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JSE delivers business resilience and flexibility in a uniquely challenging year

JSE Limited (JSE) today announced its results for the full year ended 31 December 2020. Earnings before interest and tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) increased by 19% whilst net profit after tax (NPAT) grew by 12% to R778 million (2019: R695 million). The JSE’s strong balance sheet and sustained quality of earnings and cash generation underpinned its financial resilience during the pandemic.
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Montauk Renewables lists on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange

US based renewable energy company, Montauk Renewables, listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange’s (JSE) Main Board, making this the first company listing for 2021. This listing is a secondary listing for the company under the alternative fuels classification. Montauk was previously listed on the JSE as Montauk Holdings. Montauk Renewables is a new listing resulting from the unbundling of Montauk Holdings.
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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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