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ETF: How local is your Top40?

Kristia van HeerdenETF Blog, Latest

Geographical earnings is an important consideration when putting together an ETF portfolio. Avoiding over-exposure to a particular region protects your portfolio from geopolitical instability. Local pension and retirement annuities (RAs) have to be Regulation 28 compliant. Until a week ago, 75% of these funds had to be invested locally. Add an ordinary Top 40 ETF ...
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Community post: Buying ETFs offshore

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This post was submitted by a Fat Wallet listener on 4 December. The writer has granted Just One Lap permission to publish this email. I had no problem opening a custody trading account with which has no platform fee and provides direct access to purchase almost anything you can imagine from a multitude of regions and exchanges. ...
Rand protection for your portfolio

Podcast: Rand protection for your portfolio

Simon BrownJSE Direct, Latest

Rand protection for your portfolio Simon Shares Capitec* (JSE code: CPI) through results got everybody talking about the "arrears coverage ratio" dropping to 208% vs. 223% previously and vs. 196% in 2015. This got all the attention last time as well, I not concerned and my 'aggressive' buy price is now around R719. I have ...