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Markets only have eyes for Cyril
Markets only have eyes for Cyril
The ANC is said to be deliberating over who the rightfully elected secretary general of the party is, but the market seems to only have eyes for...
Markets calm over Ramaphosa win— for now
Markets calm over Ramaphosa win— for now
News that Cyril Ramaphosa had been elected president of the ANC on Monday evening pleased the currency markets at first, with the rand dollar...
For an Arts fix don't miss this!
For an Arts fix don't miss this!
The Snake You Left Inside Me by Nandipha Mntambo. The exhibition is centred on the hybrid and shape-shifting...
Banks ‘can resist’ market shock
Banks ‘can resist’ market shock
The threat of further credit ratings downgrades and the risk that billions of rands may leave South Africa has thrown a light on the Public...
Africa's lessons from the global economic crisis
Africa's lessons from the global economic crisis
The global economy remains in a severe crisis, one that in effect started in 2007. Reprieve is not near, hence its characterisation as the “great...
Jo'burg's Mai Mai muthi market is more than a place of trading, it's home to many
Jo'burg's Mai Mai muthi market is more than a place of trading, it's home to many
The history of kwaMai Mai Market is unknown but everyone agrees it is Johannesburg’s oldest market dedicated to traditional medicine. For the...
China's credibility takes a knock
China's credibility takes a knock
Volatility continued to plague China's market this week despite efforts by authorities to halt further declines in share prices.
Comings and goings of a megamarket
Comings and goings of a megamarket
There's a sweet smell of ripe fruit in the air, intermingled with whiffs of diesel, sweat, instant coffee, dust and vetkoek. It's 11am on a...
Commodity markets limp into 2015
Commodity markets limp into 2015
A freefall in commodity prices has come to a head at the end of 2014 as crude oil, iron ore and coal prices, among others, took a significant tumble...
Traders bless rand down in Africa
Traders bless rand down in Africa
The rand has been so weak in recent days, you could be forgiven for thinking that there are only sellers in the market, but a morning spent at the...
No respite for emerging markets
No respite for emerging markets
One might have been forgiven for assuming that some catastrophic world event was upon us earlier this week when both emerging and developed markets...

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