Now is the time to get excited about the Rugby World Cup in Japan.
It's been four years since the world last clashed on the rugby field and with the introduction of new countries taking part, this year's Rugby World Cup could be a nail-biter.
That's why today I want to break down each team to its very core, identify their squads while answering one important question…
Who will win ro... ››› more
Investing in South Africa today is proving to be a challenge for even the best investors. We have to deal with constant attacks to our investment capital.
Scam artists, investment fees, taxes, increasing cost of living as well as political decisions both local and internationally all seem to be aligned to do one thing, eat away at the wealth we are trying so hard to build.
The current situ... ››› more
When I heard the results of the Brexit vote last Friday, I was watching TV, clutching a cup of coffee and snuggling under a blanket with my sons in the diamond city, Kimberley.
As soon as the news bulletin ended, my phone started to buzz uncontrollably.
First, a message from my brother asking, “Did you see the Brexit result?” I ignored it. Then, a message from a colleague, “How could... ››› more
I recently received the following question from a Red Hot Penny Shares member, “Francois, should we follow institutional investors when investing in Penny Shares? How do we know where the big money is being put?”
My immediate answer to this is that the big money (institutional investors) isn't necessarily the smart money…
The f act of the matter is, here at Red Hot Penny Shares, we try... ››› more
Anheuser-Busch InBev have until Wednesday to make a formal bid for SABMiller. The Belgium brewer has already made three informal bids for SABMiller, but with no success.
The Public Investment Corporation (PIC) has also waded in saying it backs the SABMiller board rejection of the latest offer.
But rumour has it that a higher bid could be on the table soon.
Let's take a closer look at what... ››› more
After SABMiller rejected Anheuser-Busch InBev's third informal offer, the Belgium brewer is now appealing directly to SABMiller's shareholders.
AB InBev has criticised SABMiller's rejection of the offer and is trying to show SABMiller shareholders there is great value in the deal for them.
Let's take a closer look at what's going on…
AB InBev wants shareholders to push SABMiller’s ... ››› more
Yesterday afternoon, SABMiller announced that it was rejecting the third informal bid made by Anheuser-Busch InBev.
So what's going on?
Let's take a closer look…
SABMiller’s board believes the latest offer still falls short
SABMiller [JSE:SAB] rejected AB InBev’s latest offer of £42.15 a share, reports Fin24. The board says the offer “still very substantially undervalues”... ››› more
Sentula Mining is a diversified mining company. The company has a listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange…
Full name: Sentula Mining Limited
Short name: Sentula
Sector: Basic resources – mining
Five top facts about Sentula Mining
Sentula Mining employs around 1,700 people across its operations. The company operates in ten countries across Africa.
Fact... ››› more
South Africa's economy has been through the mill this year.
The first half of the year was marred with strikes that crippled the economy, pushing growth briefly into contraction territory.
The rand has been weak, struggling to strengthen below R11/$. This helped inflation break out of the top end of the central bank's inflation target range for much of the year.
Yesterday saw the release ... ››› more
The JSE ended last week on a down note even as the Dow hit a new all-time closing high. Statements from the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) were partly responsible for this. Today, we look at why as well as analyse what we expect to when GDP figures are announced later this week…
In the latest SARB announcement, Governor Gill Marcus highlighted the fact that SA’s inflation remains uncomfo... ››› more
The planned buyout of Adcock Ingram by Chilean firm CFR Pharmaceuticals took a blow yesterday when Adcock's largest shareholder said it would not back the deal. The Public Investment Corporation said that the deal isn't in investors' interests. Shares in Adcock tumbled on the news. Let's take a closer look at what's going on…
Yesterday afternoon, the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) said th... ››› more
Last week, the market found some support after it became clear that irrespective of what the US Fed planned to do with its QE programme, Europe and the UK are likely to continue with their current monetary policy for some time to come. Here's why…
The UK is currently showing signs of a very weak recovery with employment picking up slightly. The new Governor of the Bank of England (BOE), the C... ››› more
The Western world is slowly but surely being replaced by fresher economic super powers from the East. Take China, for example. Like most of the world, it was badly hit by the economic recession. Now, it's bounced back to such an extent that it's one of the countries with the most available capital to invest around the world. Luckily, you can profit from this with this easy way to invest in China..... ››› more
The price of everything is going up. Fuel costs will rise on 3 April to accommodate an increase in the general fuel levy of 15c a litre and 8c a litre for the Road Accident Fund. And food costs more each time you go to the shops. Luckily, there is some light ahead. National Energy Regulator of SA (Nersa) has stepped in to limit Eskom's electricity price hike to 8% over the next five years. And you... ››› more
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