• Conflict over water, coal

    SA's leaders have upped their support of the water-intensive coal industry, says Keith Schneider.

  • Cost of doing business

    The world can't afford the $4.7trn a year in environmental costs of business, says Mandi Smallhorne.

  • Voter paralysis

    With so much tilting voters against change, democratic reason is the loser, says Solly Moeng.

All data is delayed
See More
Where am I?



Emerging currencies bruised by US rates prospect

May 30 2016 14:01

Emerging-market currencies have fallen, extending their worst monthly decline since August, on mounting signs the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates in June.


Industrials boost lifts JSE

May 30 2016 12:53

With European markets at a month-high, the JSE's Industrial index has continued to pull the market higher, with the local bourse already at the highest level this year.


Rand slips as junk rating decision looms

May 30 2016 09:54

The rand has been under pressure as a likely credit downgrade weighed on sentiment and solid economic data from the United States hurt emerging markets.


Dollar extends gains on Yellen rate hike talk

May 30 2016 07:53

The dollar has powered higher after Fed chair Janet Yellen said the US economy was improving enough to support an increase in interest rates in coming months.


Rand slips on downgrade fears

May 27 2016 18:50

The rand has weakened against the dollar as credit ratings downgrade fears weighed on sentiment, coupled with subdued risk appetite globally.


Rand falters as US rate risk resurfaces

May 27 2016 09:39

The rand has edged weaker as risk appetite faded globally before a speech by the US central bank that could signal higher interest rates, drawing attention away from SA.

Company Snapshot

Money Clinic

Money Clinic
Do you have a question about your finances? We'll get an expert opinion.
Click here...

Voting Booth

The upcoming petrol price hike is:

Previous results · Suggest a vote

We're talking about:


Debt is one of the biggest financial issues facing South Africans today. Find out how you can avoid and manage your debt with Fin24 and Debt Rescue.