Natsuko Waki

Natsuko Waki works from London. Senior investment writer at Pictet Asset Management. Formerly a correspondent at Reuters. Views are my own Natsuko Waki has over 1666 followers on Twitter.

Stocks, euro tumble as default fears mount

World stocks and the euro fell sharply as investors feared a messy Greek default within weeks unless Athens implements the austerity measures demanded

Alarming array of risks face leaders in Davos

More than 30 heads of state and over 1 400 business leaders will flock to Davos this week for the World Economic Forum.

Africa ponders how to manage new wealth

As Africa moves from a fiscal deficit funded by aid to a continent with a surplus, the search is on for a framework to manage countries' wealth.

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Debt management amid Covid-19 and beyond

This webinar on Debt Management, sponsored by Debt Rescue, had its experts share a practical approach to debt management amid this crisis and beyond

NSTF-South32 Awards

All of the awards are made for outstanding contributions to science, engineering, technology and innovation in South Africa

The benefits of being a GEMS member

The scheme offers comprehensive and affordable healthcare options to all public service employees and greater access to better healthcare

The evolution of South Africa’s savings culture

A common misconception is that you need a lot of money to start saving, but this is simply not true – you can start with R50

Tobacco producers welcome new research confirming that cigarette ban has failed

Every day that goes by shows the importance of getting rid of this ban and going back to producing and selling cigarettes as we were before

Cost increases sharing of cigarettes

Many people are questioning whether the ban on tobacco in South Africa is not in fact having the opposite effect of that intended

How to tell if you have a hidden contact centre in your business

The important thing to remember is that a contact centre is defined less by the physical space it occupies and more by the customer experience it delivers

Accessing health and justice in a time of Covid-19

The similarities between the HIV epidemic and the Covid-19 pandemic are hard to ignore – the most obvious is the level of premature deaths caused by both

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