Investment

Time to invest Offshore?

Finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, announced in the last week of October, that the o­nce-off foreign investment allowance for individuals has been increased to R4 million. With the stronger Rand and the growth potential in emerging…
Investment

Investing offshore: Fantastic!

Fantastic! A South African’s ability to take money overseas to invest has just doubled. But let’s pause for a minute. Is it really fantastic? This kind of investment brings with it a plethora of responsibilities…
Investment

How is your Unit Trust performing, really?

If you are invested in one of the many local unit trusts that have exposure to the equity markets, chances are you have received a statement recently showing that your investment has produced negative returns…