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Zawya
Investing in multi-asset funds in volatile timesFinancial ServicesInvesting in multi-asset funds in volatile times Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 Dubai
Investing in multi-asset funds in volatile timesFinancial Services
Zawya / Posted 3 hours ago
Investing in multi-asset funds in volatile times Saturday, Feb 13, 2016 Dubai: Amid massive volatility in global markets, multi-asset funds, which were once considered institutional or pension fund-oriented products, are gaining traction among high... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Katuka Runs in the LeadThe Katuka Mentorship programme kicked off last week with an energetic explosio
Katuka Runs in the Lead
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Katuka Mentorship programme kicked off last week with an energetic explosion when 28 mentors and mentees attended the first orientation training conducted by Sabine Rügg of Thalestris Training Consultancy. The programme's organiser, Desèré... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Econet, Old Mutual Drive ZSE to Marginal GainZimbabwe Stock Exchange opened the week firmer after the benchmark industrial i
Econet, Old Mutual Drive ZSE to Marginal Gain
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Zimbabwe Stock Exchange opened the week firmer after the benchmark industrial index gained 0,66 points to close at 102,33 points buoyed by gains in heavyweights. Mobile giant Econet rose by US$0,0290 to settle at US$0,2495 while Old Mutual added... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Healthy Collaboration Between Government and MediaCape Town — Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Performance, M
Healthy Collaboration Between Government and Media
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Cape Town — Minister in the Presidency responsible for Planning, Performance, Monitoring and Evaluation Jeff Radebe says there has been a healthy collaboration between government and the media in dispersing information to the citizens. The Minister... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
National Foods - an Unpretentious BehemothMIKE Lashbrook doesn't think much about the perception that National Foods Hold
National Foods - an Unpretentious Behemoth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
MIKE Lashbrook doesn't think much about the perception that National Foods Holdings (Natfoods) is a behemoth that is doing very well compared to peers in the agro-industrial sector. Sitting in his office at Gloria House, one of too few vibrant areas... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Smoke and mirrors: How pensions will suffer due to hidden fund chargesNew watchdogs tasked with holding pension providers to account will effectively
Smoke and mirrors: How pensions will suffer due to hidden fund charges
Money Marketing Online / Posted 3 days ago
New watchdogs tasked with holding pension providers to account will effectively be working with one hand tied behind their back as delays to EU rules cause fund transaction costs to remain hidden for longer. The FCA and the Department for Work and... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Acquisition costs hit Henderson profits as assets surge to £57bnSignificant acquisition costs weighed on Henderson’s profits last year as net r
Acquisition costs hit Henderson profits as assets surge to £57bn
Money Marketing Online / Posted 3 days ago
Significant acquisition costs weighed on Henderson’s profits last year as net retail flows of £8bn helped boost assets under management to £57bn. The firm’s full year results for 2015, published today, reveal pre-tax profits dropped 41 per cent... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2016 NPA Lagos Intl' Polo Tournament GallopsThe 2016 NPA Lagos International Polo Tournament will get underway today at the
2016 NPA Lagos Intl' Polo Tournament Gallops
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The 2016 NPA Lagos International Polo Tournament will get underway today at the Lagos Polo Club, Ikoyi with Lagos STL and Ibadan Megamound setting the GTBank and MTN sponsored tournament in motion. STL has Tobi Edun, a +2 handicap as their top... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Eight-point plan to save SA economyBusiness leaders presented President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday with an eight-point
Eight-point plan to save SA economy
Daily Dispatch / Posted 3 days ago
Business leaders presented President Jacob Zuma on Tuesday with an eight-point plan that they believe will save South Africa from a damaging sovereign ratings downgrade to junk status and long-term decline. The plan includes an acceptance of tax... Read more
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The Age
Deutsche Bank spurs lender surge as European stocks reboundDeutsche Bank jumped 10 per cent as a person familiar with the matter said it i
Deutsche Bank spurs lender surge as European stocks rebound
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Deutsche Bank jumped 10 per cent as a person familiar with the matter said it is considering buying back some of its debt. Photo: Bloomberg A surge in banks helped European stocks rebound from their lowest level since 2013 as investor concern over... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Deutsche Bank spurs lender surge as European stocks reboundDeutsche Bank jumped 10 per cent as a person familiar with the matter said it i
