Global exchange-traded fund - NewGold Issuer Ltd


NewGold Issuer decreases 0.7%, 3 days' volume in a day 31 July, 2015


NewGold Issuer Ltd (J:GLD), the largest Exchange Traded Fund by market cap in South Africa, decreased 89.0c (or 0.7%) from its last traded date of July 30, 2015 to close at ZAR132.35. Trading volume was 2.8 times average. Compared with the Morgan Stanley Capital International World Index [MSCI World] which fell 0.9 points (or 0.05%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.6%.

Price Change %1 Month3 Month6 Month1 Year
MSCI World1.39-1.554.91.13



+ The price dropped 3.5% in the last month. The ETF has been exacerbated by firm volume of 1.4 times average for the month.

+ The Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) indicator of 12-day Exponential Moving Average (EMA) of 132.68 minus the 26-day EMA of 134.29 is negative 1.61 suggesting a bearish signal. Both EMA prices are falling, another bearish signal.

+ Falls to Rises: in the past month the number of falls outnumbered rises 16:8 or 2:1.

Low Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Relative Strength (6M)23In Bottom Quartile
Price Change %-0.7In Bottom Quartile
Price/MAP2000.65In Bottom 5%


High Performance Indicators:

DescriptionValueRank In Market
MCapZAR18.4 billion (US$1.5 billion)In Top 9%
Today's TurnoverZAR200.8 million (US$15.8 million)In Top 10%



+ Volume: there were 1,519,938 units worth ZAR200.8 million (US$15.8 million) traded.

+ NewGold Issuer is at a discount of 8.7% to its 12-month high of ZAR145.0 on 21 Jan, 2015. It is also at a premium of 9.3% to the 12-month low of ZAR121.10 on 06 Nov, 2014.

+ The present value of ZAR1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in NewGold Issuer is ZAR997, for a capital loss of ZAR3.

+ 1 year Multiplier in ZAR = 1.0x

Present Value of USD1,000 invested 1 year ago:

+ The present value of USD1,000 (PV1000) invested one year ago in NewGold Issuer is US$832, for a capital loss of US$168.

+ 1 year ago USD 1 equalled ZAR 10.6045

+ 1 year Multiplier in USD = 0.8x

Global Rank out of 3,494 ETFs

The present value of $1,000 invested a year ago is $847, ranking it 1730 out of 3,494 ETFs. Its 6-month relative strength (or price percentile rank) is 30.

PV$1000 (1Year) US$*8471730Second
Rel Strength 6 Mo (US$)302431Third
Net Assets (US$)915.3M449Top

* 1 year ago USD 1 equalled ZAR 10.6045

Jul 31, 2015: USD 1 equals ZAR 12.7065


NewGold Issuer Ltd is a special purpose company registered in South Africa. The company is set up to issue Gold Bullion Securities. Gold Bullion Securities are designed to track the spot gold price less fees. GBS provides investors the opportunity of investing in the gold bullion market without the necessity of taking physical delivery of gold.


NewGold Issuer Ltd (J:GLD)

Inception DateNovember 02, 2004
Expense Ratio0.4% of average net assets
CategoryCommodities - Gold

Management Fees

+ The management fee is 0.4% of total assets


Announcement DateJuly 23, 2015
Net AssetsZAR11.6 billion