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24 April 2024Win R25 000 to kickstart your investment journey*
Ready to unlock a world of investment possibilities, but running a little low on funds? We’ve got you! We’re giving one lucky user a R25 000 wallet top-up to boost their investment portfolio.
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06 May 2024Beat the pros: why individual investors can win big
This article explores why individual investors can outperform professional money managers in the long run. It reveals the disadvantages of institutional investors, including short-term focus, restrictive mandates, and vulnerability to client behaviour. These constraints force institutional investors to mimic the market, hindering their ability to outperform it. In contrast, retail investors have more flexibility and can invest in smaller companies and hold cash without pressure.
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08 August 2023So you’ve just downloaded Shyft. Now what?
Discover how Shyft, the ultimate global money app, meets all your financial needs – whether you're shopping, investing, travelling or sending and receiving money.
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Frequently asked questions

To use Shyft, you must be a permanent resident of South Africa (someone who holds a valid South African green identity document or identity card), a foreign national residing in South Africa, or a Botswana resident. You must be 18 years or older.

Shyft is available to both Standard Bank/Stanbic and non-Standard Bank/Stanbic customers who are permanent residents of South Africa or Botswana. However, foreign nationals residing in South Africa must hold an active Standard Bank account to sign up for Shyft.

The app is free to download and use, but charges apply for certain transactions. Charges are displayed before each transaction is completed in the app, so you will always know exactly how much you are being charged and what the sum total of your transaction is.

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