The Sapo strike is a symptom of years of mismanagement, says Terry Bell.
Nhlanhla Nene has made the most of a difficult fiscal situation, says Jaco Leuvennink.
Read the key points of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's mini budget.
The rand has weakened against the dollar, following Finance MInister Nhlanhla Nene's warning that the economy was struggling to reduce poverty and create jobs.
The euro has rebounded modestly in Asia after it dropped in New York on reports that the European Central Bank could expand its bond-buying programme.
The rand has edged firmer against the dollar but has surrendered some of its earlier gains as investors held their bets ahead of the mini budget review.
The rand has clawed to its firmest level in 25 days against the dollar as investors took some comfort from China's GDP data.
The rand has edged up to its firmest level in a week against the dollar, tracking stronger Asian currencies after GDP data in China was better than expected.
The dollar has slipped in Asia as weak Chinese growth data rekindled concerns about the global economy.
The implementation phase of the Protection of Personal Information Act is around the corner, but the majority of South African enterprises have not yet made an effort to comply with the legislation.
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