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Companies should take big role in doing good

“Any system in the world where too many people feel they are not participating or are excluded will ultimately reject itself.”

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Independent Media

Will more of the same result in transformation?

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s Medium-term Budget Policy Statement once more confirms the most obvious fact: the ANC government long buried the Freedom ... Read Story

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Bloomberg

Uber model spreading its tentacles to finance

The more I use Uber, the more I am convinced of the transformational power of recent technology innovations, especially when it is intelligently combined with b... Read Story

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Top investors and strategists pummelled in Wall Street sell-off
October 17 2014 at 04:57

Some of Wall Street’s biggest names are licking their wounds as October lives up to its reputation as one of the market’s roughest months.

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Award of Nobel prize shows shift in the wind
October 17 2014 at 04:52

Many hands make light work, they say. But some work cannot be done by many hands and this applies to market economics as much as it does to individual teamwork.

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Private funding will help to keep democracy alive
October 17 2014 at 04:51

We are living in a fast-changing world with new technologies, new paradigms, rapid urbanisation, more instability and hugely complex issues to manage.

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US mag makes its local debut
October 17 2014 at 04:35

This is a movement, not just a magazine. This is the slogan Fast Company uses overseas, and it could not be more apt. Now the Movement has finally reached our shores.

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Why October’s ride has been wilder than many investors expected
October 17 2014 at 04:31

The first half of October has been brutal for investors who bought into the notion of the low-volatility “Goldilocks” economy and markets.

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Financial sector in need of radical overhaul to improve the economy
October 16 2014 at 04:45

The SACP’s 2014 Red October Campaign focuses attention on the financial sector. One of its main aims is to break the investment strike that capital has embarked on. South Africa’s primary challenge is indisputa... Read Story
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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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Woolworths helps business culture evolve
October 16 2014 at 04:28

Transformation and BBBEE are hugely important concerns for Woolworths and, indeed, for corporate South Africa. But before I discuss the specifics of the Woolworths transformation journey, let us first explore what we mean ... Read Story
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It’s not a minimum wage that cuts jobs
October 15 2014 at 04:38

The debate around Cyril Ramaphosa’s proposal for a national minimum wage shows an unfortunate perspective that South Africans have on the role of business in society. Minimum wage does not cut jobs – making low... Read Story
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Environmental and economic critiques are based on envy
October 15 2014 at 04:37

All that the fashionable alarm about globalisation, warming the planet, changing climate, protecting wild nature, have in common is an attack on an economic system based on the profit motive.

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