Tito may not have good news, but he won’t fly a false flag – we ...

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Tito may not have good news, but he won’t fly a false flag – we hope

He is unlikely, like some tweet-happy politicians, to engage in the sport of Jumping to Conclusions. Otherwise, only the Boks can lift our spirits

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South Africans desperately seeking some good news are unlikely to find it in the speech in parliament on Wednesday afternoon from Tito Mboweni when he delivers the medium-term budget policy statement.

Happier tidings might emerge from the pitch on Saturday afternoon when the Springboks meet England in the Rugby World Cup final at the International Stadium in Yokohama, Japan.

Our route to the finals might have been more grinding and ragged than England’s seemingly effortless win against an outclassed All Blacks, but there is one helpful link, for us,  between the world of investment and the Rugby World Cup final: Past performance is no guarantee of future result...

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