ETFs went from 0 to R100bn in 20 years and changed investing in SA forever

02 February 2020 - 00:06 By LAURA DU PREEZ and Angelique ArdÉ

This year the South African exchange-traded fund (ETF) industry will mark the 20th anniversary of the first ETF launched here.

Since the first rand was invested in the Satrix Top 40 ETF in November 2000, more than R100bn has been invested in the close to 100 ETFs and exchange-traded notes (ETNs) that subsequently launched, according to the latest State of the South African Exchange Traded Product Industry report produced by ETF investment platform etfSA...

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