US crude stocks fell 7.1-million barrels in the week to August 12, Energy Information Administration data shows
In the long term, things are picking up with most of the S&P 500 companies
Employer group launches fresh legal attack on workplace Covid-19 vaccination policies but government will oppose this attempt to strike code down
The party’s internal leadership contest in December is expected to gain momentum once the the nomination process kicks off
Group markedly increases its quarterly dividend payout
The rand will continue to lose value if we don't adopt policies that create a superior emerging market with a far lower risk premium
Food Safety Agency tells retailers and food producers it will seize vegan products with names that it says are for meat
Unexpected resignation of the central bank governor has fuelled speculation about how the country will deal with mounting pressure on the Egyptian pound
SA rugby fans took a while to warm to competition
‘It is worrying that some other conditions, such as dementia and seizures, continue to be more frequently diagnosed after Covid-19, even two years later’
Affirmative action programmes get in the way of competition for resources and promote economic inefficiency. They assist a minority of favoured participants in the economy, easily identified, and harm the many more, mostly of the same pigmentation, who pay higher prices or taxes, earn less and sacrifice potential employment opportunities.
Costs and opportunities foregone can only be inferred because it is so difficult to isolate the influence of one force among the many that determine economic outcomes. BEE in SA can have a powerful influence on the direction of economic policy itself. The valuable rights to participate as essential BEE partners in government initiatives drive the policy agenda itself...
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