Stuart Theobald is a weekly columnist for Business Day. He is a financial analyst and editor who has covered financial services for 12 years. He edits Business Day Investors Monthly and is head of research boutique Intellidex.


Will we splash out or lash ourselves in once pandemic has been tamed?

Pent-up demand will probably see consumers splurging, but long-term growth depends on policies that encourage ...


Ramaphosa could use conference to shift emphasis from public projects

Ramaphosa could use conference this week to shift emphasis away from public projects


SAA rescue plan cannot go on indefinitely

Why the government is so committed to this path is the question you can never get a straight answer on


Will later generations learn from our mistakes?

The government will collapse under its debts if there is not a dramatic change of course


Inheritance tax proposal pokes a hornets’ nest

There are important moral and practical concerns that should guide the discussion on whether to disrupt ...