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Letter from Greece: The gates of hell on earth

Jul 06 2015 10:38

A Fin24 user who lives in Greece says that looking into the future, she sees two gates but feels that whatever the outcome, Greece and its people are doomed.


Telkom CEO denies car fraud allegations

Jul 06 2015 10:36

Telkom CEO Sipho Maseko has denied allegations of car fraud after reports that he is facing charges of cloning car licence plates to avoid traffic fines.


JSE opens lower after Greece says ‘no’

Jul 06 2015 10:25

After a referendum in which Greeks rejected economic rescue measures, the JSE has opened markedly lower, tracking global markets as the contagion hits emerging countries.


Rand down, Greek fears dampen risk appetite

Jul 06 2015 09:42

The rand has weakened as the eurozone crisis deepened after Greek voters rejected terms of a rescue package, sending investors into safer havens.


Greek finance minister quits after 'no' to bailout terms

Jul 06 2015 09:28

Greece's outspoken Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has resigned, removing a major obstacle to any last-minute deal to keep Athens in the eurozone.


Will Putin pay for SA's R1trn nuclear plan?

Jul 06 2015 07:28

Russia is seen as the frontrunner to win the right to build South African nuclear power plants that may be worth as much as R1 trillion.

International Markets

Emerging stocks tumble most since 2013 on Greece

Jul 06 2015 09:38

Emerging-market stocks have fallen the most in two years and currencies tumbled on concern Greece’s rejection of austerity will spur its exit from the euro area.


Tsipras has caused a disaster - German lawmaker

Jul 06 2015 07:58

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has caused a disaster and must see how to pick up the pieces, says a senior German conservative lawmaker.


In other news

When a selfie is not enough: Here come velfies

Jul 06 2015 07:52

Move over selfie, India is embracing the "velfie" with Bollywood stars, sporting heroes and even politicians taking and posting videos of themselves online.

Asian markets slip on Greece vote, Shanghai frail

20 minutes ago

Asian equities have fallen after Greece overwhelming rejected further austerity measures, Shanghai underwent another day of volatility.

European stocks drop at open after Greek vote

40 minutes ago

European stock markets have slid at the start of trading after eurozone member Greece rejected creditors' austerity demands in a weekend referendum.

Thousands celebrate Greece's 'No' vote

53 minutes ago

Having squarely rejected the terms of new financial aid for their cash-strapped country, Greece wakes up to an uncertain future.

Greek 'No' brings joy, 'Europe is dying' - EU opponents

54 minutes ago

If Greece's 'No' vote has shocked eurozone leaders, it brought delight to opponents of the European Union who said it shows the entire European project is dying.

Eurozone shares fall nearly 2% after Greek 'no'

Jul 06 2015 10:05

Top eurozone shares have fallen 1.7% in early trading after Greek voters rejected austerity measures demanded in return of a debt deal.

Euro picks up after Greek finance minister quits

Jul 06 2015 09:06

The euro has risen after Greece's finance minister announced his shock resignation, just hours after the nation rejected creditors' austerity demands.

Brent dips below $60 as Greek vote prompts stability fears

Jul 06 2015 06:26

Brent has slid below $60 a barrel for the first time since April amid speculation Greece’s rejection of austerity measures will prompt its exit from the euro area.

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South Africa

‘Border more chaotic than ever’

Jul 05 2015 15:14

It’s just after 3pm on a Wednesday afternoon when I arrive at the main Oshoek-Ngwenya border post between Swaziland and South Africa with my two children, aged seven and nine.


European equity futures slump after Greek vote

Jul 06 2015 09:31

European stock index futures have fallen sharply, with investors trimming their exposure to riskier assets after Greeks rejected austerity measures demanded.


The myth behind active management

Jul 05 2015 15:19

An investor who wants to invest in the JSE via an investment fund has two main options: using an active fund-management company, usually in the form of a unit trust, or what is commonly known as a passive fund.


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