A lack of compassion with ordinary people is crucial to SA’s failures, says Mandi Smallhorne.
An economist ponders the top question concerning those who control international capital flows.
The economic policy pendulum seems to be swinging away from laissez-faire to regulation.
The pound has struggled to hold onto gains as concern escalated that banks may leave Britain should it opt for a “hard” Brexit that restricts their access.
The cash crisis in Zimbabwe has just gone up a notch as banks started giving out bond coins to depositors withdrawing cash, limited to either $50 or $100 per day.
The euro has slipped toward a seven-month low amid speculation the European Central Bank will maintain its easy monetary policy.
The dollar has risen, reaching the strongest level against the euro since March, on speculation US monetary policy will diverge from stimulus measures.
The euro has fallen to its lowest since March after Mario Draghi signalled quantitative easing won’t come to an “abrupt” end.
The euro has fallen to its lowest level in almost three months against the dollar before the European Central Bank announces its policy decision.
Broadband in Africa could be in for a boost as plans to build another subsea cable, connecting Angola to Brazil, are underway.
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