Legislation poses danger to investors

Harris, Shaun
September 2000
Finance Week;09/01/2000, p46
Discusses provisions of South African legislative bills, which analysts say pose dangers to investors in the country's financial services industry. Competition between local retail banks and foreign banks; Home Loan and Mortgage Bill; Credit scoring systems.


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