2020-05-14 09:12 South Africans’ goodwill wanes in web of lockdown regulations While private citizens and businesses initially bought into government's decisive response to the Covid-19 threat, this support is dwindling as restrictions seem to be increasingly complex and irrational.
2020-05-07 10:31 Insuring against a pandemic Many businesses that are not allowed to operate normally due to measures being taken to curb the coronavirus outbreak are finding that their insurance doesn’t cover Covid-19-related losses.
2020-05-04 22:38 Which companies will wear it better? The Covid-19 lockdown will affect clothing retailers’ profitability this year, but not all will be equally affected.
2020-04-29 10:16 South Africa’s economic output set to contract by more than 10% The government’s risk-adjusted strategy to lift restrictions on the economy slowly comes at a huge cost.
2020-04-08 16:12 Lockdown completes the ‘perfect storm’ for small businesses finweek journalist Timothy Rangongo takes a closer look at the outlook for SA businesses that are not only at odds with our Covid-19 lockdown, but with the stagnant economy in which they operate.

Volatility may recede as rand hedges boost local bourse 2020-04-08 15:43 The rand has lost almost a third of its value since the beginning of the year amid an emerging market selloff. It may be the saving grace of the local stock exchange yet.
IMF, World Bank scope to assist SA may be limited 2020-04-08 15:34 A blowout in SA’s finances due to the coronavirus pandemic may force the government into the arms of multinational lenders. Do they have enough cash to bailout emerging nations?
Being a ‘fixer’ in the time of Covid-19 2020-04-02 09:37 David McKay interviewed Omnia’s CEO, Seelan Gobalsamy, about the strategy to ‘fix and stabilise’ the chemical manufacturing company. Not an easy task amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Powering through Covid-19 2020-03-30 17:52 As South Africa prepares for the inevitable economic fallout of a 21-day lockdown, David McKay takes a look at how the mining industry will cope with this drastic measure.
The carnage of corona 2020-03-26 10:21 As South Africa enters a three-week lockdown to curb the spread of Covid-19, government and the private sector are braced for the crippling consequences it will have on our already weak economy. ...

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