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Most read, most talked about business articles of the past week:

1. Maria Ramos is the most ‘value for money’ bank CEO in South Africa – Bloomberg

The Barclays Africa CEO has the best profit-to-pay ratio of all bank CEOs in South Africa (while that of Investec CEO Stephen Koseff is the worst).

2. Why South Africans are going gaga over The Crazy Store

The Crazy Store opened 27 stores – a new record – in 2015 and is set to open, at least, another 20 before yearend. Bruce Whitfield interviewed Managing Director Kevin Lennett.

3. How to stay financially fit in these tough economic times

Keeping your head above water is easier said than done. Avoid these money mistakes and you’ll likely weather the storm…

4. Three shares you should consider owning (and why), according to Cartesian Capital

These three shares, if you buy them now, should pay off handsomely, says Anthea Gardner, CEO of Cartesian Capital.

5. How the scorching political climate will likely affect the rand

George Glynos, Chief Economist at ETM Analytics, discussed how the current political climate could affect the volatile rand.

6. Fixing the Post Office – CEO Mark Barnes gives a progress report

It’s a Herculean task but, listening to Mark Barnes, it's easy to believe that the Post Office will thrive once more.

7. Food price inflation is at 11.3%. What’s driving this (and how high can it go)?

It’s going to get worse but 2017 should be a bit better, says Professor Johann Willemse, Agriculture Economist at the University of the Free State.

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Fixing the Post Office – CEO Mark Barnes gives a progress report

Fixing the Post Office – CEO Mark Barnes gives a progress report

Bruce Whitfield interviews Barnes who also speaks about a new electronic service and avoiding a long strike.

Food price inflation is at 11.3%. What’s driving this (and how high can it go)?

Food price inflation is at 11.3%. What’s driving this (and how high can it go)?

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Professor Johann Willemse, Agriculture Economist at the University of the Free State.

Maria Ramos is the most ‘value for money’ bank CEO in South Africa – Bloomberg

Maria Ramos is the most ‘value for money’ bank CEO in South Africa – Bloomberg

No other bank's Chief Executive Officer delivers as much bang for buck, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

How the scorching political climate will likely affect the rand

How the scorching political climate will likely affect the rand

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews George Glynos, Chief Economist at ETM Analytics.

Why South Africans are going gaga over The Crazy Store

Why South Africans are going gaga over The Crazy Store

The Crazy Store opened 27 stores – a new record – in 2015 and is set to open, at least, another 20 before yearend.

3 shares you should consider owning (and why), according to Cartesian Capital

3 shares you should consider owning (and why), according to Cartesian Capital

It’s Stock Pick Monday! Cartesian Capital CEO Anthea Gardner reckons these 3 are the hottest shares on the JSE right now…

How to stay financially fit in these tough economic times

How to stay financially fit in these tough economic times

Keeping your head above water is easier said than done. Avoid these money mistakes and you’ll likely weather the storm…