SONA 2016 has set it all up for Pravin Gordhan, it shows just how powerful he may be, says Daniel Silke.
The history of Valentine Day cards gives a glimpse of how technology resulted in job cuts, says Terry Bell.
A number of factors will impede Zuma’s opportunity to have a ‘Lula moment’, says Prof Dirk Kotze.
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has warned that the US economy faces risks from tightening domestic financial conditions as well as global economic turmoil.
The EU is to unveil plans to give it power to examine energy contracts that European states sign with outside countries.
Oil prices may have rebounded off 12-year lows struck last month, but any hope for a broader recovery in the market would be misplaced, says the IEA.
India has seen its growth exceeding economists’ estimates to overtake a slowing China, a pace Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be under pressure to sustain.
Israel is looking to exploit its substantial natural gas reserves with two potential pipeline projects to Turkey and Greece.
China plans to chop coal production capacity as part of efforts by President Xi Jinping’s government to cut industrial overcapacity and use cleaner energy sources.
Indian housewives and food processors are using more soybean oil than ever, cutting the country’s reliance on palm oil shipped from Southeast Asia.
The cost of insuring Chinese sovereign debt against default has climbed to the highest level since a record cash crunch in June 2013.
Swedish state-owned energy group Vattenfall has reported a record loss for 2015, blaming a tax on nuclear energy and sliding electricity prices.
California's attorney general has filed a lawsuit against the company behind a massive natural gas leak near Los Angeles.
China has set a range for its economic growth target for the first time in two decades, saying the economy would expand 6.5% to 7% this year.
Mosioua Lekota exposed a real challenge to the young democracy during SONA, says Alec Hogg.
Sara Gon thinks that SA business leadership in general is out of touch with ordinary people and o...
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.
State-owned China National Chemical has offered $43bn in an agreed takeover for Swiss pesticide and seed giant Syngenta.
The EU wants to examine the contracts which Gazprom has signed with European firms, amid suspicions that the Russian state energy giant has imposed unfair prices.
Government says it hasn’t yet selected the 'lead agent' for its R740m municipal broadband project, despite indications that Telkom could win the deal.
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