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    The 'casualisation' of the workforce is often a ploy to cut costs, says Terry Bell.

  • When drones go dancing

    Drone technology's future is about to come to life in Cape Town, says Arthur Goldstuck.

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Top US bank fines since the financial crisis

Aug 21 2014 19:30

US authorities hit Bank of America with a record $16.65bn fine for selling billions of dollars in high-risk mortgage securities disguised as solid investments.


Bank of America settles mortgage probes

Aug 21 2014 16:45

Bank of America has reached a $16.65bn settlement with US regulators to settle charges that it misled investors into buying troubled mortgage-backed securities.


Italian, Spanish debt may shrug off Fed rate hike

Aug 21 2014 15:15

Any speculation about the timing of a Federal Reserve rate hike could raise fears of a fall in demand for bonds in the euro zone periphery.


Silva's economic proposals for Brazil

Aug 21 2014 14:45

Brazilian presidential candidate Marina Silva has little experience with economic policy, but her advisers promise a more business-friendly approach.


Job market gains not enough to push up rates

Aug 21 2014 13:45

The Federal Reserve has been surprised by how quickly the US labour market is healing but doesn't want to bring forward a planned rate hike.


Thinking strategically

Aug 21 2014 07:19

Do policymakers actually consider improving trade performance, asks Geoffrey Chapman.


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.


French cognac sales low as China exports drop

Aug 20 2014 11:30

Worldwide sales of cognac have fallen in 2013 to 2014 largely due to a drop in exports to China.


Bitcoin not taxable as a currency

Aug 20 2014 10:34

Crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin should not be considered as money or a foreign currency when it comes to taxation, Australia's tax authority has ruled.


US housing market improving

Aug 19 2014 16:00

US housing has rebounded strongly in July, pointing to momentum in the economy, but a moderate increase in consumer prices suggested the Federal Reserve.

Inside Fin24.com


Egypt awards Suez hub project to consortium

Aug 19 2014 15:44

Egypt has announced it has chosen a consortium to develop an industrial and logistics hub in the Suez Canal area.


France to boost housing, cut taxes for low-paid

Aug 19 2014 11:15

The French government will announce measures soon to boost construction and give tax relief to low income households.

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