2018-11-29 09:38 The importance of our teachers The idea that teachers have a powerful influence over their students is not new, but proving the link between a teacher’s expectations and a student’s outcomes has been difficult. Until now.
2018-11-21 11:55 Be careful what you wish for While big investment by multinationals is often welcomed in Africa, not all investment results in favourable outcomes for businesses and people on the continent.
2018-11-21 10:30 It does not have to be a trade-off between jobs and green energy It is inevitable that South Africa has to start relying more on clean energy sources, but we also cannot just walk away from our massive coal deposits, and the thousands of jobs it supplies. So w ...
2018-11-05 14:22 Ramaphosa’s number one challenge: getting rid of patronage politics Ramaphosa’s number one challenge: getting rid of patronage politics
2018-11-01 09:01 SA’s plans to curb debt: Ratings agencies give us benefit of the doubt Further credit rating downgrades are unlikely ahead of the Treasury’s February budget, when it will be more clear if economic revival strategies will work.

The good, bad and ugly of state failure 2018-10-24 15:13 New technologies make it increasingly possible for the private sector to step in where a government fails. But this creates its own set of problems.
How to incentivise creativity 2018-10-12 14:28 Should people in creative jobs be subject to competitive markets forces? Popular belief says no. But research suggests that competition, in fact, increases creative output - up to a point.
What would Britain’s business relationship with Africa look like post-Brexit? 2018-10-12 13:34 When Britain will no longer be the gateway to Europe, it is imperative that it strengthens its relationship with the rest of the world. Africa is key to this shift.
Trade wars: History’s warning for the US and SA 2018-10-10 12:00 History has shown that trade wars seldom produce winners. More often than not, the results leave both sides battle-bruised, scarred and worse off.
Treating taxpayers’ money with respect 2018-10-08 12:46 The ANC is not, as many suggest, led by Marxist-style leaders. Instead, the governing party is anchored in the type of democratic socialism found in Scandinavian countries. But with one major dif ...
Why are there so many single mothers? 2018-09-26 14:42 The share of single mothers has increased dramatically in South Africa and elsewhere in the world. There are many theories on why this is happening, but few offer a clear answer.

Why the JSE might be back in favour soon

Dec 13 2018 09:18

US markets have seen a lot of positive action, while our local market has been struggling. However, over the next five years the action and returns are more likely to be in our local market.

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