By Lora Coventry
Thursday June 24, 2010 at 09:30
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It points to the iShares MSCI South Africa (SRSA) ETF, which tracks the index of the Rainbow Nation, or suggest investing in Xstrata
, Diamond Corp or Anglo American
, for their exposure to the region.
Another way to cash in on any opportunities in the region is via a fund with exposure to the region, and Barclays Stockbrokers singles out Fidelity's Emerging Europe Middle East and Africa
, which has over 38 per cent investment exposure to South Africa.
"It is worth noting that the economic benefits of being the host country are a matter of some debate; while optimists see the event as a catalyst for further economic growth and prosperity, sceptics believe the wider economic impact is limited and will not influence the more fundamental issues the country faces," Barbara-Ann King, head of investments at Barclays Stockbrokers, said.