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A new low for hedge funds

It’s fair to say that vulture funds are the scourge of impoverished countries, writes Jamie Dunkley.

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Nicola’s Notes: Wage hikes

The government needs to do more than argue that wage hikes are not affordable, writes Nicola Mawson.

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Flaws in the funding environment

SA’s development finance institutions only contribute about 5 percent of the country’s GDP, writes Toby Chance.

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A new low for hedge funds
July 31 2015 at 13:03

It’s fair to say that vulture funds are the scourge of impoverished countries, writes Jamie Dunkley.

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Nicola’s Notes: Wage hikes
July 31 2015 at 09:17

The government needs to do more than argue that wage hikes are not affordable, writes Nicola Mawson.

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Flaws in the funding environment
July 31 2015 at 05:47

SA’s development finance institutions only contribute about 5 percent of the country’s GDP, writes Toby Chance.

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Yellen’s new problem is Chinese tapering
July 30 2015 at 12:12

It’s time to call Beijing’s aggressive market intervention what it really is, writes William Pesek.

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Shanghai stock market crash lies in its rise
July 30 2015 at 05:45

The Shanghai stock exchange hit a seven-year high on June 12. Shortly afterwards, by July 8, it lost 32 percent of its value.

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What President Barack Obama didn’t see on his trip to Africa
July 30 2015 at 05:42

Despite nearly 20 years of solid GDP growth, Africa’s economies are creating too few jobs in the sectors that count, writes John Page.

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India’s population set to top China’s
July 30 2015 at 05:42

India is about to tip the global population scales, as the UN’s latest estimates show the country is poised to surpass China by 2022.

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Real leadership needed in mining sector
July 29 2015 at 05:40

A shift in attitude in mining negotiations is essential to achieve industrial unity, writes Adriaan Groenewald.

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A cold, inconvenient fact
July 29 2015 at 05:39

The Arctic ice shield is not melting as the Greens’ predictions want us all to believe, writes Keith Bryer.

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Greece, China test investors’ faith
July 28 2015 at 05:58

Recent developments in Europe and China pose important questions for investors, writes Tristan Hanson.

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