Business optimism may be up but serious economic and labour challenges lie ahead for South Africa, writes Phillip de Wet.
SA's exposure to the London interbank offered rate (Libor) scandal spreading globally occurs through the foreign-exchange market in particular.
Saleem Mowzer takes issue with the Mail&G who he believe published articles that reveal preconceived and rigid ideas on economic matters.
The majority of graduate professionals are confident about remaining in South Africa, with an average confidence level of 84% being recorded.
Confidence in South Africa's economy fell slightly in November as analysts trimmed their growth forecasts, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.
South Africa's economic confidence improved in January, bolstered by growing optimism the economy will rebound this year.
South Africa's economic confidence fell to a three-month low in January on a poor economic growth outlook and a weaker rand.
South African economic confidence jumped to its highest level in a year in October, suggesting better conditions in 2009.