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2019-10-09 18:31 How to punish high school students – and the likely consequences The argument goes that disciplining bad behaviour will discourage other students from behaving badly. But a recent study points to quite the opposite.
2019-10-03 12:28 Last chance to catch up on ‘lost decade’? Finance minister Tito Mboweni’s economic reform proposals are exactly the type of decisive, unapologetic and overdue response needed to lift South Africa’s economy out of the doldrums, writes And ...
2019-09-19 11:18 A theory about having babies Across the globe, fertility rates are declining. If population sizes continue to decrease, there will be major social, economic and political ramifications. But encouraging citizens to have more ...
2019-08-26 11:39 The real (and unaccounted) costs of coal power Measuring the cost of pollution is hard, as the effect is not limited to one territory or even country. However, perhaps most alarming is the hidden health costs for future generations, as eviden ...
2019-08-14 13:22 Do financial analysts add value? Ever wondered if analysts’ trade ideas are worth considering in your decision to buy or sell a particular stock? New research shows that you might want to start reading their opinions.

The rules that bind us 2019-07-23 13:56 If we are to move our economy forward, we need to break free from antiquated laws that are restricting the growth of our industries.
Why the series you binge-watch could affect the next election 2019-07-04 10:24 A recent study reveals that the media we consume has serious psychological consequences. And the poorer the quality of what we watch and read, the more dire the effects
Why South Africans are emigrating and what to do about it 2019-06-20 10:56 Yes, many South Africans are leaving the country. But emigration is not only a South African phenomenon. It’s a fairly normal global trend and South Africa can benefit from it.
Why you’d want to be the neighbour of an African president 2019-06-04 15:08 A recent study shows that Chinese investment in African countries is often used to create infrastructure in a selective manner. This can prove detrimental for many of a country’s citizens.
How to permanently escape poverty 2019-05-21 08:59 A prominent school of thought suggests lump-sum cash payments, or even a job, as a means to assist those living in poverty. But recent research suggests neither of these offer a permanent solution.
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Resources set tone for the local bourse

Oct 14 2019 18:11

The JSE also shrugged off earlier momentum from Chinese markets which rallied on the optimism of a partial trade deal. The rand held on to its gains as it peaked at a session high of R14.72/$ before it was recorded trading 0.01% firmer at R14.79/$ at 17:00.

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