Former Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan flanked by Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas and Director General Lungile Fuzile.
The framing of the prevailing political protests in South Africa shows too much focus on the role of individuals. This is dangerous in hearkening back to the flawed Great Man Theory.
Creating a bitcoin ETF won’t suddenly make it safe.
Money is pouring into exchange traded funds, but making a bitcoin one isn't necessarily a good idea.
The sacking of South Africa’s Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has created uncertainty about the future of the country’s finances.
The removal of South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, is the greatest threat to public finances experienced in the post 1994 era.
Expect more deals as low-cost options derail the investment industry's business model.
Under threat? A tough call for PSA.
The takeover of GM's European brands has historic parallels – and implications for both Europe and the US.
On the outside.
Whether it is a basic bank account, a mortgage to buy a house or loan to start a business, financial services are an essential part of modern life.
Young women in the survey showed less interest and knowledge on long-term investments.
Young women are are confident in implementing budgeting and savings strategies, but lack the knowledge and confidence required to implement long-term financial strategies, a new pilot study finds.
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Financially illogical and fuelled by irrational dogma, the creation of a new tranche of private sector debt is a missed opportunity.
It’s too soon to say what advantages there are to issuing government bonds using blockchain technology.
Despite a media statement announcing that Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) and Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) have created the first government bond using the blockchain (dubbed the “cryptobond…
The Conservatives may be willing to sacrifice what’s left of the UK’s beleaguered social model to maintain the City’s global status.
Scott Morrison’s UK visit may deliver some new ideas on data for Australia.
Australia could follow the UK's lead in fostering progress in the financial technology sector.
The one audience that was prepared for a hard Brexit, it seems, was the City of London.
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The World Economic Forum draws a straight line from social injustice to many of the risks facing the world in 2017.
Small businesses need all the help they can get.
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Research suggests paying small businesses just a couple of weeks faster can help them become more profitable, hire more workers and grow more quickly.
Taking care of business. Will Trump be hands off?
One cymbal manufacturer has survived 400 years, but most in-house companies fail to survive through the generations.
Does the Turkish government have ulterior motives in its attempt to make Istanbul a global financial centre?
Continue cooperation is crucial.
London and Brussels should be constructive about Brexit – for both their financial benefit.
Scandals, elections, budgets, 2016 had it all. Here's what made news in business and economics.
Blockchain can’t solve every problem in the finance industry.
For a discipline that is supposedly rational, finance has had its fair share of irrational crazes. For example, the dotcom bubble and the collateralized debt obligation craze that led to the global financial…
South African President Jacob Zuma just escaped a bid by some of his senior colleagues in the governing ANC to remove him.
The South African economy stands to benefit if the country's president steps aside because he has had a destructive economic impact.