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Theresa May Holds on, but What Does This Mean for Investors?

Theresa May has survived a leadership challenge called by Eurosceptic members of her own party and will continue to lead the United Kingdom as it heads toward Brexit. But David Zahn, Franklin Templeton Fixed Income Group’s head of European Fixed Income, warns May’s troubles are not over yet. He predicts further volatility ahead for financial […]

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Does tax really matter when making investment decisions?

Tax rates have been rising for several years now. Personal tax rates have gone up, and even structures such as trusts and companies are now heavily taxed in their own right. (more…)

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Mauritius rolls out red carpet for foreign investors, residents

The tropical island paradise of Mauritius has thrown open its doors to prospective investors and residents, with increasing numbers of South Africans being attracted by an idyllic lifestyle and a liberal approach to regulation and taxation that makes it easy to start and run a business. (more…)

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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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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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