Q. Which broker can I trade offshore CFDs and do I need a lot of money?
A. Just two years ago, you needed around $2,500 (R34,000) to open and trade offshore accounts.
Fortunately for you, those days are long gone.
We understand that finances are tight nowadays. And with the ever increasing costs of transport, food and living expenses, we've tracked down the most affordable offshore broker... ››› more
If you want to invest offshore, one of the first things you need to consider is exchange controls.
Before you can invest in any opportunities offshore, you need to sort out taking your cash out of SA.
So what's involved? It depends on how much you want to take out.
Let's take a closer look…
Exchange controls in South Africa
Exchange controls in SA mean you need to sort this si... ››› more
Investing some of your wealth offshore is a great way to diversify your portfolio.
Other markets move differently to the South African market. By investing offshore, you can benefit from this and reduce the risk to your investment portfolio in the process.
So what types of investments are available to invest in offshore? How can you pick the best investment for your money? And how can you fi... ››› more
When it comes to building a portfolio of shares, it makes good diversification sense to put some of your money into markets other than South Africa.
Offshore investments can be tricky, but there is a way you can gain exposure to these markets very easily.
The London Stock Exchange's main index, the FTSE 100 is showing signs of further gains.
Here's how you can get in the action…
W... ››› more
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