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Investor Education Series: Evaluating the market – The International Economy

Evaluating the market – The International Economy South Africa has a very open economy and is therefore affected by global events. Open economy means that imports and exports constitute a large percentage of our GDP. The equity market is particularly sensitive to global events because of the effect on our currency and economy. Global Economic

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The story of TSO – Trading Shares Online

Meet Tso Radebe, 35 years old and one of the smart, young executives. Tso was promoted to senior manager 3 years ago and his latest bonus left him with a handsome amount to invest. He always took a keen interest in the economy and stockmarket. He studied the Learning Centre on Sanlam iTrade as well

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Evaluating the Market – The Domestic Economy

A brief overview of those indicators that regularly influence the JSE Analysing economic indicators can help investors to evaluate the general equity market trend better as well as to identify the best sectors to invest in. Here are some of the most important indicators we see regularly and the likely market reaction they provoke: Evaluating

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Research shows growth potential for Online Share Trading

Respected global information and measurement company, Nielsen, recently conducted a survey of investment attitudes. More than 28,000 consumers with online access in 56 countries were polled. Some of the results are discussed here. Stocks are the most favoured investment instrument: When it comes to investing, stocks (or equities) are tops for investment portfolios. Even in