Water and clean energy ETNs

Global Water and Clean Energy ETNs on JSE

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FNB have listed a series of new ETNs covering clean energy and water related services. You can buy a currency neutral version as well.

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ETF: How to buy the whole world

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In this episode of The Fat Wallet Show, Simon and I discussed the merits of a single ETF strategy based on this Lars Kroijer video. By the end of the episode I land on an ETF investment strategy that is simple and easy to implement. I want exposure to all the world’s markets, weighted by ...
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ETF: Satrix offers ethical ETFs

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Environmental, social & governance (ESG) has become the investing buzz phrase in 2020 as the new theme for investors. Environmental metrics cover climate risks, natural resources scarcity, pollution and waste, and environmental opportunities. Social metrics include labour issues and product liability, risks such as data security, and stakeholder opposition. Governance refers to items relating to ...
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ETF: Satrix China in IPO

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ETF issuer Satrix is in the process of listing a new Chinese exchange-traded fund (ETF). Until 14 July 2020, ETF investors seeking access to the Chinese economy can pick up ETF units at no brokerage cost in the initial public offering (IPO). Considering China is the second-largest economy in the world, gaining access to that ...
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ETF: The Ashburton 1200 facelift

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The Ashburton 1200 (ASHEQF) ETF is the only ETF weighted by market capitalisation that invests in developed as well as emerging markets. For that reason, it’s been our ETF of choice for a few years. This ETF has always been slightly more expensive than other locally-listed global offerings. The Ashburton team is changing the makeup ...
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ETF: Understanding feeder funds

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Feeder funds allow issuers to offer offshore ETFs without having to buy the underlying shares. This means less administration and, importantly, lower fees. Satrix introduced feeder funds to the South African market with three offshore ETFs in 2017. Other ETF issuers have followed suit since. The 1nvest global range consists entirely of feeder funds. You may ...
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ETF: Understanding the 1nvest Global Bond ETF

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With the stellar performance of the US stock market over the past few years, investors are starting to feel jittery about just how long a good thing can last. If all your profits are making you nervous, lucky you! At this point you might be thinking about moving some of those profits into a safer ...
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ETF: Understanding the Ashburton 1200 ETF

Kristia van Heerden ETF Blog, Latest

Once we start investing, most of us are in pursuit of the perfect investment. What we want, of course, is the unicorn that goes to the moon the day after we invested. Luckily, we understand our ability to find that needle in the haystack at precisely the right moment is slim indeed. We have to ...