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BlackRock launches retail and institutional offering in South Africa

BlackRock has received approval to offer a range of offshore funds to South African investors. (more…)

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Eric Enslin _FNB Private Wealth

If the Rand remains weak, returns in foreign currency could boost investment portfolios

The gloomy economic start to 2016 has not dispelled the forecast of a tough outlook for South Africa over the course of this year. (more…)

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Crisis of confidence grips financial markets

Given the likelihood that market volatility will increase against the background of global growth and monetary policy divergences and uncertainties, it will be important for investors to stick with their investment horizons and not be influenced by short-term noise. (more…)

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Onshore tax breaks plus offshore exposure

Government’s tax-free savings (TFS) dispensation has added further impetus to the growth of db X-trackers, the range of JSE-listed exchange traded funds that track the performance of leading offshore indices. (more…)

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SA Reserve Bank Quarterly Bulletin September 2015

SA investors increase amount sent offshore

According to the SA Reserve Bank (SARB)’s Quarterly Bulletin December 2015 released today, portfolio investment abroad by South African investors increased notably from R10,0 billion in the second quarter of 2015 to R24,2 billion in the third quarter of 2015. (more…)

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Top benefits of citizenship by investment programmes

While the idea of a second passport may hold great appeal, when it comes to making the substantial investment required by residency and citizenship by investment programmes, the benefits have to be momentous in order for the investment to be deemed worthwhile. This is according to CEO of Monarch&Co – a company which offers residency […]

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Judy Snyman of AlphaWealth on the CRS and offshore funds

Screws on for SA tax evaders with offshore funds

From 2016, when The Common Reporting Standard (CRS) comes into operation, there will truly be nowhere left to hide for people seeking to withhold information from SARS. (more…)

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