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US must see us as partner, not beggar

US-Africa summit reflected progress but also showed how much remains to be done.

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Markets show Putin’s threats are empty

I can certainly understand Russian President Vladimir Putin’s frustration. I am sure he expected world financial markets to swoon in panic – and gol... Read Story

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Leadership focus: MMI Holdings business merger a success

MMI Holdings Limited is a large insurance-based financial services group listed on the JSE, with an embedded value of R35.1 billion and a market capitalisation ... Read Story

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African Bank failure wouldn't cause run
August 19 2014 at 05:15

It has been suggested that the real reason why African Bank was bailed out was the exposure of money market funds to its debt instruments.

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Oil price slides as big banks pull out
August 18 2014 at 05:28

Layers of speculative froth have been scooped out of the crude oil market, which is why the price of benchmark crude oil is sliding, despite the recent rise in geopolitical risks.

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Seifsa chief rubbishes rival employer body’s claims
August 18 2014 at 05:26

For quite some time now, the National Employers’ Association of SA (Neasa) has been engaged in strident propaganda aimed at anybody and everybody, including the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern... Read Story

Papenfus pulls no punches in response
August 18 2014 at 05:16

The chief executive of the National Employers’ Association of SA (Neasa), Gerhard Papenfus, has written an open letter to the leadership of the Steel and Engineering Industries Federation of Southern Africa (Seifsa).... Read Story

CPI and real inflation are different animals
August 18 2014 at 05:11

I read with interest the report “Wage increase outlook is worrying – Mminele” (Business Report, August 14). I cannot recall the Reserve Bank’s primary mandate ever being anything else than inflation... Read Story

Abil, debt and impoverishment
August 17 2014 at 14:58

The recent implosion of African Bank has cast short-term and unsecured lending to the poor back into the news.

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SADC leaders must show zeal
August 17 2014 at 15:08

The heads of state and government of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) members are ensconced in the resort town of Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe.

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We hold the keys to unlock our black industrial revolution
August 15 2014 at 05:05

Over the centuries, South Africa has been drawn into a number of pivotal moments, when it has stood at a crossroads – from where it faced a choice between safe, and arguably stagnant, options of “more of the sa... Read Story

Unprotected strikes rising, jobs at risk
August 15 2014 at 05:21

More than half of the strikes last year were unprotected.

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‘Next 10’ biggest cities in Africa exciting to investors
August 15 2014 at 04:54

BY 2040, Africa is expected to have the biggest labour force in the world and is experiencing faster economic growth than any other region. This was according to projections contained in the latest PwC’s Global Econo... Read Story

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