Credit rating agencies, the IMF and SA citizens want economic growth to be boosted – and quickly, but how realistic are our prospects?
Average businesses are facing significant headwinds… and are losing the battle.
Foreigners have been net buyers of SA equities for 36 consecutive days.
More than 30 000 voters have their say on what matters to them
There is no sign that Zim’s government have a plan on the way forward; in fact quite the opposite.
Mobility firm ranks most and least expensive cities to which to deploy expats.

VIDEO: How Brexit may affect SA

If you’re wondering what the UK’s exit from the European Union might mean for you here in South Africa, this short video, courtesy of CCTV, may help to put it in perspective for you.

How investors see SA: lots of potential, not worth the hassle

Overall South Africa is viewed as a difficult place to do business and investors are still rattled by Zuma’s sacking of respected Nene.

Enjoy SA’s good news – while it lasts

It’s so easy to get fixated on headlines screaming disaster that we forget SA’s positive story is actually not mythical.

Golf estate kicks Joburg South into gear

Eye of Africa, a golf estate in Johannesburg South, is rapidly taking shape to push boundaries.

How to make the fees fall

A group of experts weight in on how to take free public higher education from pipe dream to reality.

Zimbabwe: Dude, where’s my dollars?

It’s unbelievable how quickly the US dollar has disappeared, writes Cathy Buckle.

Tech takes us closer to immortality

But do you really want to live forever?

International property craze is tears waiting to happen

Are local real estate companies buying internationally for the right reasons?

Banks are ‘exceedingly cheap’ right now

Simon Brown on the rand, Fitch, banks, valuations, SAB, Richemont, Naspers, Walmart/Massmart, Pick n Pay, Woolies and Sasol.

Don’t rob the youth, train them

An economy that’s growing and inclusive raises the living standard of its people.

Performance anxiety: do your fees reflect your desires?

‘No matter how bad performance is, they are guaranteed their base fee. They therefore earn extra fees when performance is good, but share none of the downside.’

Mall of Africa a movable shopping feast

‘The new generation Checkers Hyper would be giving me sleepless nights if I ran Pick n Pay’s Hypermarket business. Even its PnP on Nicol pales in comparison.’

Is the rand failing or just fragile?

‘Whilst emotion and popular sentiment suggest the rand is a fractured currency, is this the case, or is the rand simply fragile, and in need of time – or some other catalyst – to allow the currency to recover?’

It’s ETF season across Africa

To the extent that emerging markets remain a play for global investors, SA is going to remain a very interesting market.




 

 

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