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The ETF Investor


Nov 8, 2021

The idea to “own the market” by simply buying a Top 40 ETF has evolved over time, as first sector ETFs – financials, industrial, resources – and later factor-based ETFs, such as dividends, value and momentum – were added to the range. But until this week, ETF investors were not able to buy a single, broad-based JSE All Share index in ETF form. How have the broad-based market indices evolved over time to bring us to this point, and how should you think about “owning the market”?