Financial Services Strategy
This issue of talk vs action sounds almost comical, but is crucial for recovery.
There are important moral and practical concerns that should guide the discussion on whether to disrupt multigenerational transfers of wealth.
The tripartite alliance must do things differently if it is to triumph in a post-Covid reality.
The fight over the future of economic policy is already brewing
The government’s dangerously paternalistic streak is showing its worst side during the lockdown and current policymaking.
My life is divided between the UK and SA. So I’ve seen the Covid-19 responses in both countries, and the comparisons are revealing.
After the health crisis forces in the government will be pulling in completely different directions.
The president’s response to the coronavirus has been solid while the Reserve Bank upgraded its response to bazooka-level; but the economy still faces severe contraction, says Peter Attard Montalto,...
There is an urgent need to slow the spread of the coronavirus (Covid-19) in SA, irrespective of location. Urban areas likely to be hardest hit. Townships and informal settlements accommodate the...
Unfortunately, politics is what share prices now depend on.
Misconceptions overestimate and underestimate the finance minister’s powers
The 2020 state of the nation address (Sona) on February 13 scores highly for PR/rhetoric (an 8/10), actual policy is “ok” (a 6.5/10, being generous), but signs of any shifts towards actual...
The youth employment initiative announced at last week’s Sona will take 1% or R20bn of the 2021/21 national budget and it’s unclear where that money will come from apart from belt-tightening, says...
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