LISTEN: JSEDirect (Episode 127)

Simon Brown

It is once again time for South Africa’s leading investment podcast. In this episode, Simon Brown talks Ellies, AdaptIT and the Finweek cover story. Take a listen now.

HOUSE VIEW: Potential in Grindrod

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Finweek editor Marc Ashton shares his view for the investment potential in Grindrod – a multi-national conglomerate with real growth potential.

DAILY WRAP: 13 November

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In today’s Daily Wrap, Finweek editor Marc Ashton discusses the three most actively traded shares and also much buzzed about GlencoreXstrata plc being listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). It consisted of over 3000 deals worth over R830m.

AMABUJWA: Friendly aggregator


The cuddly, seemingly friendly hippo belies its reality as one of the biggest killers of people in Africa. But in the ad biz, perception is reality, and over the past six years insurance aggregator has used the image to build a business engaging with 100 000 consumers a month.

PODCAST: JSEDirect #123

Simon Brown

Simon chats the Finweek cover (How SMMEs Can Break into Big Corporate Supply Chains by Jessica Hubbard), results from; Famous Brands, Consolidated Infrastructure Group, Afrimat & Protech Khuthele. Understanding Austrian Economics and another finalist from the UCT School of Accounting mergers and acquisitions competition.

JSEDirect: Episode 102


This week Simon chats about the Finweek cover story, book ends with Alec Hogg (‘Tap dancing to Work: Warren Buffett on Practically Everything’), the separation of analysis from trading, the Merchantec CEO Confidence Index and more.

JSEDirect: Episode 98


Simon chats this week’s Finweek cover (‘The World of Luxury Repos’), managing the risk of low liquidity stocks, what to do when the bottom falls out of your share, and investing into venture capital.

JSEDirect: Episode 97


This week Simon chats about Finweek’s cover story, ‘What Eskom isn’t telling you’, stocks that will benefit from SA’s great tourism numbers, a new Platinum ETF from ABSA, and trading in the moment.

JSEDirect #90 – 14 March 2013

Simon chats the Finweek cover (SA’s media shake-up by Mandy de Waal), where to for gold, new index free float rules, sequester, Protech fair value, results from Clover and Bowler Metcalf and Bookends with Noah Greenhill: Different: Escaping the competitive herd by Youngme Moon. In this podcast you will find: Marc Ashton talking- SA’s media shake-up by Mandy de Waal

JSEDirect – Episode 87

This week Simon chats the FinWeek cover (The most important financial article you will ever read), results from ARB Holdings and where to start your trading