Iraj Abedian

 
China gifts SA with R370bn
China gifts SA with R370bn
President Cyril Ramaphosa has secured nearly R370-billion in financing from the Chinese government towards an economic stimulus package.
Brace yourself for tougher times
Brace yourself for tougher times
As temperatures plummeted across the county this week, fuel prices hit record highs of R16.02 for a litre of 95-octane petrol in Gauteng. 
McKinsey’s apology is a laugh
McKinsey’s apology is a laugh
You would be forgiven if you experienced a sense of déjà vu while reading the McKinsey & Company statement this week.
Collars and ties mask the real white monopoly capitalism
Collars and ties mask the real white monopoly capitalism
Last week a conceptual barrier was broken at the University of the Witwatersrand’s Great Hall: two leading critics of KPMG’s enabling role in...
Entrepreneurs 'ageing and dying'
Entrepreneurs 'ageing and dying'
South Africa's factory owners are a dying breed. New research likely to give grey hairs to anyone hoping for the reindustrialisation of South...
An investment first for South Africa
An investment first for South Africa
South Africa's first independent exchange-traded funds (ETF) investment platform for financial advisers, itransact, is set to launch in Gauteng...
EconomyTalking about the economy
EconomyTalking about the economy
Mingling in the open-air foyer outside the auditorium at the Gordon Institute of Business Science in Illovo last week, Professor Adam Habib and...
The world wants it -- we've got it
The world wants it -- we've got it
A mere six teaspoons of platinum are worth about $2 000 today. One of the country's greatest resources, platinum-group metals (PGMs), accounted for...
The 6% solution
The 6% solution
South Africa's democratic government has shown a resolute commitment to the modernisation of the country's economic policy and management architecture. ...
Soweto retailers report bustling festive season
Soweto retailers report bustling festive season
The hallways were teeming with shoppers -- and perhaps those just wanting to be seen -- in Soweto's spanking new Maponya Mall during December.
Economist: Govts should not take on private debt
Economist: Govts should not take on private debt
If governments take on private-sector debt created during the subprime crisis, the poor will be hardest hit, economist Iraj Abedian said in Cape...
SA energy crisis sends rand tumbling
SA energy crisis sends rand tumbling
South Africa is sitting on gold, platinum and other minerals that are selling at record prices on world markets, yet its economy is, quite...

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