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Lisa Steyn

Lisa Steyn

Lisa Steyn is a business reporter at the Mail & Guardian. She holds a master's degree in journalism and media studies from Wits University. Her areas of interest range from energy and mining to financial services and telecommunication. When she is not poring over annual reports, Lisa can usually be found pottering about the kitchen.
Beware of bitcoin exchanges
Beware of bitcoin exchanges
The high-risk nature of investing in cryptocurrency is a well-expressed concern. But there’s another part of crypto- investing that is less often...
Erdogan finds it’s best not to manage lira
Erdogan finds it’s best not to manage lira
Recep Tayyip Erdogan is a fan of cheap money.
Elusive Jooste is ‘hiding’ in plain sight
Elusive Jooste is ‘hiding’ in plain sight
Where in the world is Markus Jooste?
Muscular dollar awes the rest
Muscular dollar awes the rest
The stronger dollar this week surprised the markets and raised the prospect of an imminent hiking of United States interest rates and concerns...
Bizarre battles in Gupta rescue
Bizarre battles in Gupta rescue
A complex web of interests and legal cases has enveloped the business rescue of eight Gupta-linked companies as the various parties view one...
Merger of SAA, Mango and SA Express firmly on the table
Merger of SAA, Mango and SA Express firmly on the table
The department of Public Enterprises is prioritising the merger of three state airlines: South African Airways, Mango and SA Express.
Corruption-buster Molefe tackles Transnet
Corruption-buster Molefe tackles Transnet
The newly appointed chairperson of the Transnet board, Popo Molefe, has no regrets about tackling corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of South...
Icasa regulations fail to deliver
Icasa regulations fail to deliver
What first appeared to be a grand stand against excessive charges by mobile networks, the amended regulations gazetted by the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) are instead a damp squib....
Battered KPMG stays afloat
Battered KPMG stays afloat
KPMG, in the wake of a string of corporate governance scandals, has so far survived an exodus of clients in the public and private sectors, the...
The African Development Bank's plans to usher in investment
The African Development Bank's plans to usher in investment
A bold new initiative, the African Investment Forum is anticipated to play a significant role in plugging Africa’s infrastructure gap estimated...
Netflix has big appetite for growth
Netflix has big appetite for growth
Netflix was born in 1997 when its co-founder and chief executive Reed Hastings was late in returning a video he had rented from a store. He was...
Who will call the PIC to account?
Who will call the PIC to account?
Pressure is mounting on the Public Investment Corporation following the intense scrutiny some of its investments have come under in recent...