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Mining Indaba 2017 outlook: What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger…

In Insight by Jos Simson

Next week Cape Town will once again play host to the annual Mining Indaba, a significant bellwether event for the state of the mining industry. Last year’s gathering was set against a backdrop of a sector in serious financial distress made worse by a bleak outlook. Column inches were dedicated to speculation as to whether several iconic FTSE100 miners would …

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Gauging the impact of Brexit: don’t throw all your eggs into one economic model

In Insight by Tony Cooper

Gauging the impact of Brexit: don’t throw all your eggs into one economic model Author: Tony Cooper In a previous blog, we claimed that Brexit shows up serious issues relating to economic analysis, forecasting and government policy choices. The economic modelling that had been done was focused on the long term effects of Brexit and the consequential impact of changing …

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What is Financial PR?

In Insight by Niall Walsh

What is Financial PR? 20 October 2016 Author: Niall Walsh Financial and corporate PR is an industry which has received its fair share of negative press, and is sometimes the subject of sneering remarks surrounding ‘spin’ or ‘puff’. It is also, however, undeniably effective when done well. We live in an era where public information can fly farther and faster …