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Is Bitcoin the new nugget of gold in South Africa?
Is Bitcoin the new nugget of gold in South Africa?

For decades, gold has been considered a safe-haven investment for South Africans. However, investors are now looking towards innovative solutions for the new economy in the form of cryptocurrency

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 25 Jul 2017

Green reporting will expose risky companies
Green reporting will expose risky companies

G20 task force issues new Climate-Related Financial Disclosure Framework

By Sharon Snell 5 Jul 2017

Vukile acquires portfolio of retail properties in Spain
Vukile acquires portfolio of retail properties in Spain

Vukile Property Fund (Vukile) has fulfilled the promise it made to the market that it would diversify when it announced earlier this week that it had acquired a portfolio of retail properties in Spain

By Danette Breitenbach 4 Jul 2017

King James the Second wins Allan Gray account
King James the Second wins Allan Gray account

Allan Gray today announced its appointment of King James the Second (II) shortly after leaving its current agency, Ogilvy & Mather Cape Town

By Jessica Tennant 21 Jun 2017

Bonang Mohale, new Business Leadership South Africa CEO
Mohale: “Business is the answer, not the enemy”

South Africa's first years as a democracy saw substantially higher economic growth than population growth

By Danette Breitenbach 15 Jun 2017

Journalist and political commentator, Max du Preez
Has SA finally hit the reset button?

This country is never boring. Where else in the real world does the skinniving, intrigue and corruption offer more plot twists than Game of Thrones?

By Nicci Botha 14 Jun 2017

Mcebisi Jonas, former deputy finance minister
Jonas: "We need to resist the b*llsh!t"

The current weak economy is not part of a cycle; it is structural and reflects the space in which South Africa finds itself

By Danette Breitenbach 14 Jun 2017

Photo: Sibanye
Is mining's feast or famine mindset a thing of the past?

The mining industry hasn't really changed much in mindset from the gold rushes of old

By Danette Breitenbach 13 Jun 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Hedging in foreign trade - Handling forex

If you already know that the value of the currency you are dealing with is going to rise, then hedging is necessary. So, let's look at the forex indicators that will help you cut down financial risks

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 7 Jun 2017

It's official: We're in recession
It's official: We're in recession

Figures show the economy contracted by 0.7% during the first quarter of 2017, officially pushing the country into a recession

By Nicci Botha 7 Jun 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Is your industry prone to financial bubbles?

If you're building a business, one of your main concerns should be whether or not your specific industry is especially vulnerable to bubbles - and how to spot one before it compromises your chances of success

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 31 May 2017

David Williams
#AfricaMonth: Internal trade barriers show signs of falling

While the road ahead may still present significant challenges, some of Africa's most long-standing internal trade barriers are beginning to show signs of falling. We interview David Williams, Maersk Line Africa chief executive and global head of Safmarine to find out more

By Ilse van den Berg 30 May 2017

Hanno le Roux
'Junk' status - Weathering the storm

Some of the main areas where South Africans and South African businesses can expect to feel the impact of the sovereign credit rating downgrade and some helpful suggestions for you and your business' finances

By Hanno le Roux, Issued by Meredith Harington 26 Apr 2017

Living in La La Land
Living in La La Land

Is South Africa still an investors' dream or are we living in La La Land?

By Danette Breitenbach 21 Apr 2017

The yo-yo world of commodities
The yo-yo world of commodities

While commodities may be on the rise globally, South Africa is a mixed bag

By Danette Breitenbach 10 Apr 2017

Cabinet reshuffle triggers junk status
Cabinet reshuffle triggers junk status

With the dash of a pen, President Jacob Zuma has undone all the hard work of government and business last year to avoid junk status

By Nicci Botha 4 Apr 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
How to become better at trading in the forex market

Using trading as a financial instrument is not an easy task, it requires a strong foundation in the financial industry. Here's how to become a better trader in the financial world

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 30 Mar 2017

Boris Dzhingarov
Three ways leaders overcome a bad economy

A bad economy is often a self-fulfilling prophecy, but there are steps that business leaders can take to overcome the conditions and sustain their interests

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 13 Feb 2017

#MiningIndaba: Bristow pulls no punches on mining's short-sightedness
#MiningIndaba: Bristow pulls no punches on mining's short-sightedness

Mining companies and government are equally responsible in their failure to weather the unpredictability of the industry

By Nicci Botha 7 Feb 2017

#MiningIndaba: A global economic snapshot
#MiningIndaba: A global economic snapshot

People should be buying gold on the back of a strong dollar and a recessionary economic environment

By Nicci Botha 6 Feb 2017

Source: Tanesco
The changing face of Africa's energy projects

African energy programmes in the face of global political and economic headwinds

By Nicci Botha 6 Feb 2017

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute. Image source:
#WSF2017: Six key investment areas for Africa to achieve the SDGs - Jeffrey Sachs

Professor Jeffrey Sachs, director of The Earth Institute, addressed attendees at the sixth World Sustainability Forum, recently held in Cape Town, providing six key investment areas that he believes need to be a priority for Africa in order for the continent to meet the targets of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

By Sindy Peters 30 Jan 2017

Samsung launches $150m early-stage startups fund
Samsung launches $150m early-stage startups fund

Samsung has launched its Samsung NEXT Fund, a $150 million venture capital investment fund aimed at supporting early-stage startups globally

By Tom Jackson 11 Jan 2017

#AgriIndaba: Facilitating investment in African agriculture
#AgriIndaba: Facilitating investment in African agriculture

Foreign direct investment into Africa is indeed fraught with legal red tape, but there are platforms that help potential investors navigate their way through

By Nicci Botha 30 Nov 2016

#AgriIndaba: Investing in Africa is not for sissies
#AgriIndaba: Investing in Africa is not for sissies

A policy and legal environment that is conducive to doing business in Africa is critical to attract foreign direct investment

By Nicci Botha 30 Nov 2016

Four strategies to manage excess cash in your business
Four strategies to manage excess cash in your business

Most SMEs fall out of business due to liquidity problems. However, on the rare occasions when your business happens to have excess cash, the situation can be as depressing as the time when you are cash-strapped

By Boris Dzhingarov, Issued by Monetary Library 23 Nov 2016

#AfricaCom: Africa's tech startup funding landscape in numbers
#AfricaCom: Africa's tech startup funding landscape in numbers

Disrupt Africa, an independent news portal with a keen eye on the African tech startup scene, released its first industry funding report

By Lauren Hartzenberg 16 Nov 2016

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#CFO2016: Global reality - 2017 and beyond

The world is changing, and we just have to look at Brexit, Trump's victory and Planet Zuma to verify this as fact

By Nicci Botha 10 Nov 2016

#FeesMustFall: Business calls for a good, hard look at the skills the country really needs
#FeesMustFall: Business calls for a good, hard look at the skills the country really needs

Can we justify free tertiary education, when there's a greater need for a robust social security system? Does SA need more poets and politicians, when artisans are what will grow the economy?

By Ryan Ravens 21 Oct 2016

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