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As Erik Christiansen from the EDHEC-Risk Institute points out, there are two major criticisms of market cap-weighted indices. “The first one is a problem of concentration,” he notes. “In South Africa you are very well aware of this problem because it is even worse here than in other markets.” At the moment, just one stock – Naspers – makes up over 17.0% of the FTSE/JSE All Share Index.

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Erik Christiansen

Patrick Cairns

As Erik Christiansen from the EDHEC-Risk Institute points out, there are two major criticisms of market cap-weighted indices. “The first one is a problem of concentration,” he notes. “In South Africa you are very well aware of this problem because it is even worse here than in other markets.” At the moment, just one stock – Naspers – makes up over 17.0% of the FTSE/JSE All Share Index.

Type : Press article
Date : le 06/07/2017
Source : Moneyweb Holdings Ltd.

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