It is common to reduce the politics of the ANC to a battle between personalities. A closer look suggest that this is a fight between two factions, both of them products of trends in the economy.
South Africa is breathing a sigh of relief after escaping a credit rating downgrade. But there are still serious concerns around structure of the country's economy and finances.
Skyscrapers are the new cathedrals – but are we worshipping a false idol?
Members of House Standing Committee on Economics should be asking the directors of Australia's Big Four banks (not the CEOs) different questions, if they really want the right answers.
Business Briefing: fixing culture in banking and finance.
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"Banking culture" has drawn a lot of scrutiny this year, after several high-profile scandals. But Professor Paul Kofman says there isn't much evidence for how to intervene if there's a problem.
Donald Trump may be a populist, but his policies are set to be particularly popular with the banking industry.
Donald Trump doesn't represent as much uncertainty for markets as you might think.
The argument put forward by Eskom that it can handle South Africa's controversial nuclear build programme is fundamentally flawed.
People from South East Asian countries are less likely to default on their mortgages because of a culture of financial assistance from families, new research shows.
Young people actually take responsibility for their own financial decisions but they fail to learn from their parents about how to handle money, new research shows.
There are still a number of factors pointing to the risk in Australia's housing market that the Reserve Bank hasn't noted in its latest risk analysis.
Young farmers are more open to outside investment and ownership of the family farm, than older farmers, new research shows.
With a bit of government backing, alternative finance can give us control over our money and help kickstart the 'real economy'.
A Woking-Cupertino tie-up seems implausible at first glance, but there is plenty up for grabs which could suit both companies.
To pay for the increasing costs of climate change Australia should have green bonds that finance projects that help us adapt. However research shows there are barriers to financing these bonds.
The industrial revolution wasn't all about the spinning jenny and steam power. Money talked, and it needs to again if power and prosperity are to flow to the UK regions.
Our growing dependency on satellites for all forms of communication has made the problem of space weather even more acute.
Following the Brexit vote, a number of cities are queuing up to take London's place as Europe's financial centre.
A new report finds two million Australians lack the resources to bounce back when difficult circumstances arise.
Of all the university departments, business schools could be the worst affected by Brexit. But it doesn't have to be all bad.