STI’s 3 Year Dollar Cost Average Return of 6.3% p.a.
Regular Shares Saving Plans (RSS Plans) provide an alternative means for investors to build gradual STI exposure, make use of dollar cost averaging with performance measured by return rates. From 30 June 2014 to 29 May 2017, the indicative return rate of an RSS Plan on a STI ETF came to 6.3% p.a. RSS plans utilise dollar cost averaging. Over the three year period, dollar cost averaging on the STI ETF meant that one third more units were bought at market lows in January 2016, compared to market highs in April 2015.