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.

Public Investment Corporation – is it really independent?

It owns more than half the bonds of dysfunctional state-owned companies ...

The e-tolls mess just got messier

With no legal clarity and claims that more than R1 billion in outstanding e-tolls have 'prescribed'.

Is this the world’s best trader?

He challenged Gann’s record by turning $50 000 into nearly $500 000 in a week.

Political crisis sparks fresh look abroad

Investment managers say things are bad in SA, but could get worse. Which is why they are taking a fresh look abroad.

JSE directors on a buying spree

Exceeds sellers by a factor of three, suggesting growing confidence in key areas of the market.

Dudu Myeni’s time at SAA may be up

Legal action brought against SAA chairperson to have her declared a delinquent director.

Gordhan’s growth estimates best served with a pinch of salt

In 7 of the last 8 years, Treasury has overestimated growth.

The Trump effect on the gold-copper pivot

And what this can tell us about the current market.

How we miss Mbeki and Manuel

Their economic record beats anything that came before or after.

Despite strong rand, SA companies head for the exit door

Firms continue to ship money abroad at record rates.

ACSA minorities sue for fair value buyout

Claim they are 'economic hostages' to the company.

Money Talk on Radio 2000, Monday 12 December 2016

JSE in the red; S.A adds 90 000 jobs in Q3; All eyes on Fed & BOE – will interest rates go up, where will it leave S.A?; Consumers expected to spend over 20% more on their credit cards this December; Top tips to ensure you are financially fit for 2017; Women in Business; What is the difference between a credit report & a credit score?

Two-hour commute between Joburg and Pretoria on its way – Sanral

Road agency's funding problem hits planned route developments.

Sanral’s mysterious and wishful accounting

When will the road agency acknowledge that much of its e-tolls debt is unrecoverable?

The lop-sided nature of the JSE hides some gems

There is value to be found in smaller stocks that are not on the radar of institutional buyers.

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