Tag Archives: Mauritius

Not Singapore or Mauritius: Paris is the new tax haven for FPIs

18 Apr
Portrait of Mona Lisa in Paris

Global financial giant Citi has drawn financial ministry officials’ attention that foreign funds and global banks are taking advantage of India’s treaty with France by using Paris as a base for investments in India to escape tax, reports the Economic Times. Foreign funds and global banks may be taking advantage of India’s treaty with France […]

Mauritius to become Southern Hemisphere’s number 1 financial centre within a decade

17 Apr
Mauritius - Seascape

The comments from Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of deVere Group, follow the announcement that his company has received an investment banking licence from the Financial Services Commission of Mauritius. Mr Green observes: “As a firm, we spent months carrying out comprehensive research into the world’s leading and most established international financial centres in […]

Standard Bank helps clients bank smarter offshore

24 Nov
Colorful umbrellas at Caudan Waterfront Mall, Port Louis, Mauritius - Standard Bank

Standard Bank Group has enhanced its banking app to allow Offshore Group customers access to their offshore accounts while they are on the move. The app allows account holders to view balances and transaction history on a smartphone, and also make cross-currency payments between their Standard Bank accounts. New features released in the future will […]