Why active investing beats passive in South Africa

2017-09-27 11:45

Cheaper passive investment instruments are gaining in popularity locally, but it is worth examining whether they truly beat active managers on a consistent basis.

Why ETFs are fantastic gifts for kids

2017-08-31 10:07

For the next special occasion, consider giving your young relatives exchange-traded funds – a truly useful gift the children will thank you for once they reap the rewards.

The fear of missing out

2017-08-16 10:48

When investing, it is important to keep a long-term view and keep in mind what drew you to an exchange-traded fund or a stock in the first place.

JSE extends Satrix offering with two new ETFs

2017-02-24 12:00

The JSE has listed two new Satrix exchange-traded funds which offer investors access to the listed property sector and a basket of inflation-linked bonds.

Investors return to SA as ETF short positions pruned

2016-04-13 11:18

If anyone had doubts about the strength of the rebound in South African stocks, the latest data on exchange-traded funds should put them to rest.

What Satrix product is right for me?

2015-07-09 15:23

Satrix offers a variety of unit trusts and ETFs with different stock market and asset class exposures. This podcast will help to demystify the choices.

Investing in six Satrix funds

2015-05-27 16:04

A Fin24 user wants to know if it is a good thing for him to invest in six different Satrix funds.

Investing R3 000 in ETFs

2015-02-18 16:10

A Fin24 user with a lump sum of R3 000 to invest wants to try something different.

Three friends investing together

2015-01-13 14:23

A Fin24 user and three friends are looking for the best way to start investing together.

Investing in ETFs for kids' education

2014-11-13 13:04

A Fin24 user wants to invest in exchange-traded funds as a way of providing for his children's education.


The rise of the ETF

2017-09-14 08:22

Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are gaining in popularity among investors. What is the state of the ETF industry in South Africa and what should you know before investing in these funds?

The risk of underperforming

2017-08-30 09:39

When you invest, losing money is not the only risk you will encounter. The other issue is underperforming the market. And if this happens, you will eventually have less money to retire on.

No, the ETF owners are not ripping you off

2017-08-03 11:17

It seems that many holders of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) do not fully understand the fees that are deducted from dividends.

In defence of an oft-maligned asset class

2016-10-27 13:05

Most investors don’t think holding cash is worth it because the yields are low. But this “boring” asset class should definitely have a place in your portfolio.

ETFs vs unit trusts as investment option

2015-11-09 11:30

Advice for a Fin24 user who is stuck on choosing between ETFs or unit trusts as an investment option.

Smart Betas and derivatives well and good, but ETFs guys, why not start at the beginning?

2015-07-03 15:01

Exchange-traded funds have been scoring huge gains - could there ever be a better time to popularise the concept by taking it to “the people”, asks Alec Hogg.

Why Best of Breed? From 5 to 150 tells its own story – Nic Andrew

2015-03-09 13:10

Nedgroup Investments chief Nic Andrew chats about his group's decision to retain the RECM money market fund.

Spare cash to invest for 5 years

2015-02-10 16:46

A Fin24 user says he has some spare cash to invest and wants some suggestions.

Should you buy a Nigeria-focused ETF?

2014-12-05 11:40

Value is likely to be found in Nigerian equity, but it is also true that there is a great deal of downside risk associated with the potential for a good return.

Indian bourse aims for climate change fund

2014-10-13 14:30

India's BSE, formerly known as the Bombay Stock Exchange, is in talks with asset managers to launch an exchange-traded fund.

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