BREXIT

Investors look beyond France

While it seems increasingly likely France will vote for a centrist pro-Europe government, the shocks of Brexit and the election of Donald Trump in the US prove that nothing is certain. Friday, May 5, 2017 —…


Gordhan exit versus Brexit

BizNews / April 7, 2017 / Investing Gordhan Exit vs Brexit – Compare the impact and potential outcomes *This content is sponsored by One Touch Invest, a property investment company that sources a wide range of property including student…


SA enters ‘predictable uncertainty’

Robin Johnson, head of investments at NedGroup Investments, writes that South Africa is going through a process of ‘predictable uncertainty’. While news of the cabinet reshuffle announced last Friday may have been anticipated, the extent of…


May be a heroine in the making

Opinion by Cape Messenger Founder Denis Worrall When it comes to political leaders we all have our likes and dislikes and I must confess to having liked Teresa May from the very beginning. Like Angela Merkel,…


Brics rating agency gains ground

The idea of establishing an alternative credit rating agency led by the BRICS bloc of countries is gaining momentum. But there are questions as to whether it will prosper given the major challenges it’s bound to face….


Beware writing off Trump: Hart

Economist Chris Hart argues that one should not write off United States President Donald Trump just yet. Journalist John Fraser, of Cape Messenger, has interviewed Hart 1 February 2017 – Well-known strategist and economist Chris Hart has…


Identifying the meat in Brexit

Now is the right time to establish new trade linkages with the United Kingdom as it begins the perilous process of withdrawing from the European Union. Former South African Ambassador to the Court of St James,…


‘No need’ for Brexit Blues

Orbis’s director: No need for Brexit Blues – all round UK really is better off out the EU. This piece was run after the Brexit vote in the UK… but it is pertinent to re-run this…