A decision to invest offshore should not be driven by fear but should rather form part of a diversified investment portfolio for the best risk-adjusted return.
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In an environment of disappointing market returns, the best value is to be found by investing offshore in blue-chip multinationals that are market leaders in their industries.
South African investors are nervous ‒ and for good reason.
Online stockbroker EasyEquities will soon be offering South Africans the ability to invest in American stocks and shares via its platform.
The winds of change, including ageing world population, are causing red flags to flutter and require investors to diversify their approach.
Investing offshore is not about the rand or pessimism; it’s about sound financial planning.
If you have invested offshore, you may need a foreign will to deal with your foreign assets on your death.
By Tracy Muller, Head: Fiduciary at Nedbank Private Wealth Individuals are often driven to invest internationally for the wrong reasons, as emotions override financial acumen. They often only consider investing internationally when the rand starts depreciating against other currencies. But investing internationally should rather be a decision...
By Lourens Coetzee, an Investment Professional at Marriott Demanding equity valuations and a subdued outlook for growth in South Africa suggest investors may need to increase their offshore exposure to ensure an acceptable investment outcome. Marriott believes the case for offshore equities remains compelling, as it is possible to purchase some of...
By Derry Pickford, Macro Analyst at Ashburton Investments (@AshburtonInvest) Two esteemed US Economics Professors, Maurice Obstfeld and Kenneth Rogoff called it one of the six great puzzles in macroeconomics: “home bias”. Why do investors keep so much of their portfolios in domestic assets? We look at how this approach can make...