How to invest R100

At the start of your investment journey, you may find yourself overthinking about getting started. A lot of people believe that it takes a certain amount of money to begin investing in the markets, which has, until recently, been the traditional way of accessing the stock markets. Since EasyEquities came onto the scene and made investing cheap, you can now invest with as little as R100.


There are no definitive ways to invest R100. You may choose to put all of your R100 into one share, or you can invest R10 in 10 different shares or ETFs and diversify your portfolio. Like all investors you will find your own way and develop your own investment strategy that feeds your unique appetite.



What to invest in with R100?

Some investors start with a simple search online, looking for stock research and equity analysis articles that they can use as a guide/instruction on what to buy. Others start from within, by looking for brands and listed companies that operate within their scope of interests. Here are some of the most popular answers for how to invest R100:

Stocks or shares
There are shares/stocks to explore. EasyEquities gives investors access to all stocks listed on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) mainboard, as well as some of the biggest companies listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).



You can invest in ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds), which are passively managed investment funds (listed on an exchange) that track the performance of a group of assets.


Managed Portfolios
Bundles are investment portfolios unique to EasyEquities, which are are managed by asset managers.  


Where to invest R100?

There are multiple accounts on EasyEquities that let you explore different possibilities. You have access to a Tax-Free Savings Account, a Retirement Annuity, and then a Rand-based account, as well as a US Dollar account.

The truth is that there are many ways to invest R100. Just ask investors who are already doing it and you’ll get a bunch of different answers. Some say they would invest in brands they recognise and love, while others look to invest in Exchange Traded Funds and other collective investment instruments. The journey is yours to take, because the decisions are yours to make.


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