Browsing: Offshore investment

Introduction 

Whenever the words “offshore” and “investment” are used in the same sentence the first things that come to mind are criminality, secrecy, money laundering and the use of tax havens to hide ill-gotten wealth by corrupt business figures and political elites.

This is not an undeserved connotation because some tax havens and jurisdictions have been used to store away wealth gained in ways that are less than scrupulous. The now infamous Panama Papers have established this as fact. However, despite this negative epithet, investing offshore has a critical role to play in optimizi...

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Why you should invest offshore - a recap 

The Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) when compared to the rest of the global share market consists of less than 1 per cent.

Therefore, if your portfolio is made up entirely of shares on the ZSE or any investments restricted to Zimbabwe then you are potentially missing out on 99 per cent of the global share pace.

This is massive and a good reason for retail investors to look beyond borders to enhance returns, diversification and to hedge against the volatility and risk in the local economy. 

Offshore investment is a necessity! 

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