• M2M money train

    SA's biggest mobile operators have found a new revenue stream, says Gugu Lourie.

  • Customers as experts

    Some M4Jam micro jobbers are now helping others to refine their ability to make money.

  • Sticking it to Sanral

    The time is now for citizen-centric leadership to stop the road to ruin, says Mandi Smallhorne.

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Economy

SA aims to strengthen competitive edge

Aug 20 2014 20:45

SA’s ability to compete globally hinged on building regional trade relations with African countries, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Economy

Poor hardest hit by inflation

Aug 20 2014 20:16

The poor will feel the effects of changes in consumer price inflation more severely because of the higher weighting of food in their expenditure baskets, says FNB.

Retail

Watchdog shuts four McDonald's restaurants

Aug 20 2014 19:38

A consumer watchdog has ordered four McDonald's restaurants in Moscow to be temporarily closed after repeatedly violating sanitary rules.

Economy

Zimbabwe economy takes another dive

Aug 20 2014 18:39

A year after the re-election of leader Robert Mugabe, the country is facing new financial hardships.

Currencies

Rand continues downward trend

Aug 20 2014 17:59

The rand has recorded a fourth straight day of losses against the dollar, pressured by the downgrade of the country's four largest banks and stubbornly high inflation.

Economy

Banking downgrade piles on economic pain

Aug 20 2014 17:53

Moody's surprise downgrade of the country's four top banks has sent shares in the lenders lower and piled further pressure on the economy.

 

In other news

Russia reveals huge cost of Western food ban

Aug 20 2014 19:27

Agriculture Minister Nokolai Fyodorov has warned that Moscow must spend billions of dollars subsidising farmers to avoid a shortage caused by its ban on Western foods.

Libya restarts oil exports from biggest port

Aug 20 2014 18:38

Libya has restarted oil exports from its biggest port for the first time since the end of a year-long blockade, a boost to the government struggling with clashes.

What went wrong at Ellerine?

Aug 20 2014 18:04

A Fin24 user provides his view of what went wrong with Ellerine, the loss-making furniture selling business of African Bank.

Concern over informal trading in Joburg

Aug 20 2014 17:45

Everyone involved in talks about informal trading in the Johannesburg city centre has concerns about the current situation, the city says.

Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa

Aug 20 2014 17:15

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who have planned trips to Africa this year, including to destinations such as Kenya.

Neasa continues lock-out

Aug 20 2014 16:58

Some of the National Employers' Association of SA's members are continuing their lock-out of workers who participated in the metal industry strike.

AirAsia profit jumps

Aug 20 2014 16:21

Malaysia-based AirAsia has announced a sixfold increase in second-quarter net profit as Asia's budget travel leader increased revenue.

How to expand your business

Aug 20 2014 15:21

Expanding your business requires capital and banks have stringent criteria in place to ensure they are lending the right businesses the appropriate funds, says Standard Bank.

Analysis & Opinion

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The value of a business mentor

Aug 20 2014 16:12

Being an entrepreneur can be lonely, especially when you don’t have an associate with whom you can discuss your business and its challenges, says an expert.

 

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