2017-10-17 13:59 Tighter regulation curbs debt defaults A new index measuring debt defaults in South Africa affirmed that levels of financial literacy are attributable to the difference in education levels.
2017-10-16 17:05 Invested in a thriving asset class A rise in e-commerce is driving demand for warehousing space, creating a welcome boost for companies with logistics and industrial assets.
2017-09-29 14:24 Don’t do business with corrupt companies – Discovery CEO In light of KPMG and McKinsey’s questionable dealings, Adrian Gore spoke out against doing business with those that have engaged in corrupt practices - once their guilt has been established.
2017-09-28 11:02 ‘In a league of its own’ Under the leadership of CEO Paul Dunne, Northam Platinum is one of the few local miners in the platinum group metal space that can boast a strong balance sheet and well-performing assets.
2017-09-28 15:41 SA’s gender laws boost economic freedom rating While SA moved up the economic freedom rankings from last year, since 1994, the trend has been largely downward as a result of government policies.

Is SA mining ‘uninvestable’? 2017-09-21 11:01 With insufficient capital reserves, SA needs to attract foreign capital to develop mining projects. But policy ambiguity is increasingly impacting on the investment case for this sector.
Innovation could save SA’s economy – World Bank 2017-09-20 14:56 SA will need to boost productivity and attract more investment into research and development if it is to increase its economic output.
World Bank drops SA 2017 growth forecast 2017-09-19 15:16 The World Bank has downgraded South Africa’s 2017 growth forecast to 0.6% from 1.1% in January. Unless the economy starts growing, SA's poor will continue to live in grinding poverty.
Uncertainty reigns over banks’ transformation targets 2017-09-19 13:54 Will new regulations oblige banks and financial services institutions to comply with radical targets in an attempt to accelerate black ownership and inclusion?
The ‘recession drought’ is not over yet 2017-09-08 11:02 Despite the strong rebound in second-quarter GDP, South Africa’s economy needs to perform even better if the lives of the majority of its population are to be improved.
Test of mettle for battling sector 2017-09-05 10:06 The metals and engineering sector is facing strong headwinds, ranging from cheap imports to a weak local demand for products. Stakeholders are desperate to find solutions to these issues.

US disappointed by China's slow reform, Trump official says

Oct 22 2017 08:03

The US has been disappointed this year at China’s lack of progress in pursuing market-oriented reforms, said a senior administration official, ratcheting up the pressure on the world’s second-largest economy ahead of President Donald Trump’s visit there next month.