Deutsche Bank spurs lender surge as European stocks rebound
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Deutsche Bank jumped 10 per cent as a person familiar with the matter said it is considering buying back some of its debt. Photo: Bloomberg A surge in banks helped European stocks rebound from their lowest level since 2013 as investor concern over... Read more
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Canberra Times
Deutsche Bank spurs lender surge as European stocks reboundDeutsche Bank jumped 10 per cent as a person familiar with the matter said it i
Deutsche Bank spurs lender surge as European stocks rebound
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Deutsche Bank jumped 10 per cent as a person familiar with the matter said it is considering buying back some of its debt. Photo: Bloomberg A surge in banks helped European stocks rebound from their lowest level since 2013 as investor concern over... Read more
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WA Today
ASX poised to reboundLocal shares are poised to open higher on a positive lead from Wall St. Earning
ASX poised to rebound
WA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Local shares are poised to open higher on a positive lead from Wall St. Earnings from Rio, ASX and Cochlear ahead. What you need2know Among Thursday's local earnings: ASX, Cochlear, Goodman Group, Impact Minerals, Mirvac Group, Nick Scali and Rio... Read more
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The Age
ASX poised to reboundAmong Thursday's local earnings: ASX, Cochlear, Goodman Group, Impact Minerals,
ASX poised to rebound
The Age / Posted 3 days ago
Among Thursday's local earnings: ASX, Cochlear, Goodman Group, Impact Minerals, Mirvac Group, Nick Scali and Rio Tinto. Photo: Nic Walker Local shares are poised to open higher on a positive lead from Wall St. Earnings from Rio, ASX and Cochlear... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ASX poised to reboundAmong Thursday's local earnings: ASX, Cochlear, Goodman Group, Impact Minerals,
ASX poised to rebound
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Among Thursday's local earnings: ASX, Cochlear, Goodman Group, Impact Minerals, Mirvac Group, Nick Scali and Rio Tinto. Photo: Nic Walker Local shares are poised to open higher on a positive lead from Wall St. Earnings from Rio, ASX and Cochlear... Read more
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Canberra Times
ASX poised to reboundAmong Thursday's local earnings: ASX, Cochlear, Goodman Group, Impact Minerals,
ASX poised to rebound
Canberra Times / Posted 3 days ago
Among Thursday's local earnings: ASX, Cochlear, Goodman Group, Impact Minerals, Mirvac Group, Nick Scali and Rio Tinto. Photo: Nic Walker Local shares are poised to open higher on a positive lead from Wall St. Earnings from Rio, ASX and Cochlear... Read more
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Brisbane Times
ASX poised to reboundAmong Thursday's local earnings: ASX, Cochlear, Goodman Group, Impact Minerals,
ASX poised to rebound
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Among Thursday's local earnings: ASX, Cochlear, Goodman Group, Impact Minerals, Mirvac Group, Nick Scali and Rio Tinto. Photo: Nic Walker Local shares are poised to open higher on a positive lead from Wall St. Earnings from Rio, ASX and Cochlear... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
What Does 2016 Hold for Mutual Funds?The U.S. mutual fund industry controls some $16 trillion worth of assets. Most
What Does 2016 Hold for Mutual Funds?
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
The U.S. mutual fund industry controls some $16 trillion worth of assets. Most investors have at least some money in a mutual fund either directly or through a retirement plan. But there are some changes taking place that could have a big impact on... Read more
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The Irish Times
Eurozone bank coco bonds extend slidePrices for the riskiest bonds sold by some of Europe’s largest banks plumbed ne
Eurozone bank coco bonds extend slide
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
Prices for the riskiest bonds sold by some of Europe’s largest banks plumbed new lows on Monday, the latest sign of investors reassessing their outlook for the continent’s financial institutions. Deutsche Bank’s € 1.75bn contingent convertible bond... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Probes Early Retirement AgeBy Shinovene Immanuel and Ndanki Kahiurika The government will investigate the
Govt Probes Early Retirement Age
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
By Shinovene Immanuel and Ndanki Kahiurika The government will investigate the possibility of reducing the retirement age within the civil service from 55 to 50 years to contain the wage bill but a labour expert has said this might... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Old Mutual sells bond investor Rogge to rival insurer AllianzOld Mutual took over the firm in 2000 when it acquired United Asset Management.
