Last week was a scary time for most investors as global markets racked up new records for the fastest 10% pullback in history. The worst weekly decline for the American indices since the 2008 financial crisis. And, the biggest single day decline for most markets as the bottom fell out of the market.
These concerns are over the impact to global growth from the shut down and restrictions in Chi... ››› more
Yesterday saw markets react decisively to the risk of COVID-19 to global growth. With most markets pulling back over 3%. This is due to an acceleration of new infections outside of China. It has hit Europe as Italy reports the 7th death and puts the town of Cologna on lock down, with others in the Lombardy region of northern Italy (a manufacturing hub) on unofficial lockdown.
The cause for ala... ››› more
Naspers result are due on Thursday and we should see buyers push the share price higher into year end.
Yesterday's trading update provided some insight into what to expect as it highlighted core earnings from continuing operations will increase between 7% and 10%.
Last week Tencent released results, and while it didn't excite traders and investors, it highlighted that a maturing business c... ››› more
If you haven't already read about it, Naspers (NPN) plans to list its international internet assets, in a company called Prosus, on the Euronext Amsterdam exchange and the JSE on September 11.
So, you need to own Naspers on 12 September (Ex-div date) to qualify for Prosus shares or additional Naspers shares.
For a lot of investors, the biggest consideration affecting their d... ››› more
The JSE heavy weight Naspers, has pulled backed after it rallied over 50% from its 2018 low. The pull back is due to a global market sell-off sparked by President Trump escalating the Trade War and ‘kicking out' Huawei.
Below is a chart of Naspers, I've included the Fibonacci retracement levels, as traders will be eyeing these levels to build positions. Yesterday's close was just below the 3... ››› more
Let's just get it out of the way immediately, Naspers is a great company.
It really is.
I am in no way a Naspers bear. But I am a cautious bull.
I do not, for one second, think Naspers will pull a Steinhoff, Mediclinic, Aspen, Tongaat, [insert other JSE listed entity] on us anytime soon.
But I am still underweight on the stock for some very fundamental investment reasons. And, given t... ››› more
On Wednesday 27 February we watched and heard the 'Kudu Horn' blow, as we witnessed MultiChoice Group (JSE: MCG) listing on the JSE at just R95 per share.
We knew this was coming as parent company, Naspers announced the unbundling of MultiChoice in September 2018.
MultiChoice has come a long way. With its subsidiaries including, Showmax, MultiChoice Botswana and MultiChoice Namibia to na... ››› more
“Triple Witching” refers to the combined expiration of the Index futures, Index options and stock options. In the UK and US this happens on Friday's, but in SA it happens a day earlier on Thursday. The event typically creates increased market activity and in some cases volatility.
Global markets were relatively subdued for last week's expiry, the US, UK and European majors were firmer by b... ››› more
JSE All Share marginally positive, up 0,7%
After several volatile weeks, due to policy uncertainty, some calm appears to have returned to the markets. The JSE All Share Index was up 0,7% last week. Resources were down 3%, while Industrial's up 1,8% and Financials' up 2,5% lifted the markets overall.
Brent Crude up 5%
Russia indicated it would support a cut in output if adopted by Opec. Ma... ››› more
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is a complex web of companies and investment opportunities. If you look at all the shares on the JSE right now, you see big brands and recognisable logos.
What you don't always see the billions of rands that keep these listed companies afloat. I looked around to find a list of the top 20 shares on the JSE right now... Most of the lists are outdated, making... ››› more
This morning, media and internet company Naspers announced a deal worth around R16 billion that will make it the biggest shareholder in Russia's biggest online classified platform, Avito.
The deal will make Naspers the largest shareholder in the Russian company.
Let's take a closer look at the deal…
Naspers will acquire Avito shares from other shareholders
Naspers [JSE:NPN], which... ››› more
Founded in 1915, Naspers is a multinational media group from South Africa. It's one of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange's Top 40 companies…
Full name: Naspers Limited
Short name: Naspers-N
Sector: Media – media
Five top facts about Naspers
Naspers employs about 28,000 people and operates in 130 countries across the world. It specialises in three business are... ››› more
Late yesterday, South African media giant Naspers announced a deal to boost its e-commerce business.
Shares in the company soared this morning on the back of the news.
Let's take a closer look at what the deal means for Naspers…
Naspers is joining forces with three other firms to boost its emerging market business
Naspers [JSE:NPN] is to “join forces with Singapore Press Holding... ››› more
Earlier today, Naspers released its results for the year to the end of March. The media giant revealed that growth in profit was down, but its dividend was up for the year. Investors have punished the share price lower. Let's take a closer look at what the results showed.
Naspers’ profit growth slowed
Naspers revealed “consolidated revenue growth of 26%,” reports Fin24. Fuelling revenue ... ››› more
The JSE ended the yesterday higher after lacklustre morning trade. Pulling the local bourse higher was solid platinum and gold prices, and bumper performances by Naspers and Sasol. This helped the JSE shrug off negative sentiment. Let's take a closer look at what happened…
Gold and platinum buoyed the market’s performance
It was a day of “volatile trading” on the JSE yesterday, says I... ››› more
Shares on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange took a slide yesterday, mirroring the performance of global markets. Not helping the JSE was a heavy fall by Naspers. Its share price took a knock as its Chinese investment Tencent continues to slide. Let's take a closer look at what happened on the JSE yesterday…
The JSE fell over 1%
The JSE slid yesterday shadowing “a broad-based sell-off across... ››› more
Back in the day, the typical CEO earned about twenty times the average worker... But today, it's well over two hundred times!
Then there's also the "golden parachutes," where unsuccessful CEOs who leave the company get giant payouts large enough for them to retire.
All these pay schemes can lead to one thing - Failure.
I'll show you what you need to look for in a company to make sure ma... ››› more
It was a bumper day on the JSE as the local bourse closed higher. Helping boost the local market was multinational media giant Naspers. The company soared to an all-time high. And a stronger rand helped out the banks. Let's take a closer look at what happened on the JSE on the first trading day of the week…
Yesterday saw the JSE finish the day “at its highest level in four weeks,” reports ... ››› more
Yesterday, multinational media group Naspers closed at a high. Shares in the company soared after Chinese company Tencent, which Naspers owns a third of, added nearly 6%. The performance of Naspers helped the JSE finish the day firmly higher. Let's take a closer look at what's going on with Naspers…
Naspers closed at a high yesterday, reports IOL. The share gained 4.41% closing the day at R1,2... ››› more
Right now Chinese stocks are trading at a 32% discount to their five year average.
And with positive data releases and the National People's Congress policy meeting, scheduled for next month, you have a great opportunity to profit from a rally in Chinese stocks.
In fact, right now there are two shares you can buy today to ride the Chinese rally all the way to the bank. And best of all, you d... ››› more
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