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Monarch & Co on options for individuals should South Africans working overseas have to pay tax locally as well

How countries ensure the success of Citizenship by Investment programmes

CEO of Monarch&Co, James Bowling says there are various measures that countries implement to ensure the future sustainability of their Citizenship by Investment (CBI) programmes. (more…)

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Grant Meintjes, Head of Securities, PSG Wealth.

Key considerations when investing offshore

By Grant Meintjes, Head of Securities, PSG Wealth. It’s 10 years since the beginning of the global financial crisis, and investors are more aware than ever of how portfolio diversification can help protect their investments. These days, a diversified investment portfolio should include both local and international shares. (more…)

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Local investors not deterred by turbulent investment climate

The local Collective Investment Schemes (CIS) industry continues to attract steady net quarterly inflows as local investors seem undeterred by the current turbulent political and economic environment. (more…)

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Education and collaboration key to driving sustainable responsible investing practice 

Socially responsible behaviour is becoming the new normal, particularly amongst millennials – and is set to drive demand for more responsible investment practices in the financial industry. (more…)

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Do South African investors have unrealistic return expectations?

The Schroders Global Investor Study 2017 – a survey of over 22,000 wealth investors* across 30 countries, conducted by global asset management firm, Schroders – has revealed that over the next five years, South African wealth investors* expect to make an average annual total return of 13.3%, which is significantly higher than the global average […]

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Minister Malusi Gigaba

Treasury confirms resignation of Michael Sachs

National Treasury confirms the resignation of its Deputy Director-General: Budget Office, Michael Sachs. “Mr Sachs has expressed his interest to serve the public sector in a different capacity,” its statement, issued on Monday afternoon, said. “Mr Sachs will not be leaving National Treasury immediately to ensure a proper handover to another senior official and to […]

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Three compelling investment opportunities

By Duggan Matthews, Chief Investment Officer, Marriott. Investors are currently dealing with a tough economic and investment environment, but at Marriott we have identified three macro trends playing out that hold significant opportunities. (more…)

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FNB repositions its investment offering

FNB has announced its intention to significantly enhance its investment offering to clients by investing heavily into its Wealth and Investment business that now combines the existing investment capabilities from FNB, RMB Private Bank and Ashburton. (more…)

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