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JD Group shares soar 5%

September 2, 2014

The JD Group’s share price jumped 5% from approximately R23 per share to R24 per share at the opening of today’s market following news that it intends to sell its financing arm to an [More...]

JSE advances as Bidvest jumps

September 1, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African stocks on the JSE ticked higher on Monday, as Bidvest Holdings advanced after the industrial conglomerate said it could list its food unit in London, [More...]

Solid 2013/4 performance by Hyprop

September 1, 2014

Listed on the JSE in 1988, Hyprop, a real estate investment trust (REIT), is one of the pioneers and cornerstones of a South African listed property sector that today has a market capitalisation of [More...]

Owner vs outsourced property management

September 1, 2014

Johannesburg, 1 September 2014 – Biznews.  Buying property has long been considered a solid investment, but following the market crash in 2008 and the resulting financial crisis that continues [More...]

Real estate funds come to Africa

September 1, 2014

While South Africa seems set to remain the largest and most active market in Africa for listed and unlisted real estate investment funds – at least for the time being – rapid urbanisation [More...]

Rand trades slightly weaker within range

September 1, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s rand steadied near the weaker end of a recent range against the dollar on Monday, opening the week on the back-foot as investors worried [More...]
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