EDITORIAL: Active fund managers’ pain may be a boon for their customers

Covid-19 has come out on the side of passive funds in the contest with active asset managers, but the intervention of central banks makes it difficult to call ...

EDITORIAL: Unfathomable lockdown decisions

Fighting Covid-19  seems secondary to political considerations and satisfying interest groups

EDITORIAL: Some respite from loan sharks, but it’s not ideal

Alternatives to payday loan providers have emerged, but low wages will keep the industry going

EDITORIAL: If only the ANC still had cadres like Andrew Mlangeni

It is sad to think that Mlangeni and his old struggle comrades spent the last years of their lives fighting against their own party

EDITORIAL: The Reserve Bank has the room to cut rates — and it should use it

Given SA’s dire economic situation, the Bank should err on the side of doing too much

EDITORIAL: Tensions cloud China’s clout

But its ever-growing clout means trade partners such as SA may have to take sides in escalating tensions with other big powers

EDITORIAL: Online selling proves its worth at Richemont

Switzerland-based luxury firm’s overall sales drop by almost half, but the online section by much less

EDITORIAL: The Gordhan-Mboweni SAA saga, part 5, or is it 6?

Despite the impression that has been created, the Treasury hasn’t agreed to write a R10bn cheque

EDITORIAL: Ramaphosa glosses over government weaknesses

The president’s latest address is likely to be remembered for government’s failure to prepare for a storm it was expecting

EDITORIAL: Red tape in SA will be the death of us

It’s illogical that more than 70 ambulances have been stopped from operating in Tshwane

LUKANYO MNYANDA: Plans, plans and more plans is all the ANC ever manages

It’s hard to keep up with the number of advisory committees President Cyril Ramaphosa has to draw on

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EDITORIAL: Neither ministers nor municipalities should get a salary increase

Pondering remuneration and salary increases for the public sector amid a pandemic is tricky

EDITORIAL: The pandemic has been a disaster for short-term insurers

Coverage for business interruption may have been seen as an unlikely payout possibility, but it is now becoming a legal battle

EDITORIAL: It’s time for the pendulum to swing in mining

For way too long mining communities and mineworkers have had their fate decided by other vested interests

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