GovernanceInvestment

Investment lessons for 2011

Note: Although these comments have been made from a UK perspective, the points and examples apply equally well to global markets. There are few new lessons in investment – just a constant need to be…
Investment

Retiring with dignity

The risk of capital loss is a concept that is, without a doubt, well-known and feared by virtually every investor. It continues to dominate investment decisions and investors seem to be blissfully unaware of other,…
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…