Decoding the month – March 2024

Decoding the month – March 2024

Throughout the month, the global financial markets have been weaving their way through an intricate tapestry of geopolitical uncertainties, pivotal economic data, and the strategic directions undertaken by central banks. In the United States, the Federal Reserve’s March Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting heralded a wave of optimism. The dovish tone struck by Federal […]

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Decoding the month – February 2024

Decoding the month – February 2024

During the month, global financial markets navigated through a complex interplay of economic indicators, geopolitical tensions and central bank policies. In the US, ongoing concerns surrounding the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy stance played a pivotal role. Investors closely monitored signals from the central bank regarding its approach to interest rates and inflation management amidst mounting […]

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Decoding the month – January 2024

Decoding the month – January 2024

The year started with financial markets witnessing a shift in sentiment following the gains from the December rally. While the beginning of the month hinted at a pull-back, a reversal occurred as the month progressed, ultimately concluding with global indices finishing in positive territory. In the United States, the focal point of the month was […]

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Market Observations: Q4 2023

Market Observations: Q4 2023

The final quarter of 2023 saw a synchronized rally across global bonds and equities as falling inflation in many economies led central banks to continue to pause or effectively end their interest rate hiking cycles and start to look towards rate cuts, particularly in the US. And, although a growth slowdown is still expected in […]

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Season’s Greetings

Season’s Greetings

May we take this opportunity to wish you a blessed Christmas and a joyful, prosperous New Year. Thank you for your loyal  support this past year. Please note that our offices will be closing on Wednesday 20 December 2023, and will re-open on Monday 8 January 2024. Best wishes from all of us at Sirius

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SARS and Financial Emigration

SARS and Financial Emigration

With SARS now in charge of financial emigration, there are still many questions regarding “Do I need to financially emigration” The below article by Suzean Haumann covers some of the questions around financial emigration. The question posed was: I’m moving to Ireland. I have an EU passport and will register for tax in Ireland. I have […]

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