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22 Jul 2020
SA businesses look offshore to ease COVID-19 pain, open new markets

The COVID-19 lockdown left a trail of devastation across entire industries – but it has also forced many South African…

SA businesses look offshore to ease COVID-19 pain, open new markets

The COVID-19 lockdown left a trail of devastation across entire industries – but it has also forced many South African businesses to look for new approaches and markets, with a growing number looking to establish offshore operations to create a greater range of options and opportunities. While numerous South Africans…

10 Jun 2020
Borderless banking, for people who think without borders

By: Erik Olwagen, Head: Sales and Distribution, International Personal Banking, Standard Bank One of the many lessons that we can…

Borderless banking, for people who think without borders

By: Erik Olwagen, Head: Sales and Distribution, International Personal Banking, Standard Bank One of the many lessons that we can take away from the COVID-19 pandemic is how easily we, as society, can be shaken up when facing extreme uncertainty. Our freewheeling days may be over for the foreseeable future,…

21 May 2020
Debunking the 5 top myths of offshore investment

South African investors should be looking to invest in offshore markets to mitigate the risk of a shaky economy and…

Debunking the 5 top myths of offshore investment

South African investors should be looking to invest in offshore markets to mitigate the risk of a shaky economy and a volatile currency, but many are being held back by misconceptions which prevent them from fully exploring their retirement and financial planning options. Tim Mertens, the chairman of Sovereign Trust…

13 Apr 2020
Investors should keep a reasonable investment allocation outside of SA

MoneyMarketing asked Roland Gräbe, the head of Tailored Fund Portfolios at Old Mutual Wealth, about offshore investments in the COVID-19…

Investors should keep a reasonable investment allocation outside of SA

MoneyMarketing asked Roland Gräbe, the head of Tailored Fund Portfolios at Old Mutual Wealth, about offshore investments in the COVID-19 environment and what form a global market recovery will take.

09 Apr 2020
Financial planning in the time of coronavirus

We’re living in unprecedented times. The coronavirus pandemic has wrought havoc on countless lives and economies. It has taken away…

Financial planning in the time of coronavirus

We’re living in unprecedented times. The coronavirus pandemic has wrought havoc on countless lives and economies. It has taken away our freedom and limited our ability to engage in normal activities.

19 Feb 2020
SA managers turn to Guernsey funds

Guernsey, the specialist global centre for investment funds, has made significant gains in the numbers of funds domiciled in the…

SA managers turn to Guernsey funds

Guernsey, the specialist global centre for investment funds, has made significant gains in the numbers of funds domiciled in the island registered to be sold to retail investors in South Africa.

19 Feb 2020
Testing our global outlook

The February update to our Global Outlook reaffirms our expectation for global growth to edge higher this year, even as…

Testing our global outlook

The February update to our Global Outlook reaffirms our expectation for global growth to edge higher this year, even as the coronavirus outbreak has introduced uncertainties.

04 Feb 2020
Why doing what feels comfortable may not be what is right

In the current environment it may feel intuitive, or right, to conclude that you should be investing all of your…

Why doing what feels comfortable may not be what is right

In the current environment it may feel intuitive, or right, to conclude that you should be investing all of your money offshore.

24 Jan 2020
Henley & Partners discusses sovereign equity at Davos

Henley & Partners says it was delighted to take part in a Davos panel discussion during this week’s World Economic…

Henley & Partners discusses sovereign equity at Davos

Henley & Partners says it was delighted to take part in a Davos panel discussion during this week’s World Economic Forum, which considered innovation between the individual and the sovereign state, and the benefits that can be created through investment migration programs. Chairman Dr. Christian H. Kaelin built on the…

13 Jan 2020
Pound slump and BoE rate cut hints could drive demand for overseas assets

Increasing hints that the Bank of England will cut interest rates is likely to prompt investors into overseas financial assets,…

Pound slump and BoE rate cut hints could drive demand for overseas assets

Increasing hints that the Bank of England will cut interest rates is likely to prompt investors into overseas financial assets, Nigel Green, chief executive and founder of deVere Group, says. He was speaking out as the pound came under pressure on Monday after a key member of the Bank of…