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George Cipolloni

Why SA investors shouldn’t fear international markets – or even Trump

South Africa represents only 1% of the world’s market capitalisation, according to the World Bank. Given this statistic, it’s not hard to see why investing offshore has such diversification benefits for South Africans. However, the uncertainty and unknowns of investing in international markets is still too overwhelming for many. George Cipolloni, sub-investment manager of the […]

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How much is enough to hold offshore?

Representing less than 1% of the global economy and expecting less than 2% growth in GDP per annum over the next two years, the South African economy appears unlikely to offer local investors the chance of decent returns, which remain hindered by socio-political and economic factors.  (more…)

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Relocating to Malta, ‘the Mediterranean Jewel’

Considering relocating? Looking for somewhere that has a low crime rate, good climate, affordable housing, excellent health services, and a reasonable cost of living? According to Mel Roberts, Consultant at Maitland, Malta ticks all the boxes! (more…)

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At last – an opportunity to buy a home in Zanzibar

Up to now, it hasn’t been possible for a person who is not from Zanzibar to buy a property on this magnificent island. (more…)

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Sukumar Rajah

Opportunities continue to be found in global markets

While South Africa is now in a technical recession, global growth appears to be steady, so it’s little wonder that local investors are continuing to invest offshore. MoneyMarketing spoke to Sukumar Rajah, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer – Asian Equity, Local Asset Management at Franklin Templeton Investments. Are global markets seen as expensive right now? […]

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Talking Economics: Are investors complacent?

As political and economic uncertainty in South Africa remain a concern for investors, many have turned to global portfolios for a measure of offshore exposure. (more…)

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Elize Botha

Matching your investment goals with the right fund

It’s still early in the new year, a time synonymous with reflecting on last year and developing new plans for the year ahead. According to Elize Botha, Managing Director of Old Mutual Unit Trusts and Hywel George, Director of Investments at Old Mutual Investment Group, the same can be said for wealth-building strategies.  An astute […]

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The world in 2017

Geopolitical Analysis Platform, Stratfor, says economic frustration, a China in transition and a U.S. focus on pulling back from overseas obligations this year, will have an enduring impact on the global economy and international system. (more…)

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