World Cup 2018 and Investment Insights: A Round-Up!

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Jul 12, 2018 4:16:48 PM

 

We have just seen the conclusion of the penultimate knockout round, and are now bearing down to THE knockout phase we've all been waiting for. It has been a rollercoaster tournament, there's all kinds of excitement at the Purple Group offices despite there not being a single Frenchman or Croat to represent the finalists. In this last installment of the Fr(ee)kick series, I'll be rounding up the markets in the last month, as well as taking a look at the instruments available on EasyEquities

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Topics: ETFs, JSE Stocks, JSE:L4L, JSE:MNK


World Cup 2018 and Bundle insights: Advicement Aggressive Bundle

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Jul 6, 2018 12:36:28 PM

 

One doesn't simply go into Russia to conquer.
There's probably a meme on the internet making a case to that effect, with good reason. Russia have proved themselves a force to be reckoned with in the passed stages of the World Cup, having caused an upset during the Round of 16 in their defeat of Spain. 

This story reminds me of a bundle in the EasyEquities platform, namely Advicement's Aggresive Bundle. Like the Russian National Team, they have come into the asset management stage without much hype, a young team, and are packing a punch in the way they have set up tactically. 

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Topics: ETFs, CoreShares, SATRIX


World Cup 2018 and ETF insights: Satrix RAFI vs. INDI

Posted by Standwa Nongauza

Jun 29, 2018 8:23:00 AM

 

Welcome to the first part in our EasyEquities World Cup ETF series. 

In this episode I will be profiling Exchange Traded Funds and comparing them to the national teams that feature in the 2018 World Cup, in the hope of giving you all a better and simpler understanding  of ETFs and their make up. 

The group stages have just ended, and it has been an interesting round of football with plenty of goals and big teams going head-to-head to progress to the next round. One thing to note about ETFs is that they exist as a collection of listed shares, kind of like how a football team is a collective of talented footballers. 

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Topics: ETFs, SATRIX


All the investing things on 2OceansVibe

Posted by Busisiwe Ngobe

Jun 19, 2018 5:04:08 PM

 

EasyEquities is vibing! Whether you’ve been part of our community from the jump when we launched in Beta as a game and have gone through this amazing Fintech revolution with us; or you've just signed up and are starting to find your own investment style. It’s been quite a ride, and we don’t plan on hitting the brakes anytime soon.

EasyEquities investors now have exposure to the whole spread of investment options – local and international shares, tax free savings, retirement annuities, exchange traded funds and managed portfolios. We’ve partnered with 2OceansVibe to really unpack the whole selection, so if you want to up your investment savvy status, or are ready to start exploring new things on our platform, keep an eye on 2OceansVibe for all the investment things.

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Topics: ETFs, Managed Bundles, US Stocks, 2OceansVibe


South African Listed Tracker Funds Awards ("SALTA")

Posted by Shaun Keeling

Jun 14, 2018 4:25:34 PM

 

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Topics: ETFs, CoreShares, SATRIX, SALTA, ABSA, Sygnia, Standard Bank, Stanlib


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