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Relief likely to feed in as prices disenflate

While South Africa is still battling inflation above the Reserve Bank’s 3 percent to 6 percent target rate – 6.4 percent in August – many coun... Read Story

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Compassion and the minimum wage

Your columnist Pierre Heistein is to be complimented on his compassionate defence of minimum wages for low-skilled workers.

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Bryer’s jobs show his nuclear bias

In the article “Environmental and economic critiques are based on envy” in his Profit Motive column in Business report, October 15, Keith Bryer clai... Read Story

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SA is a regional hub for Africa, but must work to maintain it
October 7 2014 at 05:05

Six weeks ago I arrived in South Africa to take up my new position as the regional director of a pan-African strategic communications and advisory company. South Africa has been, and should continue to be, full of promise ... Read Story
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Economists are blind to the limits of prosperity
October 7 2014 at 04:58

For all their calculating nature, economists are surprisingly optimistic about humanity’s ability to have as much prosperity as it wants.

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Readers’ Forum: Time for Zuma to say there is a way out of mess
October 6 2014 at 05:15

Ethel Hazelhurst’s column “Government dithers even as world outlook deteriorates” (Business Report, September 29) is chilling.

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Land reform can transform economy
October 6 2014 at 05:14

We need to gain an understanding of the role of land reform and how we ended up in the situation where the state has to make radical land reform policies.

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Expect more wobbles in markets as Fed ends QE
October 6 2014 at 05:09

Within a month, the US Federal Reserve could have succeeded in a high-risk manoeuvre: climbing off the back of the monetary tiger – otherwise know as quantitative easing (QE).

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SA can help pull African arbitration from overseas hands
October 6 2014 at 04:51

Former Kenyan High Court judge Edward Torgbor, now practising as a specialist arbitrator, says the parties in 99 percent of all African disputes are represented by lawyers and law firms based in the UK, the US and France.<... Read Story
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‘Hong Kong troublemakers’ demands illegal’
October 5 2014 at 15:25

“These actions brazenly violate the Basic Law and Hong Kong law, violate legal principles, and are doomed not to get their way.”

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The warning flags for US equities are now flying
October 3 2014 at 05:30

At the beginning of this year, investors hoped that the stock market rally, which pushed up the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 index 30 percent in 2013 and 173 percent from its March 2009 low, would continue apa... Read Story
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Changes to how you can plan for your future
October 3 2014 at 05:24

The legislative changes and the retirement reforms proposed by the National Treasury for 2015 are going to have a massive impact on anyone who has begun planning for their retirement.

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Woolies’ Susman missing the point on equity, BEE
October 3 2014 at 05:06

Those living in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones, so the saying goes.

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