INVESTMENT: MMI gearing up for growth

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MMI Holdings is the result of the biggest merger ever in die domestic insurance sector, and the company continues to offer value for its investors, writes Tandisizwe Mahlutshana.

INVESTMENT: Comair rising above a tough environment

Cover 25 September 2014

Comair CEO Erik Venter says that over and above improved aircraft efficiencies, much work has been done to improve passenger services and the Internet selling process as well as keeping prices competitive.

TAX: Amendments effective 2015

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Two new tax amendments take effect on 1 January 2015. The first relates to the deductibility of interest paid to a person who is not liable to tax in South Africa, the second relates to transfer pricing adjustments.

MARKET SNIPPET: 15 December 2014

Mabyanine Phiri

With load shedding grinding the economy to a halt, will Eskom decentralise power, asks Mabyanine Phiri in today’s Market Snippet.

MARKET SNIPPET: 12 November 2014

Mabyanine Phiri

The lower oil price means analysts are expecting lower inflation rates in the new year. Good news, but is it sustainable, asks Mabyanine Phiri in today’s Market Snippet.

NEWS: 8 questions with Eskom CEO Tshediso Matona

Tshediso Matona, Eskom CEO

Eskom’s CEO Tshediso Matona is a politician with no operating and technical experience. Journalist David McKay asks Matona what qualifies him for the position.

REVIEW: The biggest PR blunders of 2014

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Sometimes a crisis is unavoidable, but handling a crisis doesn’t have to be a PR disaster. This year, Helen Zille, Christ Griffith, Ketso Gordhan, Tshepo Kgadima, Zandile Ellen Tshabalala and Twitter got it so wrong.

MARKET SNIPPET: 11 December 2014

Mabyanine Phiri

Lower commodity prices and a dropping oil price is putting pressure on European investors, writes Mabyanine Phiri in today’s Market Snippet.

COVER STORY: The year that was

The 18 December 2014 edition of Finweek available for download now and on shelves from 11 December 2014.

2014 was a political and economic roller coaster. In this week’s cover story, journalist Liesl Peyper gives a round-up of all 2014’s top stories.