Investment Outlook Q3 2021


Investment Outlook Q3 2021 Not much has changed over the past quarter. But a lot appears to have changed. What do we mean by this? Investing is made complex simply by the amount of information flowing around, and while it is often well intended, mostly it distracts, confuses and alarms investors, which [...]

Investment Outlook Q3 20212021-10-14T07:03:35+00:00

The Global Tax Cartel


The Global Tax Cartel “...but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” Benjamin Franklin's quote has become quite pertinent given the recent push by the large developed economies to set a global minimum tax level. For years, large multinational corporations have been employing tax avoidance [...]

The Global Tax Cartel2021-10-07T04:44:20+00:00

The Race To Space


The Race To Space Late in 2020, NASA led the establishment of what is known as the Artemis Accords. The intention here is to lay the groundwork for global agreement on what countries are allowed to do when making the great journey into outer space. This would potentially govern aspects like safety [...]

The Race To Space2021-09-15T07:55:42+00:00

SARS Wants Customer Information from SA’s Top Crypto Exchanges


SARS Wants Customer Information from SA’s Top Crypto Exchanges Cryptocurrency platforms are not yet required to provide customers with tax certificates. SA’s three largest crypto exchanges – AltCoinTrader, Luno, and VALR – say they have been approached by the SA Revenue Service (Sars) as part of a tax risk assessment exercise on [...]

SARS Wants Customer Information from SA’s Top Crypto Exchanges2021-08-11T10:22:05+00:00

Phases of Trauma


Considering the unrest that many of us have been affected by in parts of South Africa, we thought that the points below might be beneficial and be of interest to those that might be experiencing trauma following these events. Phases of Trauma Phase One - Impact Phase (first few days after the [...]

Phases of Trauma2021-07-22T12:02:33+00:00

Investment Outlook Q2 2021


Investment Outlook Q2 2021 LOCAL For much of the past five years, local investors have had little to rejoice about. Naspers has almost single handedly bailed out the savings industry, where lackluster economic conditions have worked against strong equity returns in the local market. While Naspers was not able to fully stem [...]

Investment Outlook Q2 20212021-07-22T11:09:57+00:00

Investment Update – Mid 2021


Investment Update - Mid 2021 We are already half-way through the year! With that in mind, we thought it would be a good idea to 'Pause' and look at how we are doing. Click on the link below to listen to Jared van Dam from, explain how the markets have recovered, [...]

Investment Update – Mid 20212021-06-30T12:37:51+00:00

South Africa has ‘extremely bright economic prospects’


South Africa has 'Extremely Bright Economic Prospects' Roelof Botha expects the economy to grow by at least 5% in 2021; Azar Jammine says the global environment is helping. South Africa has extremely bright economic prospects, according to two prominent economists. Roelof Botha, an economic advisor of Optimum Investment Group, said the economy is [...]

South Africa has ‘extremely bright economic prospects’2021-06-25T02:39:20+00:00

Protect Yourself from Phishing and Vishing


Protect Yourself from Phishing and Vishing The Ombudsman for Banking Service (OBS) has warned bank accountholders to be vigilant when transacting online and to be aware that scamsters use an array of techniques to obtain confidential information such as debit /credit card details, card pin numbers, transaction OTPs and mobile or internet [...]

Protect Yourself from Phishing and Vishing2021-06-08T10:50:50+00:00

Make Eskom Great Again


Make Eskom Great Again In 2001, Eskom was named as the global power company of the year at the Global Energy Awards hosted by the Financial Times in New York. The utility was commended for its technological innovation, effective maintenance, and low-cost electricity. In the two decades since then, however, a lack [...]

Make Eskom Great Again2021-05-24T11:42:06+00:00
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