SA lagging in women at level of executives

The Gender Disparity in SA report shows that at 10% the percentage of female CEOs in SA is behind the global average of 12%

Diversify beyond SA to dodge SA’s risks, says Templeton’s Mark Mobius

SA has some of the best-managed companies in the world, and a lot of these have been smart enough to expand globally, Mobius says

Rob Davies says almost 50 projects approved in black industrialist programme

The trade and industry minister says approved black industrialists have received R122m worth of grants from his department

Pro-Zuma group out of Nedlac

The Black Business Council will go it alone as a voice of black business, in a move it says was caused by Business Unity SA ejecting BBC representatives from ...

Rivalry rises as supermarkets eat into informal township economy

Large national chains are changing the way that business is conducted in the country’s high-density areas, to the detriment of small local retail players, ...

Property sector under pressure due to low levels of confidence

Building plans passed in SA are down 8.5% in the first quarter compared to 2016 as rising costs constrain developers

New development bank will unite three housing finance institutions

The bank is aimed at catering for a wide range of market segments but primarily those who earned less than R240,000 per year

SA and UK start making plans for post-Brexit trade

Nations agree in principle to implement interim arrangement based on existing EU partnership deal

New bank for home finance to open soon

A new human settlements development bank brings three development entities under one roof

No big business, no radical economic transformation, says Mcebisi Jonas

Former finance minister says core institutions could be used more broadly to drive change ‘towards a more cohesive strategy of inclusive growth’

National Treasury gives assurances about RSBs

Treasury says despite technical problems, which are being addressed, RSA Retail Savings Bonds are risk-free and remain ‘remain the smart way to save’

Business Unity hails ‘helpful’ Gigaba meeting

Gigaba tells representatives of Business Unity SA there will be no changes to fiscal policy

Business has a political role, says survey

Global survey by consultancy Brunswick says business can play a positive political role, even though it has image problems

Tractor sales edge lower in April after surge

Combine harvester sales rise nearly 43% amid soaring crop estimates

Rand ‘will deter poultry imports’

The outlook for the local industry was also helped by the outbreak of Avian flu in Europe and a meat scandal in Brazil

BUSINESS DAY TV: SA’s business community has not stepped up honestly

Prof Patrick Bond from Wits says why the WEF, which held its annual Africa meeting last week, serves the interests of the elite at the expense of communities

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