Growthpoint, Investec take Africa gamble

Growthpoint and Investec press ahead with acquisitions elsewhere in Africa despite their peers’ huge losses there

Capital Appreciation banking on AI for the future

As machine learning mushrooms, fintech software is a potential money-spinner for Capital Appreciation

BACKSTORY: Black Business Council’s Sandile Zungu

We question president of the Black Business Council Sandile Zungu

GLOBAL MARKETS: Branson’s Galactic pitch

Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic plans to go public via a New York cash shell led by former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya

Bonanza time for gold bugs

After palladium, the gold price has been this year’s sleeper story. With shares on a tear, is it now too late to buy?

Out of the Reserve Bank and into Absa?

As Daniel Mminele cools his heels after a lengthy Reserve Bank career, pundits say he has what it takes to head Absa

Pay-TV vs streaming: MultiChoice fends off rivals

MultiChoice has drawn labour’s ire over a jobs cull. But investors are backing the company as it fends off competition

Omnia lands deep in it

Given its demands on shareholders, the company’s results presentation was bafflingly short on detail

Success not cast in concrete for PPC

PPC names Dutch national Roland van Wijnen CEO – its fourth in five years – as it grapples with a depressed market

BACKSTORY: Business Leadership SA CEO Busisiwe Mavuso

We question new Business Leadership SA CEO Busisiwe Mavuso

ANALYSE THIS: Paul Chakaduka

We analyse trader at Paul Chakaduka

GLOBAL MARKETS: Legoland a go-go

Merlin Entertainments is to be acquired in a £6bn deal by the Danish billionaire family that controls toymaker Lego, Blackstone and a Canadian pension fund

Behind Naspers’ listing snafu

A delay to its Amsterdam listing because of a mail mix-up comes as Naspers morphs into a pure internet play

How Allan Gray lobbied against Moyo

Peter Moyo’s axing from Old Mutual has been welcomed by some. But the race for a replacement is wide open