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.
Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's maiden mini budget:
Showed a good grasp of harsh economic realities 53% 8 votes
Said nothing new 40% 6 votes
Doesn't interest me 7% 1 votes
The Post Office is on the brink of collapse This shows:
Labour laws need to tighten up. 21% 78 votes
The company should be privatised. 61% 229 votes
The post office has to diversify with new technology. 18% 66 votes
Should Grace Mugabe become president of Zimbabwe
Yes, she would do a great job. 7% 16 votes
No, she is not qualified for the job. 61% 131 votes
It is of no interest to me 32% 68 votes
The new court ruling that property owners are not liable to pay for outstanding rates and taxes from previous owners is:
A sensible judgment which favours consumers. 47% 74 votes
A shameful indication of municipal incompetence. 28% 44 votes
Of no interest to me. 24% 38 votes
Nxesi names and shamescorrupt officials
Will deter corruption 6% 20 votes
Won’t make any difference 46% 158 votes
The public has the right to know 48% 164 votes
Is smart mobile technology an aid to cheating:
Yes, technology makes it easier to cheat 19% 18 votes
No, cheaters will always be cheaters 23% 21 votes
People cheat without technology too 58% 54 votes
Have you been affected by theJSE glitch?
Yes, it's been an inconvenience. 18% 40 votes
No, technology is fallible. 19% 42 votes
It doesn’t affect me. 62% 135 votes
Would you buy any of Apple's newly-launched products?
Absolutely, I love them all. 14% 22 votes
I'm not interested. 25% 39 votes
No, they are simply unnecessary expenses. 61% 94 votes
Khanyi Dhlomo's repayment of a R34.1m NEF loan in just over a year is:
Commendable and a good example for women in business. 17% 77 votes
Too good to be true - something doesn’t add up. 46% 211 votes
She should never have received the loan in the first place. 38% 175 votes
The Sars probe into Malema's tax payments is:
A breach of confidence 7% 25 votes
Completely fair 56% 201 votes
The plot thickens! 37% 135 votes
Do you invest primarily in equities?
Yes - It's easy to understand 78% 64 votes
No - I prefer other asset classes 22% 18 votes
Alternative investments require special know-how and skill
I agree - what do I know about art anyway? 100% 1 votes
No way - it takes some homework but no expertise 0% 0 votes
Is the market heading for a "double dip"?
Yes - Time to cash out 42% 14 votes
No - It's a great time for investing 58% 19 votes
Do ETFs trump unit trusts?
Yes - Just look at Mike Brown's stats 75% 9 votes
No - Unit trusts are actively managed 25% 3 votes
Yes - but it won't beat inflation over time 100% 3 votes
Maybe - But shares still offer the best returns 0% 0 votes
Unit trusts appeal to me because:
They offer long term superior returns 83% 5 votes
Unit trusts are liquid 17% 1 votes
They don't appeal to me 0% 0 votes
Which sector will shoot the lights out in 2010?
Commodities - The world needs resources 70% 44 votes
Financials - The banks will bounce back 30% 19 votes
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