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Intellidex Reviews September 2020: ETF Picks

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Intellidex Reviews September 2020: ETF Picks The markets weakened in September as some economies experienced a second wave of Covid-19 ...
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The Intellidex Core ETF Portfolio

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Diversification is the name of the game and worth noting EasyVestors. The Intellidex Core ETF Portfolio is showcasing a wide range of asset ...
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Intellidex Reviews August 2020: ETF Picks

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International ETFs have been the pick of the litter during the month of August with inflation linked funds being some of the top ETF ...
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An Intellidex Special: Core ETF Portfolio

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The time ahead promises to be tough and volatility in the markets should remain, especially in SA. In such times, offshore diversification ...
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Intellidex Reviews July 2020: ETF Picks

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Both the fear of missing out and risk aversion are simultaneously playing out in global markets, which has seen all major asset classes ...
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Intellidex Reviews June 2020: ETF Picks

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Risk assets again outperformed in June, ahead of traditional hedges in times of crisis such as fixed income investments and precious metals.
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Intellidex Reviews May 2020: ETF Picks

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The easing of lockdown restrictions globally plus economic stimulus packages provides some rationality to the exuberance observed in ...
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Intellidex Reviews April 2020: ETF Picks

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Local equities were primarily driven by resources (+22.6%) plus decent gains from financials (+8.6%) and industrials (5.2%). Logically, ...
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Intellidex Reviews March 2020: ETF Picks

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Every month the investment gurus at Intellidex scan through the markets to deliver their selection of locally-listed Exchange Traded Funds. ...
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Intellidex Reviews February 2020: Other ETFs

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In this note, our Exchange Traded Notes provider highlights the international and local events that have driven the performance of ...
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Intellidex 2019 reviews: NewFunds MAPPS Protect ETF

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Catch this insight by Intellidex on the NewFunds MAPPS Protect ETF. The NewFunds MAPPS Protect ETF mimics the total return performance of ...
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Intellidex Reviews November 2019: Other ETFs

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This is our last note of the year and global equities look set to close on a high if sentiment remains upbeat – but we think markets are ...
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Intellidex Reviews October 2019: Other ETFs

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In the month of September we saw the markets remain subdued. After resource-themed ETFs had solid returns around the mid-year mark, we have ...
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Intellidex Reviews August 2019: Other ETFs

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Various empirical studies show that the bulk of equity returns stem from diversification among broad asset classes rather than from ...
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Intellidex Reviews July 2019: Other ETFs

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As a rule of thumb, we like ETFs that follow a watertight investment philosophy. They should also be tax smart, which means they should ...
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Intellidex Reviews May 2019: Other ETFs

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In April the all-share index rose 3.66%, propelled by local retailers (up 10.01%) and banks (up 6.82%) on the back of an anticipated ANC ...
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Intellidex Reviews April 2019: Other ETFs

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The JSE all share index edged up 0.8% in March driven by the rand hedges and large caps (+1.2%). Sentiment towards SA stocks remains ...
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Intellidex Reviews March 2019: Other ETFs

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Bonds and cash were star performers in 2018. This is because of their low-risk attributes: investors tend to gravitate to lower-risk asset ...
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Intellidex ETF Review for February 2019

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We’ve seen an upbeat start to the year for global markets which warmed to the US Federal Reserve’s sentiments of a more accommodative ...
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Intellidex ETF Reviews for January 2019

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2018 was marred by relatively high volatility and risk aversion in financial markets. Most equity markets – local and foreign – ended in ...
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Intellidex Reviews for November 2018

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The stock market pullback that started towards the end of September continued during October. An equally weighted portfolio of ...
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Intellidex Reviews for October 2018

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In September JSE-listed ETFs gave up gains made in the prior month. An equally weighted portfolio of non-commodity JSE-listed ETFs lost ...
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Intellidex Reviews for August 2018

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ETFs remained largely flat in July with an equally weighted portfolio of the 64 ETFs that we cover marginally losing 0.43%. However, the ...
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Intellidex Reviews for July 2018

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June was largely a decent month for ETFs. The rand, which weakened 7.8% against the dollar and 6.8% against the euro, fuelled a strong ...
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Intellidex Reviews for June 2018

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ETFs struggled during May with an equally weighted portfolio of the 60 ETFs that reported returns losing 2.32%. Local-asset ETFs performed ...
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Intellidex Reviews for May 2018

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April was a good month for ETF investors, particularly those invested in international funds. Local equities recouped most of the losses ...
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Intellidex Reviews for April 2018

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The local bourse retreated during March, taking direction from the global markets which were spooked by a looming trade war. JSE ...
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Intellidex Reviews: ETF picks October 2017

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Fund managers are taking the exchange traded funds (ETF) market more seriously. A raft of new ETFs have been listed on the JSE since the ...
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Intellidex top ETF picks for May 2017

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This week we update our list of favourite exchange traded funds (ETFs), taking into account both the performance of investment markets and ...
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Intellidex top ETF picks for April 2017

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We review the list of Intellidex’s favourite exchange traded funds (ETFs), taking into account market developments during the month of ...
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Intellidex top ETF picks for March 2017

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  Every month Intellidex updates the list of its preferred Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) based on economic developments as well as new ...
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Intellidex top ETF picks for Jan 2017

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2016 was a bad year for ETF investors as all the major indices failed to produce decent returns. The top 40, one the most popular indices ...
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Intellidex top ETF picks for Dec 2016

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Each month Intellidex picks its preferred funds from each of six broad classes of investment strategies. Beginning last month, we expanded ...
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Intellidex top ETF picks for Nov 2016

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The five exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that Intellidex chooses as its picks each month are usually the best funds available in each of five ...
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Recap of Intellidex's Recommended ETFs

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ETF ANALYSIS The five exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that Intellidex recommended in May as the best in their categories have performed well ...
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A multi-asset fund designed to troubleshoot...

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NewFunds MAPPS Protect ETF Suitability:  This ETF is a multi-asset fund designed to troubleshoot asset allocation challenges. We discussed ...
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Which of the 40-odd available funds are best to invest in?

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You already know ETFs are the best possible investment strategy because they marry diversification with low cost. But which of the 40-odd ...
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Intellidex Reviews: NewFunds MAPPS Protect ETF

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Suitability:  If you are close to retirement or prefer a more stable investment than pure equity funds, this ETF provides a good option. It ...
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