When tax is used for good (paywall)

Who would have thought the tax man is on our side? A special provision in the tax laws offer a 100% tax benefit for investing into funds run by Section 12J Venture Capital Companies. How sweet is that? The full content of these articles are currently behind the BusinessLive.co.za paywall Higher tax not all bad […]

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Offshore investing is key to diversifying (paywall)

Is the grass truly greener on the other side? This is a question that South African investors are asking with increasing regularity as they look to build their offshore exposure to offset lucklustre growth locally. The full content of these articles are currently behind the BusinessLive.co.za paywall Global uncertainty may offer up long-term opportunities Global […]

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Planning for the Golden Years (paywall)

It is only natural that people get a little skittish the closer they get to retirement age. A nervous investor, however, is a dangerous investor – especially when markets are as volatile as they’ve been in the past year. The full content of these articles are currently behind the BusinessLive.co.za paywall. Keep saving regardless If […]

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Corporate dealmaking continues apace (paywall)

M&A activity is maybe not at the highest levels we’ve seen, but there are good deals to be made in tough time. Some may argue it’s the best time to be picking up assets. The full content of these articles are currently behind the BusinessLive.co.za paywall. Banking on buoyancy If the month of October 2016 […]

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The confounding quest for returns

What to do in an environment of low returns and high volatility? Investors have had anything but an easy ride as market conditions conspire to befuddle individuals looking to grow their wealth. Investors on the defensive South African investors are understandably cautious with their money at a time when local and global conditions give even […]

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The titanic struggle of two opposing viewpoints

Active investment managers believe their approach is the correct one. Not surprisingly, asset managers who promote a passive investment philosophy believe their’s is the one to adopt. Who’s right? Which way to wealth? In the debate over whether an active or passive investment approach is best, it is comforting that neither side approaches the subject […]

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