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Currencies

Rand affected by rouble - economist

Dec 18 2014 11:58

The rand is being affected by the Russian rouble's depreciation because they export similar commodities, an economist says.

Economy

PPI slows to 6.5%

Dec 18 2014 12:01

South Africa's producer price inflation slowed to 6.5% year-on-year in November from 6.7% in October, says Statistics SA.

Tech

Midrand, Sandton record SA’s fastest internet speeds

Dec 18 2014 11:31

South Africa’s fastest internet download speeds for November 2014 have been recorded in the two fast-growing Gauteng areas, according to an online service.

Economy

Sars ordered to uplift Pillay suspension

Dec 18 2014 11:07

The Labour Court in Johannesburg has ruled that deputy SA Revenue Service commissioner Ivan Pillay's suspension must be lifted with immediate effect.

Financial Services

New Zim coins now in circulation

Dec 18 2014 10:23

Zimbabwean banks have already started circulating the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe’s imported bond coins, expected to ease the country's small change problem.

Tech

Uber brings Christmas shopping relief to SA

Dec 18 2014 08:20

With Christmas around the corner and malls being packed with shoppers, an online partnership hopes to bring back the "ho ho ho" into the festive season.

Economy

E Cape should mine ocean's economic potential

Dec 18 2014 10:29

Two decades from now, it is believed that South African martime-oriented economic activities will contribute an estimated R177bn to gross domestic product.

Currencies

Rand rallies after Fed soothes sentiment

Dec 18 2014 09:24

The rand has rallied against the dollar as the US Fed's statement signalling interest rates would remain near zero offered respite to emerging market currencies.

 

In other news

India's Modi moves in to speed up stuck projects

17 minutes ago

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken direct control of a project-monitoring body to fast-track investments worth almost $300bn.

US consumer prices fall on looming rate hike

Dec 18 2014 09:01

US consumer prices have recorded their biggest drop in nearly six years but did little to change views the Fed Reserve will start raising interest rates.

Asian markets gain as Fed promises patience

47 minutes ago

Asian markets have mostly rallied, with investors reversing a sell-off spurred by a Wall Street recovery and indications the Fed Reserve will keep rates on hold.

European shares rises, Wall st rallies

55 minutes ago

European stocks have risen early, tracking a rally on Wall Street after the US Federal Reserve gave an upbeat assessment of the economy.

Mozambique gets new law for gas partnerships

Dec 18 2014 10:48

Mozambique has published a law for energy firms' multi-billion dollar gas projects, as the country gears up to become a leading exporter of liquefied gas.

EU reaches deal on capping card payment fees

Dec 18 2014 10:15

An initial deal on capping fees charged for paying with debit or credit cards across the 28-nation European Union has been reached by negotiators.

German railways, drivers' union near deal

Dec 18 2014 09:53

German state-run railway Deutsche Bahn and the drivers' union GDL have reached a partial agreement, bringing them closer to settling a dispute.

BlackBerry launches Classic for fans

Dec 18 2014 09:32

BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new phone that features a traditional keyboard at a time when rivals have embraced touch screens.

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