Ciaran Ryan is a Johannesburg-based freelance writer who has a background in finance and mining, having previously headed up a gold mining operation in Ghana. He currently writes for several SA and overseas journals on matters ranging from mining to investment.

Is a recession forecast for the States?

And what this will mean for offshore property investments.

British American Tobacco asked to come clean on spying allegations

Served access to information request by smaller players.

The attraction of the medical real estate market in the US

Where, why, and the prerequisites of a good investment.

Soweto residents lose first round in battle over electricity

Wanted court to force Eskom to reconnect them, and to cap tariffs at R100 pm.

SAA on collision course with trade unions in a fight for survival

It’s sink or swim time for the national airline, as it contemplates retrenching up to 9% of its staff.

Take published financial statements with a bucket of salt

They’re riddled with self-serving estimates.

Sale of Koornfontein coal mine hits legal snag

It’s been nearly two years since the Gupta-owned operation was placed in business rescue

Investing in medical real estate in the US

It's not a property fund, so it’s not dependent on the market – Justin Clarke of OrbVest outlines why South Africans form the company's core investor market.

How the state capture project washed up on Capitec’s door

A judgment handed down on Tuesday doesn’t read well for the bank.

Live a modest lifestyle

Don't own things that will end up owning you.

Wealth is so much broader than just money

Money is truly noble.

Afrimat continues its wild ride

With a 57% rise in operating profit at the halfway stage.

How does your money connect you to a life well-lived?

True wealth is about much more than physical money.

A decade of budgetary whoppers

Is Tito trying to break the tradition of ministerial delusion?

Redefining what it is to be wealthy

It’s what you do with it, not how much you have, that counts.

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