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ETF: Understanding the NewFunds Momentum Equity ETF

Kristia van Heerden ETF Blog, Latest

There is no upper limit to the potential performance of a share. It's unintuitive, but it's true. A share price that has gone up 100% can go up another 200% and then 300% after that. Share prices are determined by supply and demand in the market. When investors see a share price going up, they ...
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ETF: How to read your MDD fund information

Kristia van Heerden ETF Blog, Latest

Minimum disclosure documents (MDD) have lots of useful information about your ETF. Here we explain these sections of your MDD: Fund classification (this tells you what type of asset you’re invested in and where in the world that asset lives), Distribution, Portfolio currency, Rebalancing, and Fees.

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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: The African property ETF

Kristia van Heerden ETF Blog, Latest

As any South African retailer with high hopes can tell you, doing business in Africa is not without its obstacles. Those who manage to make it work, however, can be richly rewarded. Cloud Atlas is a boutique South African ETF issuer specialising in access to African markets. In June 2018, the company made it possible ...
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ETF: Total return ETFs explained

Kristia van Heerden ETF Blog, Latest

In this week’s Fat Wallet Show, we talk about the tax implications of investing in a total return ETF. In this article we’ll flesh out the discussion. We’ll explain what a total return ETF is, who might benefit from it and why tax might be problematic. We’ll also list the total return ETFs available on ...