An economist ponders the top question concerning those who control international capital flows.
The economic policy pendulum seems to be swinging away from laissez-faire to regulation.
Latest bombshells show the president in an increasingly vulnerable light.
Drowning in bad debt and swamped by slowing economies, more and more of the continent’s lenders are starting to fail.
A high court in Johannesburg has granted the application to have short-term insurer SaXum Insurance Limited placed under final liquidation.
The Financial Services Board has fined Discovery Life and Regal Financial Services R2.5m and R200 000 respectively in a matter related to “sign-on bonuses”.
FirstRand said it agrees with South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan that he cannot interfere with their decision to cut ties with the Gupta family.
The Public Investment Corporation has disclosed details of 250 investments in its R44.6m unlisted portfolio, as well as a R1.275bn investment in Independent Media Group.
The family of SA diamond-mining billionaire Nicky Oppenheimer is backing a new hedge fund to be run by ex-Capricorn Capital Group money managers Andrew Crawford and Stephen Carew.
Zimbabwe's tax agency says the planned introduction of local bank notes had brought uncertainty and worsened cash shortages as consumers hold onto their dollars.
Nigeria’s banking industry is experiencing a “full blown financial crisis” as failed fiscal and monetary policies lead to a credit crunch, say analysts.
Swiss lender Credit Suisse Group has cut jobs in South Africa, including researchers covering stocks, and two equity analyst positions in Dubai.
Within five years, Capitec would like to have grown its credit card book to R10 billion, or 10% of the local R100 billion credit card book market, according to Capitec CEO Gerrie Fourie.
The Public Investment Corporation, Anglo American’s biggest shareholder, wants SA investors to follow its lead and increase their holdings in the miner.
Some increases are almost double the CPI rate - check out yours in our table.
The ANC must choose between self-interest or national interest, says an analyst.
The ANC should swap reckless promises for reforms that will uplift SA, says an analyst.
An economist explains how Uber helps to make the world a better place for society at large.
5 tips for financial spring-cleaning that will help you lead a more productive life.
A minimum wage could cause rising youth unemployment and stunt career prospects.
Fixing the educational system and developing a modern tax system will do much to help.
Shiley Zinn overcame teen pregnancy and setbacks to achieve business success.
Financial services group Vunani has announced that revenue for the six months to end-August 2016 has lifted to R75.0m from R58.6m as at June 30 2015.
The Public Investment Corporation says it is interested in boosting its holding in Barclays Africa Group, which it still sees as the best partner to team up with for a bid.
Cyber attacks on a key internet firm repeatedly disrupted the availability of popular websites across the United States, according to analysts and company officials
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