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Mboweni weaponises ‘mini-budget’
Mboweni weaponises ‘mini-budget’
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni — 50 minutes late, it has to be said — began his briefing to journalists who were in the lock-up ahead of...
IMF wilfully takes austerity road
IMF wilfully takes austerity road
The process of selecting the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF’s) next managing director must change. In particular, the tradition of choosing...
Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan govt assets in US
Trump orders freeze on all Venezuelan govt assets in US
President Donald Trump on Monday ordered a freeze on all Venezuelan government assets in the United States and barred transactions with its...
PepsiCo eyes Pioneer’s Africa access
PepsiCo eyes Pioneer’s Africa access
There have been ululations in the market about the fact that food and beverage giant PepsiCo wants to invest in South Africa through a R24-billion...
​Boris Johnson and the threat to British soft power
​Boris Johnson and the threat to British soft power
The likely successor to British Prime Minister Theresa May, Boris Johnson, has plans to subsume the government department overseeing development aid into the foreign office, effectively eliminating it. That will destroy a post-Brexit United Kingdom's last chance to maintain any...
Cooking the economy — a recipe for Tito Mboweni
Cooking the economy — a recipe for Tito Mboweni
Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s culinary skills have been a hot topic on social media recently. The former governor of the Reserve Bank has shown...
Global tax for multinationals gains traction
Global tax for multinationals gains traction
Multinational companies have been gaming the rules of the global economy to minimise their tax liability — or even eliminate it. And the...
Local market indicators shrug off bad news – for now
Local market indicators shrug off bad news – for now
We are just weeks away from elections with many voters unsure who to vote for or if to vote at all.
African women must power up
African women must power up
The absence of women was palpable at last week’s African CEO Forum, in its eighth iteration, in Kigali, Rwanda.
Tensions rising in Venezuela ahead of rival protests
Tensions rising in Venezuela ahead of rival protests
Opposition supporters and regime loyalists in Venezuela are set to hold competing mass street rallies on Wednesday, two days after a failed mutiny...
SA denies Zim loan request
SA denies Zim loan request
South Africa turned down a $1.2-billion loan request from Zimbabwe for in December, Jabulani Sikhakhane, spokesman for the finance ministry said on...
Beware, the everything bubble
Beware, the everything bubble
Think back not too many years and it seems we have floated from bubble to bubble, cases of out-of-whack prices being recorded in eras such as...

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