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Strate: A Pioneer of Exchange-of-Value Settlement Solutions

All too often, good infrastructure goes unnoticed. This is probably one of the reasons why few South Africans know and understand the country’s Central Securities Depository, Strate, however, without it, investors would shy away from South Africa.
Prior to the implementation of Strate in 1999, SA was categorised as one of the worst emerging markets in terms of operational and settlement risk. Trading volumes on the stock exchange were averaging 4,000 trades daily, very thin when this is compared to the 350 000 on average during a month today.

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Strate Charity Shares’ Donations Surpass R6m Mark

Strate Charity Shares (SCS) is registered as a non-profit organisation and charity donation programme that was created almost 15 years ago to address the long-standing problem of investors holding small amounts of unwanted shares. Since 2002, SCS has paid more than R6 million to charities dedicated to helping children.  It hands donations to charities across […]

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First Bonds Donated to Strate Charity Shares

Strate Charity Shares (SCS), a registered non-profit organisation and charity donation programme, has received its first bond donations that will go towards supporting charities across South Africa that are dedicated to feeding, raising and educating children.   SCS was created over thirteen years ago to address the long-standing problem of investors holding small amounts of […]

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Strate Charity Shares Donations

Strate Charity Shares (SCS) is registered as a non-profit organisation and charity donation programme that was created to address the long-standing problem of investors holding small amounts of unwanted shares. It hands donations to charities across South Africa that are dedicated to feeding, raising and educating children.

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Bonds now Accepted as Strate Charity Shares Donations

Strate Charity Shares (SCS), which was created as an independent non-profit organisation and charity donation programme that focuses on charities dedicated to feeding, raising and educating children, has now expanded its  list of eligible securities to include odd lots of bonds as well.   Investors who have wanted to dispose of odd lots of securities (such as bonds and equities) to […]

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Strate Charity Shares Charity Spotlight

The Topsy Foundation empowers families and communities to improve the care and protection of all children made vulnerable by the HIV and AIDS epidemic. It is one of the charities that has been a beneficiary of Strate Charity Shares (SCS), a non-profit company that allows investors to donations of small or large amounts of their odd-lot shares to charity.   A […]

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SCS Charity Spotlight: In Support of the Welfare of our Nation’s Children

Nelson Mandela once said, “Together as a nation, we have the obligation to put sunshine into the hearts of our little ones. They are our precious possessions. They deserve what happiness life can offer.” Child Welfare’s vision is in line with Mandela’s, aiming to provide safe home environments to children and protect children to ensure that they […]

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