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

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How the rand is doing now that Pravin Gordhan is Finance Minister once more.

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Straight from the horse’s mouth… Pravin Gordhan on his (re)appointment and plans to stabilise the economy.

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De Beers discusses Kimberley’s Big Hole – one of the largest on the planet. It recently sold Kimberley Mines after 127 years, ending an era that sparked the modern diamond industry.

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These are the three hottest shares to invest in right now (according to analyst Nadim Mohamed).

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Are you a jovial male with a large belly? Here’s how much you can earn as Father Christmas

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“Breaking Bad” meets “City of God” in “Nemesis: One Man and the Battle for Rio”, a new book about an ordinary man who became Brazil’s most wanted criminal.

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There are no stupid questions when it comes to your money. Financial Advisor Warren Ingram answers listeners’ personal finance questions…

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