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Structured Products – Low Risk With Gearing

A structured product is a pre-packaged investment product based on an underlying instrument like a single share or a basket of shares. In many cases the product will provide a capital guarantee if it is held to maturity plus enhanced gearing in the upward performance of the underlying instrument, capped at a maximum profit. How

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JSE Share of the Month – Steinhoff (September 2015)

Steinhoff (SHF) reached a profit of R10,000 in our iTrade Fantasy League portfolio this month, by far the best performer. One of the reasons for this performance is its intended listing on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in December this year and its expected inclusion in the DAX Index. STEINHOFF is an integrated discount retailer that

SA markets and economy

Quo Vadis Rand?

Where are you going Rand? Since Jan 2011 the Rand has seen a dramatic fall. Not 105% as indicated in the graph below. The correct way to calculate the decline is by using the inverse of the Rand/$ quote, namely US cents/Rand. The Rand fell from about R6.50 (15.38 US cents per Rand) to R14

Morning Digest
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The Morning Digest – so much info every day.

The Sanlam Private Wealth Morning Digest is filled with data, information and commentaries, available every day from Sanlam iTrade Online. You can have the Morning Digest emailed to you every morning. Just register as a trading client or an iView client and select the option in “User Settings” under “Trading & Portfolio”. iView access is

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New to trading? Take our #iTradeR1m educational journey with us.

  When Sanlam iTrade started in 2007 the online trading market was very small. To increase awareness and interest among savvy South Africans, we knew we needed to focus on education around the online trading environment. And to guarantee a competitive edge, we knew we needed to offer a personalised service – and that is exactly what we

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Dear iTrader…

Dear iTrader, During this week while working on the Leaderboard for the #iTradeR1m challenge, we became aware that there is something wrong with the matching of the virtual trades. Buy and sell transactions were matched at prices that never traded in the real JSE. We discovered, thanks to a honest iTrader, that buy and sell