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  • #AfricaMonth: Turning capitalism into Africapitalism
    on May 24, 2019 at 6:59 am

    Image source: Getty/Gallo</span>Given its colonial past, Africa has not had the opportunity to engage with the positive aspects or benefits of capitalism, having been integrated into the international economy in a position of subservience, based on extraction of value and exploitation.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • #AfricaMonth: Seven things to consider when transacting in Africa
    on May 23, 2019 at 12:20 pm

    Ahead of the Baker McKenzie African Transactional Summit taking place in Johannesburg in May 2019, Baker McKenzie lawyers based in Africa, alongside the firm's global Africa specialists, as well as lawyers from our African Relationship Firms from across the continent, share their knowledge about what investors should consider when transacting in Africa.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • Intra-continental growth vital for African development
    on May 23, 2019 at 12:10 pm

    Image source: Getty/Gallo</span>African countries have been urged to focus on improving intra-continental trade if significant economic growth is to be tangible.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • Why demographics matter in investment decisions
    on May 23, 2019 at 6:14 am

    The rise of the Asian middle class impacts investment decisions. Image source: Getty/Gallo</span>What's happening in the world can impact the economic value chain. So, it's something successful long-term investors spend a lot of time thinking about.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • Prescribed assets could trigger more investment outflows
    on May 22, 2019 at 7:19 am

    Mike Abbott, wealth director, Sable International</span>South Africa has one of the largest private pension asset investments globally, and the ANC's manifesto statement that they want to "nvestigate the introduction of prescribed assets on financial institutions' funds to unlock resources for investments in social and economic development," has rattled investors.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • Hope for SA economy: Thinking ahead to Fourth Industrial Automation technologies
    on May 21, 2019 at 12:12 pm

    Mike Schüssler</span>After years of slow growth, South Africa may be over the worst, and could start seeing growth by 2021/22. This is according to economist Mike Schüssler.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • Goldman Sachs thinks we've got a future - but who's Goldman Sachs again?
    on May 20, 2019 at 10:09 am

    source: careercenter.utsa.edu</span>News that giant investment bank Goldman Sachs is to expand its South African operations has made headlines in our business papers.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • Intergreatme launches crowdfunding investment drive
    on May 20, 2019 at 4:14 am

    South Africa's emergent regtech player Intergreatme launched its R24m equity drive, via Uprise Africa's crowdfunding platform.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • Government at work to address economic growth
    on May 15, 2019 at 1:35 pm

    President Cyril Ramaphosa</span>President Cyril Ramaphosa has assured potential investors that South Africa is pulling out all the stops to ensure that the country comes out of the economic slump and moves into top gear as far as the economy is concerned.Read more... | Send to a friend […]

  • China-US trade war heats up: 3 reasons it won't cool down anytime soon
    on May 15, 2019 at 9:23 am

    Neither President Trump nor President Xi appears likely to back down. AP Photo/Andy Wong</span>The truce in the US-China trade war is in tatters.Read more... | Send to a friend […]