Wednesday, May 22, 2019
factor

Factor-based investing made smarter

by Jason Swartz, head of portfolio solutions at Satrix Understanding your existing portfolio’s mix of factors and pure alpha Factor-based strategies (or smart beta) exploit the...

Santam invests in insurtech start-up

Santam has taken a minority investment in insurtech start-up Ctrl, which is made up of a software development business and a financial intermediary business.   Pieter...

South African investors prioritise sustainability

South African investors appear to have a particularly heightened awareness of and interest in sustainability, the 2018 Global Investor Study by global asset management...
index

Bringing the human factor to index investing

by Chandra Seethamraju, director of systematic modeling at Franklin Templeton Solutions The skills and insight human oversight brings should play a crucial role in the...

Emerging markets to drive insurance market growth over next decade: Swiss Re

The latest sigma report from Swiss Re Institute shows that emerging markets will remain the growth engine for both the global economy and insurance...