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The world economy goes Hollywood
The world economy goes Hollywood
LONDON – If there is one useful conclusion that economists and investors can draw from the crazy year that has just ended –...
At 20, the euro is a currency giant on fragile footing
At 20, the euro is a currency giant on fragile footing
The euro turns 20 on Tuesday, marking two tumultuous decades that saw the single currency survive a make-or-break crisis and become a fixture in...
Fed rebalancing rocks markets
Fed rebalancing rocks markets
Global markets are bleeding, with $8-trillion wiped off the value of equities in October alone.
Are fees taking the bonus out of South African smooth bonus funds?
Are fees taking the bonus out of South African smooth bonus funds?
Given the volatile nature of local markets in recent years, smooth bonus funds have increased in popularity among South Africans seeking a more...
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.

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