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08 Apr 2020
Can active fund managers protect your investments during a market crash?

For years, we’ve heard how unfair it is to judge active managers in bull markets. That we should wait for…

Can active fund managers protect your investments during a market crash?

For years, we’ve heard how unfair it is to judge active managers in bull markets. That we should wait for more challenging times. So the argument goes, active managers’ risk management protects investors during downward markets.

12 Mar 2020
1nvest Wins SA’s Top ETF Award

1nvest, the Standard Bank Group’s specialist index tracking fund provider, has won at the prestigious South African Listed Tracker Funds…

1nvest Wins SA’s Top ETF Award

1nvest, the Standard Bank Group’s specialist index tracking fund provider, has won at the prestigious South African Listed Tracker Funds Award (SALTA).

11 Mar 2020
SALTA Awards – all the winners

The organisers of the annual SALTA Awards are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Annual Awards made to…

SALTA Awards – all the winners

The organisers of the annual SALTA Awards are pleased to announce the winners of this year’s Annual Awards made to issuers of JSE listed Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) for investment performance and index tracking excellence for the year ended December 2019.

05 Mar 2020
BlackRock expands iShares ESG ETF range in quest to make sustainable its standard for investing

As market turbulence tests the resilience of portfolios, BlackRock is broadening its range of sustainable exchange traded funds (ETFs) with…

BlackRock expands iShares ESG ETF range in quest to make sustainable its standard for investing

As market turbulence tests the resilience of portfolios, BlackRock is broadening its range of sustainable exchange traded funds (ETFs) with three new products for investors looking to manage long term risks relating to environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

03 Mar 2020
Satrix moves R6bn investment plan to online platform

The Satrix Investment Plan, launched in 2006, has been moved to SatrixNOW. Effective 1 March 2020, more than 50 000…

Satrix moves R6bn investment plan to online platform

The Satrix Investment Plan, launched in 2006, has been moved to SatrixNOW. Effective 1 March 2020, more than 50 000 Satrix Investment Plan clients have their accounts online at SatrixNOW.co.za, which is administered by EasyEquities and uses the technology of the Easy platform.

17 Jan 2020
Total market capitalisation of ETFs and ETNs on JSE rises to over R100bn

Market Capitalisation The total market of the all Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs), listed on the…

Total market capitalisation of ETFs and ETNs on JSE rises to over R100bn

Market Capitalisation The total market of the all Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs), listed on the JSE, rose to over R100 billion by the end of 2019.  This amounted to an increase of 29,6% the total value of listed ETPs at the end of 2018.  This…

14 Oct 2019
The potential perils of passives

By Carolyn Levin, Director – Investment Management, Stonehage Fleming South Africa. With passive equity funds threatening to take over their…

The potential perils of passives

By Carolyn Levin, Director – Investment Management, Stonehage Fleming South Africa. With passive equity funds threatening to take over their active peers in the US, and active managers struggling to outperform the market over recent years, one may be tempted to start switching into passive investments. However, as the global…

10 Oct 2019
Investec becomes first issuer to list ETNs on A2X today

Two of Investec Bank Limited’s market-leading exchange traded notes (ETNs) become available for trade on A2X Markets today. Investec Top…

Investec becomes first issuer to list ETNs on A2X today

Two of Investec Bank Limited’s market-leading exchange traded notes (ETNs) become available for trade on A2X Markets today. Investec Top 40 Tri ETN (TOPTR2) Investec Swix Top 40 TRI ETN (SWXTR2)

08 Oct 2019
Standard Bank Group launches 1nvest

Standard Bank, STANLIB and Liberty are excited to announce the launch of 1nvest, a specialist index tracking fund provider. Geared…

Standard Bank Group launches 1nvest

Standard Bank, STANLIB and Liberty are excited to announce the launch of 1nvest, a specialist index tracking fund provider. Geared specifically to provide simple, transparent and cost-effective passive investment products, 1nvest specialises in index tracking unit trusts and exchange-traded funds.

26 Aug 2019
Exchange Traded Funds – a simple and cost-effective way to access the stock market

Exchange traded funds, along with other passive investments, are becoming more popular with South African investors.  First launched in SA…

Exchange Traded Funds – a simple and cost-effective way to access the stock market

Exchange traded funds, along with other passive investments, are becoming more popular with South African investors.  First launched in SA in 2000, they’ve gained traction in recent years as investors become more cost conscious as a result of muted market returns over the past few years.

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