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Economy

December PPI slows year-on-year

Jan 29 2015 12:08

South Africa's producer price inflation has slowed year-on-year in December, according to Stats SA.

Tech

LIVE: Taxi drivers protest Uber

Jan 29 2015 11:32

Taxi drivers have taken to street in their hundreds in Cape Town to protest the newly launched app-based ride-hailing service Uber.

South Africa

Consumers have never had it so good - expert

Jan 29 2015 10:21

Lower inflation and a further expected petrol price drop do not mean consumers should stack up even more debt, warns an expert.

Currencies

Rand slips to week low ahead of rate decision

Jan 29 2015 09:49

The rand has fallen to its weakest in a week as the dollar gained after the Fed's policy statement, while eyes now turn to the Reserve Bank's interest rates decision.

Tech

Uber targets 'revolutionising' SA transport

Jan 29 2015 08:33

Ride hailing service Uber is intent on changing the way South Africans think about transport, but the company says it is also fighting a 'dated regulatory' framework.

Economy

SA tourists shun pricey Zim

Jan 29 2015 09:56

A top Zimbabwean hotel group has recorded a 17% drop in tourist arrivals from South Africa as rand weakness and a slowing economy take their toll.

Economy

Eskom: System stable, load shedding risk low

Jan 29 2015 07:53

The chances of power cuts being implemented are minimal as it looks like the system is relatively stable, says electricity supplier Eskom.

Economy

ANC calls for faster land reform

Jan 29 2015 08:37

The ANC is putting emphasis on the need to speed up land redistribution amid increasing pressure from opposition players such as the EFF and Numsa.

 

In other news

UK house price growth slows again in January

2 minutes ago

British house price growth has slowed on an annual basis for a fifth month in a row in January, figures from mortgage lender Nationwide shows.

German economic prospects brighten

32 minutes ago

The German economy has had a good start to 2015 thanks to falling oil prices and an export-boosting slump in the euro.

European shares fall after Fed Reserve statement

Jan 29 2015 11:16

European stocks have fallen in early trading after the US Federal Reserve took an upbeat view on the US economy and signalled that it remains firmly on track. :

Greece seeks to reassure bank investors

Jan 29 2015 11:15

Greece's new government will meet shareholders from Eurobank, the country's second-biggest lender, to discuss the bank's future.

Union load sheds French prime minister

Jan 29 2015 10:44

An inquiry is under way after French trade unionists turned the lights off on a keynote speech by Prime Minister Manuel Valls in protest at planned energy reforms.

Italian businesses expect economy to grow

Jan 29 2015 10:45

Italy's economy is set to exit from a record-length recession and could post the strongest growth since the beginning of the millennium over the next two years.

Asia shares skid as Fed surprises investors

Jan 29 2015 10:05

Asian shares have extended losses after Fed took an upbeat view on the US economy and signalled that it remains firmly on track to raise interest rates.

Greek PM freezes privatisations, markets tumble

Jan 29 2015 10:15

Leftist Greek Prime Minister has thrown down an open challenge to international creditors by halting privatisation plans agreed under the country's bailout deal.

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Fed: US economic growth 'solid'

Jan 29 2015 09:45

The US Fed Reserve sees the economy growing 'at a solid pace' but remains 'patient' on monetary policy, leaving its unprecedented near-zero interest rate unchanged.

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