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Warrants And Share Instalment Articles
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11 Aug 2017Knockout Warrant Listing
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07 Feb 2014Commodity-Linker ETN Factsheet June 2017
Standard Bank's Precious Metal `Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) provide investors with exposure to precious metals in a cost effective manner. A total return index is created from the near dated USD commodity future, USD interest rates and the USDZAR exchange rate. The near-dated future is used as it is typically the most cost effective way of gaining exposure to the precious metals. The Precious Metal ETNs therefore do not incur the costs of owning, storing and insuring physical precious metals.

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17 Apr 2012Africa Commodity Index ETN Factsheet June 2017
The Standard Bank Africa Commodity Index is a passive rules based ZAR based index, and aims to reflect a diversified basket of commodities produced in Africa, their weightings in the basket calculated on the basis of their average African production value during the most recent five year period. To achieve more stable returns, commodity weights in the index are adjusted based on an aggregated risk measure of the commodity returns.

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07 Mar 2012Africa Equity Index ETN Facts sheet June 2017
Standard Bank’s Africa Equity Index Exchange Traded Note (AEI ETN) offers investors a cost-effective and convenient way to access a broad range of listed companies active across Africa (excluding South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland).

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17 Aug 2011Commodities Roadshow 2011 - Products
Commodities derivative product presentation from the Commodities Roadshow 2011

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17 Aug 2011Commodities Roadshow 2011 - Research
Commodities research presentation from the Commodities Roadshow 2011

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27 May 2011Commodity Review June 2014
Standard Bank's Commodity Review.

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19 Nov 2010Instalment Warrants - Enhanced Dividend Yield new
As the holder of an Instalment Warrant you receive the full ordinary dividends payable on the underlying share. In this article we take a look at how you can increase the dividend yield on your portfolio using Instalment warrants.

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29 Mar 2010Currency reference warrants
A new way to trade currencies on the JSE.

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08 Oct 2009The Dangers of Trading Knockout Warrants
Standard Bank Knockout! Warrants (KW's), are a highly geared instrument that are specifically designed for the more experienced trader. This article investigates two very important aspects of trading these instruments.

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16 Sep 2009Danger of Busted Share Instalments
I would like to delve a little deeper into a category of Instalment which I will term a "Busted" Instalment. Interestingly both normal Share Instalments and a Turbo's can become a "Busted" Instalment.

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16 Sep 2009Five pointers to successful Trading
TRADING WARRANTS and share instalments requires a different approach to buying and selling shares, though there are some common characteristics.

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16 Sep 2009Instalment Exposure Pre and Post a Roll
It is very important to note that when Share Instalments roll that they roll on a rand for rand basis and not on an equivalent exposure (effective gearing) basis.

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16 Sep 2009Share Instalments Auto Roll
The following documents the process of an Automatic Roll for an expiring Share Instalment.

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16 Sep 2009Share Instalments Delta
At times like this when markets are in turmoil and shares are falling like a stone it's worth addressing the underlying structure of Standard Bank Share Instalments.

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16 Sep 2009Share Instalments ex-dividend
What happens when share instalments go ex-dividend? This is a question that we are often asked.

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16 Sep 2009The Danger of Busted Instalments bid only
I would like to delve a little deeper into a category of Instalment which I will term a "Busted" Instalment. Interestingly both normal Share Instalments and a Turbo's can become a "Busted" Instalment.

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11 Sep 2009The Danger of trading 10c warrants
Global markets are trapped in a cycle of fear with equities having their worst year since the 1930's. The rout has left investors battered and bruised with many scrambling for cover. The severity of the downturn has also resulted in many call warrants falling well below their strike price, in many instances to a delta of 0.1 and below.

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Product Brochures
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18 Apr 2012Africa Commodity Index ETN Fact Sheet December 2013
Standard Bank’s Africa Commodity Index Exchange Traded Note (“SBACI”) provides investors with a rand denominated security to directly access the Standard Bank Africa Commodity Index, with no tracking error. The SBACI is listed on the JSE main board, off Standard Banks existing Blue Access platform. Investors buy and sell the SBACI like any other equity over the exchange with Standard Bank acting as market maker thereby providing liquidity.

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18 Apr 2012Africa Commodity Index ETN
The SBAFCI is passive ZAR based index, and aims to reflect a diversified basket of commodities calculated on the basis of their average African production value of the most recent five year period.

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27 May 2011Africa Equity Index ETN
Standard Bank's Africa Equity Index Exchange Traded Note (AEI ETN) offers investors a cost-effective and convenient way to access a broad range of listed companies active across Africa (excluding South Africa, Lesotho and Swaziland). The AEI ETN is a rand-based investment which is listed and traded on the JSE main board, off Standard Bank's existing Blue Access platform. The Investment tracks the Standard Bank Africa Total Return Index (SBAFRITR), which is a passive, dollar-based index and aims to reflect a diversified basket of liquid shares in companies that have their majority of exposure to Africa. The Index is rebalanced semi-annually using a filtering process based on geographical allocation of business, market capitalisation, liquidity and financial strength. It includes equities with their primary listing on African stock exchanges and on major stock exchanges outside Africa, but with their principal exposure to Africa.

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27 May 2011Commodity-Linker ETNs
Standard Bank's Commodity Linked Exchange Traded Notes (ETNs) provide investors with exposure to commodities in a cost effective manner. A total return index is created from the near dated USD commodity future, USD interest rates and the USDZAR exchange rate. The near-dated future is used as it is typically the most cost effective way of gaining exposure to the precious metals. The Commodity Linked ETNs therefore do not incur the costs of owning, storing and insuring physical commodities.

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16 Nov 2010Reset Warrants new
Reset Warrants differ from Vanilla Warrants in that they have a pre-determined reset date on which the strike price of the warrant could change in an investor's favour.

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18 May 2010Commodity reference warrants
Commodity reference warrants allow investors access to the platinum and gold market without having to buy the underlying precious metal. Warrant holders will have the opportunity to make a rand profit from the upward or downward movements in the rand price of platinum or gold.

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16 Nov 2009Currency Reference Warrants
Currency reference warrants are listed on the JSE Limited and enable investors to trade currency as an asset class and thereby take advantage of either a positive or negative view of the future direction of the South African Rand against other major currencies. Alternatively investors may use currency reference warrants to protect portfolio returns against adverse movements of the Rand.

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16 Sep 2009Instalments Brochure
Share Instalments are instruments that allow investors to gain exposure to some of the JSE Limited's leading companies. The holder of the Share Instalment enjoys many of the benefits (capital growth and dividends) of directly owning some of the country's leading stocks without having to pay the full purchase price on day one...

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16 Sep 2009Knockout Warrants Brochure
With the growing popularity of geared trading instruments in South Africa, Standard Bank launches Knockout! Warrants, a super-charged warrant for experienced traders.

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11 Sep 2009Turbo Instalments Brochure
Turbo Share Instalments are structurally identical to ordinary instalments, the only difference being that they are issued with an exercise price of 75% of the underlying share instead of the current 50% level.

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11 Sep 2009Warrants Brochure
One of the key benefits of warrants is that they give investors the potential to maximise financial returns while strictly limiting potential losses.

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Online Courses
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18 Sep 2009Share Instalments Tutorial
Instalments
Share Instalments Tutorial - Click here to view online


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18 Sep 2009Warrants Tutorial
Warrants
Warrants Tutorial - Click here to view online


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