Deputy Finance Minister David Masondo: How to reset a depressed economy

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Emissions rise from the cooling towers of the Eskom-operated Matla Power Station in Kriel, Mpumalanga. Cosatu has proposed that the PIC debt to Eskom be converted to equity for the benefit of public servants. Picture: Waldo Swiegers / Bloomberg / Getty Images
Emissions rise from the cooling towers of the Eskom-operated Matla Power Station in Kriel, Mpumalanga. Cosatu has proposed that the PIC debt to Eskom be converted to equity for the benefit of public servants. Picture: Waldo Swiegers / Bloomberg / Getty Images

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The undertaking requires that asset managers get leeway to explore flexible but transparent investment structures

With a looming depression triggered – not caused – by the Covid-19 coronavirus, we are all asking hard questions about how to reset the economy.

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