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MoneyMarketing: Tax-free savings account – a crucial investment vehicle

A Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) is an apt choice for investors with a long-term investment horizon and wanting to maximise tax efficient strategies. It is most advantageous for equity and listed property investments as these asset classes deliver higher real (after inflation) returns than cash and bonds. Metope CEO & Portfolio Manager, Liliane Barnard, and Aimee Glisson, Performance and Risk Director at Metope, elaborate.

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Metope: 2022 Listed Property Outlook

While much of the “easy” money was made in 2021, rebounding off the low base set by Covid-19 in 2020, there are still opportunities to be had in listed property. It is therefore crucial to remain invested in the sector in order to take advantage of any sharp gains to be had, and to position oneself for an improved dividend flow that is set to come from an upturn in the sector, along with a recovery of capital values - many of which are still below pre-pandemic levels.

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Financial Mail: Property shares – dividend payers to buy

While results for the June reporting period underscore yet again how the pandemic has left listed property’s reputation as a lucrative dividend payer in tatters, the good news is that analysts say the property sector is seemingly over the worst. Metope's Head of Research, Kelly Ward, comments

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Financial Mail: Battle of the malls

Following on-off lockdown trading restrictions for the past 18 months and the July riots in KwaZulu-Natal and Gauteng, JSE-listed mall owners are navigating what is turning out to be a bumpy road to recovery. Metope Head of Research Kelly Ward comments.

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