29.3.2019 07:19 am
Markets are long-term machines.
After the weak returns on the JSE over the past five years, it’s difficult to remember where the market was back in 2014. At that point, South African equities had delivered 19.9% per year for the five years following the 2008 financial crisis.
Essential reading for the ANC as it prepares for its policy conference later this month.
The reality and facts are awful, and we must face them.
President Jacob Zuma’s actions have caused the country and economy great harm and their ramifications will probably continue for many years to come.
In his 2017/18 budget speech, Pravin Gordhan opted to focus on taxing high income earners to find desperately needed money.
In his state of the nation address, Zuma spoke emphatically of ‘radical economic transformation’, causing nationwide debate. What does it mean?
In a column penned by the deputy president, Ramaphosa says SA is governed in a ‘stable and predictable way’. Really now?
Widespread poverty will continue feeding the desperation that keeps zama-zamas going underground, top lawyer says.
Black workers earn on average R4 723 a month, coloureds R6 294, Indians R12 265 and whites R17 123.
Provident fund members have best of both worlds – saving for retirement in a tax shelter then being able to take 100% of savings as a cash lump sum on retirement.
Credit rating agencies, the IMF and SA citizens want economic growth to be boosted – and quickly, but how realistic are our prospects?