Innovation Articles

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    Satrix adds Momentum to its smart beta ETF range
    anemptytextlline
    17 November 2018
    With the popularity of value-based strategies in the South African investment industry, an allocation to a momentum strategy can significantly improve risk-adjusted returns. This is not only due to the negatively correlated nature of momentum with value – thus providing substantial diversification – but also the long-term premium embedded within a momentum investing philosophy. And the good news is that Satrix is launching a Momentum ETF in November this year.
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    Events that moved the market Q3 2018
    anemptytextlline
    10 October 2018
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    The 2018 SA recession and its impact on investors
    anemptytextlline
    28 September 2018
    Not only has South Africa entered a technical recession (two consecutive quarters of negative GDP), future growth expectations are now likely to be revised down. Investment economist Arthur Kamp explains why Sanlam Investments is revising its growth forecast for SA for 2018.
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    AI – investment manager with machine vs investment manager without
    anemptytextlline
    25 June 2018
    David Itzkovits, CEO of Sanlam Global Investment Solutions, presented at the fifth annual i3 Summit in Cape Town and Johannesburg last month. David defines AI as the use of computers to perform tasks normally requiring human intelligence, including activities such as speech recognition, visual perception and problem solving.
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    Forget bitcoin; blockchain will usher in a new world order
    anemptytextlline
    19 June 2018
    Future technology giants will build applications entirely on the blockchain infrastructure.
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    [WATCH] Minister Gordhan - Reasons to be optimistic
    anemptytextlline
    11 June 2018
    Minister Pravin Gordhan summarises the key economic issues that South Africa needs to address and appeals to investors and all citizens to take part and hold government and businesses accountable.