General equity funds for the win – Business Live

Unit trusts were originally designed to give ordinary people exposure to the JSE, and were particularly focused on monthly contributions. Originally, general equity was the only unit trust sector. But over time other sectors such as balanced funds and money market funds have developed more strongly… Article by Stephen Cranston. view article

Libstar upbeat over new products amid changing shopping patterns – Business Day

Food manufacturer Libstar says rapid introduction of new and improved products has helped it outperform peers in its first half to end-June. It is confident in its position as the industry grapples with rising input costs, more frugal customers and shifts in shopping behaviour. Written by Karl Gernetzky with comment from Dirk van Vlaanderen – […]

Obscure precious metal takes center stage for platinum giants – Mining Weekly

The rise of rhodium, the world’s most expensive precious metal, has made it the No. 1 revenue stream of the biggest platinum miners. While the metal is well shy of its March peak, rhodium still accounted for 45% of Anglo American Platinum’s first-half revenues. That’s more than platinum and palladium put together. Article by Bloomberg […]

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