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IN THE past, the comparative advantage computers have over human workers was confined to routine rule-based activities that were easily specified in computer code. With recent advances in technology...

ACCORDING to a 2013 paper by Carl Benedikt Frey and Michael Osborne, 47 per cent of the US workforce is at risk of automation as a result of advances in technology.

AS EMERGING technologies increasingly take the place of low-skilled workers, what is the impact on developing economies likely to be?

IN recent years, there has been a paradigm shift in fund-raising for startups. The cash pool available to them has gone from virtually non-existent to absolutely abundant. This is no surprise...

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I WAS at the optician last month, choosing a new pair of glasses to replace the current pair, because my lens coating was coming off in a way that made it impossible to see properly.

IT is an honour and a privilege for me to be here to deliver this graduation speech. I see it as a big responsibility for me to speak to you at this inflexion point in your career and life. So to...

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IT cannot be denied that life is full of difficulties but by the same token, there are positives too. Rather than focus on the negatives, it might be appropriate at this time of the year when...

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BEGINNER investors often think they can divine everything about a company by just looking at its income statement, calculating one or two ratios, and committing to buy when everyone else is buying.

An illustrated guide to building balance sheets (and how they link to the income statement)

MARRY well. Live within your means. Know your risk appetite. Index funds can work, but buy markets with exposure to global growth. And don't be emotional...