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Insights categories - Personal investing

Has your risk perception changed as a result of the market crisis?

By Marise Bester on 16 Oct 2020

Reading time: 9 mins

Historically, deep economic shocks have prompted significant changes in investment and saving behaviour. During times of uncertainty, investors scramble to...

Insights categories - Local investing

Investment platform fees reduced

By Richard Carter on 17 Mar 2016

Reading time: 4 mins

Our investment platform has grown over the last few years making it possible for us to reduce our administration fees to give clients better value for money.

Insights categories - Offshore investing

Accessing foreign investment opportunities

By Richard Carter and Johann Grandia on 04 Feb 2014

Reading time: 7 mins

South African foreign exchange controls limit the amount unit trusts can invest overseas to 35% of retail assets under management, collectively. Available...

Insights categories - Personal investing

Fund ratings: an additional tool for your decision-making toolkit

By Jeanette Marais on 13 Oct 2013

Reading time: 6 mins

Over the last 10 years the unit trust industry in South Africa has enjoyed substantial growth both in assets under management and in the number of funds...

Insights categories - Offshore investing

Access global investment opportunities via our offshore platform

By Johann Grandia on 30 Sep 2013

Reading time: 6 mins

We understand that many investors are keen to invest offshore but neglect to do so as they find it too daunting. Johann Grandia discusses some of the...

Insights categories - Local investing

Rebates versus clean pricing: which structure benefits investors the most?

By Richard Carter on 23 Jul 2013

Reading time: 5 mins

A key problem in the LISP industry is that fees are complex, and different platforms use different fee structures. Many investors do not understand how much...

Insights categories - Personal investing

The Allan Gray Investment Platform: high quality service with simple, transparent fund choice

By Jeanette Marais on 30 Jun 2012

Reading time: 7 mins

Objectives for investing change throughout our lives, from buying a car or house, to longer-term goals, such as saving for our children's education and our...

Insights categories - Offshore investing

Understanding your offshore investment options

By Jeanette Marais on 30 Jun 2011

Reading time: 8 mins

On top of making investment decisions, there are various practical options to choose from when investing offshore. Exchange controls are currently a constrai...


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