The MSCI South Africa Index is a measure of the performance of the large and mid-cap segments of the South African market. Investors can gain exposure to 85% of the free float-adjusted market capitalisation in South Africa through futures or options. These contracts can be easily accessed via the
JSE’s equity derivatives members and are cash settled in rands.
The latest constituent and performance information of the MSCI South Africa index can be found
This product enables market participants to invest in a basket of listed companies as opposed to trading in individual shares. When trading in index futures, market participants can either buy long or sell short. Hedgers seeking to reduce risk against adverse price movements, speculators hoping to make a profit on short-term movements in the underlying shares and investors seeking to diversify their portfolios should consider this product.
To trade, register as a client with an authorised
JSE Equity Derivatives member.