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We are living in an extremely interesting and volatile times

RECM avoids forecasting at all times and being able to forecast or think they are able to forecast gives one a false sense of security – Piet Viljoen – chairman, RECM.

The medieval state of SA’s home repossessions industry

A recent study of home repossessions puts SA among the worst in the world. The enthusiasm with which SA banks rush to repossess homes is described as 'medieval' and cruel.

The most important thing about a downgrade

Is how a country responds.

JSE error shows foreigners continue to sell SA equities

Corrected data shows foreigners did not buy nearly R100bn worth of local equities since May.

Nestlé – Feeling young and invigorated

And leading by example.

Common passport, common currency?

SADC targets single regional currency by 2018, AU wants an African economic and monetary union by 2025.

SA’s economy in a low-growth trap, Kganyago says

Inflation outside target range mustn’t become the norm.

Four options for UK trade after Brexit

Norway, Switzerland, Canada and a WTO-only trade relationship are the obvious options for the UK post-Brexit.

Reflections on building the South Africa of Nelson Mandela’s dreams

Are we living up to his dreams for the country?

What to do with your spare cash

You might invest in fixed deposits, retail bonds, stokvels or even cows! – Chris Ball, co-founder and chief innovation officer – Fincheck.

China's WeChat takes on WhatsApp in Africa

Betting a suite of additional features will attract users.

16-year-old arrested over possible role in Munich shooting - police

The Afghan youth is under investigation for possibly having failed to report the plans of the gunman.

Making your child a millionaire: winning tip

Teaching children to value money, so it’s not easy come, easy go – Pieter du Toit, CEO – FNB Investments.

A tale of six ministers

The journey of digital migration through different communications ministers.

What is keeping SA HR managers awake?

Complete our survey and you could win R2 000.

Inside Telkom’s bold plan to turn the mobile market on its head

What if packages centred on data?

Get used to fine wine at R1 000 per bottle

It's cheap at the price.

If we get this right, the country will be right: FMF

Socio-economic impact assessments give politicians the chance to get laws right.

Unemployment patchwork

And missing the two critical patches of expectations and flexibility.

Eskom takes a stand against private power generation

Reluctance might impact returns on renewable projects – Ashburton.

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