Keith chats to Eleni Giokos about the role and influence the media has in financial markets. Can they move markets? Are they appreciative of their influence? Do they serve investors and traders?
Keith chats to Chris Hart to try and understand the current strength in South African retail sales in the context of modest economic growth of 3%.
Unsecured loans have seen major growth rates in SA and everybody is talking about it being a possible bubble. Keith chats to Blue Financial Services on the state of the unsecured lending market and asks if current growth rates are sustainable.
Keith chats to Peter Major, a mining consultant from Cadiz Corporate Solutions, about miners disinvesting from South Africa.
Do investors fully understand not only the risk within forecasts but also the implications of accepting these forecasts?
Keith chats to Sasha Naryshkine from Vestact about two recent oddities in our local market.
Keith McLachlan chats to Jean-Pierre Verster of 36ONE Asset Management about the prospects for Facebook. How will it increase revenues, is it offering value (or a value trap?), can it continue to dominate the social media landscape and more?
Weapons of mass destruction or useful trading tool?
Keith chats to Simon Dingle about the rise of virtual economies such as the online game World of Warcraft and a truly virtual currency.