Arthur Goldstuck looks back at the birth announcements of internet in SA.
Edward Ingram expands on his ideas for a new and more stable debt structure.
Xi Jinping’s reforms could unlock huge opportunities for tech firms like Weibo.
South African stocks have climbed as mining shares were lifted by positive production updates and data showing Chinese economic growth came in a touch above forecasts.
The market seems to be looking for direction, with the platinum strike possibly meaning no or even negative growth for the SA economy in the first quarter.
South African stocks have been dragged lower by top tier mining stocks as global gold prices slumped by more than 2% on US dollar strength.
All major indices are lower as shares fail to rise on US stocks' lead and profit takers use every opportunity to cash in as investors fret over valuations.
Shares on the JSE ended a see-saw session slightly stronger, with mining shares adding the most points to the main index as commodity prices pushed higher.
Emerging markets are again on the unwanted list as investors, spooked by the renewed crisis in the Ukraine, are fleeing to safer havens.
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