2021 Media Releases

Majority of local investors miss out on strong stock market recovery

27 May 2021

The local Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) industry reported net inflows of R13.69 billion in the first three months of this year, taking to R203.83 billion the total net inflows for the 12 months to the end of March 2021.

The CIS industry statistics for the quarter and year ended March 2021, released today by the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA), show that while net inflows in the first quarter of this year tapered off from last year’s high levels, the total annual net inflows of R203.83 billion are the highest ever achieved by the local CIS industry over a rolling 12 month period.

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Previous Media Releases

Local hedge funds industry finding its feet in a regulated environment

8 March 2021

The South African hedge funds industry ended 2020 with assets under management of R73.27 billion. Statistics released by the Association for Savings and Investment South Africa (ASISA) show that assets under management increased by R4.35 billion in 2020... read more

Interest bearing CIS portfolios attract record breaking net inflows in 2020

8 March 2021

The local Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) industry attracted net annual inflows of R213 billion last year – the highest ever in the industry’s 55 year history. read more

Life insurers pay more than half a trillion Rand to policyholders and beneficiaries in 2020

8 March 2021

Policyholders and beneficiaries received claims and benefit payments worth R522.7 billion from South African life insurers in 2020. read more

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