The much anticipated pact, which seeks to bring stability to South Africa's troubled mining sector, was finally signed yesterday. But, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) has yet to sign on the dotted line. Already there are questions about whether the pact will do anything to improve the current issues afflicting the mining sector. Let's have a look at what's been going o... ››› more
The rand has felt the wrath of the markets over the past couple of weeks. After the US Federal Reserve announced it was going to step down its stimulus programme, the already weak rand felt the strain. But the local currency is starting to show glimmers of strength…
The rand’s had a tough time of it. Since Ben Bernanke’s address about the US Federal Reserve’s stimulus programme, emerging... ››› more
With global factors dragging SA down, problems closer to home are impacting economic growth further. Here's what President Jacob Zuma says he's going to do about it …
Surprisingly, the market reacted positively to news that President Jacob Zuma has vowed to take a stance to aid the struggling SA economy.
This follows Zuma’s previous intervention about the “economy and the effects of lab... ››› more
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