The investment objective of the portfolio is to maximise the current level of income within the restrictions set out in the investment policy, while providing maximum stability of capital.
The portfolio will aim to achieve performance returns in excess of money market yields and current account yields. The portfolio will invest its assets in South African markets at all times and will be permitted to invest in a flexible mix of non-equity securities, including but not limited to money market instruments, bonds, fixed deposits, listed debentures, preference shares and other high yielding securities. In respect of the flexible nature of this portfolio, the portfolio may thus be fully invested in any of the abovementioned asset classes at any particular time, while complying with the stated duration and tenor limitations. The maximum average weighted duration of the portfolio is 180 days and the maximum tenor for any one instrument is 36 months. The portfolio may from time to time invest in financial instruments. The portfolio will not be permitted to invest its assets in foreign investment markets.