Old Mutual sells bond investor Rogge to rival insurer Allianz
Daily Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Old Mutual took over the firm in 2000 when it acquired United Asset Management. Under new chief executive Bruce Hemphill, the Anglo-South African group is continuing its push into new businesses across Africa, having part-floated its US asset... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Allianz Global Investors acquires £24bn bond fund managerAllianz Global Investors has acquired bond fund manager Rogge Global Partners f
Allianz Global Investors acquires £24bn bond fund manager
Money Marketing Online / Posted 5 days ago
Allianz Global Investors has acquired bond fund manager Rogge Global Partners for an undisclosed sum. Following the deal, which is subject to regulatory approval, RGP, which has £24.1bn of funds under management, will maintain its investment team... Read more
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Market Watch
Old Mutual sells Rogge Global Partners to AllianzLONDON--London and Johannesburg-listed financial services firm Old Mutual PLC (
Old Mutual sells Rogge Global Partners to Allianz
Market Watch / Posted 6 days ago
LONDON--London and Johannesburg-listed financial services firm Old Mutual PLC (OML.LN) said Monday it is selling Rogge Global Partners, a fixed income asset-management business with 24.1 billion pounds ($34.45 billion) of funds under management, to... Read more
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The Advocate
Gretna retiree’s latest challenge: to run to the top of the Empire State BuildingFor Rudy Smith, there were no more Earth-based challenges remaining. So that le
Gretna retiree’s latest challenge: to run to the top of the Empire State Building
The Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
For Rudy Smith, there were no more Earth-based challenges remaining. So that left just one way for him to go — up. That’s literally what the 73-year-old retired Westwego postmaster did last Wednesday when he participated in the 39th Empire State... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rand Driven By Global EnvironmentTHE Namibian's Chamwe Kaira (CK) asked Tyrone van Wyk (TVW) chief investment of
Rand Driven By Global Environment
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
THE Namibian's Chamwe Kaira (CK) asked Tyrone van Wyk (TVW) chief investment officer of Old Mutual Investment Group Namibia about the performance of the rand in 2016 and its effects on investments. CK: You said in your report entitled 'The Impact of... Read more
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Financial Planning.com
24 Stock Funds Avoiding This Year's Market CarnageAs shares worldwide have plunged 8%, the only funds in positive territory were
24 Stock Funds Avoiding This Year's Market Carnage
Financial Planning.com / Posted 9 days ago
As shares worldwide have plunged 8%, the only funds in positive territory were those lucky enough to focus on utilities and other industries deemed defensive -- those seen as more immune to an economic slowdown. Image: Bloomberg (Bloomberg) --... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
'We don't need oil and mining to pay a growing income': Top-rated managers on the shares they're buying now• 'Telegraph 25': the definitive list of our favourite investment funds The fu
'We don't need oil and mining to pay a growing income': Top-rated managers on the shares they're buying now
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
• 'Telegraph 25': the definitive list of our favourite investment funds The fund’s focus on smaller companies has undoubtedly helped, leading it to avoid some of the huge dividend payers in the FTSE 100, including oil companies and miners. These... Read more
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Business Wire
OMAM Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2015LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OM Asset Management plc (NYSE: OMAM) today reports its
OMAM Reports Financial and Operating Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2015
Business Wire / Posted 9 days ago
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--OM Asset Management plc (NYSE: OMAM) today reports its results for the quarter ended December 31, 2015. “The strength and diversity of OMAM’s multiboutique franchise - both across our Affiliate group and within each firm -... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
'We don't need oil and mining to pay a growing income': Top-rated managers on the shares their buying now• 'Telegraph 25': the definitive list of our favourite investment funds The fu
'We don't need oil and mining to pay a growing income': Top-rated managers on the shares their buying now
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
• 'Telegraph 25': the definitive list of our favourite investment funds The fund’s focus on smaller companies has undoubtedly helped, leading it to avoid some of the huge dividend payers in the FTSE 100, including oil companies and miners. These... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
The £6bn tax temptation: Osborne eyes 25% flat rate pension reliefChancellor George Osborne is preparing to break the link between income tax and
The £6bn tax temptation: Osborne eyes 25% flat rate pension relief
Money Marketing Online / Posted 10 days ago
