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Wall Street should fear Ruth Porat

There might be more to Ruth Porat's Google appointment than simply an offer of guaranteed sunshine.

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How DIY traders displaced ‘masters’

The bond dealers who defined Wall Street success in the 1980s seem to be losing power by the day.

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Chickening out…

Is there any end in sight for the debate between Kevin Lovell and David Wolpert?

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Egypt on mission to revive its economy
March 11 2015 at 04:19

With bad news generating many of the headlines from the Middle East, it has been easy to miss the ongoing transformation of the Egyptian economy.

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Credit Suisse in effort to shed its casino image
March 11 2015 at 03:57

If anyone had suggested in 2007 that the head of a staid British insurance company could win the top job at a freewheeling global investment bank, they would have been laughed out of the pub. Investment banking, though, is... Read Story
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Stats SA misses point in poverty interpretation
March 11 2015 at 03:50

We have the highest respect for the work of Statistics SA and for the information it gives to the public.

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Agoa has been a big success in South Africa
March 11 2015 at 03:49

Kevin Lovell’s letter on March 9, 2015 – “Abolition of US chicken duties will not help SA” – is largely an unbecoming ad hominem attack.

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Will Apple ride to the rescue of gold price?
March 10 2015 at 04:50

There is a tsunami of interest in Apple’s new watch, with the world’s biggest company scheduled to reveal more details about the gizmo yesterday.

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Create low-cost workspaces in local townships
March 10 2015 at 04:46

If there is one thing that Lebogang Maile has achieved in a short space of time as Gauteng MEC for Economic Development it is that he has shone a light on an otherwise neglected township economy.

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Step backwards as FirstRand fails transformation test
March 10 2015 at 04:44

Here we are at it again. We seem to have mastered this one-step-forward-three-steps backwards game in our quest for meaningful economic transformation.

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‘We need more women as bosses’
March 9 2015 at 11:38

There’s growing evidence to suggest that having women in senior roles leads to better performance, writes David Prosser.

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Readers’ Forum: Abolition of US chicken duties will not help SA
March 9 2015 at 04:44

In his pursuit of naked self-interest, David Wolpert of the Association of Meat Importers and Exporters hops on the bandwagon of the financially powerful US poultry industry and their champion, senator Chris Coons, to driv... Read Story
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Black business must unite, make democracy work
March 9 2015 at 04:42

The assertion in the article in City Press of March 1 that ”Herman Mashaba believes that his rags-to-riches story would not be possible if he were starting today – with no education or qualifications – as... Read Story
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