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Q4 Economic Outlook

Q4 Economic Outlook

As we transition through the final quarter of the year, we consider the likely economic outlook over the medium term.

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Independence or Interdependence, Part 1

Independence or Interdependence, Part 1

Independence is one of those things that we start to long for at an early age. I look at my kids and realise that although they may seek our love, affirmation and security and a few other things; there is something they

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Managing your customs risk

Managing your customs risk

“Our business was in the importation of vinyl and related products for signage applications. We were fortunate, at the time, to hold several agencies and this meant that we imported materials from around the globe.

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Positive Work

Positive Work

A positive work environment is quite subjective for each individual. For some this may be how close they sit to the coffee machine while for others it might be having a window seat. But the working environment is

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Is a U.S recession on the cards?

Is a U.S recession on the cards?

U.S recessionary fears continue to dominate markets with the result that the overriding sentiment, particularly within the foreign currency market, continues to be risk-off. Despite these recessionary fears investor

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Assessing your options

Assessing your options

Over the past 3 months the rand has weakened against the dollar by almost 10%, and around 6% over the last month alone. There are many importers who are crying and exporters who are smiling. But what if for example you are

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Credit Risk for Business

Credit Risk for Business

There’s an old accounting adage “Turnover is vanity, profit is sanity and cashflow is king.” What does it really mean? And how does it affect the banks appetite to lend Let’s start by understanding what each of the

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Inflation Dynamics and Recessionary Fears

Inflation Dynamics and Recessionary Fears

Inflation has been a key theme and area of discussion in the financial markets of late. Rising inflation is a global phenomenon and not centric to the US alone, although investors are paying particularly close attention to inflation dynamics in the US.

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