The rise of the retail investor

The South African stock market has witnessed a rise in retail investor participation in recent years. This seems almost counter-intuitive, given high interest rates and the higher cost of living, which presumably cuts back on people’s disposable income.

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Capital Raising on the JSE, are we about to turn the corner?

It is well-documented that the JSE had been losing listings at a steady rate, declining from 616 companies in the year 2000, to having slipped under the 300 mark currently. [BB1] Reasons typically provided are the onerous requirements and costs of the JSE.

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Year-end message

We continue to be inspired by our work with Business Leadership South Africa (BLSA), Business Unity South Africa (BUSA) and Business for South Africa (B4SA), organisations at the forefront of driving the interventions needed for South Africa’s future economic success. This has provided Aprio with an opportunity to support the critically important work that is currently underway to correct South Africa’s rocky economic course and ultimately stimulate investment, inclusive growth and employment.

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The rise of the retail investor

The South African stock market has witnessed a rise in retail investor participation in recent years. This seems almost counter-intuitive, given high interest rates and the higher cost of living, which presumably cuts back on people’s disposable income.

Read More

Capital Raising on the JSE, are we about to turn the corner?

It is well-documented that the JSE had been losing listings at a steady rate, declining from 616 companies in the year 2000, to having slipped under the 300 mark currently. [BB1] Reasons typically provided are the onerous requirements and costs of the JSE.

Read More