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James Travers, Technical Manager of Guernsey Finance

Offshore investing is ‘mainstreaming’

South African investment fund managers are moving fast to meet investor demand for offshore diversification – and competition is growing from international financial centres keen to persuade South African investment managers to domicile their offshore products in their particular jurisdiction. (more…)

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Global growth is out of sync – what’s in store for SA

By Reza Hendrickse, Portfolio Manager at PPS Investments. Global economic expansion fell out of sync this year unlike the previous two years as global growth appeared to have plateaued. This is evident in Q3 where the performance has been less than spectacular. (more…)

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Why South Africans apply for Citizenship-by-Investment

Citizenship-by-Investment is on the rise globally with over 2.4bn USD spent each year derived mostly from China, the Middle East, and Russia, with South Africa not far behind. (more…)

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offshorecashdash

To financially emigrate or not to?

Emigrating to another country can be as stressful as it is exciting. It’s difficult enough to relocate your possessions, but it becomes even more complex when the time comes to transfer your financial assets abroad. Can you just use your foreign investment allowances to move your money or do you need to financially emigrate?  There […]

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Optimal Investment Growth Basket Limited removes complexity of offshore investing

Optimal Investment Growth Basket Limited removes complexity of offshore investing

Given that South Africa only presents a minor portion of the investable assets in the world, there are significant opportunities for local investors to diversify their investments by looking offshore. However, many are intimidated by the challenges revolving around this process. (more…)

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The offshore conundrum for SA investors

By Zain Wilson, Portfolio Manager at Old Mutual Investment Group. The recent announcement that South Africa has officially entered a recession, following two consecutive quarters of negative growth, appears to have largely reversed the optimism that took hold of the country following the change in leadership at the beginning of the year. While the global […]

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Growing pile of money

Top three tips for investing in a recession

The recent announcement that South Africa is in its first technical recession in nine years has dominated conversations from the newsroom to the watercooler. However, according to Herman van Papendorp, head of investment research and asset allocation at Momentum Investments, there’s really nothing technical about a recession and investors should stick to the basics to […]

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Reyneke Van Wyk

Global investing: No such thing as bad timing

Recent studies have revealed that when a disciplined approach to the regular investment of funds offshore is followed, the timing of these transactions is less important than many investors perceive it to be. (more…)

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