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South Africa’s new stock exchange, ZAR X, listed its first companies on Monday, with Senwes and parent Senwesbel the first to join the bourse. It’s the first rival to the incumbent, the JSE, in decades. The new stock market, which is entirely electronic

A former palaeoanthropologist with a fascination for statistics is now turning her attention to South Africa’s financial markets. Merrill van der Walt, who was recently appointed as “big data” analyst for central securities depository

Hoping to rival the JSE, newly licensed ZAR X will launch on 1 September with real-time settlement, it said on Wednesday. The announcement comes just days after the

Blockchain technology could swallow as much as 40% of global banking revenue by overtaking the verification of payment transactions, according to Farzam Ehsani, leader of Rand Merchant Bank’s blockchain initiative, who believes that in the future we