Analysts say the dollar may have overreacted to news of ebbing trade tension between the US and China, with positive sentiment filtering down to emerging markets
The revitalisation of the Southern African country’s economy requires some fundamental policy changes, write Martyn Davies and Hanns Spangenberg
Cyril Ramaphosa has pledged to redistribute land without compensation, but analysts say changing the Constitution would alarm investors
De-politicising SOEs and transparent governance are just two points, along with dissolving the ‘ineffective and, frankly, pointless’ Department of Public Enterprises
The retailer plans to close about one-third of its large UK stores over the next four years, as it belatedly adapts to the rise of e-commerce
An Organisation for Economic Co-operation Development survey says SA is the fifth hardest working country out of 50, with an average work week of 43.3 hours
The automotive industry accounts for about 7% of GDP with BMW, VW and Nissan all putting money into the country — but the government’s plans may be over-ambitious
Crews worked into the night to cap the wells, which are being filled with cold water and iron plugs, to avoid the release of toxic gases
‘We had robust discussions in which I aired my views. I’m very appreciative of the process,’ he says
Anyone within a kilometre can download digital copies of text books‚ and sound and video recordings of science lessons, to their phones without being online
About half the petrol price is constituted by local additions of one sort or another
The debate takes place in the context of many instances of corporate malfeasance
There is clearly a problem with the overlapping responsibilities of Nedlac and Parliament
Gordhan’s timely intervention has staunched the loss of blood at state-owned enterprises. But that is only the first step
Stats SA confirms we are not making progress on unemployment rates
There is little doubt that President Donald Trump’s unilateral decision on Iran’s nuclear deal has markedly escalated the risk of a conflagration
SA has an opportunity to reject Trump’s decision but still stay within the parameters of international consensus by partnering with Europe and other ...
Who can blame taxpayers for avoiding tax given SARS’s scandalous conduct?
The first problem is the discount between Naspers’s market capitalisation and the value of its stake in Tencent is widening dangerously
According to the majority view in the rest of the world, the rigorous UN inspection regime is working
Minister of Energy Jeff Radebe's approach is a beacon of hope for a rational and transparent process essential to get us back to evidence-based policy making
To say that De Lille effectively fired herself is disingenuous
We are a long way from even thinking about raising interest rates, let alone anything like the move we saw in Argentina, but if there was any sense of ...
The company has the potential to become more efficient and effective and to take on its rivals
The fight against dirty money will not be won in a single go. Patiently and systematically plugging the leaks, big and small, is the only option
The R5bn silicosis settlement is important and historic for a number of reasons
Wiese’s eye-boggling legal claim is simply about elbowing his way into a seat at the table, while the restructuring process is hammered out
The entire landscape needs an overhaul. Too many unions are riddled with corruption and patronage
It’s worth asking two important questions: why did the change take place and why will it be different this time?
The power utility cannot be saved unless its capital structure is fundamentally reformed
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