Prudential Investment Managers: Why active management beats passive in South Africa

Prudential Investment Managers' Johnny Lambridis penned an interesting article last month in the Active/Passive debate. Some of the points he made were: Passive investing is gaining ground in the South African market, mainly due to the (generally) lower fees involved compared to actively managed funds, but also based on some misperceptions stemming largely from the … Continue reading Prudential Investment Managers: Why active management beats passive in South Africa

The S&P 500: The most widely tracked index in the world

The Standard & Poor's 500 Index (S&P 500) is is a market capitalisation weighted index composed of 500 large-cap stocks (over about $10billion) and is seen as a leading indicator of U.S. equities. Here is an intro to the index. Disclaimer: The information provided is not intended to address the circumstances of any particular individual or entity and should … Continue reading The S&P 500: The most widely tracked index in the world