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

1.

Mall of Africa – the largest single-phase shopping centre in Africa – will open on 28 April within Waterfall City near Midrand.

2.

A step-by-step look at what will probably happen if Moody’s downgrades SA to “junk”.

3.

Homecoming Revolution’s Angel Jones asks, “Can you place a value on living in South Africa, where you belong?

4.

Rand strengthens to near 3-month high on the back of European Central Bank stimulus.

5.

Netflix, ShowMax... Data prices in South Africa must fall (and uncapped should actually mean uncapped), says Arthur Goldstuck, MD of World Wide Worx.

6.

BMW celebrated its 100th “birthday” on Monday by throwing a lavish party in Munich.

7.

2 hottest stocks on the JSE right now, according Brad Preston, Chief Investment Officer at Mergence Investment Managers.

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Rand strengthens to near 3-month high

Rand strengthens to near 3-month high

The rand's rally comes on the back of the European Central Bank cutting rates and expanding stimulus.

Netflix, ShowMax... Data prices in South Africa must fall!

Netflix, ShowMax... Data prices in South Africa must fall!

The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviews Arthur Goldstuck, MD of World Wide Worx.

A step-by-step look at what will happen if Moody’s downgrades SA to “junk”

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We look to Brazil and the dire consequences it’s now dealing with after being downgraded to “junk”.

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