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Steel industry strategic for SA’s growth

Steel adds R26bn to the economic value of SA’s iron ore and if this capacity was lost it would add 1 percent of GDP to SA’s trade deficit.

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‘China’s a 30-year growth story’

British businessman Sir Martin Sorrell remains a “raging bull” on China despite its recent market collapse.

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Coffee, smiles and Wall Street anxiety

Howard Schultz asked his 190 000 Starbucks staff to be extra nice to customers on the day the markets took a hit.

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The spirit of chauvinism is alive
August 16 2015 at 01:46

Victor Kgomoeswana writes that we must convince patriarchal diehards that a woman's place is as much at the cement plant as in the skies

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Supporting NGOs is key to future
August 15 2015 at 22:03

Groups are closing for lack of funds, robbing society of services that contribute to peace and development, writes William Gumede

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How to modernise the crowdworker economy
August 14 2015 at 12:29

Crowdwork represents a small but rapidly growing microclimate in the ecosystem known as platform economies.

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Nicola’s Notes: Power pain
August 14 2015 at 09:36

Eskom’s woes are solely the fault of the state, and it’s not fair to make the country pay for the situation, writes Nicola Mawson.

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Bumpy landing better than stagnation
August 14 2015 at 05:38

The best way to get one’s mind around the double devaluation of China’s yuan is to see it as part of a gradual progression, writes Hamish McRae.

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A chainsaw in China’s economic juggling act
August 14 2015 at 05:34

Chinese President Xi Jinping is trying to keep aloft two giant economic bubbles, writes William Pesek.

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South-south unity is a myth
August 13 2015 at 10:01

South-south cooperation is a myth when it comes to BRICS and Africa, writes Mohammad Amir Anwar.

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Informal sector key to creating jobs
August 13 2015 at 05:28

Providing support to the informal sector could help South Africa relieve some of its unemployment pressures, writes Pierre Heistein.

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Challenges directors face
August 12 2015 at 12:16

There are 3 challenges directors need to get to grips with, writes Sikkie Kajee.

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SA business leaders gripped by pessimism
August 12 2015 at 05:41

A weak rand, inflation rising and the lights won’t stay on - it’s no surprise that South Africa’s business leaders are pessimistic.

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