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After earning a B. Comm (Communications) degree, Adriaan spent 10 years working as a financial reporter. After spending 15 years as analyst at different stockbroking firms and a stint as lecturer in economics, he decided to feed his need of reading annual reports, business news and whatever financial articles he can find. He also admits to serving a term as ward councillor.

Changes to Regulation 28 expansive rather than restrictive

4 Mar 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger   1
Investment funds will invest in decent, economically viable projects.

Nedbank’s direct feed to accounting software Xero makes life easier for small businesses

3 Mar 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger  
Removes the hassles and risks of inputting data manually.

Things can come right – if government rallies behind Mboweni

25 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger   23
'I was tempted to ask one of the members of the house how many zeroes there are in a trillion': Finance Minister Tito Mboweni.

Pandemic hits Bidcorp on the chin

24 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger   2
Covid-19 cost the group R23bn in lost sales over the last 12 months.

Sasol is making headway against its challenges

23 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger  
The good news is that a rights issue won't be necessary – but no dividends yet.

Naspers, a fish still too big for its JSE pond

19 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger   8
But there isn't much management can do about it.

Tax on tobacco, alcohol and cool drinks works well

18 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger   24
We are making healthier choices, because people respond to financial incentives.

Xero and Nedbank’s plan to save small businesses time and money

18 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger  
The direct link between bank accounts and accounting software is already proving popular.

The curious case of Swatch versus iWatch

15 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger   1
Why did the spat over trade marks end up in the Supreme Court of Appeal in SA?

Consumer costs hit home

11 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger   10
How they’re feeling, what they’re cutting back on – and why things are likely to get worse before they get better.

Gold mines set to announce sterling results

5 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger   4
Profitability will have increased on the back of the high gold price, weak rand and good production.

Are investors going to throw a tantrum?

4 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger   7
Risk to share prices if quantitative easing tapers off.

SA mining companies’ efforts to be clean and friendly

2 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger  
Gold mines do better than the rest of the industry with regards to environmental, social and governance issues.

Feeling stressed? You are not alone

1 Feb 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger   9
Survey indicates that more than 70% of us are struggling to cope right now, and that businesses need to adapt.

Welkom Yizani shareholders didn’t do badly

28 Jan 2021 /  Adriaan Kruger   3
With returns higher than the initial R10 per share outlay and repurchase at R15.70 some 14 years later.

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