The JSE is excited to bring to the market a solution that will fast-track the growth of SA’s Private Companies. We will be providing a platform with an ecosystem of advisors, educational enablers and networks that ultimately will enable SME’s to attract the right level of funding.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is helping women to take control of their investment journeys by fearlessly building their financial prosperity at this year’s #JSESheInvests 5th annual conference. The JSE is bringing together accomplished female entrepreneurs, experts and inspiring leaders in finance to empower and equip women to navigate opportunities with confidence including Mbali Nwoko, a multi-award-winning farmer, entrepreneur, columnist and podcaster; Nerina Visser, Director and co-owner at etfSA; Erica Bruce, Executive Director and Stockbroker in Control at Navigare; Jessica Maluleke from Easy Equities, and many others.
To meet the growing demand for Actively Managed Certificates (AMC), the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has amended the listing requirements to include AMCs in the suite of products offered to the market, providing investors with exposure to one of the fastest-growing securities globally.
The JSE delivered a strong performance in the first half of 2022 driven by revenue growth across all segments and disciplined cost management. Earnings before interest tax depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) increased by 20% to R627 million, with the EBITDA margin improving from 42% to 45% in the corresponding period in 2021. Headline earnings per share (HEPS) increased by 29% year-on-year (YoY) to 542.7 cents per share. The JSE’s core business model, underpinned by quality earnings and strong cash generation, continues to provide a solid foundation for growth.
Today, South African investors will have an opportunity to get exposure to an Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) that invests in socially responsible large and mid-cap companies operating across 23 developed markets. This is after 1nvest, a specialist index fund manager, listed the 1nvest MSCI World Socially Responsible Investment Index Feeder ETF (ETFSRI) on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). The ETF tracks the performance of the MSCI World SRI Select Reduced Fossil Fuels Index by investing in the iShares MSCI World SRI UCITS ETF.
South African investors who are looking for an opportunity to invest in smart cities need to look no further following the listing of the Satrix Smart City Infrastructure Feeder Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) today. This ETF tracks the performance of companies that invest in infrastructure and technologies that transform cities into smart cities. The fund also aims to advance the following Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) outlined by the UN:
The opportunity to participate in the more than four-decades long financial literacy programme is fast becoming a factor when learners rate their over-all satisfaction with their school learning environment.