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Published: Thu, 23 Mar 2017 04:33:05 +0200

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Banking sector needs diversity, but risks are high for little guys

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Bringing new black entrants into banking would enhance the diversity of ownership in the sector.

Postbank could speed up change

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200

The SA Post Office is embarking on what it hopes will be the final stretch before becoming the Postbank, a fully fledged banking service provider.

Politics bedevils transformation

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200

The fallout over the Guptas has to be separated from genuine concerns about the financial sector.

Competition body to flex new muscles

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200

The commission is expected to cast its net wider than before and look into new sectors.

​‘Earning R1.5m a year is not rich’

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Claims that the black middle class is hit hardest by the 45% tax rate are not backed by statistics.

Net1’s tentacles everywhere

Fri, 10 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Grant recipients are often at a loss about who they are dealing with, which makes them vulnerable

SA hits a century of good returns

Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200

The local equities market came out on top, beating 23 other countries. But analysts say this is unlikely to continue

​Cheeky upstart challenges the JSE

Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200

A fintech pioneer is speeding up trades, cutting costs and making it easier to list.

Traders backed by a massive armoury

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200

According to the consent order, the misconduct was systemic and involved several levels of employees.

US plea bargain shows how forex fixes were rigged in SA

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Online chat rooms were key to the way in which traders colluded to maximise profits.

How ConCourt could save Sassa

Fri, 03 Mar 2017 00:00:00 +0200

In terms of its original ruling, CPS, once contracted, acts as an organ of the state and has to provide a service.

Little relief to offset bracket creep

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200

The increased taxation for high-income earners must be accompanied by fiscal discipline, budget analysts say.

Sugar tax only for the sweetest

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200

A can of Coke will soon cost 46c more but will help reduce the national health bill and raise revenue

Elephants in the budget room

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200

It’s not so much what the finance minister said in his speech, but what he didn’t say that should have us worried.

Tainted Molefe fits Zuma's needs

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Despite being an able civil servant on paper, the former Eskom boss is seen as compromised.

Budget wrap: Gordhan ups social spending and squeezes the rich

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 14:08:00 +0200

The Finance Minister announced the national budget would be balanced through new tax measures that target the rich.

What will it take for Africa to industrialise?

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 14:09:00 +0200

Africa ought to mimic how East Asia continues to take charge of its economic transformation

Eskom board in the firing line

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Questions are being asked about why the utility’s directors kept the damning report under wraps.

Gordhan is negotiating a minefield

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200

Can he survive when there are so many issues that could blow up no matter which way he steps?

​Love drives up prices at Africa’s only flower auction

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 +0200

It’s the last big sale before Valentine’s Day and flower buyers are stocking up on bestsellers — everything that is red.