• A burning issue

    The Knysna fires have shown that SA needs to be fire-aware and wary, says Mandi Smallhorne.

  • True economic freedom

    Harping on inequality and repressive rich people deflects attention from the real issues, say analysts.

  • Terry Bell's Inside Labour

    A winter of discontent looms as public sector unions gear up for pay and benefit talks.

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Slowdown in US business-equipment orders may weigh on growth

Jun 26 2017 15:22

An unexpected decline in US orders for business equipment in May indicates cooling capital-goods investment may weigh on second-quarter economic growth.


May closes in on deal with DUP before UK parliament votes

Jun 26 2017 12:30

UK Prime Minister Theresa May is resuming discussions with the Democratic Unionists as she aims to nail down an agreement with the Northern Irish party.


German business confidence surges to record high

Jun 26 2017 11:04

German business sentiment has surged to a record high in June amid signs that the outlook for Europe’s largest economy is improving.


French government to ban oil and gas exploration

Jun 25 2017 15:34

France is to stop granting new licences for oil and gas exploration on the mainland and in overseas territories, says Environment Minister Nicolas Hulot.


May's Brexit critics circle as UK parliament flexes muscle

Jun 23 2017 12:14

British prime minister Theresa May's electoral humiliation has weakened and emboldened not just opposition parties, but members of her own Conservative government.


May vows EU citizens' rights in UK as full offer awaited

Jun 23 2017 09:17

Prime Minister Theresa May’s proposal to safeguard residency rights of European Union citizens currently living in the UK has met a tepid reception from EU leaders.


Mixed data on US consumer comfort suggest restrained spending

Jun 22 2017 16:23

Declining confidence among Americans in their personal finances and the buying climate may restrain spending even as the economic outlook improves.

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Jobless claims show tight US labour market

Jun 22 2017 14:48

The slight gain in filings for US unemployment benefits is still consistent with a resilient job market, according to Labour Department figures.


UK's May edges toward deal with DUP to keep grip on power

Jun 22 2017 12:13

The Conservatives and Democratic Unionist Party are close to a deal to keep Prime Minister Theresa May in power, senior figures on both sides signalled.

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