Reduce investment costs to boost returns

The Reserve Bank left interest rates unchanged This week, in addition to the weekly market update, Floris Slabbert cautions investors to reduce investment costs to boost returns during turbulent market conditions. As we predicted last week, the interest rate remained unchanged, however, we stand by our prediction that we’ll see some changes later this year.…

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2016 Betalingsiklus en dividendkalender

Die JSE se betalingsiklus van aandeletransaksies word vanaf 11 Julie 2016 verkort. Beleggers word daardeur geraak omdat dit die maandelikse dividendbetaaldatums affekteer. Daarom sal die oorskakeling na ‘n korter betalingsiklus die bestaande dividendkalender, wat aandui op watter datum beleggers hul dividende ontvang, wysig. Die nuwe betalingsiklus sal verander van die T+5 siklus na ‘n korter T+3…

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Avoid emotional investment decisions (video)

Floris Slabbert, interviewed on Die Groot Ontbyt on 26 April, gives us an overview of what has been happening in the market, the gold price and the rand/dollar exchange rate and talks about why investors should avoid emotional investment decisions.     The good news is that the currency has strengthened significantly – its best improvement in…

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