South African news: Zuma fires Gordhan

Some decisions taken defy logic, that by Zuma yesterday must stand as one of those decisions. Rand has responded by weakening further on the political “dance” we have seen play out this week. Both Finance Minister and Deputy Finance minister axed in cabinet reshuffle: https://mg.co.za/article/2017-03-30-report-president-jacob-zuma-has-fired-finance-minister-pravin-gordhan Critics of Zuma on the axed list: http://ewn.co.za/2017/03/30/president-jacob-zuma-cabinet-reshuffle-pravin-gordhan-fired Discord at […]

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Rugby – Eng vs SA – Nov 2016

Join Valufin at Twickenham To sign up for our quarterly newsletter and to be in with a chance of winning one of two tickets for the England vs South Africa International at Twickenham in November 2016, please enter your details below. The winner will be notified following the draw which will take place on Friday […]

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Overseas investors continue to cash in on property boom

In the Autumn statement of 2014, the Chancellor announced a change to capital gains tax (CGT) rules for overseas investors buying UK residential property. From April 2015, foreign investors would also pay tax on gains in value on UK residential properties they own. This has had little impact in distracting continued investment in UK property […]

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Oh, what a June….

If you haven’t heard what’s due to happen in June, then I can only assume that you have been living on the moon.  Not only do we have the biggest event in decades for UK economics with the imminent EU referendum vote, but we also have the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy-setting committee leaning towards raising […]

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Sharon Constançon Chairs Valufin Round Table – ‘Knowledge is Power – Forex Treasury Management’

  Sharon Constançon, recently chaired a Valufin Round Table followed by an evening workshop to discuss the findings of the panel and contribute to the debate. Two of her Foreign Exchange Team (Darren Willlis and Rich Woodward) joined in for what proved to be an extremely productive and illuminating event. The panel discussed the challenges […]

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