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Exchange Traded Funds: The gift that keeps on giving

2020 has been a difficult year for many and has highlighted the importance of having savings to be able to fall back on, or dip into when times are tough – they are also an essential way to build wealth to secure the future you want for you and your family.
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It has been 20 years since Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) were first listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE). Since then, ETFs have become well-liked investment vehicles available for both retail and institutional investors. Their popularity is closely linked to their simplicity and affordability. An ETF is a listed investment product that tracks the performance of a "basket" of Shares, Bonds or a single commodity. These "baskets" are known as indices. An ETF can be bought or sold in the same way as an ordinary Share. ETFs are ideal for any investor wishing to gain exposure to different sectors, asset classes, both locally and globally.
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JSE Expands Its Exchange Traded Notes Offering

The JSE is excited to announce the listing of another series of ETNs from FNB, granting investors exposure to an array of eight different underlying assets which include multinational companies such as Ford Motor Company, PayPal Holdings Inc., Visa Inc., JP Morgan Chase and Co, and Goldman Sachs Group Inc. This follows last month’s listing of new Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) by FNB which offers investors exposure to large, global companies such as Apple, Amazon and Facebook.
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JSE to offer market data to Mainland China

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with China Investment Information Services Limited (CIIS) to provide select JSE market data access to local distributors in Mainland China. This forms part of the JSE’s long-term focus to grow and deepen the local market by attracting new clients to trade and invest in SA.
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JSE employees ranked in top spots at Institute of Risk Management South Africa awards

Two Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) employees won prestigious awards at the Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) annual awards at its virtual gala event this past weekend. Nicola Comninos, the JSE’s Group Chief Risk Officer won the coveted Risk Manager of the Year award, and Shameela Soobramoney, the JSE’s Chief Sustainability Officer took home the inaugural ESG Sustainability Professional award.
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Exchange Traded Funds, making investing on the JSE more accessible

The JSE is striving to cultivate a savings culture among all South Africans by demystifying the stock exchange and demonstrating that you do not need thousands of Rands to start investing. For those who want to grow their wealth and get first-hand access to the world of investing through the stock exchange, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) are the solution to beginning an investment journey and unlocking potential wealth on the stock market.
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JSE in support of capital flow reforms

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) welcomes National Treasury’s announcement of reforms in the capital flow management framework in the Medium-Term Budget Policy Statement (MTBPS). 
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