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Previous polls

Feb 13 2019 11:36

Do you think government can solve the Eskom crisis?

Yes, progress is being made 10% 471 votes

10

I don't know, but I hope so 29% 1328 votes

29

No, it's too late 61% 2760 votes

61

Feb 07 2019 20:22

President Ramaphosa has announced that Eskom will be split into three separate entities – Generation, Transmission and Distribution. Is this a good idea?

Yes 54% 237 votes

54

No 17% 74 votes

17

I'll wait and see  29% 129 votes

29

Feb 04 2019 12:56

Should SA communities have the right to veto mining exploration in their areas?

Yes, it affects them the most 62% 181 votes

62

No, government should have the final say  11% 32 votes

11

It depends on the type of mining  22% 65 votes

22

Not sure 4% 12 votes

4

Jan 25 2019 16:10

Should the SA Reserve Bank be nationalised?

Yes, it doesn't need private shareholders 10% 78 votes

10

No, it is functioning well as is 67% 549 votes

67

Sure, as long as it remains independent 12% 101 votes

12

The debate is a storm in a teacup  11% 86 votes

11

Jan 23 2019 13:18

Should it be mandatory for SA companies to report pay discrepancies between men and women?

Yes, this info needs to be out in the open 38% 77 votes

38

No, companies should not be obliged to report this 48% 96 votes

48

I don't know 6% 12 votes

6

What? It's not already mandatory?  8% 16 votes

8

Jan 18 2019 16:15

Do small independent businesses stand a chance against big corporates in SA?

Yes, the playing fields are level 4% 10 votes

4

No, big corporates can and do easily smother them 45% 112 votes

45

It depends, they have to be smart and innovative 34% 85 votes

34

Who cares? I just want well-priced and quality goods and services 18% 44 votes

18

Jan 08 2019 10:36

Are you worried about debt in January?

Yes, I spent too much over the festive season 24% 159 votes

24

No, I budgeted carefully  60% 401 votes

60

I am not sure what my debt situation is  16% 110 votes

16

Dec 20 2018 19:18

How are you budgeting for the festive season?

I have a bonus 13% 79 votes

13

I save throughout the year 35% 221 votes

35

I go into debt 16% 103 votes

16

My friends or family help me 7% 45 votes

7

I don't budget 29% 184 votes

29

Dec 05 2018 15:52

Can the SABC avoid retrenching staff?

• No, there has been far too much mismanagement and corruption. 82% 820 votes

82

• Yes, there is still a chance jobs can be saved! 8% 77 votes

8

• Not sure. Perhaps they can still implement a turnaround strategy. 10% 102 votes

10

Dec 03 2018 09:20

Load shedding is back. Can Eskom turn things around?

Yes. They are on track. 3% 12 votes

3

No. They should have planned better. 82% 285 votes

82

They need more time to turn things around  14% 49 votes

14

Apr 30 2010 22:03

Do you invest primarily in equities?

Yes - It's easy to understand 78% 64 votes

78

No - I prefer other asset classes 22% 18 votes

22

Sep 02 2010 16:45

Alternative investments require special know-how and skill

I agree - what do I know about art anyway? 100% 1 votes

100

No way - it takes some homework but no expertise 0% 0 votes

0

Apr 30 2010 22:03

Is the market heading for a "double dip"?

Yes - Time to cash out 42% 14 votes

42

No - It's a great time for investing 58% 19 votes

58

Jun 22 2010 08:58

Do ETFs trump unit trusts?

Yes - Just look at Mike Brown's stats 75% 9 votes

75

No - Unit trusts are actively managed 25% 3 votes

25

Oct 06 2010 15:23

Yes - but it won't beat inflation over time 100% 3 votes

100

Maybe - But shares still offer the best returns 0% 0 votes

0

May 24 2010 08:04

Unit trusts appeal to me because:

They offer long term superior returns 83% 5 votes

83

Unit trusts are liquid 17% 1 votes

17

They don't appeal to me 0% 0 votes

0

Jun 04 2010 14:46

Which sector will shoot the lights out in 2010?

Commodities - The world needs resources 70% 44 votes

70

Financials - The banks will bounce back 30% 19 votes

30

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