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Lynley Donnelly  

Lynley Donnelly  

    Sugar tariff hike satisfies no one
    Sugar tariff hike satisfies no one
    Tariff protections on sugar were increased last week but not everyone is thrilled by the decision, particularly industrial purchasers.
    Titans face off in banks case
    Titans face off in banks case
    In a stuffy beige courtroom in Pretoria this week, some of the country’s top legal minds faced off in the battle between the Competition...
    Competition commission resolute in bank collusion hearings
    Competition commission resolute in bank collusion hearings
    After two days of exhaustive hearings into the allegations of collusion by major banks, the Competition Commission remains confident of its...
    Forex hearings: Competition Commission accused of being 'vexatious and unreasonable'
    Forex hearings: Competition Commission accused of being 'vexatious and unreasonable'
    The first leg of the Competition Tribunal’s hearings into allegations of foreign exchange collusion by 23 local and international banks began on...
    ANC eyes PIC funds to rescue Eskom
    ANC eyes PIC funds to rescue Eskom
    The idea of using state workers’ pension money to bail out ailing Eskom has again resurfaced, after its latest financial results revealed the...
    Eskom reveals billion rand losses in annual financial results
    Eskom reveals billion rand losses in annual financial results
    Eskom as a stand-alone company revealed a loss of R4.6-billion on Monday, when the utility reported its annual financial results for the 2017/2018...
    The pink tax is a grey area
    The pink tax is a grey area
    A few weeks ago I found myself in Dis-Chem with a packet of pink disposable razors in my hand — and my hackles up.
    Repo rate stays put amid concerns over growth
    Repo rate stays put amid concerns over growth
    The South African Reserve Bank left the repo rate unchanged at 6.5% on Thursday. However, governor Lesetja Kganyago warned of upward pressure on...
    Liquidity problems were just the start
    Liquidity problems were just the start
    The treasury has said that retail depositors will be paid back up to R100 000 of money they had invested in VBS, which covers about 97% of...
    VBS: Widows and orphans may lose out
    VBS: Widows and orphans may lose out
    The recovery of all the money meant for widows and orphans of former mineworkers from embattled VBS Mutual Bank is in serious doubt, it emerged...
    ANC bash caught up in VBS web
    ANC bash caught up in VBS web
    The ANC may be entangled in alleged fraudulent transactions involving embattled VBS Mutual Bank.
    VBS’s future in doubt
    VBS’s future in doubt
    Individuals, stokvels and burial societies who held money with embattled VBS Mutual Bank can begin drawing their deposits — up to the value...