Offshore investment remains a popular way to grow your investment portfolio around the world. That's why ‘how to move one's business offshore is a popular topic among entrepreneurs' at the moment. As an investor, you can profit from investing offshore too! Here's how to do so safely…
Last week, yields on South African benchmark bonds traded near record lows.
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If you're sick of currency wars in the West and resource monopoly in the East but still want to invest offshore, look no further than Africa! Africa's being touted as a dominant force in the world's economic landscape for decades to come... Here's why you mustn't miss out on this opportunity.
Offshore investing is a great way to diversify your portfolio.
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South Africa's not the only company with rising fuel costs. On Wednesday, Namibia announced yet another petrol price increase of 10c per litre. Zimbabwe, on the other hand, is looking forward to a reduction in fuel costs by introducing blended fuel. This will result in fuel import cost savings for the government, as well as savings for consumers. Here's how you can also profit from this news…
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A new report estimates that up to $32 trillion in private global wealth is invested offshore. While this is a great investment strategy, you shouldn't go in with your eyes closed. There are lots of offshore investment scams you need to watch out for. Luckily, you can use these tips to safeguard your offshore investments…
Offshore investments are a great way to diversify your investments.
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“The prime motive for holding a global equity portfolio is to obtain the benefits of international diversification. Diversification comes from holding investments that have unrelated returns,” says The South African Investor. Do you know how to do this? Read on to find out a cheaper alternative to get international exposure and great returns.
ETFs are a cheap alternative if you want interna... ››› more
The experts at The South African Investor are always on the lookout for industry professionals with views on investment strategies and asset protection strategies. They recently spoke to Josh Bennett, an international asset protection lawyer. Read on to find out the three things you need to do to protect your liquid and physical assets.
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Are you aware that SARS has given you a gift? And no, it's not a humungous tax refund. It's something far more important and it could change your life forever when it comes to your offshore investment needs. Read on to find out how SARS has simplified the way you invest offshore.
If you’ve ever tried to take money offshore, you’ll be all too familiar with the red tape, and the civil servant... ››› more
Did you know that offshore exposure is the ultimate weapon in your investment arsenal? But, many South Africans are daunted by the prospect of investing offshore. They believe it's hard, expensive and near impossible to cut through the red tape. They're wrong! Read on to find out the four reasons you should move your wealth offshore today.
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The annual Investment Forum that Magnus Heystek recently reported on had some of South Africa's top investment brains punting offshore investments. And global equity funds are showing impressive gains this year, making offshore investments a great way to see a profit. Luckily, you can take advantage by investing in just one ETN today!
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So the European and Cypriot politicians managed to reach a bailout agreement in the final moments before the country went bust.
This involved levies on large deposits as well as winding up the country's second biggest bank.
But, does this mean you can now breathe a sigh of relief and believe things will go back to normal in Europe and they can just jump back on a growth path?
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Investors are bored with the West's constant currency wars and they're looking for a new direction. And China and Brazil are leading the way. At this week's BRICS Summit, they signed an agreement to move their trade exchanges out of the US dollar zone. The best part? You can profit from these emerging market superpowers with minimal risk through an ETN!
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Last week, workers at Palabora Mining Company extended an underground protest, halting mining at the country's largest copper mine. Little wonder local investors are hesitant about the mining sector. But a halt in production is sure to drive demand as supply dwindles. And that means investors will be smiling as the copper price rises. Here are two great offshore investment opportunities for you to... ››› more
“My own money is 100% offshore in foreign equity, property and even cash”. - This was a huge statement delivered by Allan Gray fund manager Duncan Artus at the recent investor forum held at Sun City.
In fact, the main theme of the forum overall was that most fund managers in South Africa are at the maximum allowed offshore levels in their funds.
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We all remember the visuals of Marikana that sparked huge international controversy. And the toll of the mining strikes had major social and economic effects for South Africa.
As an investor you saw mining shares lose billions of rands off their market caps and a shutdown of many operations.
Then the transport sector followed with striking truck drivers bringing the delivering of goods on ou... ››› more
The Kenyan presidential election has finally drawn to a close, with Uhuru Kenyatta declared the winner. There were fears of a repeat of the violence that broke out in the last big election, but this round was much more peaceful. In fact, Kenya could just be Africa's next top investment hotspot - here's why...
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If you're new to offshore investing, you've probably never considered any other markets than America, England and Europe. After all, these Western developed markets are safe investment destinations for offshore investors. But think again, says investment expert Warren Jeffery. Investing in the East with Emerging market funds just makes sense…
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Are you looking for a new investment hotspot? Finland is a top choice. A report released on Thursday by the Fraser Institute shows that its mining industry is one of the top ones around the world - it's stable, consistently produces and isn't affected by labour disputes. Added to this, Investopedia says Finland has a pristine sovereign debt record - all the more signs of a healthy economy. Here's ... ››› more
More investors are looking at offshore investments than ever before. Once seen as a way to illegally profit by driving your money out of the country, it's become a healthy, wise way to diversify your investment portfolio. Here's what you should keep in mind when selecting a country for offshore investments. Thursday saw South African stocks book their biggest one-day fall in nearly a year, reports... ››› more
Zimbabwe's just clamped down further on its citizens' financial freedom by threatening to look into their offshore accounts and overseas investments to refill its depleted state coffers. Luckily, there aren't any similar laws in South Africa, but investor still find it tricky to invest overseas. That's about to change - read on to discover a clever way to get around this and profit from offshore ... ››› more
When you think about investing offshore, you probably think about investing your money in Europe or the US. In fact, few investors even consider what economies closer to home have to offer. But that's all changing. Africa's the next big investment hotspot you need to invest in. Here's why you need to consider investing in Africa today… When you think about investing offshore, you probably think ... ››› more
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