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Nuke deal a two-decade debt millstone

The apparent nuclear power deal with Russia is a slow-motion replay of the arms deal on a far bigger scale, says Mike Wills.

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Apple may take a bite out of payments sector

Last month Apple unveiled the iPhone 6, together with the Apple Watch.

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Bloomberg

China may return to an exhausted growth plan

Will the tensions in Hong Kong be the straw that breaks the global economy’s back?

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Scottish ‘yes’ would mean tribe trumps economics
September 15 2014 at 05:19

If Scotland opts for independence this week, Scottish consumers will pay more for some goods when the country separates from the UK.

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Affirmative action must be applied appropriately
September 15 2014 at 05:14

I refer to Rich Mkhondo’s article, ”Affirmative action must help fix centuries of prejudice” (Opinion & Analysis, Business Report, September 10).

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Economic results of independent Scotland still unclear
September 15 2014 at 05:11

A growing uncertainty over the outcome of the independence referendum in Scotland, exemplified by the results of a Sunday Times/Yougov poll putting the “yes” vote ahead for the first time, has caused a right ol... Read Story
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The Luminance debate
September 14 2014 at 14:52

The story in the City Press on September 7, headlined “Luminance Loan was not quite paid”, continues to perpetuate a dead story.

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Scottish business leaders raise concern
September 14 2014 at 14:49

“Frankly, anything that puts that at risk, I’m not for.”

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Contempt of court orders fail to stick
September 14 2014 at 14:37

A number of judgments handed down recently have highlighted how unions and their members have been able to escape the consequences of contempt of court orders relating to strike action, mostly on technical grounds.

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UK cannot complain about Hong Kong
September 12 2014 at 04:52

IN RECENT weeks, Hong Kong has seen street protests over Beijing’s role in the city’s politics. Some prominent overseas commentators, especially from the UK, have begun to complain that China is failing to hono... Read Story
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Germany’s ban on car share app Uber puts check on US arrogance
September 12 2014 at 04:51

Uber, the car-sharing company, definitely has its place in the world economy. The question is how should it go about its plan to conquer the world?

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Right to reply: Stanlib fund had limited exposure to failed Abil
September 12 2014 at 04:23

We would like to acknowledge the letter published in Business Report on September 8, from Mr Mike Brown.

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Gains from cheaper cell rates eclipse drawbacks
September 11 2014 at 04:10

Cellphone rates will fall less than previously expected from March next year but the reductions announced by the Independent Communications Authority of SA (Icasa) last week are still substantial.

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