Great growth is possible if small-scale farmers are taken seriously.
South Africa's land reform programme will fail if it continues to neglect smallholder farming.
Even the big, bad Wall Street bull is scared of inflation.
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While many market observers blame growing concerns about inflation for the stock market crash, the real culprit may be fears that the economy is about to slow.
In the red.
Markets follow a mix of economic reasoning, human emotion and out-of-control algorithms.
Markets like to know who’s coming and going.
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Markets hate uncertainty and the economic data reflects the turbulent nature of British politics.
Under pressure to create new markets, big alcohol producers are scouring the African continent in what promises to yield negative socioeconomic consequences.
Luxury exists in most human societies throughout the world but in different forms.
Luxury is a global phenomenon present in all societies in various forms.
The actual corporate tax rate in Australia is considerably lower than 30% due to the high utilisation of imputation credits by shareholders.
The company tax cut may signal to the world that Australia wants to be competitive on corporate tax, but it won't make much of a difference to our largest businesses and multinationals.
Female traders are better at buying cheap and selling high.
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New research reveals not only why female traders buy and sell less than men, but that they may be better at it.
Scientists' success in producing synthetic vanilla flavouring means it is used 99% of the time. So why does the price of genuine beans keep rising?
Finance minister Pravin Gordhan, his deputy Mcebisi Jonas, and Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago.
The decision to give former Eskom CEO, Brian Molefe, a seat in the country's parliament comes with the potential to cause great economic pain for South Africa.
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…
Data and algorithms are an integral part of modern trading.
Government agencies are investigating how to start regulating trading algorithms. But algorithms are ubiquitous and we need to make sure we don't stamp out good ones.
Donald Trump doesn't represent as much uncertainty for markets as you might think.
Markets have risen in response to President-elect Trump, particularly in the pharmaceutical and financial industries.
World markets bounced back surprisingly quickly after Trump's election. Here are a few theories as to why.
Donald Trump claims victory in the US election.
The president-elect has made some worrying noises on a range of issues, and from Australia's perspective the most worrying of all is the relationship with China.
A broker in Mumbai reacts on November 9.
The world braces for Donald Trump's brand of` trade protectionism, which will send shockwaves through the global economy.
A trader in shock?
Research suggests their initial reaction may portend how they will perform in the coming months and even years.
Uber is exiting the race for dominance in China's ride-hailing market and selling its stake to rival Didi Chuxing.
A frequent call market may help prevent ‘flash crashes,’ like this one on May 6, 2010.
New research shines light on whether creating such a haven as a new type of exchange that slows trading down a bit could attract enough traders to be effective.
A weak pound might be good for exports but it is bad news for the investment that the economy is based on.