What is Sanlam iTrade?
Sanlam iTrade is the online trading platform of Sanlam Private Investments, so advanced in its design and user compatibility, so liberating in its spread of options, that it offers everything you need and more to make successful investment decisions, pro-actively manage your portfolio and trade on the JSE at competitive costs.
Click here for the Sanlam iTrade brochure.
Why trade online?
More and more people, from young Internet-savvy 30-year olds to the baby boomer generation are discovering the benefits of investing directly on the JSE:
It offers online clients the quality, quantity and speed of information that is usually only available to professional investment managers.
It is convenient and available anywhere, anytime – you can research and manage your investments from Cape Town to Cardiff, 24/7, from the convenience of your home or office.
It is cost-effective – the wealth of information, research and live data is available at a small monthly fee and trading fees are up to 50% lower than normal stockbroking fees.
It is fast – no waiting on the telephone to talk to a stockbroker. Transactions are processed in seconds straight into the JSE, followed by immediate trade confirmation via SMS.
It facilitates pro-active portfolio management – while away from the office, price alerts will keep you informed and automatic stop-loss orders will protect you from sudden price declines.
Is there anywhere you can learn to trade online?
Online education and interactive training courses are available on Sanlam iTrade’s website to empower investors to manage their own investments successfully. A Virtual Trade Simulator is available where you can learn to trade with a fictitious share portfolio. Just Register as an iView client and the first month is free, thereafter only R200 per year.
Various education models demonstrate how to use the website to trade as well as interpret macro-economic releases and share data to ensure technical analysis works for you. There are also modules to explain warrants and futures. We also conduct investor education courses and there are links to many educational websites, some of them free. For more info click on Investor Education .
How are you linked to the JSE?
Sanlam iTrade is your license to trade on the JSE as if you were right there on the trading floor. Real-time live prices are provided with market depth and the five best bid and offer prices plus volumes. Buying and selling orders are processed through the JSE in seconds with Direct Market Access. Immediate trade confirmations are sent via e-mail and SMS. You can also protect your portfolio from sharp price movements by placing stop-loss orders.
Will Sanlam iTrade give you fundamental share data and research?
Absolutely. Sanlam iTrade is a powerful research tool providing information on the SA economy, the impact of the international economy, JSE-listed companies as well as technical analysis on markets and shares. For every share, you get more than 10 years of financial statements and a news archive. Apart from statutory company information and dividend info, Sanlam iTrade makes performance and trading statistics available.
portfolios for different risk categories are continuously managed and
There are also consensus broker forecasts on more than 100 companies, giving you the buy/hold/sell views of top brokers as well as three-year earnings forecasts.
Is there space for your own technical analysis and charts?
Sanlam iTrade provides a comprehensive charting facility so you can undertake your own technical analysis on all JSE shares and indices, currencies, commodities and international indices. This can be done on bar, line or candlestick charts. Statistical analysis includes MACD, RSI, DMI (ADX), Stochastics, Fibonacci Retrace, Bollinger Bands and many more.
What about fees?
A monthly fee of just R50 plus VAT gives you access to the most innovative offering of features and facilities on the Internet. Monthly fees are waived if you pay more than R300 broking fees in a month. Broking fees start at R75 basic charge plus 0.5% broking fee (excluding statutory levies and taxes). The fee scale drops to 0.4% for trades above R500,000 and to 0.35% above R1m. For all our costs click on Our Costs .
Are you getting the big picture?
before has such an array of online trading and portfolio management
tools been assembled together in one package. Never have the tools on
offer been so sharp. Never before have you been given the opportunity
to see so much in one glance.
Register today and start experiencing Sanlam iTrade.
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