Kumba Iron Ore Company South Africa, produces high-quality iron ore. It’s the world’s fourth-largest iron-producing company. It was included in the list of JSE in 2001. High-quality iron ore is one of the minerals necessary for social development and prosperity. Iron ore is a primary constituent of steel and is the most widely used metal. The existing projects of Kumba are mainly operating in the North Pole of South Africa. Exploration and definition drilling of near-ground and near-ground resources were carried out to increase confidence in the geological model; this data is updated annually to support the longevity and long-term plan of the mine. The production process of Kumba includes exploration, planning and construction, processing and blending, mining, marketing, andread more
Stock Market Trading
Stock market trading education plays a key role in your understanding of the stock, also called equity, markets.
This might be a very complex subject to explain and grasp for most newbies.
Our goal is to make this learning process easier for all! We will break the learning process down into multiple articles.
Depending on your country you might want to trade the top stocks bundles up in leading Indices.
In South Africa – JSE 40 / SA40
The top 40 shares in South Africa, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange.
In the United Kingdom – FTSE 100 / UK100
The top 100 shares in the United Kingdom, listed on the London Stock Exchange.
In Germany – DAX 30 / DE30
The top 30 shares in Germany, listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
In the United States – NASDAQ 100 / NAS100
Top 100 shares in the United States, listed on the NASDAQ Stock Exchange.
Indices – Top Bundled Stocks As CFDs
These are some of the major Indices consisting of the top-performing stocks in each country.
Naturally, despite your geographical location, you can trade all of these if your broker offers them.
Most of these instruments will be traded as a Contract for Difference (CFD), meaning you do not physically own the stock.
You would rather benefit, make a profit or loss, based on the price movement of your chosen asset.
The benefit to trading stock as a CFD is the leverage aspect.
Trading stocks/equities on leverage allows you to buy multiple stocks as you are trading on margin.
You also have the ability to “short sell” the stock. This can be very beneficial.
We will be covering all of this and more in our Stock Market Trading
Education. We’d like to help you on your stock market trading journey.
Richemont, a family-spirited group in South Africa, is the owner of prestigious Maisons, which engages in the designing, manufacturing, and distributing luxury goods. Richemont manufactures and sells jewellery, watches, clothing, leather goods, pens, and accessories. Richemont is known for its excellence and is distinguished by craftsmanship and creativity. Each of the Maisons and businesses have their managing team for generating designs, developing products, manufacturing, and selling the products. About Richemont Richemont was founded by a South African businessman, Johann Rupert, in 1988. Richemont is a Switzerland-based luxury goods company. The company encompasses some of the well-known names in the luxury industry, including A. Lange & Söhne, Cartier, Chloé, Van Arpels & Cleef, Panerai, Dunhill, and Montblanc. In 2000, the threeread more
Mediclinic International PLC is an international hospital management giant. It provides healthcare facilities across the globe. The core aim of Mediclinic is to provide its users with a reliable and user-friendly platform that meets international standards. With main offices in South Africa, Zambia, Switzerland and Dubai, Mediclinic International PLC operate globally. About Mediclinic International PLC Mediclinic international was founded in 1983 in South Africa. The private healthcare group offers specialist-oriented and multi-disciplinary healthcare to its patients. Services provided by the healthcare group also include private acute care facilities and day clinics. Mediclinic also deals in radiology, gynaecology, internal medicines, general surgery, orthopaedics, cardiology, obstetrics and oncology. The Group head office is located in Stellenbosch, South Africa. The group is committedread more
Investec is a dual-listed Anglo-south African group for wealth managing and banking listed with the London stock exchange (LSE: INVP) and Johannesburg stock exchanges (JSE: INL). It provides financial products and services to its customers infused with a personal and friendly approach. It is also a top-ranked African company that is highly rated for its sales and research analytical approach. About Investec Investec was established in 1974 in Johannesburg, South Africa, and in 1992 it entered in London stock exchange. It dual-listed itself with Johannesburg and London stock exchanges in 2002. It has its headquarters in South Africa and also in London, United Kingdom. It is today’s valuable company which employs almost 8,700 people. Allan Gray Limited is a companyread more
