NAV on 2019/07/19
|NAV on 2019/07/18
|52 week high on 2018/08/29
|52 week low on 2018/12/10
|Total Expense Ratio on 2019/03/31
|Total Expense Ratio (performance fee) on 2019/03/31
Prime Collective Investment Schemes
The benchmark shall be equal to the Mean of the Funds in the South African Equity General Category and Investments South Africa (ASISA)
Prime Investment Management Services (Pty) Ltd
Prime South African Equity comment - Mar 19
The JSE All Share Index was up 1.56% for the month of March, driven mostly by the resources sector (4.72%). Foreigners were net sellers of our local equities with outflows of approximately R 11 bn for the month.
The All Bond Index (ALBI) was up 1.28% and the property index (J253T) returned -ve 1.46%. Inflationlinked bonds delivered -0.77% and cash returned 0.57% for the month. Annual consumer price inflation was 4.20% YoY in February, down from 4.30% in January. The local currency finished the month 2.70% weaker against the dollar at 14.47.
Offshore, developed equity markets (MSCI World USD) outperformed emerging markets (MSCI EM USD) during the month recording +ve 1.38% and +ve 0.86% respectively.
The Fund will invest a minimum of 80% of the portfolio'smarket value in equities at all times. The portfolio may include participatory interests or any other formof participatory interest in collective investment schemes or other similar schemes. The fund will not be permitted to invest in offshore investments. The fund is a passive equity fund which aims to track the performance of the mean of funds, specifically in the South African General Equity category. The fund invests in shares listed on the local bourse only and is rebalanced on a quarterly basis.