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.
A captured South African Treasury is bad news for the country's poor but the view that the capture is a natural enemy of the market economy is a myth.
The BRICS bloc of states have resolved to establish an alternative credit rating agency to counter western dominance in the financial markets. Will it work?
Social media communication like Twitter can influence investor decisions in an unequal way and whether the company intends it or not, research finds.
South Africa needs take a radically different path if it is going to make its economy more inclusive. It must start from the premise that markets are intrinsically skewed to historic privilege.
Governments have been known to change the definition of anti-dumping tariffs to suit their needs, so accusations of steel dumping from China are still quite subjective.
Two of the largest dairy cooperatives have been playing with farmers by pursuing a high price for milk when both should have taken into account fluctuations in the global dairy markets.
Some theorists suggest that such platforms are making our world more efficient by natural selection. The reality is a little more complicated.