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Wholesale trade sales decreased by 6, 3% year on year in April

  South African businesses continue to experience challenging economic circumstances on various fronts. This was echoed by data released by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) yesterday showing that, wholesale trade sales decreased by 6,3% year-on-year in April 2015, measured in real terms (constant 2012 prices). Seasonally adjusted wholesale trade sales decreased by 6, 5% in April 2015 compared with March 2015. […]

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Global Market and Economic Update

Economy Fed Chair Janet Yellen’s Senate testimony today could revive market expectations for a mid-year interest rate hike after dovish-sounding minutes from the Fed’s January meeting suggested the move is likely to be deferred amid low inflation. Yellen is scheduled to testify before the Senate banking committee in her semi-annual report on monetary policy today, and will appear before the […]

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The History of Internet access in South Africa

According to My Broadband, The Internet in South Africa can be tracked back to Rhodes University in 1988; after which, a long road was travelled to bring us broadband speeds of over 100Mbps  The Internet in South Africa can be tracked back to Rhodes University in 1988, when three pioneers – Francois Jacot Guilarmod, Dave Wilson and Mike Lawrie – established […]

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Insight into South African Entrepreneur 

A recent study by Atud and Associates Consulting sheds light on who are South Africa’s entrepreneurs. Understanding who South Africa’s entrepreneurs are can shed light into how the economic growth and job creation priority of government can be approached. Such insight also has a bearing on policies that can enhance the growth of entrepreneurs or understand the factors that promote […]

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