PPC is a holding company for a group of companies that manufacture and distribute cement material and limestone products. PPC can respond well to changing economic and political conditions since it has an excellent portfolio in Sub-Saharan Africa’s markets. PPC operates with the aim of poverty reduction and sustainability along with better economic growth. About PPC PPC is South Africa’s leading cement supplier and has 11 factories in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Botswana, and DRC. Construction of a new kiln nine (SK9) in North West Province is also part of the expansion of PPC’s operations in South Africa. PPC was established in 1892 as South Africa’s first cement manufacturing company. PPC also has stepped into the Ready-Mix sector andread more
Anheuser-Busch InBev SA / NV, popularly known as AB InBev, is an international brewing and beverage company based in Leuven, Belgium. AB InBev has a global functional management office in New York and regional headquarters in Sao Paulo, London, St. Petersburg, Louis, Mexico, Bremen, Johannesburg, and others. The range includes around 630 types of beer in 150 countries around the world. About AB InBev AB InBev (JSE: ANH) was founded after the Belgian and Brazilian breweries InBev took over the American brewery Anheuser-Busch through the merger of AmBev and Interbrew. Interbrew was founded in 1987 from the merger of two of the largest Belgian breweries: Artois and Piedboeuf. The Artois Brewery, formerly known as Den Hoorn, was founded in 1366.read more
Glencore PLC (JSE: GLN) is an Anglo-Swiss international trading and mining company headquartered in Baare, Switzerland. The headquarters for oil and gas are located in London, St. Petersburg, Helier, and Jersey. About Glencore The current company was founded on May 2nd, 2013, as a merger of Glencore and Xstrata. As of 2015, it was ranked tenth on the Global Fortune 500 list of the world’s largest companies and came on the Forbes Global 2000 list in 2020. Glencore International was ranked 484th among publicly traded companies in the world. As Glencore International, the company had already been one of the world’s largest integrated producers and distributors of commodities. It was the largest corporation in Switzerland and the largest commodities tradingread more
RMB Holdings (JSE: RMH) is a South African investment holding company. It has an investment strategy that focuses on property investments. Promising stability positions itself as a valuable asset for shareholders by keeping track of potential risks to ensure the preservation of the capital and prevention of loss. About RMB Holdings RMB Holdings (JSE: RMH) was founded more than 40 years ago by GT Ferreira, Laurie Dippenaar, and Paul Harris, all successful business tycoons of South Africa. In 1993, the shares were officially listed on the JSE. The listing paved the way for joining in investment with the founders of FirstRand. RMB Holdings expanded its investment strategy and included property investment business. On June 29, 2020, RMB Holdings unbundled itsread more
MTN Group Ltd (MTN) (JSE: MTN) is a South African mobile telecommunications company operating in many African and Asian countries. They offer digital, consumer, and business services and data and voice services to retail customers. MTN recorded 273.44 million subscribers as of September 2020, making them the largest mobile network operator in Africa and the ninth-largest globally. They are active in over 20 countries, with one-third of their revenue from Nigeria, holding 25% of the market share. MTN Group is a sponsor of the English football club Manchester United FC and the main sponsor of the South African national rugby union team. About MTN Formerly known as M-Cell, MTN was founded in 1994 with help from the South African government.read more
Vodacom is a leading African communications company that serves over 103 million customers with a wide range of communication services such as mobile voice, messaging, data, financial, and converged services. Vodacom’s mobile network business has expanded beyond its South African roots to include operations in Tanzania, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Mozambique, Kenya and Lesotho. About Vodacom Vodacom Group Limited is a holding company for investments. The Company is a mobile communication company that offers a variety of communications products and services such as voice, messaging, converged services, broadband, and data connectivity. South Africa, International, and Corporate are the Company’s segments. The South Africa segment includes information about cellular networks, service providers, and other business segments based in Southread more