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NAV on 2019/05/24
NAV on 2019/05/23 100
52 week high on 2018/05/28 100
52 week low on 2018/05/28 100
Total Expense Ratio on 2019/03/31 0.57
Total Expense Ratio (performance fee) on 2019/03/31 0
NAV Incl Dividends
1 month change 0% 0.61%
3 month change 0% 1.82%
6 month change 0% 3.71%
1 year change 0% 7.51%
5 year change 0% 7.22%
10 year change 0% 6.57%
Price data is updated once a day.
  • Sectoral allocations
Gilts 303.14 1.23%
Liquid Assets 194.85 0.79%
Money Market 24176.19 97.98%
  • Top five holdings
MM-01MONTH 7460.48 30.24%
MM-03MONTH 3907.84 15.84%
MM-11MONTH 2527.32 10.24%
MM-07MONTH 2035.62 8.25%
MM-04MONTH 2033.75 8.24%
  • Performance against peers
  • Fund data  
Management company:
STANLIB Collective Investments (RF) Limited
Formation date:
ISIN code:
Short name:
South African--Interest Bearing--Money Market
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Contact details




  • Fund management  
Ansie van Rensburg
Ansie served her articles with Theron van der Poel. She later joined Volkskas Merchant Bank as a management trainee and later as a money market trader. She was involved in the founding of CM Interbank, a money broking operation during 1987. Later appointed as an alternate director in charge of the funding operation of the NDH Bank Ltd when CMI was sold to NDH Bank Ltd. She joined SCMB Asset Management in 1991 and is a member of the investment strategy team, more specifically responsible for the investment of funds in the fixed-interest and money markets. She is currently the deputy head of fixed-interest and head of the cash management franchise at STANLIB Asset Management.
Mary Hartigan
Mary trained as a money market dealer at CM Interbank in 1989 before moving to Brait, Decillion and Grindrod Bank. She joined STANLIB’s institutional sales desk in 2008 before moving over to the dealing room as a
money market dealer and assistant portfolio manager.

  • Fund manager's comment

STANLIB Money Market Fund - Sep 18

2019/01/03 00:00:00
Fund review
The Stanlib Money Market fund size grew from R24.2bn in the second quarter of 2018, to R24.4bn in the third quarter of 2018. As at the end of the quarter, money market rates closed off higher due to a weaker Rand. 12months NCD rates moved from 8.025% to its highs of 8.40%, with the latter levels last seen in 2015. 12months Jibar linked notes traded around 90bps over 3 month Jibar. The 3 month Jibar rate moved higher, from 6.958% to close off the quarter at 7.008%, taking direction from the movements in the NCD rates. Although our fund attribution remained overweight Jibar linkers, we managed to realize added value from the NCD purchases done in the long-end of the curve.
Market overview
The market remained volatile during the quarter under review, as markets experienced large cash out flows due to recent developments in EM markets. The local currency depreciated to its highs of R15.53/$ aided by heighted global risk aversion towards EM markets. However, the local currency retreated towards the end of the quarter to close off at R14.12/$ as the USD weakened due to uncertainties around the trade tariffs agreements. The outcome of the quarter two GDP number that was released in the month of September, saw South Africa experiencing its first technical recession since the financial crisis in 2009. This resulted in the 2018 GDP number being revised lower from 1.2% to 0.7% as the economy is expected to remain under pressure. The 2018 inflation is expected to average 4.8%, as consumers are struggling to keep up with recent fuel hikes and VAT increases. Overall, the SARB remains concerned about keeping the inflation rate at the midpoint of the target range.
Looking ahead
While SARB left the repo rate unchanged at 6.50% at the September meeting, the votes were a close call with 3 of the members voting for a rate hike, while 4 members kept their view on hold. The monetary decisions that are to follow, will be closely monitored, more so as inflation is expected to edge closer to the upper end of the target band in 2019. The FRA’s are pricing in only an 11% probability of a 25bps hike at the November meeting, however with up to 50bps hike priced in, in a year’s time. October will be an important month as the Minister of Finance will deliver the MTBPS, while rating agency Moody’s is also expected to give their review on SA’s rating in the same month.
The commentary gives the views of the portfolio manager at the time of writing. Any forecasts or commentary included in this document are not guaranteed to occur.
  • Fund focus and objective  
The STANLIB Money Market Fund's primary performance objective is to obtain as high a level of current income as is consistent with capital preservation and liquidity. Capital gains will be of an incidental nature. This portfolio may not have any direct and/or indirect foreign exposure. A well diversified portfolio of money market instruments as defined in the Act.
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