• The Ramaphosa Plan

    The president said on Friday that the work "starts now". He wasn't wrong, writes Pieter du Toit.

  • Stimulus recap

    Seven key points in the president's package of economic reforms and spending plans.

  • Supporting role

    Meet the members of President Cyril Ramaphosa's new 10-person advisory panel on land reform.

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Currencies

Ether cryptocurrency, a victim of blockchain success

Sep 23 2018 16:32

For all the attention afforded bitcoin, it is its rival ether that is hitting the headlines, with the popularity of its blockchain technology Ethereum driving concerns that have sent investors fleeing.

Currencies

UPDATE: After firming, rand weakens in wake of stimulus announcement

Sep 21 2018 11:14

The rand initially firmed 0.65% to R14.19/$ following the release of President Cyril Ramaphosa's R50bn economic stimulus package, but subsequently weakened to trade at R14.36/$.

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Rand firms on consumer inflation surprise

Sep 19 2018 10:18

At 4.9%, the rate was marginally lower than what analysts had expected, with recent increases in the fuel price having been expected to push it up.

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