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.

Standard Bank: Customers coming off the ‘support’

21 Oct 2020 /  Larry Claaasen   1
Economy showing signs of recovery.

CompCom takes aim at ‘digital markets’

16 Oct 2020 /  Larry Claasen    4
It fears that if it does not come up with a regulatory framework a few companies could end up dominating.

In command, and in control

15 Oct 2020 /  Larry Claasen   20
President unveils plan that not only tackles the economic fallout of Covid-19 but also addresses the state's broader economic goals.

Capital flight

9 Oct 2020 /  Larry Claasen   5
Listed businesses are using shares to buy out other companies and reward staff and shareholders rather than expand their operations.

Eskom must cut its debt by more than half – CEO

8 Oct 2020 /  Larry Claasen   14
From a 'staggering R488 billion' to R200 billion.

‘Our country is ready for recovery’ – Ramaphosa

6 Oct 2020 /  Larry Claasen   24
But the ANC still needs time to discuss whether 'politically exposed persons' should do business with the state.

CPS: Liquidation won’t be opposed by parent company Net1

2 Oct 2020 /  Larry Claasen  
Group says it has ceded control to the business rescue practitioners, so it's their call.

Second quarter boosts Capitec

30 Sep 2020 /  Larry Claasen   4
But Covid-19 crisis takes its toll.

Govt must not try to get consensus on every issue – Busa

29 Sep 2020 /  Larry Claasen   5
The goal of the recovery plan is to cement investor confidence by pushing through 'shovel ready' projects.

Famous Brands expects earnings shock

25 Sep 2020 /  Larry Claasen    6
Covid-19 lockdowns takes its toll.

Employees save SA Express

25 Sep 2020 /  Larry Claasen   19
Crowdfunding bid keeps troubled state-owned airline afloat.

Economy on the mend – Sarb

23 Sep 2020 /  Larry Claasen    9
But too early to gauge the pace of the recovery.

Policyholders paid R230bn in claims and benefits during lockdown

22 Sep 2020 /  Larry Claasen    6
Over 480 000 also got R1bn in premium relief as a result of the crisis.

Ramaphosa: End of the beginning

17 Sep 2020 /  Larry Claasen   28
All eyes on Nedlac's reconstruction and recovery plan.

Lockdown leads to data boom

16 Sep 2020 /  Larry Claasen    1
Covid-19 drives the digitisation of the economy.

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