Do policymakers actually consider improving trade performance, asks Geoffrey Chapman.
It's an iron law: no electricity, no modern economy, says Leopold Scholtz.
SA's biggest mobile operators have found a new revenue stream, says Gugu Lourie.
It is encouraging that cost-saving efforts are bearing fruit, although treasury has dipped into its contingency reserve, says an economist.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has called for reduced inequality and more jobs in his mini budget speech.
The medium-term budget, while "balanced and realistic" should have had a stronger economic message, says Business Unity SA.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's medium-term budget policy statement has been met with cautious approval by business commentators.
Political parties have broadly welcomed the mini budget, although some questioned the treasury's influence on the government to implement the policy.
South Africa was still resilient in a tough world, says Metropolitan Health CEO Blum Khan in response to the 2012/13 budget adjustments.
The markets hardly reacted to the medium-term budget policy statement in afternoon trade.
There is concern that additional budget allocations do not result in commensurate service delivery improvements, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has warned that job creation could be hampered by slower growth and rising wage demands.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says surplus state employees will be weeded out so that the government can save on its ever-increasing salary bill.
Government will spend R250bn over the next three years on infrastructure projects that are "shovel ready", says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
A Fin24 user cut up her credit & bank cards because she could not trust herself around them.
Reluctance to let go of control can be a barrier to small business growth.
An expert gives tips on how not to let your wedding bankrupt you.
An expert explains why compound interest is such a vital concept.
Step-by-step instructions on how to craft a realistic business plan for your start-up.
The moment you retire, you are free, responds a user to comments on pensioner status.
A Fin24 user wants the next Labour Wrap to focus on half a plate of food and communism.
Strong women role models inspired me, says entrepreneur Shauwn Mpisane.
Amid the finance minister's warnings of a "constrained fiscal environment", treasury has allocated nearly R500m for next year's Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
Slowing population growth will lighten the load on the state's purse in the long term, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.
The extremists of the Islamic State group have turned their social media into a theatre of horror, broadcasting a stomach-turning stream of battles, bombings and beheadings to a global audience.
Commendable and shows real dedication.
A risk to other employees.
A sign of job insecurity.
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