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Brexit, Trump won't deter giving by the wealthy - report

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Johannesburg – After peaking at a high of 104 on the Major Giving Index in 2015, analysts at Arton Capital expect the world's ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWI) to continue donating some of their wealth to good causes, despite an eventful geopolitical environment in 2016.

According to a report by Arton Capital, which looks at the trends in philanthropy, Brexit and the outcome of the US elections seemed to suggest that people in developed countries are turning away from the idea of globalisation.

However, their research suggests that these events will not deter the world's wealthy to continue giving. Instead, globalisation is making acts of philanthropy larger and more efficient. 

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