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How to invest offshore, an easy guide

Share this! How to invest offshore, an easy guide By Wouter Fourie CFP® FPI Financial Planner of the year 2015/2016 Director of Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers You can invest indirectly or directly – both have various options.   Why invest offshore (outside South Africa)? South Africa represents less than one percent of the world economy

Investors must ignore short-term market noise

Share this! Investors must ignore short-term market noise Warren Buffett is a good proponent of sitting on your hands when the markets are up and down – Martin de Kock, director at Ascor Independent Wealth Managers. Ryk van Niekerk  /  10 May 2018 RYK VAN NIEKERK: Welcome to this Financial Advisor podcast – our weekly podcast where I

Top UP investment management student awarded

Share this!Ascor® Awards Top Students at UP Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers has honoured the best B.Com Investment Management students at the University of Pretoria. Every year, Ascor® awards a cash prize to the best Investment Management student. The award is handed over during a special function and this year it was attended by Ascor® MD,

Trading in bitcoin, ethereum? Sars wants its share

Share this! Trading in bitcoin, ethereum? SARS wants its share  Spare a thought for cryptocurrency traders. 10 April 2018 08:08   /  By  Wouter Fourie – Ascor® Independent Wealth Managers   Spare a thought for cryptocurrency traders. Not only has the value of coins such as bitcoin and ethereum been on a rollercoaster ride, but now the South African

South Africa’s tax chief suspended

Share this!South Africa’s tax chief suspended By Tom Carnegie, 20 Mar 2018   In a bid to boost investor confidence, South Africa’s new president Cyril Ramaphosa has suspended the head of the tax service after he refused to resign. Ramaphosa suspended Tom Moyane after he refused to voluntarily resign as commissioner of the South African Revenue Services