Developments causing suffering today could lead to truly democratic decision-making.
The rand plunge reflects SA's leadership woes, says Leopold Scholtz.
The SA Tourism CEO should stop shifting blame for the visa fiasco, says Solly Moeng.
Yields on South African government bonds have dropped to seven-week lows, pushed down by inflation data and a mini budget that went down well with investors.
The Treasury is still on track to implement an electronic platform for primary dealers trading government bonds on the secondary market.
Power utility Eskom has sold R260m in ES42 bonds at a clearing yield of 9.975%, slightly higher than 9.935% at its last sale in May.
Yields on short-dated bonds have fallen to session lows after reserve bank governor Gill Marcus dampened hopes of steep rate hikes.
The rand has been softer against the dollar, retreating a few cents after data showed a slow down of growth in credit extension to the private sector in June.
Noel Biderman is stepping down a week after hackers released the personal information of millions of users of the adultery website.
Good – may rescue the rand
Bad – it could make things worse
I don’t know, it doesn’t affect me
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