Saturday, Sep 25, 2021
International Finance

Tag : CAPE

Business Leaders

Why everyone is talking about Africa

Over the past two decades, Africa has grown from a region dominated by problems, risks, and hazards to one of opportunity and possibility Miriam Mannak February 13, 2015: Up until recently, Africa was a place best avoided. Apart from its natural resources, the continent was deemed pretty much insignificant. This notion has changed fundamentally over...
Business Leaders

Investors losing interest in South Africa

Change political mindset to overcome economic constraints, says John Kane-Berman, CEO, Institute of Race Relations Miriam Mannak November 5,2014:It hasn’t been plain sailing for South Africa. Besides slipping on the World Bank’s Economic Freedom Index and the World Economic Forum’s Competitiveness Index, the International Monetary Fund presented a rather bleak economic outlook for Africa’s second...
Economy

Rainbow Nation’s energy sector is getting greener

Since the 2008 energy crisis, South Africa has been trying to reduce dependency on coal Miriam Mannak October 3, 2014: Africa’s second largest economy is a land of abundance, boasting vast reserves of coal, platinum, and gold. The country’s natural wealth isn’t, however, confined to the depths below the earth’s surface. She is also blessed...
Economy

Jeremy Siegel Says CAPE Ratio Has a Big Bias

Prof. Siegel says that the CAPE ratio is based on “biased earnings data”- he explains that the changes in accounting standards in the 1990’s, forced the companies to charge large write offs when assets they hold fall in price. 18th October 2013 Analytical investors are always keen to invest at the right moment on a...