The weekly free lunch: 23-27 August Reply

If you lost track of the news stories of the week, our Weekly free lunch post will keep you updated.

Internationally the story of the week as was all about the pain in Spain. Bond yields have risen to over 7.5% following a government debt auction last Thursday, and the failure of one of the regions (Valencia) that now needs help from Madrid.

In South Africa The World Bank released a report highlighting inequality of opportunity and the challenges posed for growth and development. Big business came out in opposition to government’s proposed changes in labour legislation.

You can read all these stories on our page.

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