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New to the ZSE? Why you should be looking at the Old Mutual top ten ETF. www.theexchange.africa

Investing in ETFs or exchange-traded funds is equivalent to investing in all constituents that are part of an index directly.

According to Forbes, the yields or returns generated by ETFs replicate the benchmark index. It gives investors an opportunity to benefit from diversity, flexibility and scope for growth that comes from ETFs being traded on stock exchanges.

An exchange-traded fund (ETF) is a marketable security that tracks an index, sector, commodity, or another asset which can be purchased or sold on a stock exchange the same way a regular stock can.
Zimbabwe became the fifth country in Africa to list an ETF, with South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt also currently trading the instrument.

Zimbabwe became the fifth country in Africa to list an ETF, with South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt also currently trading the instrument.…

Broker-controlled accounts deliver lower costs and easier account opening procedures for investors wanting to open a VFEX trading account.

This offers a one-stop-shop facility for the investor, given by opening an account with the custodian and transacting through a securities dealer, the broker-controlled model offers investors all the services under one roof to the convenience of the investor.

The securities dealing firms will perform all the services on behalf of investors and these include, among others, opening accounts for investors, and performing the necessary due diligence exercise including the Know Your Customer (KYC) requirements.

It also includes day-to-day communication with the client, mailing of customer transaction statements at no cost, and transacting on the stock exchange on behalf of the investor.…

The underlying constituents of the new 1nvest ETF, which will track the MSCI World SRI Select Reduced Fossil Fuels Index, are companies that mitigate risks posed by climate change and exhibit high levels of the environment, and social, and governance (ESG) performance.

According to an article published by the JSE on July 28, 2022, to qualify for inclusion in the index, companies are required to have an MSCI ESG rating of ‘A’ or above.

The ETF has an investment mandate that excludes companies in industries related to goods and services such as nuclear weapons, tobacco, civilian firearms, conventional weapons, alcohol, gambling, adult entertainment,   genetically modified organisms, thermal coal, and oil & gas.

Director of Capital Markets at the JSE, Valdene Reddy, said that the listing of the latest 1nvest ETF demonstrates the JSE’s commitment to remain a capital-raising platform of choice. As this segment grows, a listing on the JSE …

  • Zimbabwe is anticipating the listing of some Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) this year.
  • ZSE is expected to list the fifth ETF, Cass Saddle Agriculture ETF this week
  • FINSEC introduced automated contract writing and derivatives trading, complete with direct integration of the trading, clearing, custody, and settlement facilities
  • VFEX introduced broker-controlled accounts to ensure convenience in trading on the US dollar-denominated stocks trading platform
  • VFEX is expected to launch its mobile securities trading platform, VFEX-Direct, at the end of this month in a move meant to simplify trading

This year is shaping up to be a defining year for Zimbabwe’s capital markets. Financial Securities Exchange (Private) Limited introduced derivatives and chatter over a new asset class has whet curious investors’ appetite.

Zimbabwe is anticipating the listing of some Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) sometime this year, and this could deepen the country’s capital markets.

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) is …