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OPINION | Investing offshore: Where, how and how much?

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Over the last couple of months, investing offshore has created quite a buzz. We have faced the question countless times of whether or not investors should be "cashing in" their savings and investing everything offshore.

Although times are tough and confidence is low in South Africa, investors must remember to remain focused on the fundamentals and not be led by emotion. Now more than ever, they should remain patient, stay the course and avoid making investment decisions in a panic. Offshore investments can add significant value to a portfolio - if incorporated holistically.

Let's start with diversification

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