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SA has kept its spot on the passport index - but global mobility has all but ground to a halt


How will EOH's across-the-board salary cuts work?

Apr 07 2020 17:37

EOH is still consulting with employees about the proposed cuts aimed at avoiding retrenchments and layoffs and expects to finalize these consultations on Thursday. The pay cuts will be over and above the 25% pay cut the group CEO and its executive committee have agreed to.


A top strategist says it’s time to pile into the rand

Apr 07 2020 14:59

Emerging-market currencies offer the best buying opportunity in more than two decades says Charlie Robertson, Renaissance Capital’s global chief economist.


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Ron Derby: The forest is burning

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OPINION | How a new philanthropy model could help small businesses survive

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ANALYSIS | What the transport sector taught us during the coronavirus pandemic

The coronavirus outbreak has thrown into relief the fault lines in SA's...


OPINION | What I learned from trying to cut my own hair during a pandemic

Chris Bryant considers how the world might change as people become more...


OPINION | Is Covid-19 the crash we didn't see coming?

You've heard of the dot-com bubble and the housing bubble, but did you...

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Go to for official government updates on Covid-19

Mar 27 2020 11:11

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Coronavirus | New Development Bank loan helps, but we need more, economists warn

Apr 06 2020 22:27

National Treasury’s application for a $1 billion loan from the New Development Bank to fight the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has largely been welcomed, but economists have urged the department to cast its net wider in search of much more funding.

OPINION | Emerging markets are peering over the precipice

Apr 07 2020 10:14

The financial fallout from the coronavirus is spreading rapidly and that’s ugly news for many developing countries, writes Marcus Ashworth.

Coronavirus | Rupert R1bn fund to help small businesses oversubscribed in a matter of days

Apr 06 2020 21:27

The Sukuma Relief programme set up to assist small businesses impacted by the Covid-19 outbreak has been oversubscribed.

Will other local companies follow Woolworths' pay cut example?

Apr 07 2020 08:33

Woolworths said its board and executive teams will forego up to 30% of their fees and salaries over the next three months. Now that it has set a precedent locally, will others follow suit?

Europe weighs a half-trillion euro plan to stem virus recession

Apr 07 2020 08:16

It’s crunch time for the European Union as it strives to stem a virus-led downturn.



Economics in the time of corona

Apr 06 2020 15:04

The impact of a global outbreak of disease has been discussed by academics as far back as 2016. But how do we minimise the economic fallout of a global pandemic?

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