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China gifts SA with R370bn

Not everyone believes a stimulus package will get the country out of its economic crisis

McKinsey’s apology is a laugh

Like that of KPMG, it does not answer the tough questions, probably because it is aware of the possible legal ramifications

Collars and ties mask the real white monopoly capitalism

Only mass civil action will hound this rogues’ gallery of corporate crooks out of town

Entrepreneurs ‘ageing and dying’

New research paints a picture of the dwindling number of buyers willing to take on the difficult life of a factory owner.

An investment first for South Africa

South Africa's first independent exchange-traded funds (ETF) investment platform for financial advisers is set to launch in Gauteng this month.

EconomyTalking about the economy

Hearing about the state of the economy is no fun. Especially when you get experts and politicians in the same room. Tanya Pampalone reports.

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. According to mall management, approximately 45 000 people visited the R650-million shopping centre daily. Restaurants such as News Café and Primi Bazala drew in many upmarket young Sowetans.

The 6% solution

From a macroeconomic perspective, the massive disparities in South Africa, coupled with considerable expectations of economic empowerment, require sustainable growth of more than 6% in the next decade, writes Iraj Abedian, the chief executive of Pan-African Capital Holdings.

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