Chancellor George Osborne is preparing to break the link between income tax and top-ups to pension contributions in favour of a 25 per cent flat rate of relief. Osborne is due to use his March Budget to respond to last year’s consultation on a... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Wall Street’s 1% show breadth of market malaise in selloffTwenty-four out of 1,941 stock funds: That’s how many managed to avoid this yea
Wall Street’s 1% show breadth of market malaise in selloff
The Globe and Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Twenty-four out of 1,941 stock funds: That’s how many managed to avoid this year’s carnage. After a far-from-stellar 2015 for equities, almost no one was prepared for such a rough start to 2016. As shares worldwide have plunged 7.7 per cent, the... Read more
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Business Standard India
1% Wall Street stocks show breadth of market malaiseFunds holding defensive companies performed the best; analysts have slashed yea
1% Wall Street stocks show breadth of market malaise
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
Funds holding defensive companies performed the best; analysts have slashed year-end, profit-growth estimatesFunds holding defensive companies performed the best; analysts have slashed year-end,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Metropolitan Cup's Scorching KickEvery team that participated in this year's Metropolitan u-19 soccer tournament
Metropolitan Cup's Scorching Kick
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Every team that participated in this year's Metropolitan u-19 soccer tournament playoffs at Rocklands sports field over the weekend gave their best performances as they kept their fans on the edge of their seats. Scorching weather could not deter the... Read more
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Evening Standard
Home Retail investor Old Mutual backs Sainsbury's "fair" takeoverA major shareholder in Argos owner in Home Retail Group has deemed Sainsbury's
Home Retail investor Old Mutual backs Sainsbury's "fair" takeover
Evening Standard / Posted 10 days ago
A major shareholder in Argos owner in Home Retail Group has deemed Sainsbury's £1.3 billion takeover offer "fair". Sainsbury's and Home Retail on Tuesday revealed that they had agreed a cash and shares deal worth 161.3p per Home Retail Share. Along... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Old Mutual backs Sainsbury's £1.3bn Home Retail offer"The agreed terms are below the 200 pence per share level which appeared in rem
Old Mutual backs Sainsbury's £1.3bn Home Retail offer
Daily Telegraph / Posted 10 days ago
"The agreed terms are below the 200 pence per share level which appeared in remarks to the media by Old Mutual Global Investors after the initial approach by Sainsbury," the fund said. "Since that time there has been the agreed disposal of Homebase... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ABC Capital Report Paints Rosy Picture for Local Insurance SectorStiff competition and high returns in the local insurance sector, are expected
ABC Capital Report Paints Rosy Picture for Local Insurance Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Stiff competition and high returns in the local insurance sector, are expected to attract more foreign interest this year as firms jostle for a piece of the Kenyan market. ABC Capital's Insurance sector report on the country, says the sector's... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FG to Reform Agencies Responsible for Attracting InvestorsAbuja — Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN)has said government will take necessa
FG to Reform Agencies Responsible for Attracting Investors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Abuja — Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN)has said government will take necessary steps to make it easier to register and operate business in Nigeria. A statement by the Special Assistant to the vice-president on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
The small print on new IHT rules and downsizingLast year the Government announced measures designed to tackle the growing numb
The small print on new IHT rules and downsizing
Money Marketing Online / Posted 11 days ago
Last year the Government announced measures designed to tackle the growing number of estates drawn into an inheritance tax liability through house price appreciation. The residence nil-rate band will eventually allow up to £175,000 of property... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria Does Not Need Oil to Develop - VP Yemi OsinbajoThe drop in oil prices not withstanding, Nigeria has everything it needs to bui
Nigeria Does Not Need Oil to Develop - VP Yemi Osinbajo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
The drop in oil prices not withstanding, Nigeria has everything it needs to build and sustain a vibrant economy, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said. "This country has practically what it takes to run a solid economy that is not dependent on oil,... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
Fears over SA’s credit ratingFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan met about 60 chief executives at a packed Nedba
Fears over SA’s credit rating
Daily Dispatch / Posted 12 days ago
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan met about 60 chief executives at a packed Nedbank boardroom at the weekend to discuss how SA should avert a downgrade to its sovereign credit rating. There are deep concerns about the effect of a possible downgrade on... Read more
