The new political powerhouses must respect SA's democratic insitutions, says Solly Moeng.
Edward Ingram clarifies some points on banking terminology from his previous essay.
Overconfidence can cause blind spots that may lead to business failure, says Ian Mann.
The dollar has barely moved ahead of a speech by Federal Reserve boss Janet Yellen that could shed light on whether a 2016 rate hike is still on the cards.
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s response to the Hawks directive has helped the rand ease off its decline, but the unit is heading for trouble if he is arrested or fired.
On a day dominated by the continued unfolding of the drama between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and the Hawks, the rand appears to have been one of the victims.
The pound has risen to a three-week high as data continued to suggest the UK economy is proving resilient to the Brexit vote.
The dollar has risen with the Fed's policy plans in focus, while the South Korean won fell after the North tested a submarine-launched missile.
The rand broke through the R14/$-level at the close of business in New York, but has returned to R13.93/$ on news that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has to report to the Hawks.
New Zealand led the world when it gave women the vote and introduced inflation targeting, now it’s claiming another world-first: pizza delivery by drone.
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