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Is the crusade to reform executive pay bearing fruit?

Investment guru Dominic Rossi will continue to push for his incremental brand of executive remuneration reform.

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Mastering the freestyle of golden handshakes

Former Eskom boss Tshediso Matona last week finally slammed the door on the face of the bogeyman that had haunted him since he first walked the corridors of the... Read Story

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A set of environmental, economic and spatial scenarios

A question and answer session with Mokena Makeka, the creative director and managing director of Makeka Design Lab, and a member of the World Economic ForumR... Read Story

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Samsung set to change style, not strategy
May 20 2015 at 12:18

Samsung's heir-apparent faces a delicate balancing act, write Se Young Lee and Miyoung Kim.

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Spending on big ideas brings a big pay-off
May 20 2015 at 05:12

Wouldn’t it be nice to know that capitalism rewards the patient pursuit of great ideas? That business is better when it funds the imagination and realisation of things beyond our reach?

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India’s foreign policy caught on horns of ‘trilemma’
May 20 2015 at 04:43

India’s bland foreign policy has traditionally been based on the principle of “please all and offend none” with respect to the great powers and “ignore” the rest.

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Finance bosses warn of dangers in new regulations
May 19 2015 at 12:24

The new system of global financial regulation could channel dangerous risk into the “shadow” banking system, reports Ben Chu.

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Internet giants should not try to be censors too
May 19 2015 at 04:34

Paypal blocked an account set up by Russian activists seeking to collect funds for the publication of a report on Russia’s involvement in eastern Ukraine.

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Behavioural economics can bring back hope
May 19 2015 at 04:30

Economists have had a few bad years: failing to see the financial crisis, squabbling as to how to get out of it, and most recently suggesting that nothing can be done to avoid “secular stagnation” - a state of ... Read Story
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‘Perfect storm’ turns screws on platinum sector
May 18 2015 at 12:27

Rising costs and weak metal prices have pushed South Africa's platinum mining companies into radical restructuring.

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BOE living in cloud-cuckoo land on wages
May 18 2015 at 12:26

Are Britons supposed to believe wage growth, productivity and GDP growth will not be impacted by the austerity that is to come?

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Cameron is in the same predicament as Tsipras
May 18 2015 at 05:29

Who would have ever thought that the outcome of the British elections would be that Britain’s re-elected Prime Minister David Cameron now finds himself in the very same predicament politically as his Greek counterpar... Read Story
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Fraudster warns of pending Chinese stock exchange disaster
May 18 2015 at 05:24

Twenty years after bringing down a major British bank, Nick Leeson is sounding alarm bells about China.

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