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No retrenchments as Eskom forges ahead with unbundling

The power utility will keep the peace with organised labour, André de Ruyter has assured

Crypto sends investors on a rollercoaster ride

Experts say recent market volatility is part of the nature of crypto assets and should not scare off long-term investors

South Africa joins digital currency race

Reserve Bank launches feasibility study into a possible retail central bank digital currency, which is expected to be concluded in 2022.

Sakeliga has a ‘secret agenda’

But Afriforum’s business wing says the finance minister is playing the race card

Repo rate unchanged even as inflation risks grow

Reserve Bank stands at the ready to act if the rise in inflation threatens to become permanent

Tekkie Town’s Steinhoff fight: ‘We will get our business back’

Bernard Mostert on the ordeal of losing a business he helped build and the fight to get it back

Platinum records for South African mines

The miners are in a comfortable position as the world creeps towards a lower-carbon future

Sweeter local sales rescue sugar

The master plan to rescue the industry means that at least 80% of sugar consumption will come from South African farms and millers

Oil boom may be the industry’s last hurrah

Biggest players in the game show signs of recovery but a low-carbon future may threaten fossil fuel

Covid kills a decade of employment growth in SA

The self-employed were nearly three times less likely to work during the hard lockdown, economists found

Fickle funding for women-led startups hurts femtech

It is difficult for startups to get off the ground, especially when they are women-focused

No more bailouts for SAA

After 18 months under administration, the loss-making airline has been cleared for takeoff

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