Joe Cummings illustration of Gerrie Nel

Gerrie Nel, Pistorius’s pit bull prosecutor

South African lawyer, renowned as a battler in the cause of justice, who shuns the limelight

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Pound is at lot higher against dollar because US productivity has outpaced the UK’s
– Andrew Smithers
Clarity of the counter-message by US and Europe is clouded by differences among governments
– Philip Stephens
Europe and the US need to impose ever tighter sanctions to increase Moscow’s economic losses
– Ivo Daalder

Downturn’s discontents spurn populism

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Time we learnt to love a stronger pound

Traditional models no longer match our economic reality, writes Stephanie Flanders

Business and state are best kept apart

Adventurism can be excellent in a start-up but is a menace in a democratic republic

Emerging markets repent of ‘original sin’

Issuing bonds in local currencies has not spared countries from volatility

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Executives should not buy nobility on the shareholder’s dime

Respectability and profitability seem to sit together uneasily

Hatch a plan for when your time is up

Some of us will die a lot younger than our income may suggest. And some of us will live longer

Obituary: Inquisitor who paved the path to a new Italy

Gerardo D’Ambrosio, investigating magistrate,1930-2014

Rebasing highlights Nigeria’s inequalities

Africa’s newest giant must do more for investors and its struggling millions, writes Tolu Ogunlesi

Stock rotation need not be a story of woe

It’s normal for crowded positions to be flushed out regularly

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