“SA does have a consumer debt problem. But what we need are interventions that drive lenders into providing healthy forms of debt,” says Intellidex chairman Stuart Theobald. Read more in his Business Daycolumn.
There are some things you know you must get right. Where there should be an instinctive, reflexive desire but also institutional memory. Holding newborn babies is one of them. Friends are popping them... read more
In the late 1990s 45 banks, mutual banks and homeland banks were operating in SA. That fell to a low of 18 by 2010, following a crisis of confidence in small banks. But the long hiatus since is over... read more
SA is full of contradictions and things that don’t make sense. It will be the job of the new administration — in the process of being appointed as this column goes to press — to pick at these... read more
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