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07 Jan 2021
SARS is aware of your offshore assets

By Jean du Toit, Head of Tax Technical at Tax Consulting SA The days where SARS shuts its eyes to…

SARS is aware of your offshore assets

By Jean du Toit, Head of Tax Technical at Tax Consulting SA The days where SARS shuts its eyes to taxpayers’ offshore holdings are thing of the past. SARS is finally utilising the Automatic Exchange of Information regime to pin down taxpayers who have not disclosed their offshore interests and…

05 Jan 2021
Characteristics of a quality, dividend paying company

Author: Robin Hartslief, Investment Professional, Marriott Asset Management 2020 was a turbulent year in financial markets, characterised by a significant…

Characteristics of a quality, dividend paying company

Author: Robin Hartslief, Investment Professional, Marriott Asset Management 2020 was a turbulent year in financial markets, characterised by a significant sell-off in February and March, followed by a sustained recovery. Globally, concerns around low growth, low interest rates, a potential recession and intensifying geopolitics increased market volatility and threatened to…

13 Oct 2020
Dealing with offshore estates can be complicated

With more South Africans moving assets offshore, many investors are unaware of the unforeseen tax and fiduciary hurdles associated with…

Dealing with offshore estates can be complicated

With more South Africans moving assets offshore, many investors are unaware of the unforeseen tax and fiduciary hurdles associated with ownership of foreign assets, according to Mandy Dix-Peek, Head of Old Mutual Wealth Fiduciary Services. She says that the global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted this potential hurdle for families at…

08 Sep 2020
Investing offshore opens a world of possibilities

By: Standard Bank Wealth International South Africa accounts for less than 0.5 percent of the world’s gross domestic products, or…

Investing offshore opens a world of possibilities

By: Standard Bank Wealth International South Africa accounts for less than 0.5 percent of the world’s gross domestic products, or GDP. Investors who therefore expand their horizons beyond local borders have access to the other 99.5 percent, which makes a strong case for diversification and investing in international markets.  There…

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.

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