The founder’s curse


Questions raised over mortgage bond scheme

Loxfin and Mortgage Secured Finance are offering a 13.5% return, but it's not clear how they generate it.

Naspers takes first step to shrinking Tencent gap

The whole of Naspers is now worth about $91 billion – some $29 billion less than the market value of its Tencent shares.

Moral corruption in private sector a concern – Sasfin

Banking group counts the cost of fraud-related loss.

MultiChoice to list on the JSE as Naspers eyes pay-TV exit

Media giant to retain its primary listing on the JSE and 'interests in Media24'.

Sars versus the taxpayer

'We will come for you.'

How can those above 45 improve retirement savings?

There is still time.

How stable is SA’s banking system?

Bad GDP numbers will affect the sector at some stage.

Expropriation without compensation has some upside, big risks, IRR says

'There is a massive risk of doing land reform badly and a modest prospect of doing it well.'

FNB braces for summonses from robbery victims

Bank failed to implement adequate security measures prior to 'meticulously orchestrated' crimes.

Amcu triumphs in AngloGold Ashanti wage negotiation

Joseph Mathunjwa states that entry-level workers will now earn R11 000 a month. He also explains his objection to Sibanye’s takeover of Lonmin.

The diminishing importance of Cosatu – can it be renewed?

The union needs to undergo an extreme leadership makeover.

Which SA unit trusts are attracting the most money?

Fund flows tell an interesting story.

Ex-Standard Bank lawyer tells of pressure to serve Zuma allies

Some ANC members allegedly called for Standard Bank to retract its decision to close the Guptas' bank accounts.

Illicit cigarette industry beats Sars

Cigarette brands selling for less than the payable tax have gained a 27% market share in SA.

Why Moody’s is now upbeat about SA’s SOEs

Commitment to fixing governance issues lauded, but simply making new board appointments won't be enough.

The big four full-service banks compared

An analysis of results for the first six months of 2018.

The coal crisis at Eskom worsens …

Putting the uninterrupted provision of power at risk.

Ramaphosa gives taste of plan to kickstart economy

Package is aimed at boosting economic activity and confidence in sectors affected by regulatory uncertainty, the presidency has said.

Botswana's structural reforms key to recovery – IMF

Latest review comes on the back of a mixed 2017, which saw real GDP growth drop to 2.4%.

The issue of ingrained unemployment

There is no scenario where long-term unemployment can simply be shrugged off – it’s toxic to the economy, scars society, and is inherited by the next generation.

How Anglo quietly built a commodity trader in Glencore's shadow

In just five years, the century-old miner assembled marketing operations that now sell more metals than the company produces.

Ecotourism is a sustainable driver of socioeconomic growth 

The greatest opportunity for South Africa is to capitalise on ecotourism, by ensuring that the people are benefiting from the economic growth. 

Meet the Shalennials: CEOs under 40 making millions in Texas oil

Dozens of young entrepreneurs, mostly in their 30s, are running private-equity-backed companies in the frenzied boom in West Texas and New Mexico.



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  Well said. I agree fully -- I find growthpoint to be quite open about their business in their reporting so its a bit puzzling what exactly is being flagged here. Anyway...  



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