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Sunita Menon
Sunita Menon

Sunita Menon is an economics writer with Business Day and also writes for Financial Mail at Tiso Blackstar Group formerly known as Times Media. This is a link to some of her stories.



Use civil society's backing in fighting corruption, Hain tells Ramaphosa

Business Day - 3 days ago
President Cyril Ramaphosa's government needs to work closely with civil society to tackle the issue of corruption, Lord Peter Hain told a Wits Business School seminar on money laundering and...

Business responds positively to Ramaphosa's presidency

Business Day - 4 days ago
There is no time to celebrate the election of Cyril Ramaphosa as President of the country because there are critical areas that need attending to‚ Business Leadership SA (BLSA) said on Thursday....

Cyril Ramaphosa needs time to stabilise public finances, S&P says

Business Day - 4 days ago
S&P Global Ratings says SA's credit rating and outlook has not been immediately affected by political developments surrounding the resignation of Jacob Zuma. The credit-ratings agency's...

Moody's watching closely to see how new SA leadership will right the ship

Business Day - 4 days ago
Credit rating agency Moody's is paying close attention to the new South African leadership's response to the country's economic woes, after Jacob Zuma's resignation as president on...

Lower inflation at the end of 2017 a huge boost to clothing and online retailers

Business Day - 5 days ago
Apparel and online retailers performed best in the last quarter of 2017, benefiting from lower inflation and aggressive marketing, which resulted in the sector recording 3% growth during the year....

Zandile Gumede apologises to 30 Durban schools, after power was cut over unpaid bills

Business Day - 5 days ago
Durban mayor Zandile Gumede has apologised to 30 schools in and around the city after their electricity was cut off over outstanding municipal bills. Power has since been restored to all the schools....

Lack of investment keeps unemployment levels astoundingly high

Business Day - 5 days ago
A continued lack of fixed investment and low business confidence have kept unemployment levels astoundingly high. While SA's unemployment rate improved in the fourth quarter of 2017, based...

Fourth quarter springs a positive surprise on jobs front

Business Day - 6 days ago
SA's unemployment rate improved in the fourth quarter from the third, as might be expected for a quarter that usually brings a temporary hiring boost thanks to the holiday season. Unemployment...

Acsa trio face the axe following inquiry

Business Day - 1 week ago
Three employees at the Airports Company of SA (Acsa) face the axe after a disciplinary inquiry found them guilty of flouting supply chain rules and failing to obtain authorisation to participate in...

Retail spending up in December on stronger rand, says Mastercard

Business Day - 1 week ago
Retail spending grew 3.8% in December on the back of the stronger rand and lower inflation, according to Mastercard. Mastercard says this marked the strongest monthly performance for retail spending...

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