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Skills planning for tomorrow must begin today

South Africa has a unique opportunity to spearhead growth and create jobs, writes Jay Ireland.

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Africa is bucking FDI trend - so far

Africa manages to hold FDI inflows constant at $54 billion despite the global decline, writes Pierre Heistein.

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Easy money creates dangerous bubbles

Overconfident investors can drive the prices of everything from tulips to Chinese stocks far above their intrinsic value, writes Mark Buchanan.

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Shanghai stock market crash lies in its rise
July 30 2015 at 05:45

The Shanghai stock exchange hit a seven-year high on June 12. Shortly afterwards, by July 8, it lost 32 percent of its value.

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What President Barack Obama didn’t see on his trip to Africa
July 30 2015 at 05:42

Despite nearly 20 years of solid GDP growth, Africa’s economies are creating too few jobs in the sectors that count, writes John Page.

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Real leadership needed in mining sector
July 29 2015 at 05:40

A shift in attitude in mining negotiations is essential to achieve industrial unity, writes Adriaan Groenewald.

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A cold, inconvenient fact
July 29 2015 at 05:39

The Arctic ice shield is not melting as the Greens’ predictions want us all to believe, writes Keith Bryer.

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Greece, China test investors’ faith
July 28 2015 at 05:58

Recent developments in Europe and China pose important questions for investors, writes Tristan Hanson.

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Gold slump not over yet
July 27 2015 at 09:46

The slump in gold that took prices to a five-year low may have further to run, writes Joe Deaux.

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Prudent fiscal management supports economy
July 27 2015 at 05:45

South Africans can support the economy by buying locally made products, writes Leslie Sedibe.

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Incentive is a ray of sunshine
July 26 2015 at 19:29

It if often tempting to blame the government for anything and everything.

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Call centres can damage reputations
July 26 2015 at 19:08

Growth in call centres in the private and public sectors is clearly cost driven.

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Productivity isn’t the problem after all
July 24 2015 at 12:03

Why is the hi-tech boom not increasing productivity? Hamish McRae tackles this puzzle...

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