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Finance
SA holding back? With the 2Q16 having bounced back, and most sectors keeping this up through the 3Q16 as well, there is as yet no actual evidence of a fatal output sagging, but also no real indication of a new growth liveliness. Instead, slow continuity skimming close to the zero-line. On the supply-side, the primary...
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SA growth: fighting back by Cees Bruggemans It may defy every day impressions (you mean we are not in recession with new car sales -20% yoy, RMB/BER business confidence showing 2-out-3 business managers morose, and SARB leading indicator still diving?), but yes, we aren’t in recession. And this flavour may well linger. Mining and manufacturing...
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Exclusive Club shaping by Cees Bruggemans In the modern post-WW2 era, there have been notable political women leaders. Golda Meir, Maggie Thatcher, Indira Ghandi, Benazir Bhutto stand out, Cristina Kirchner less so. Some were major reformers (Maggie), others mothers to their nation (Golda). Some were thoroughly detested (going strictly by Kissinger). But they were only...
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Steuart as a Speaker

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Steuart has done some 500 talks on South Africa's progress since 1994 and SA's prospects for the future'