• SABC shenanigans

    SA has already embarked on a slippery slope to autocracy, warns Terry Bell in Inside Labour.

  • Zim tastes people power

    Protests in Zimbabwe are forcing Mugabe to face anti-government sentiment, says Memory Mataranyika.

  • Platinum handshake

    Officials who try to do what's right risk far more than blessed wrongdoers, says Solly Moeng.

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Save 29% when you shop - leave the kids at home

Jul 23 2016 08:00

In order to save you need the ability as well as the willingness to do so, Rian le Roux, chief economist at Old Mutual Investment Group, tells Fin24.

News

Bill Gates – The emperor has no clothes

Jul 22 2016 21:00

A chartered accountant says Bill Gates, the world's richest man, delivered a lacklustre Nelson Mandela lecture to a packed audience in a poor township.

News

Why investing in housing should be a savings priority

Jul 22 2016 20:00

Acquiring a house could be a substantial asset for retirement, which is why housing is among the top savings priorities for South Africans, research reveals.

Economy

If you can't read, you can't do maths - Angie Motshekga

Jul 22 2016 19:05

South Africa can only address its technical skills shortage and fill the skills gap in theeconomy if more learners take up mathematics as a school subject.

Savings

Old Mutual urges SA to join tax free savings sign-up

Jul 22 2016 11:47

SPONSORED: The Old Mutual Invest Tax Free Plan gives customers tax free growth with flexible investment choices and no access restrictions.

Property

Commercial property: Buy or lease?

Jul 22 2016 19:24

A number of experts discuss the important question of whether it is better to buy or lease commercial property in the current economic climate.

Economy

Minister of Transport hits back at DA e-tolls claims

Jul 22 2016 17:26

Recent DA claims about e-tolls are just part of electioneering and even grossly misleading, according to Minister of Transport Dipuo Peters.

Financial Services

Car crashes, suicide top unnatural death claims - Discovery

Jul 22 2016 16:17

SA has one of the world's highest car accident rates and Discovery Life says the majority of life claims it paid out in 2015 for unnatural deaths related to car crashes.

 

In other news

Oil prices edge higher

Jul 22 2016 16:32

Oil prices have edged higher, rebounding from two-month lows caused by a lingering global supply glut.

US stocks open flat as Boeing retreats

Jul 22 2016 16:29

Wall Street stocks have treaded water as Boeing shares took a hit after the company announced that it would take a $2.1bn charge against second quarter earnings.

GE tops profit estimates, overcoming sluggish global economy

Jul 22 2016 14:37

General Electric has reported second-quarter profit that beat estimates as the industrial giant shed finance operations and refocused around equipment manufacturing.

Draghi joins not-so-sure club over Brexit aftermath

Jul 22 2016 14:00

Mario Draghi is part of a growing club of central bankers who are just fine with admitting they’re uncertain what’s going on right now - and that’s no barrier to action.

Europe stocks decline for 2nd day as commodity shares slide

Jul 22 2016 13:20

Commodity and energy producers have led Europe’s shares lower for a second day, with the region’s equities trimming a second weekly gain.

Brexit vote wreaks havoc on UK economy

Jul 22 2016 13:06

The UK economy has seen a "dramatic deterioration" in the wake of the Brexit vote as business activity shrank at its fastest pace since the financial crisis, a survey found.

Gold heads for 2nd weekly drop

Jul 22 2016 10:23

Gold headed for a second weekly decline, with gains in equity markets and the dollar hurting prices as investors return to riskier assets and weigh the possibility of a stimulus.

Weak Swiss franc boosts Lindt first-half earnings

Jul 22 2016 10:16

Lindt & Spruengli has reported higher first-half earnings as the Swiss franc weakened for the first time in years, boosting the value of sales from abroad.

Analysis & Opinion

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: No time for complacency on the road to autocracy

There can be no denying that we are on a slippery slope as positive proof...

Opinion

Local elections will impact rating agencies

IMF warnings over the need for structural change to the SA economy come...

Opinion

Zim tastes the power of peaceful protest

Protests in Zimbabwe may have failed to push Mugabe out of power, but...

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NPK Nampak LimitedR21.70R0.803.83%
SHP Shoprite Holdings LimitedR199.49R6.913.59%
CML Coronation Fund Managers ...R71.12R2.223.22%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR303.94R8.873.01%
BVT The Bidvest Group LimitedR154.93R4.432.94%
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BLU Blue Label Telecoms Limit...R18.49R-0.76-3.95%
AGL Anglo American PlcR144.30R-4.99-3.34%
JSE Jse LimitedR177.00R-6.00-3.28%
IPL Imperial Holdings LimitedR162.20R-5.20-3.11%
BIL Bhp Billiton PlcR172.76R-5.08-2.86%
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Money Clinic

Medical bill is settled, do I pay my lawyer?

Jun 21 2016 10:34

I have paid my outstanding medical bill and handed my account over to an attorney, who requests legal fees. Should I pay him, asks a Fin24 user.

Finweek

Eskom CEO vs Anglo: No holds barred

Jul 21 2016 15:22

Brian Molefe came out guns blazing at Eskom's full-year results presentation, aiming at Anglo American and speaking his mind on banks closing Gupta accounts, BEE and nuclear power.

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