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South Africa: South Africa Joins the Club That Regulates Financial Markets Through 'Twin Peaks'
South Africa is preparing the ground to migrate to a new way of regulating its banks and financial markets. Known as the Twin Peaks model, the decision has sparked debate, even… Read more »
South Africa: South Africa Must Resist Another Captured President - This Time By the Markets
The African National Congress (ANC) has made a dangerous habit of bringing post-apartheid South Africa to the brink of instability and the common ruin of all. The resignation of… Read more »
Africa: Why It Would Be in Everybody's Interests to Regulate Cryptocurrencies
There are growing calls for regulation of the cryptocurrency market, which is rapidly approaching a market capitalisation of $1 trillion. But there's little agreement about the… Read more »
July 29, 2016
Africa: Listed Companies With More Female Directors Are Better Corporate Citizens
There is a growing body of international research that suggests that companies with gender-diverse boards are better corporate citizens. These companies comply with legislation and… Read more »
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