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JOHANNESBURG, 12 June 2013. In a bid to inspire ordinary South Africans to trade on the exchange, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has launched the first JSE Virtual Trading Game – an online trading competition which simulates a real trading environment and allows participants a risk-free opportunity to trade shares.
Each participant receives a virtual R1-million to build an investment portfolio and traders who build the most valuable portfolios will win a share of R60 000 in prizes to be deposited into a stockbroker’s account of their choice.
“We believe that the JSE Virtual Trading Game is a highly practical way to convert those who are interested in trading to take the next step a…
10 June 2013 – For three consecutive years, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) has run the National Youth Financial Literacy Day (NYFL) in conjunction with South African financial institutions and organisations with the aim of increasing financial literacy among the youth.
This year’s National Youth Financial Literacy Day event, will take place in two regions, Pretoria at Ditsong National Museum of Cultural History on 13 June 2013 and in Kwa-Zulu Natal. Both events are targeted at high school pupils, university students’ young entrepreneurs and other youth. The workshop will cover a range of topics including; Diversify your Investment Portfolio Using Exchange Traded Funds, Attaining Fin…
JOHANNESBURG, 29 May 2013. In a bid to increase liquidity and boost trading volumes, the JSE will reduce fees for both interest rate and currency derivatives effective 1 July 2013.
“The JSE has a history of reducing fees for both currency and interest rate derivatives in order to remain competitive while attracting OTC business onto the exchange. This approach has been successful, with volumes growing steadily across both types of derivatives,” says Warren Geers, General Manager Bonds and Financial Derivatives. In 2012 the currency derivatives market saw the overall value of contracts trade climb 37%, while the total number of contracts traded increased by 29%. Based on 2012 trade data, cl…