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Money Marketing Online
Intrinsic completes Sesame Financial Adviser School acquisitionOld Mutual-owned network Intrinsic has completed a deal to buy Sesame’s Financi
Intrinsic completes Sesame Financial Adviser School acquisition
Money Marketing Online / Posted 12 days ago
Old Mutual-owned network Intrinsic has completed a deal to buy Sesame’s Financial Adviser School for an undisclosed sum. The Adviser School faced the threat of closure following its parent’s decision to cease operating as a network for investment... Read more
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iafrica.com
Gordhan, CEOs meet over ratingsFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan met with a number of the country's top chief ex
Gordhan, CEOs meet over ratings
iafrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan met with a number of the country's top chief executives last week to discuss how South Africa should avert a downgrade to its sovereign credit ratings. There is deep concern over how a downgrade would affect South... Read more
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IAfrica South African Business News
Gordhan, CEOs meet over ratingsFinance Minister Pravin Gordhan met with a number of the country's top chief ex
Gordhan, CEOs meet over ratings
IAfrica South African Business News / Posted 12 days ago
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan met with a number of the country's top chief executives last week to discuss how South Africa should avert a downgrade to its sovereign credit ratings. There is deep concern over how a downgrade would affect South... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
21 Rugby ReturnsOld Georgians Sports Club will host the first round of rugby action when the Un
21 Rugby Returns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Old Georgians Sports Club will host the first round of rugby action when the Under-21 Harare Provincial League makes a return to the capital in 18 years this afternoon. Nine teams are set to take part in the competition. XP Horns' second-string... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
ZSE Automation Fails to Inspire GrowthA shift from emerging markets triggered by weakening commodity prices among oth
ZSE Automation Fails to Inspire Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
A shift from emerging markets triggered by weakening commodity prices among other factors resulted in the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE)'s Automated Trading System (ATS) handling transactions worth US$88 million during the second half of the year... Read more
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iol.co.za
Retail firms to feel the heatJohannesburg - Analysts expect the retail sector to be under pressure, with pos
Retail firms to feel the heat
iol.co.za / Posted 13 days ago
Johannesburg - Analysts expect the retail sector to be under pressure, with possible job cuts on the horizon, after the Reserve Bank raised interest rates last week. The rate hike comes amid higher power and food inflation costs, and as the economy... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Sainsbury and Argos in last-ditch bid talksThe supermarket is understood to have become increasingly frustrated by lofty v
Sainsbury and Argos in last-ditch bid talks
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
The supermarket is understood to have become increasingly frustrated by lofty valuations some Home Retail shareholders have asked for as the premium it is willing to pat is already higher than average takeover premiums of between 30pc and 40pc. At... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Quindell's spectre still looms large for its ill-fated Aussie ownersTo the amazement of those who had witnessed Quindell go from stockmarket darlin
Quindell's spectre still looms large for its ill-fated Aussie owners
Daily Telegraph / Posted 14 days ago
To the amazement of those who had witnessed Quindell go from stockmarket darling into a rapid tailspin, the Aussies confidently dismissed any concerns, proclaiming that there was “no problem” with the books of the businesses it was buying. Within... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Selling too early is one of the toughest investing mistakes to avoidAs shocking as this is going to sound, I occasionally make mistakes. I flubbed
Selling too early is one of the toughest investing mistakes to avoid
The Globe and Mail / Posted 15 days ago
As shocking as this is going to sound, I occasionally make mistakes. I flubbed the over-under on the Patriots vs. Broncos game last weekend, for instance. That mistake cost me just 20 cents (my self-imposed maximum wager when I’m betting on... Read more
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heraldscotland
Sky drives FTSE-100 upwards with news of James Murdoch returnOver January London's top flight has fallen 2.5%, wiping around £37 billion off
Sky drives FTSE-100 upwards with news of James Murdoch return
heraldscotland / Posted 15 days ago
Over January London's top flight has fallen 2.5%, wiping around £37 billion off share prices. Germany's DAX and Cac 40 in France both lifted by more than 1%. In New York the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped almost 200 points in early... Read more
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