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Economy: NHI already having a negative impact, Discovery group's shares fall

Economy: NHI already having a negative impact, Discovery group’s shares fall

The FF Plus's foreboding that the National Health Insurance (NHI) will have an extremely negative impact on South Africa's economy already seems to be...
Bank of Baroda slapped with R400k fine

Bank of Baroda slapped with R400k fine

The Prudential Authority (PA) has issued the Bank of Baroda a R400 000 administrative sanction for non-compliance with certain provisions of the Financial Intelligence...

Brexit may benefit South Africa’s financial sector

Brexit is the talk of the street. And by street, I mean the whole world. It is such a controversial topic that some politicians...
Petrol price to rise by 11 cents

Petrol price to rise by 11 cents

Cash strapped consumers will have to fork out more at the pumps as the petrol price is set to increase by 11 cents on...
Perceptions about retirement can inform whether black South Africans save or not

Perceptions about retirement can inform whether black South Africans save or...

Every person who is younger than retirement age is encouraged to plan and consistently save for retirement. However, few individuals actively plan for their...
Under President Jacob Zuma the economy didn't recover as much as it should have from the global financial crisis Shutterstock

South Africa’s finances are in bad shape. It’s running out of...

South Africa’s public finances are in a perilous state. There are four main reasons for this. First, economic growth is low or non-existent. Second,...
Treasury increases bond auctions

Treasury increases bond auctions

The National Treasury has announced an increase in the fixed-rate and inflation-linked bonds weekly auction levels. In a statement issued on Thursday, the National Treasury...
SA unemployment higher than USA and Germany combined - 10 million plus. Photo: Mike Schussler - Economist

SA unemployment higher than USA and Germany combined – 10 million...

10 million South Africans suffer in silence and 900 hundred join them every day. We are all too clever as we talk about public...
Moody's report sets redlights flashing for South Africa

Moody’s report sets redlights flashing for South Africa

Red lights are flashing in the South African economy after the latest report by Moody's pointed to various elements that are unfavorable to the...
South Africans with jobs fear that automation could make them redundant. Shutterstock

South Africans are upbeat about new technologies, but worried about jobs

Powerful new technologies are emerging that will continue to affect individuals in multiple ways. This has led to references to a Fourth Industrial Revolution...
A gas-fired power station will be a cheaper option for Eskom than its current diesel plant Shutterstock

How Liquefied Natural Gas could change South Africa’s fortunes

The development of liquefied natural gas (LNG) could help transform the South African economy, spur re-industrialisation, reduce the country’s over-reliance on coal-fired power stations,...
Social networking platform “Love circle”, won tens of millions of yuan in pre-A round of financing led by Peeli Ventures.

Social networking platform “Love circle”, won tens of millions of yuan...

  "Love circle", A dating social network platform, has completed A pre-a round financing of tens of millions of yuan, led by Peeli Ventures and...
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