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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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Airline losses are a luxury taxpayers cannot bear
October 2 2014 at 04:59

The South African government owns two airlines and if you are a taxpayer you are losing money to both of them. In the 2012/2013 financial year, SA Express Airways (SAX) made a loss before tax of R313.9 million.

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‘Perseverance is key lesson of past 50 years’
October 2 2014 at 04:41

Not many organisations live to see their half-centenary and we are indeed grateful to God Almighty whose grace and goodness kept us through the very many turbulent times in the life of our organisation.

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Nuke deal a two-decade debt millstone
October 1 2014 at 15:33

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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Sharia-compliant sukuk make good investment sense
October 1 2014 at 05:17

Islamic finance, particularly fixed-income instruments known as sukuk, has come of age and is now an integral component of the mainstream global financial system.

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China may return to an exhausted growth plan
October 1 2014 at 05:01

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

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Apple may take a bite out of payments sector
October 1 2014 at 04:39

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

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Businesses must condemn Hong Kong’s violent protest reaction
September 30 2014 at 04:49

What is worse for big business in Hong Kong: street protests, or the tear gas fired to disperse the protesters?

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Africa is searching for equal partners, not exploitation
September 30 2014 at 04:36

In 2012, the UN General Assembly created a mechanism to monitor commitments made by African countries and their partners to improve the continent’s economic development.

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What Russia might have been
September 29 2014 at 16:59

Putin's recent actions have the world asking what Russia might have been.

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Government dithers as outlook dims
September 29 2014 at 04:55

While politicians focus on secret deals, key posts go unfilled, crisis warnings are ignored, and corruption rules at all levels.

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