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2019-06-13 09:40 4½ Threats to SA's economy Now that we are finally past the 8 May election, all eyes are firmly on the path forward. But a number of local and global threats could hinder our economic recovery.
2019-05-30 09:52 Will SA’s carbon tax lighten the load? South Africa’s carbon tax bill came into effect on 1 June. And while a commitment to reducing our carbon footprint is commendable, this law might not have the desired effect. finweek contributor ...
2019-05-27 08:00 Why the members of a board matter What does the board of directors of a company actually do? A lot – or at least they should be. That’s why you need to make sure the board members of the businesses you are invested in are worth t ...
2019-05-20 13:36 What a revolution in SA’s electricity landscape can do for the economy Load shedding costs the economy billions every year. Regulatory red tape is holding back a potential boom in the market for privately generated renewable energy, which has the potential to not o ...
2019-05-13 14:02 Investing in the face of humanity’s greatest challenge As we battle the very real effects of climate change, it is essential to direct capital to companies that show the greatest potential in coming up with the solutions needed to address sustainabil ...

Grit’s risk removal recipe 2019-05-09 10:09 Real estate investment trust Grit is focusing on multiple asset classes, multiple geographies and hard currency to ensure success on the African continent.
Which asset classes have the biggest impact on job creation? 2019-05-06 14:09 Bond and equity markets (public or private) are important for employment creation. The growth in gross fixed capital formation is the fuel that keeps the economic engine running.
Getting rid of the rot in Transnet 2019-05-02 10:00 The tentacles of state capture spread far and wide within the state-owned transport and logistics company, Transnet. But new management is resolute about cleaning house.
A future explained 2019-04-04 10:09 Shareholders of South African-listed alternative energy company, Renergen, recently approved a listing on the Sydney Stock Exchange. Management believes it will flourish in Australia, where there ...
Flying further afield 2019-03-14 09:46 Comair CEO Erik Venter has been with the company for over two decades. Over the last few years, the company’s focus has shifted beyond aviation in order to grow the business.
Off to a credible start to the year 2019-03-14 09:20 The first quarter of 2019 is coming to a close and it looks like our local equity market had a reasonable start, all things considered. Globally, markets also faced challenges but managed stronge ...

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