Hilton Tarrant works at YFM. Prior to that, he worked at a specialist software development agency after leaving a full-time, award-winning career as a financial journalist. He has been a financial journalist since 2005.

Netcare CEO forced to dump shares worth R200m

Price slump wipes out his entire stake in the group …

African Bank makes entry-level bank account play

Will compete on ‘shared’ banking, savings and fees.

How Builders is fighting back against the French

Leroy Merlin is going to have to work hard to compete against the market leader …

Old Mutual unbundling: Are shareholders better off?

Is the sum of the parts worth more than the previous whole?

Takealot’s ingenious move

Why the e-commerce business is rolling out physical collection points.

Old Mutual execs score R46m in unbundling

An ‘unintended consequence’ of Quilter and Nedbank separation …

Departing Hodnett gets to keep Absa shares

Also paid a long service award of a rather bizarre R5 000.

‘More concerning than prescribed assets’

Sim Tshabalala on nationalisation, monetary policy and pension assets.

Standard Bank branch cuts are long overdue

When last did you visit a bank branch? And when last did you go into one for anything other than stamped bank statements?

Shoprite thumped on remuneration

Exclude Wiese’s deferred shares, and votes fail embarrassingly …

Banks cut fees as competition intensifies

First of the big five drops the monthly fee for its entry-level account …

How renewables are helping Eskom keep the lights on

Without IPPs, we would be in a near-perpetual state of Stage 2 load shedding.

The problems with Eskom’s load shedding plan

Sometimes bad luck arrives all at once, and hoping that it won’t this winter is naïve.

A nationwide blackout and other myths busted

Help in understanding the crisis …

How electricity, rates have squeezed owners, landlords

And homeowners can likely expect ‘more of the same’ …

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