Derivatives are often associated with complexity, risk and leverage but in reality they allow fund managers to put in place insurance that protects investments against downside risk. Used for hedging, they are particularly useful in times of great volatility and uncertainty, like now.
'Decide. Design tomorrow today’ was the theme of the sixth annual i3 Summit, hosted by Sanlam Investments and Glacier by Sanlam at Spier Wine Farm on 11 June and Sandton Convention Centre two days later. This year’s Summit centred around the importance of considering all the investment options available and making the right decisions now to create a future that can be approached with confidence, with a keenness to ensure a positive outcome for investors.
The new Satrix Momentum ETF is Satrix’s 15th ETF and the fourth in its smart beta range. The Satrix Momentum ETF tracks the proprietary Satrix Momentum Index, developed in-house by Satrix’s quantitative specialists. Satrix Momentum joins Satrix Divi Plus, Satrix Rafi 40 and Satrix Quality as part of the Satrix smart beta ETF offering.