Nicola Mawson
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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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Yellen’s new problem is Chinese tapering

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

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Jury is out on Tsipras’s gamble
July 22 2015 at 11:39

Is Alexis Tsipras the man who pulled Greece back from the abyss? Or just another leader who caved under pressure?

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Green bureaucracy mantra takes a hit
July 22 2015 at 05:43

US budget cuts may scupper the chances of a global climate treaty that Barack Obama has in sight, writes Keith Bryer.

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Japan must crack down
July 21 2015 at 13:29

Japan needs some arrests, starting with Toshiba executives, writes William Pesek*

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Tough job awaits new Barclays boss
July 21 2015 at 12:09

The next person at the helm of Barclays better get used to John McFarlane breathing down their neck, writes James Moore.

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What Brics Summit achieved
July 21 2015 at 11:43

China’s envoy to South Africa, Ambassador Tian Xuejun, shares his views on the outcomes of the Brics Summit.

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Team leaders must set the tone
July 20 2015 at 13:14

Younger employees who like to be outspoken may need some parameters for expression, says Jenny Handley.

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MTN set to reap rewards of Iran gamble
July 21 2015 at 05:23

MTN’s calculated risk in 2005 looks set to pay off handsomely over the next few months, writes Rich Mkhondo.

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Rate hike in July not advised
July 20 2015 at 05:55

SA’s central bank does not need to hike interest rates to contain inflation from a demand-led point of view, says Annabel Bishop.

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Eskom ‘a clear and present danger’
July 20 2015 at 05:52

Eskom is the biggest impediment to South Africa’s economic growth, writes Ellis Mnyandu.

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Montana hopes to get lucky
July 18 2015 at 22:36

Neither axed CEO Lucky Montana, not Prasa seem particularly pressed to resolve the parastatal’s current woes, writes Don Makatile

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