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How to recognise a Ponzi scheme

How to recognise a Ponzi scheme

By Thandi Ngwane on 17 Feb 2017

reading time: 4 mins

How can you tell the difference between a great potential investment and a great sales pitch? Bold promises of lofty returns are made to unsuspecting victims...

Tough times for African equities

Tough times for African equities

By Andrew Lapping on 03 Feb 2017

reading time: 4 mins

Most African equity markets had a difficult 2016, generating negative dollar returns. The worst performers were Egypt and Nigeria, which fell 47% and 41%...

Raging Bull Awards

Raging Bull Awards

By Jeanette Marais on 26 Jan 2017

reading time: 2 mins

The results of the Raging Bull Awards were made public last night. Hosted by Personal Finance in conjunction with partners ProfileData and PlexCrown Fund...

What is the sweet spot for the oil price?

LISTEN : What is the sweet spot for the oil price?

By Rory Kutisker-Jacobson on 25 Jan 2017

listening time: 20 mins

In the face of an OPEC oil production cut, shale producer activity and US President Donald Trump proposing various far-reaching changes what can we expect fr...

Keep calm and carry on investing

Keep calm and carry on investing

By Andrew Lapping on 17 Jan 2017

reading time: 5 mins

The past 12 months seem to have passed particularly swiftly, maybe because fundamentally very little changed. Interestingly, the light in which investors vie...

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