2020-02-18 13:02 Plan to develop artisans could help reignite SA’s economy The former Transkei government boosted training of artisans, leading to many being elevated into the middle class.
2020-02-05 13:47 Economic growth: what we know and don’t know It’s unclear exactly what causes economies to take off, which makes it difficult to implement policies that create more prosperous societies.
2020-02-04 12:51 Clean energy should fill the Eskom void As Eskom struggles financially, independent power producers should be allowed to step up and fill the electricity-generation gap.
2020-01-27 11:05 Policy synchronisation required to boost SA’s re-industrialisation The manufacturing sector was one of the largest negative contributors to South Africa’s gross domestic product in the third quarter of 2019. The economy will continue to suffer if trade and indus ...
2020-01-22 11:16 Beyond 2020: A vision of a prosperous South Africa Graduates and immigrants have built some of the largest tech companies in the US. South Africa should catch up quickly.

Where are the US-trained African economists? 2020-01-04 10:46 Some of the best and brightest minds teach economics at US universities, and foreign students, who study under them, often become impactful scholars and thought leaders. Yet, very few African stu ...
Which policies create economic growth? 2019-10-31 14:55 South Africans would do well to take note that when it comes to stimulating economic growth, especially when trying to turn a bad situation around, there is simply no quick fix.
Impact investment can shift our affordable housing crisis 2019-10-29 09:19 South Africa is facing a massive urban housing crisis. It will take major investment and a concerted effort from a number of role players to transform our cityscapes, but it can be done, writes H ...
The second renaissance of finance 2019-10-25 15:49 Technology is fast changing the role of banks, as well as the way we perceive money. But can regulation keep up with these changes?
How to punish high school students – and the likely consequences 2019-10-09 18:31 The argument goes that disciplining bad behaviour will discourage other students from behaving badly. But a recent study points to quite the opposite.
Last chance to catch up on ‘lost decade’? 2019-10-03 12:28 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 ...

Europe stocks post worst day since Brexit, wiping out 2020 gains

Feb 24 2020 22:19

European equities haven’t had such a bad day since the aftermath of the Brexit vote more than three years ago as increasing concerns over the economic impact of the coronavirus hurt travel and luxury sectors, and volatility spiked.

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