Financial Times perspective: SA back on UK’s Red List as alarm bells ring over new Covid-19 variant
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Financial Times perspective: SA back on UK’s Red List as alarm bells ring over new Covid-19 variant

26th November 202126th November 2021 by Alec Hogg “From noon today there’s no more flights to or from the UK. It puts a spanner into the slowly recovering works of SA’s tourism sector.” “From noon today there’s no more flights to or from the UK. It puts a spanner into the slowly recovering works of…

Financial Times perspective: passive investing – does it stoke inflation?
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Financial Times perspective: passive investing – does it stoke inflation?

Merryn Somerset Webb for the Financial Times writes, “The move away from active management has given immense power to the big passive players.” Merryn Somerset Webb for the Financial Times writes, “The move away from active management has given immense power to the big passive players.” This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium. Members please…

Financial Times perspective: Trafigura, Zim president’s ally and an SA fuel trader
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Financial Times perspective: Trafigura, Zim president’s ally and an SA fuel trader

Use Spotify? Access BizNews podcasts here. Use Apple Podcasts? Access BizNews podcasts here. Trafigura, Zimbabwe’s ‘Queen Bee’, and the question of a South African fuel trader By Joseph Cotterill for Financial Times Alphaville   OCTOBER 28 2021 Trafigura is backing a South African fuel company that had ties to a US-sanctioned Zimbabwean businessman, more than a year after the global…

Financial Times perspective: China hypersonic weapon test sparks alarm among US defence officials
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Financial Times perspective: China hypersonic weapon test sparks alarm among US defence officials

New defence system-busting weapon could change the balance of power between the US and China, writes The Financial Times. New defence system-busting weapon could change the balance of power between the US and China, writes The Financial Times. This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium. Members please login here. Not yet subscribed? Taste before you eat by…

Financial Times perspective: LinkedIn’s China compromise
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Financial Times perspective: LinkedIn’s China compromise

There is something inevitable about the decision by LinkedIn to “sunset” its global site in China, writes the Editorial Board of the Financial Times. There is something inevitable about the decision by LinkedIn to “sunset” its global site in China, writes the Editorial Board of the Financial Times. This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium.…

Financial Times perspective: SA steps closer to basic income grant
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Financial Times perspective: SA steps closer to basic income grant

A basic income grant is under consideration after more than 330 people died during a week of violence that rocked SA in July this year. A basic income grant is under consideration after more than 330 people died during a week of violence that rocked SA in July this year. This article is exclusive to…

Financial Times perspective: Ray Dalio says regulators may kill crypto
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Financial Times perspective: Ray Dalio says regulators may kill crypto

Ray Dalio said regulators will shut down bitcoin if it’s too successful and rejected forecasts that its price would increase tenfold within five years. Ray Dalio said regulators will shut down bitcoin if it’s too successful and rejected forecasts that its price would increase tenfold within five years. This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium.…

Financial Times perspective: Vaccines have now saved 100,000 British lives
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Financial Times perspective: Vaccines have now saved 100,000 British lives

“Data on benefits from the jab come as NHS is told to draw up plans to vaccinate children aged 12-15”, writes The Financial Times. “Data on benefits from the jab come as NHS is told to draw up plans to vaccinate children aged 12-15”, writes The Financial Times. This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium.…

Financial Times perspective: Xi ending China’s “Gilded Age”
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Financial Times perspective: Xi ending China’s “Gilded Age”

“Beijing’s reforms that are hitting companies like Tencent are designed to ease social tensions, bolster legitimacy of communist rule.” “Beijing’s reforms that are hitting companies like Tencent are designed to ease social tensions, bolster legitimacy of communist rule.” This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium. Members please login here. Not yet subscribed? Taste before you eat by…

Financial Times perspective: Beware investing in China (ie Naspers)
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Financial Times perspective: Beware investing in China (ie Naspers)

“The authorities are capable of turning their wrath on any company or sector that displeases them,” writes Brooke Masters of the Financial Times. “The authorities are capable of turning their wrath on any company or sector that displeases them,” writes Brooke Masters of the Financial Times. This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium. Members please…