Modesty in your spending (and half an eye on the future) could make you very cheerful indeed.
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.
The "no" result from Italy's referendum is likely to brew political and economic uncertainty for some time yet.
Even if Italy votes for changes that will make it easier for the government to pass economic reforms, the country's economy will still be in trouble.
The recently updated Integrated Resource Plan calls for significant investment in South Africa's power supply. But can the country afford it?
A zero rate for business could actually be a progressive move and would reflect the anti-bureaucratic spirit of Brexit.
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.
Athens can celebrate two consecutive quarters of growth. Berlin must stomach some weakness. Everyone should remember cheap money isn't free money.
China's private property market is to blame for rising debt, not government owned or controlled businesses, new research shows.
Hart and Holmström changed the way we think about corporate governance.
The Bank of Japan is trying yet another measure to fight deflation but the economy shows no signs of responding.
New research shows people are needlessly declaring bankruptcy because they don't know about the help available to manage their debts.
If the RBA includes commercial credit cards in new caps on interchange fees, small to medium enterprises might not be able to use them as a source of finance.
Africa needs billions of dollars to finance the Sustainable Development Goals. Its not clear where this money will come from.
The pursuit of shareholder value destroys jobs, investment and the long term health of the economy, but as long it is legal Philip Green’s behaviour is just business as usual.
Congress just passed a bailout for Puerto Rico – in the nick of time – yet it's not enough to solve the island's biggest challenge: returning to growth.
Was Opposition Leader Bill Shorten right to say that $100 billion has been added to Australia's national debt on the Coalition government's watch?
One of the worst hit countries during the financial crisis has regained economic strength inside a gilded cage -- to the extent that it can now step outside, melt it down and re-sell the gold.
Economic sense has been largely irrelevant in the unfolding Greek drama. Instead, morality has been at its heart.
The global push for financial inclusion could end up with unintended consequences.