Peter Bruce Editor-at-large & columnist

Peter Bruce was editor-at-large at Arena Holdings (formerly Tiso Blackstar) and editor-in-chief of Business Day, Financial Mail and ABC, the broadcaster of the Business Day TV, Home Channel and Ignition channels. He was editor of Business Day from 2001 until August 2012. His previous roles include editor: Financial Mail; editor: Business Report; UK news editor: Financial Times; and Madrid correspondent, Bonn correspondent, industrial correspondent: Financial Times. He describes himself as a media junkie, a die-hard Proteas and Springbok fan and a hopeless Sharks supporter.

A dream of Istvan, Hungarian creator of jobs in SA

Opinion

Instead of a localisation horror show, SA should lure people into the country to start businesses

To create jobs we need, believe it or not, employers

Opinion

SA is driving industrial investors away with its protective tariffs

Trust SA to cock up even benign forms of corruption

Opinion

A book on how some forms of graft work to grow the economy needs to be studied, especially by ANC's factions

Time for steelmaker to make way for smaller producers

Opinion

Sometimes in my job, if you’re patient or perhaps not even paying attention, gifts fall into your lap.

Forget about thriving export industries while protecting plodding companies

Opinion

From ArcelorMittal SA and SAA to Hulamin and Daybreak Farms, where the state goes failure follows

The two faces of Mboweni, each as sincere as the other

Opinion

The finance minister is torn between common sense and ideological fecklessness. Let’s hope the former wins out

Let the private sector do its work

Opinion

Besides internal ANC wrangling, the greatest danger to SA is a state that won't keep its paws off the economy

DA’s elective congress: colour-blind or short-sighted?

Opinion

The party’s position of ignoring race, and not having a clear economic policy, could prove disastrous

That screeching was Mboweni hitting the brakes on promises to cut spending

Opinion

The finance minister has reneged on his commitment to cap debt at 87% of GDP within three years

A siege economy under ANC control? It won’t work

Opinion

The president has plans for a series of infrastructure projects, but more obvious fixes such as maintenance are not ...