Buying gold is as easy as buying a gold ETF with one listed locally in Rands from Absa and a US one trading in US$ from State Street Global Advisors. Both have the code GLD.
ETF: Understanding the CoreShares Preftrax ETF
Video: Portfolio construction with Keith McLachlan
Building a portfolio is not just as simple as buying a couple of stocks. You need to ensure they enhance returns while managing risk.
Comparing ETFs: Asset classes
Investing is about more than just shares. There are a number fo different asset classes we can buy and this article digs into the details.
ETF: How to read your MDD holdings
Inside each ETF is a number of companies. Comparing the sectoral and top 10 exposure of these ETFs will help you understand where exactly your money is going. Here we help you unpack your sectoral exposure and the top 10 holdings in your MDD. The point of this exercise is to avoid concentration risk.
ETF: How to buy the whole world
ETF: A place for new ETFs in your portfolio
While ETFs started out as broad-market products weighted by capitalisation, local ETF issuers have also ventured into more complex index methodologies to offer something for every taste. Here we explain more about these ETFs so you can decide if they have a place in your portfolio.