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South African Unemployment Issues Continue Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic

South African Unemployment Issues Continue Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic

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The coronavirus pandemic has taken the World by storm and this includes South Africa. Even though much of the attention has been paid to...
Relief at the petrol pumps

Relief at the petrol pumps

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Consumers will breathe a sigh of relief at the pumps as the price of petrol is set to decrease by between 23 and 32...
SARB keeps repo rate unchanged

SARB keeps repo rate unchanged

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The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) has kept the repurchase (repo) rate unchanged at 3.5% per annum. SARB Governor Lesetja Kganyago made the announcement on...
GDP contracts by 51% under lockdown

GDP contracts by 51% under lockdown

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The South African economy contracted by a staggering 51% in Quarter 2 of 2020, as the country reeled from the consequences of the COVID-19...
Inflation soars to 3.2% in July

Inflation soars to 3.2% in July

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With the lockdown gradually easing, the annual consumer price index (CPI) rose to 3.2%, up from 2.2% in June. The increase was the biggest monthly...
Dr-Pali-Lehohla

Taming the Illusive Policy Complex in South Africa requires a scrum...

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Much research, data analysis and modelling has been done during the COVID-19 crisis, as South Africa aims to predict the economic impact of the...
India Digital Payments to Grow 2X, Touch $60 Tn Mark by 2022: Report

India Digital Payments to Grow 2X, Touch $60 Tn Mark by...

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The financial disruption caused by the Covid-19 pandemic forced many businesses to adopt digital technologies. A recent report by management consulting firm RedSeer consulting...
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Zoetis launches genomic test for dairy cows in South Africa

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Johannesburg, 13 August20: With food security increasingly under the microscope in the wake of the global COVID-19 pandemic and increasing financial pressure on the...
Investing during the pandemic - the year unexpected

Investing during the pandemic – the year unexpected

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Daniel Kibel, Founder of CM Trading, shares his insights on what the investment landscape has revealed in 2020 – “The Year Unexpected”. “When it comes to global...
South Africans should accept that the IMF is neither their worst enemy nor their saviour

South Africans should accept that the IMF is neither their worst...

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  The South African government has asked the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for $4.2 billion. The money would come from a facility that provides financing...

Applying the Shared Value approach to the South African rental economy

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Can an online platform counter gentrification, deliver a double-sided business proposition that leverages shared value for the improvement of an entire segment of the...
An Economic Outlook - Embracing a 35-year Low in Consumer Confidence

An Economic Outlook – Embracing a 35-year Low in Consumer Confidence

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Despite being one of the most developed economies on the continent of Africa, South Africa has been one of the worst-affected areas by Covid-19. In...
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