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EasyEquities Review

"EasyEquities has taken the online brokerage world by storm, offering incredibly low fees and an ever-expanding range of investment opportunities - but do they really have their clients' best interests at heart?"

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EasyEquities: An Overview

EasyEquities is an online broker that allows its users to invest in stocks and ETFs from around the world. It was founded in 2013 by Charles Savage, Alon Krammer, and Richard Whitehead. The company has quickly become one of the most popular online brokers in South Africa, offering its clients access to global markets at low fees.

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Public Opinion

EasyEquities has been well-received by the public, with many people praising its low fees and easy to use platform. The company has also been praised for its customer service and wide selection of investment options. However, some users have complained about the lack of research tools and the lack of a mobile app.

Newsworthy Events

In 2018, EasyEquities joined forces with SA Corporate Real Estate Investment Trust (SAC-REIT) to launch the first exchange-traded fund (ETF) on the JSE. In 2020, EasyEquities announced that it had reached 1 million users, and it was also named as one of South Africa’s most innovative companies by Fast Company magazine. Furthermore, EasyEquities was recently approved by the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) as a category 2 financial services provider, making it the first online broker in South Africa to be regulated by the FSCA.