Analysis & Profiles 25.4.2017 08:04 am

There is no financial tsunami on the horizon

President Jacob Zuma’s actions have caused the country and economy great harm and their ramifications will probably continue for many years to come.

There is not a financial tsunami heading towards South Africa as contended by Magnus Heystek of Brenthurst Wealth in a recent column.

There is no financial tsunami on the horizon image
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A blueprint for financial survival

A financial tsunami heading our way… what to do?
SA needs to do more to plug its deficit than target the rich image
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SA needs to do more to plug its deficit than target the rich

In his 2017/18 budget speech, Pravin Gordhan opted to focus on taxing high income earners to find desperately needed money.
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The odd meaning of ‘radical economic transformation’ in SA

In his state of the nation address, Zuma spoke emphatically of ‘radical economic transformation’, causing nationwide debate. What does it mean?
Irony-free Cyril willing to invest further billions in ‘predictable’ SA image
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Irony-free Cyril willing to invest further billions in ‘predictable’ SA

In a column penned by the deputy president, Ramaphosa says SA is governed in a ‘stable and predictable way’. Really now?
Zama-zamas here to stay, top mining lawyer says image
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Zama-zamas here to stay, top mining lawyer says

Widespread poverty will continue feeding the desperation that keeps zama-zamas going underground, top lawyer says.
Black South Africans earn the least – survey image
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Black South Africans earn the least – survey

Black workers earn on average R4 723 a month, coloureds R6 294, Indians R12 265 and whites R17 123.
State to close provident fund tax loophole image
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State to close provident fund tax loophole

Provident fund members have best of both worlds – saving for retirement in a tax shelter then being able to take 100% of savings as a cash lump sum on retirement.
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Time running out for SA economy

Credit rating agencies, the IMF and SA citizens want economic growth to be boosted – and quickly, but how realistic are our prospects?
Business blood bath not far away image
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Business blood bath not far away

Average businesses are facing significant headwinds… and are losing the battle.