Steinhoff’s secret history and the dirty world of Markus Jooste

For years, former CEO Markus Jooste and his inner circle wove an intricate web of opaque deals hidden from shareholders

Tactics to survive the markets massacre

While the bear prowls the JSE, there are ways for sharp punters to insulate a portfolio against further downside risk

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State of the markets: can the JSE recover?

The JSE is getting smacked silly, and 2018 has been a bruising year for local investors

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The depressed state of the SA housing market

The wealthy have been spooked by political and economic uncertainty, while entry-level buyers are being squeezed out by affordability constraints

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Why more people are choosing to rent

Renting is expected to become more expensive, but industry players say it is still 30%-40% cheaper than owning

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Inside Investec’s big split

Hendrik du Toit is walking off with the asset manager he built. Is Fani Titi the right man to take SA’s fifth-largest bank to the next level?

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Investec Asset Management starts a new journey

IAM chief Hendrik du Toit says the separation is not a divorce but a unanimously agreed restructuring

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How Altron has changed since the Venters

Under new CEO Mteto Nyati Altron is now in transition from a family business to one that is professionally managed

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MBA students want globally recognised degrees

Good education practices are universal. The challenge is to make them locally relevant

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The importance of tapping into alumni networks

Many SA business schools don’t know how to use the old-boy/old-girl network. It’s never too late to learn

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An MBA is no joke. Or is it?

Comedian John Vlismas was awarded a scholarship by Henley Business School in 2017 for its creative and music industries MBA

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Do SA MBAs offer good value for money?

MBA providers face multiple challenges: transformation, pricing, expansion, chocolate …

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Is MBA research being dumbed down?

Traditional academic research is threatened by the shift to applied knowledge, say critics

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SA’s top MBAs

It’s not what you learn on your MBA but how you apply it. Not every graduate goes on to success but there are lessons to be learnt

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What are the chances of Walmart exiting Africa?

For all its slower-than-expected growth, Walmart’s African operation has been reliably profitable and has more than doubled turnover

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Has Massmart lost its game?

Why has Massmart failed to live up to the expectations unleashed after US retail giant Walmart bought half the company five years ago?

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