Tag: south africa

A look at SA arts and craft

There’s a lot of new work in traditional media, with artists constantly developing the African crafts repertoire. These range from pretty tableware, Christmas tree decorations and magnificent embroidered cloths to the simplest of items, such as keyrings and candle-holders. South Africans have adapted every possible medium to a market that feeds both locals and tourists. […]

Arts & Entertainment

JSE partners FTSE Russell, launches eight new factor indices

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), in partnership with FTSE Russell, launched eight new factor indices covering the South African equity market. The new FTSE/JSE All Share Factor Index suite enables investments with a focus on smart beta investment strategies which are built using factor indices. “Factors” refer to different characteristics which may influence the performance […]