Tom Robbins on Muck Rack

Tom Robbins

Cape Town South Africa
Financial Journalist

African financial journalist. Always opinionated. Disclosure: owns shares in JSE-listed and global firms.

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@politicsblahbla @davidshapiro61 @BDliveSA Markets, while far from perfect, are better at allocating capital. SA now in the fiscal straightjacket where it can no longer experiment with developmental state. Can’t afford to fail again. Given that, is Ramaphosa the leader to free up markets and cut back on public spending?
@politicsblahbla @davidshapiro61 @BDliveSA Successful state led development is possible. It happened in China where they were able to attract the top talent to lead it as there were no alternative careers. And they had a ‘passive’ population. Lives could be sacrificed for the greater good. SA has neither of these things.
RT @RobGronkowski: I’ve partnered with @Tide to make sure you know, Tide PODs are for doing laundry. Nothing else! 
RT @AnnikaLarsen1: Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown says all the new #Eskom Board names put forward are hers. @eNCA
RT @ianbremmer: 75% of today’s NYT Sunday Review is about Trump (12 of 16 articles); all of them extremely negative. I’m hardly a fan of…
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