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The benefits of cleaner energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions

South Africa’s strategy to make a contribution towards greenhouse gas emission (GHG) mitigation was adopted by the government in 2011 when the cabinet app... Read Story

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Putin not the person to offer an alternative to US dominance

I experienced conflicting emotions as I read Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent declaration of a new Cold War in a speech to the Valdai Club of Rus... Read Story

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Victory suffocates Petrobras stock

Shares in Petroleo Brasileiro fell the most in six years as President Dilma Rousseff’s re-election dashed hopes of repealing price and project restriction... Read Story

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Putin not the person to offer an alternative to US dominance
October 29 2014 at 05:21

I experienced conflicting emotions as I read Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent declaration of a new Cold War in a speech to the Valdai Club of Russia experts.

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The benefits of cleaner energy and reducing greenhouse gas emissions
October 29 2014 at 05:04

South Africa’s strategy to make a contribution towards greenhouse gas emission (GHG) mitigation was adopted by the government in 2011 when the cabinet approved the Carbon Tax Policy Paper.

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Victory suffocates Petrobras stock
October 28 2014 at 04:40

Shares in Petroleo Brasileiro fell the most in six years as President Dilma Rousseff’s re-election dashed hopes of repealing price and project restrictions that have made it the world’s most indebted oil produc... Read Story
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SA ministers in UK for BRICS meeting
October 27 2014 at 18:03

“South Africa's participation in the innovaBRICS conference will be [aimed at]...promoting the country as a prime business destination.”

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New leaders in India, Indonesia
October 26 2014 at 19:56

For India and Indonesia, the largest and third-largest democracies, 2014 is a watershed.

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Rand firms on hopes for fiscal prudence
October 22 2014 at 04:31

High hopes for Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s first medium-term budget policy statement boosted the rand.

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Some of the useful ways to reform tax system, fund fiscus and boost growth
October 21 2014 at 04:47

What can be done to reform the tax system in a useful way?

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Slower growth, not recession – Nene
October 16 2014 at 04:33

South Africa was likely to cut its 2014 growth forecast next week but the government did not expect the economy to slip into recession, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene said yesterday.

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Modi’s political balancing act limits big bang reforms
October 14 2014 at 04:38

Amid the giddy euphoria that greeted the historic victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India’s May election, hopes have been raised that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his administration will usher in the... Read Story
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China debt threat ‘not the same as subprime’
October 14 2014 at 04:33

Will China be the source of the next global financial disaster? The evidence increasingly offers reason for concern, though the nature of any calamity could be very different from what the world endured in 2008.

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