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How to balance security with economic development

While governments seek to create and protect jobs for their citizens, as well as secure international borders, they are under constant pressure to produce econo... Read Story

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Concerns show over Chinese growth

Over the weekend, China’s second rate move in three months made clear how concerned leaders in Beijing are about sliding growth.

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Education plays huge role in bridging inequality gap

The growing national concern about economic inequality raises many questions. One has to do with demographic groups. Are some doing better than others? If so, e... Read Story

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ECB seen to wield a whip with Greece
February 11 2015 at 04:56

Has the European Central Bank made itself the judge of which countries remain members of the euro area? That would be an amazing assertion of power – on the face of it, completely at odds with its usual insistence th... Read Story
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The four fallacies regarding Greece
February 10 2015 at 04:20

The Athens Stock Exchange is in for a turbulent ride, reflecting the cat-and-mouse game Greece’s new government and the EU/European Central Bank/International Monetary Fund “troika” are playing with one a... Read Story
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World in throes of two-speed recovery with US in lead
February 10 2015 at 04:17

One of the biggest stories remains the weakness in commodity prices, particularly oil, losing half its value in the final six months of 2014.

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Blame Eskom management for irresponsibility
February 9 2015 at 04:34

First, an apology for misleading readers on the mystery of the Medupi Unit 6 steam blow.

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Guessing at the Fed’s virtue…
February 9 2015 at 04:33

With pretty solid recovery now under way and the unemployment rate way down from its recession-era peak, the US Federal Reserve is wondering when to start raising interest rates. It has said it will be “patient”... Read Story
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Black Industrialists’ plan to flow from transformation
February 9 2015 at 04:21

Immediately after the inauguration of the fifth democratic government of the Republic, the South African government announced its intention to restructure the economy; radically transforming it in a manner that will achiev... Read Story
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Let’s keep IT and mining innovative and ahead
February 9 2015 at 04:18

In today’s globalised world, technology is increasingly essential for companies to be highly competitive and to prosper.

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A bright light after a long, dark tunnel
February 6 2015 at 04:28

The exact moment of any corporate turnaround is almost impossible to pinpoint. But if Sony’s latest numbers truly do signal the revival of the Japanese icon – the company just posted its best quarterly profit i... Read Story
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Germany needs partnerships for leadership role
February 6 2015 at 04:20

Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the world order we have come to know is unravelling.

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When communities suffer from mining
February 6 2015 at 04:17

Mining is a lucrative business venture and has for many years yielded vast wealth for mining executives in far off capitals of the world.

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