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South Africans urged to save amid Greece crisis

Jul 07 2015 21:15

Savings are a powerful weapon against uncontrolled debt levels such as those which played a part in Greece's disastrous situation, say SA experts.

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Gold producers: Union demands are unaffordable

Jul 07 2015 19:30

The South African gold producing companies say mining union wage demands are unaffordable.

Economy

Brics $100bn pool of reserves to aid with liquidity

Jul 07 2015 18:32

The Brics group of nations will create a $100bn pool of foreign-exchange reserves to help each other “in case of any problems with dollar liquidity,” the Russian central bank says.

News

Amcu: Gold producers ‘not moving’ pay offer

Jul 07 2015 16:42

The Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union say gold producing companies need to improve their pay offers or the union will leave the negotiations.

Economy

Elderly Cypriot donates pension to Greece

Jul 07 2015 18:46

An 88-year-old Cypriot retiree has sent his €506 pension to the Greek Prime Minister as a contribution towards the country's budget in a show of "support and gratitude".

Tech

WATCH: Why you are going to love self-driving cars

Jul 07 2015 15:37

Watch as a journalist attempts to get ready for his busy day, while remaining firmly behind the wheel of a self-driving car on the scary highways of Germany's autobahn.

Your Voice

9 money savings tips you may not have thought of

Jul 07 2015 14:43

From medical savings accounts versus hospital plans to paying subscriptions upfront, it pays to think about everyday ways to save, says a Fin24 user.

 

In other news

ECB can't be 'overly generous' with emergency loans

Jul 07 2015 21:00

The European Central Bank cannot provide emergency funding to banks on overly generous terms or against insufficient collateral spelling out strict terms for banks.

Tourists undeterred despite Greek drama

Jul 07 2015 20:30

The Greek economy may face more trouble after voters have delivered a defiant no to the terms of a bailout, but tourists remain undeterred.

Oil dips again in volatile deals

Jul 07 2015 19:56

Oil prices have fallen back, reversing earlier gains as traders fretted over global demand worries arising from the Chinese stock market rout.

European stocks finish lower

Jul 07 2015 19:50

Europe's main markets closed lower Tuesday, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index of top companies losing 1.58% to 6 432.21 points.

White House calls on Greece, EU to find compromise

Jul 07 2015 18:35

The White House has urged Greece and EU leaders to find a compromise to keep the cash-strapped country in the eurozone, after Greeks voted against a bailout.

Study urges 10 climate actions to curb warming, lift GDP

Jul 07 2015 17:08

More efficient energy use and investments in greener cities are among 10 measures that can help the world to slow global warming while also spurring economic growth.

US stocks dip on fears about Greece, China

Jul 07 2015 15:49

US stocks dipped in opening trade Tuesday as worries about a potential Greek exit from the eurozone and Chinese market frailty hit global markets.

RBS may buy back £10bn of stock: Investec

Jul 07 2015 14:15

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group may buy back $15.5bn of stock in 2016 if the lender reduces its risk-weighted assets, according to Investec.

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Investments

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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