Larry Claasen is a veteran (read old) financial journalist. He has worked at Business Day, Financial Mail, written for Finweek and for a time edited ITWeb Brainstorm. He has also been fortunate enough to win a few journalism awards. He has a twin brother.

Explosion at Sasol’s Lake Charles

Another blow for the troubled group.

Aveng execs get R17.7m in bonuses

Troubled construction group says board approved incentives for top trio that were 'based on clearly defined performance criteria'.

SA is nothing like Australia, New Zealand or Canada

The country has to compare itself with 'like' nations to understand its place in the world.

We are already priced as ‘junk’

Sub-investment rated Russian and Brazilian bonds are cheaper than SA's.

Takealot expects a Black Friday sales boost

WATCH: Take a tour inside one of its warehouses ....

Unions lukewarm on Eskom’s new CEO

NUM says Jacob Maroga would have been a 'better devil'.

Wiese to retire next year

Shoprite chair to leave after shareholders put pressure on him to go.

Is Manuel truly independent?

Old Mutual silent on whether his appointment as chair contravenes insurance regulations.

‘Mixed picture with some positive signs’

South Africans looking for some respite will have to wait a while.

Judge delivers scathing judgment against Prasa

The behaviour of its legal representatives was also criticised.

SA rises up in competitiveness rankings

'Recent political landscape shift' is behind the shift.

Trevor Manuel’s monument of truth

It's time for the former minister and quantity surveyor to chart a new path.

Tough times knock Caxton

Even the tight-fisted media group is struggling in this challenging economy.

Sustainable investing is becoming the new normal

Corporate SA is ahead of the curve when it comes to impact investments.

Long road ahead for SA retailers

Woolworths expects SA and the Australian economy to remain tough.

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