• Inside Labour

    No South African, with or without a job, should be condemned to poverty, says Patrick Craven.

  • Rating agencies and SA

    Warts and all, rating agencies kept SA on the straight and narrow, says Daniel Silke.

  • Crisis management fail

    Ford SA lost the plot right after the tragic death of a Kuga owner in 2015, says Solly Moeng.

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Economy

Guptas hit back banks saga - as it happened

Jan 20 2017 12:00

In one of the more hard-hitting allegations from the affidavit submitted by Oakbay Investments' lawyers, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is believed to have met with 60 'captains of industry' and said that 'steps must be taken to clip the wings' of the Guptas.

Economy

72 transactions 'don't warrant investigation' - Oakbay CEO

Jan 20 2017 21:12

The so-called 72 suspicious transactions involving the Gupta brothers do not warrant further investigation, says Oakbay Investments in an affidavit.

Economy

Gupta link with Duduzane Zuma no risk - Oakbay CEO

Jan 20 2017 20:06

Oakbay Investments puts in perspective the affiliation of President Jacob Zuma's son Duduzane with certain of its businesses.

Financial Services

Oakbay: We never claimed Gordhan has power to intervene with banks

Jan 20 2017 18:52

Oakbay Investments wants parts of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's affidavit to prevent him from intervening with banks on the company's behalf, struck out.

 

In other news

#Fin24savings: Would you pay R150 000 a day for accommodation?

Jan 20 2017 15:08

Although property companies say holiday makers are prepared to pay up to R150 000 to stay in plush villas in Cape Town, a Fin24 Twitter poll proved contrary.

UK retail-sales slump hints at cracks in Brexit boom

Jan 20 2017 13:16

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer has told a Davos gathering that an inflation pickup will put a damper on consumers this year. The first signs may already be appearing.

China shares erase weekly drop

Jan 20 2017 11:36

Chinese stocks have climbed, with a measure of small companies surging the most since October, amid speculation they will benefit from a plan to ease restrictions.

Europe stocks fall, dollar weak on Yellen comments

Jan 20 2017 11:14

European shares have declined while US futures gained as investors await the start of Donald Trump’s presidency.

Tokyo stocks edge up with eyes on Trump inauguration

Jan 20 2017 07:44

Tokyo stocks have edged higher, casting off early losses, as investors focus on US President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration later in the day.

Asian markets dip ahead of Trump, China growth slows

Jan 20 2017 07:36

Most Asian markets have turned lower as nervous investors await Donald Trump's inauguration, while there was little reaction showing a further slowdown in China's economic growth last year.

US stocks, dollar fall ahead of Trump inauguration

Jan 20 2017 07:35

US stocks have retreated and the dollar has fallen against most currencies in the final session before the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.

Zuma's new laws: What it means for you

Jan 19 2017 19:17

President Jacob Zuma signed several bills into law, including seven tax and employment-related amendments. finweek takes a look at what they mean.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Davos: a far cry from responsive and responsible leadership

The World Economic Forum is a venue where heads of state and government...

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: The scandal of the working poor

It is time to revive the campaign for a basic income grant to ensure that...

Opinion

Warts and all, rating agencies kept SA on straight and narrow

It would be a pity if rating agencies' opinion is lost; capitalism and...

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Finweek

Volatile rand may extend rally in 2017

Jan 19 2017 10:58

Despite the local currency’s roller-coaster moves in the past year, many analysts believe it could appreciate beyond R13 to the US dollar in the coming months.

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