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An instititution that Brics can bank on takes off

Ahead of the 7th Brics summit which started yesterday in the Russian city of Ufa, Business Report spoke to Leslie Maasdorp, the newly appointed vice president o... Read Story

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ANC must emulate Afrikaners to bring transformation

A Stellenbosch university professor once said the ANC lacked a coherent system or philosophy that was designed to transform the South African society and econom... Read Story

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Greece’s high-risk gamble

If the hard rhetoric is to be believed, the process for ejecting Greece from the single currency will begin soon, writes Ben Chu.

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Is Beijing repeating Seoul’s mistakes?
June 5 2015 at 05:04

Many observers assume that China is on a path to become the next Japan – a major economy mired in a multiyear deflationary funk that deflates its global clout.

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Businesses cannot operate outside of society they serve
June 4 2015 at 06:17

Companies only truly succeed if they meet the needs of society. Business leaders must engage society in a courageous, honest, intelligent and responsible way.

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Foreign tax will have good, bad outcomes
June 4 2015 at 05:13

As of January 1, 2016, South Africa is expected to introduce a 15 percent withholding tax on service payments to non-resident entities.

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WEF a platform to discuss pressing challenges
June 4 2015 at 04:46

The first day of the World Economic Forum on Africa (WEF Africa) yesterday looked a lot like a quiet day but behind the scenes there was a flurry of activity.

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Environmentalism is not just another marketing tool
June 4 2015 at 04:34

Businessmen and women who think environmentalism is only a profitable fad are wrong. While it seems benign and even noble, on its fringes it is not.

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SA is open for business as a smart investment
June 3 2015 at 05:31

If South Africa is not part of your long-term investment strategy your business runs the risk of being left behind. The country is open for business and offers a sound investment destination for savvy investors.

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How finance can accelerate steady inclusive growth in Africa
June 3 2015 at 05:14

Sub-Saharan Africa’s steady and impressive economic growth remains on track, despite the recent weakening of commodity prices.

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Wall Street veteran’s tips for success
June 2 2015 at 12:27

As she nears 100, Irene Bergman has some advice for enjoying a long career on Wall Street.

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A reinvigorated trade agenda necessary for all the countries
June 2 2015 at 04:34

South Africa and the other Brics (Brazil, Russia, India, China) nations need jobs, growth and greater competitiveness.

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View: Agoa in danger of slipping between the cracks
June 2 2015 at 05:05

Good ideas sometimes die not from opposition but from mere neglect. Case in point: the African Growth and Opportunity Act (Agoa).

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