A new study brings fresh insights into understanding the nature and extent of South Africa's systemic risks within the country's financial sector.
Eskom power lines. South Africa’s power utility may be in a much weaker financial position than generally appreciated.
A closer look into the latest financial numbers of South Africa's state power utility, Eskom, suggest that it may be in a more vulnerable position than appreciated.
Get ready to wow them…
While some companies get fined £18m, others have learned to "wow" the punters when things go wrong.
A little transparency goes a long way.
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A plan to disclose the names of corporate auditors has its flaws, but it comes with a rule that will help investors determine how well a company is being audited.
After a hard day at work, children still expect their mom to spend quality time with them.
How successful a mother or career scientist one can become depends on how one's available time is divided between the two activities.
In bank stress tests, what’s worse: runs or lemons (the other kind)?
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US regulators chose to reveal detailed information to the public about the state of the banks. They were able to be so transparent, without triggering a run, because of a strong fiscal backstop.
Chipping away at casino strategies.
The people who manage pensions and investments are locked in a constant battle to win our custom, often dazzling us with examples of how well they have beaten the market in the hope that this success will…