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Welcome to GCI Asset Management

GCI Asset Management is a High Net Worth and Institutional Fund Manager established in 2000 that provides Multi-Managed and Fund of Funds Solutions. Our proven track record over 14 years, through various economic cycles, provides you with the most comprehensive investment strategies using Unit Trusts, Share Portfolios and Segregated Mandates. Our Asset Consulting brings Institutional Investment Benefits to retail investors – Keep your Independent Financial Advisor and Retire Safely and Securely with an Optimised Portfolio. read more...


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Diversifying your Chicken Coop... mixing local eggs with offshore bacon?

The past year was a very interesting time for financial markets and the relevant participants. Portfolio Managers and Financial Advisors have continually asked the prevailing question of the stock market "correction" while clients praise the returns of their investment portfolio. In actual fact, there has been such a large mismatch between our local economy and the stock market that if the above questions have not already been raised in your client discussions, they soon will ...

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How much Abil is in your Unit Trust?

“The value of African Bank (Abil) stock ended the day at 50 cents (7 Aug 2014), almost 93% down from R6.88 on Tuesday (5 Aug 2014).” The Abil crisis has caused panic amongst investors who all want to know how much Abil’s collapse will affect them. Lack of transparency of unit trusts If one has a personal stock portfolio, it is quite simple to calculate the capital loss caused by the Abil crash.  This is not necessarily so ...

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The importance of talking to experts about forthcoming retirement reform

By Alex Cook, CEO of GCI Wealth The legislative changes and the retirement reforms proposed by National Treasury for 2015 are going to have a massive impact on anyone who has already begun planning for their retirement. The first major change is referred to as T-Day, which will take place on 1 March 2015. From this date forward, two significant changes are to take place. The first of these is that company contributions to retirement funds will ...

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