Woolworth Holdings Limited (WHL) is enlisted on JSE Limited Securities Exchange (JSE). WHL is one of the top 40 companies listed on the JSE Limited Securities Exchange. WHL has a strong market share in Australia, Newzeland and sub- subharan Africa. About WHL Max Sonnenberg established the first Woolworths store in 1931 in Cape Town, South Africa. What made Woolworths different from its competitors was its dynamic policies which attracted customers. As a result, after three years, he opened a second branch, and this time it was in Durban. After one year of opening its second branch, he opened two branches in Elizabeth and Johannesburg. In 2000, Woolworths started a joint venture with Barclays Bank and started Woolworths Financial Services, whoseread 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.
Discovery Limited is a financial services group based in South Africa. It is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), and its headquarters are located in Sandton. Discovery Limited does most of its work regarding long-term and short-term insurance, asset management, savings, investment, and employee benefits through its different brands. Discovery Limited has subsidiaries in countries other than South Africa, such as the United Kingdom, the United States, China, Singapore, and Australia. About Discovery In 1992, Adrian Gore founded Discovery Limited. In the same year, RMB Holdings (RMBH) made Discovery Limited its subsidiary by taking part in their business through Momentum Group. Discovery Limited is a financial services organization that specializes in health insurance, life assurance, wellness, investments and savingsread more
Shoprite Group of Companies is Africa’s largest food retailer, which operates in over 14 countries with more than 2,892 stores all across Africa. And as of 2021, the Shoprite Group employed more than 140,000 people in their stores across Africa. Shoprite is considered the largest food retailer in the continent for many reasons, including the fact that it holds up to 32% market share of the overall grocery shares. About Shoprite Shoprite Holdings Limited is an investment company that was established in 1979. The company is a food retailer and wholesaler. The company operates through four segments: supermarkets RSA, supermarkets non-RSA, furniture, and other operating segments. The supermarkets RSA section answers all problems because it includes retail operations under theread more
Clicks Group Limited (JSE: CLS) is a South African investment holding company known as a retail healthcare group. This corporation has been listed in JSE limited as a drug and food retailer since 1996. Clicks Group is a subsidiary house for leading beauty and health retailers in South Africa and also leading as a pharmaceutical wholesaler and distributor, among other businesses. At the same time, UPD (United Pharmaceutical Distributor) is a leading corporation for a full-range national pharmaceutical wholesaler in Southern Africa. About Clicks Group Ltd Clicks group, founded by the retailer Jack Goldin, opened its first store in St. George Street, Cape Town, in August 1968, and originally it was conceived as a drugstore. But at that time, theread more
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
FirstRand Limited (JSE: FSR), also known as FirstRand Group, is the holding company of FirstRand Bank and a South African financial services provider. It is one of the financial service providers authorized by South Africa’s national banking regulator, the Reserve Bank of South Africa. FirstRand Limited operates in South Africa, some sub-Saharan African markets, the United Kingdom, and India through its portfolio of integrated financial services businesses. The group’s track record of achieving superior shareholder returns has been accomplished through a combination of organic growth, acquisitions, innovation, and the development of new companies. About FirstRand FirstRand Limited offers retail, financial, business, and public sector customers in South Africa and other African countries banking, insurance, and investment products and services. The FirstRandread more
One of the largest technology investors globally, Naspers South Africa (JSE: NPN) is a global internet group that operates its companies by investing in countries and markets worldwide, with long-term potential for growth. Naspers invests in some of the world’s leading internet companies and is listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) since 1994. They have a substantial investment in Prosus (AEX: PRX and JSE: PRX) and have an American Depository Receipt (ADR) listing on the London Stock Exchange (LSE: NPSN). Naspers was selected to be a part of the listing on JSE Top 40 (alternatively referred to as SA40 or ALSI), alongside Anglo American and BHP Billiton. About Naspers Not only is Naspers one of the largest tech investorsread 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
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
Sasol Limited is an integrated energy and chemical firm formed in Sasolburg, South Africa, in 1950. The company got built on processes first developed by German engineers and chemists in the earlier 1900s. Sasol now develops and commercializes technologies and synthetic fuels technologies, producing various chemicals, liquid fuels, and electricity. Sasol’s primary shareholders include: South African Government Employees Pension Fund Allan Gray Investment Counsel Industrial Development Corporation of South Africa Ltd Investec Asset Management Coronation Fund Managers With a presence in 33 countries and over 30,000 employees globally, Sasol is South Africa’s largest corporate taxpayer. About Sasol (JSE: SOL) (NYSE: SSL) With its headquarters in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sasol is also present in Canada, Mozambique, and Gabon. After getting establishedread more