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What a revolution in SA’s electricity landscape can do for the economy 2019-05-20 13:36 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 ...
Investing in the face of humanity’s greatest challenge 2019-05-13 14:02 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.
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Stocks track upbeat global sentiment

Jul 23 2019 18:06

Although modest, major equity indices in Asia inched higher while a similar trend was also recorded in Europe including the United Kingdom where Boris Johnson won the Conservative party leadership contest to become the new UK prime minister.

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