A number of factors will impede Zuma’s opportunity to have a ‘Lula moment’, says Prof Dirk Kotze.
Possible steps that can be taken in the National Budget to avert a junk status.
A weak president presiding over a racially polarised nation faces a serious task.
Megabrew - ABInbev's $104bn takeover of SABMiller - hasn't even gone through yet, but Carlsberg and Heineken are having to up their game.
Asahi has offered to buy the beer brands for R45.35bn in the Japanese brewer’s biggest-ever acquisition as it seeks to grow sales outside a stagnating local market.
Sappi's first-quarter profit has more than tripled after higher prices for the cotton substitute helped offset the effects of a drought in South Africa on volumes.
P Moeller-Maersk has reported an 84% plunge in 2015 profit after its oil unit was hit by lower energy prices and its container division suffering.
Nigeria's Dangote Cement share has risen sharply after the firm, majority owned by billionaire Aliko Dangote, announced plans to expand.
National Oil Corp in western Libya has warned traders against loading “illicit” cargoes of oil at Hariga port in the eastern part of the country.
Volkswagen AG has pushed back the release its annual results and shareholders’ meeting as the firm determines the financial fallout from the diesel emissions scandal.
ArcelorMittal plans to raise $3bn from investors and sell a $1bn stake in Spanish auto-parts maker Gestamp as the steelmaker looks to ride out an industry slump.
Toyota has raised its profit forecast after surging sales of SUV and Lexus vehicles putting it on track to become the first Japanese company to top ¥3trn in profit.
Royal Dutch Shell has announced an 87% plunge in annual net profits on slumping oil prices.
Halliburton has been given more time by the EU to come up with a package of asset sales that will assuage competition fears over its takeover of rival Baker Hughes.
Matthew Lester has put together a string of videos highlighting key issues ahead of SONA.
It’s never too late to start saving, even when economic times are tough.
Before investing in a buy-to-let property, there are many factors to consider.
Matthew Lester is shocked by President Jacob Zuma's offer to pay the money, he has a SONA wish li...
Last week, the JSE and the rand reached their highest levels this year.
Matthew Lester ponders whether to invest in a local retirement annuity or go offshore.
Simon Brown looks at what investors should take into account before selling a stock.
The biggest dealer of Caterpillar mining trucks in Southern Africa, Barloworld, says trade in equipment over Q1 has declined.
ExxonMobil has announced plans to slash its capital budget and suspend its share repurchase programme after the crash in oil prices cut deeply into its earnings.
The Competition Tribunal has found that a deal between the SABC and MultiChoice did not constitute a merger to be notified in terms of the Competition Act.
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