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Public sector wage bill might catapult the alliance…

There is simmering unsettledness within the tripartite alliance, thanks to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni’s announcement of public spending cuts in his budget and President Cyril Ramaphosa’s comments about trimming public sector wage bill. Prior to the…

Government responds as coronavirus hits SA shores

March 1 was the answer to the fateful question of when the coronavirus would hit South Africa. On Thursday the National Department of Health confirmed that a 38-year-old man in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) had tested positive…

The best thing to happen to active management

Every year, it seems, there is a new argument against passive investing. Initially, it was considered ridiculous that any investor would accept the ‘average return’ of tracking an index. However, as research proved that in…

Two M&R contracts affected by virus outbreak

The coronavirus has impacted two projects being undertaken by JSE-listed engineering and construction services group Murray & Roberts (M&R). One is in South Africa and the other in Mongolia. M&R group chief executive Henry Laas said…

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