Daan's Snippets

Daan’s Snippets 31st of 2019

Economy A very interesting development in our economic debate is the apparently growing (if grudging) acceptance of the new...
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Daan’s Snippets – 30th of 2019

Economy Zimbabwe: same old; hyperinflation is now such that the price on the shelf may change before you get...
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Daan’s Snippets 29th of 2019

Economics Our PMI is at its lowest in 10 years; the IIF says that our SOE disaster could push...
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Daan’s Snippets 28th of 2019

Gentle Reader, what may be taken from a SWMBO accompanied trip to Montenegro is: Be wary of eating salads...
SAX-SA_Express

Did SA Express finally face financial reality or did government blink?

Did government blink in the face of SAX demands? It had been reported that, finally, there was a voice of reason within...
Daan's Snippets

Daan’s Snippets 27th of 2019

Economy The Treasury this week published its economic stimulus plan. I cannot speak for the efficacy of the plan...
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Daan’s Snippets – 26th of 2019

Economy Listening to the Prez on the issue of compulsory pension investments in SOEs: his lack of denial would...
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Daan’s Snippets – 25th of 2019

Economy South Africans are awash in grim economic news led by a faltering GDP, burgeoning population growth and political...
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Daan’s Snippets – 24th of 2019

EconomyEngineeringnews ran an article by Bloomberg, reporting that foreigners are ditching SA bonds and stocks at the fastest pace on record (i.e....
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Daan’s Snippets – 23rd of 2019

Economics The governor of our Reserve Bank expects an economic growth of below 0.8% this year. On the matter...