Investing online with Metope is an efficient 5-step application process:
If at any point during this application process you feel unsure, please do not hesitate to contact us on 021 418 3760.
Before making investment decisions please ensure that you are familiar with our product offering and fund selection. Consider appointing a financial advisor if you do not feel equipped to make an informed decision.
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