South Africa’s sovereign debt downgrade and its implications

by Mike Abbott | Apr 13, 2017

South Africa finds itself in the grip of a full-blown political crisis. In times like this, cool heads prevail and well-considered plan Bs are...

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British expats to take on 25% tax on pension transfers

by Mike Abbott | Mar 23, 2017

Britons living outside of the UK will now face a hefty tax when transferring their pensions outside of the UK as HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) h...

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Top investment strategies

by Mike Abbott | Dec 4, 2015

When it comes to financial markets, the only certainties are both risk and uncertainty itself.

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MMR: The morning after

by Mike Abbott | Sep 27, 2014

As people are gradually noticing, it’s becoming a lot harder to take out a new mortgage. At the Sable International, we’ve noticed a definite ...

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Home bias and international diversification

by Mike Abbott | Jul 14, 2014

Studies have shown that over the long term, equity markets tend to outperform many other asset classes, and although the investor must tolerat...

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