!
- Just consider that 12 years ago, there were 330 people in employment for every 100 social grant beneﬁciaries.
Today there are just 90!
So the strain on each taxpayer just keeps on rising.
And over the last 20 years, tax revenue has risen by 491%; while social grant expenditure has grown by 700%!
It's a simple truth…
The number of people working to generate taxes to pay for these socia... ››› more
- [06 December 2013]
- New investment fear arises: What will post-Madiba SA be like?
- Today marks the 18th day in hospital for ailing former statesman, Nelson Mandela. The longer he stays in hospital, the more fears about whether he'll recover grow. It's this fact that's making investors nervous about the effect his death could have on South Africa. So it comes as no surprise that Planning Minister Trevor Manuel has issued a statement to address fears of a post-Madiba South African... ››› more
- [25 June 2013]