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South Africa

Ramaphosa to brief Parliament as SA seeks to cut spending

Aug 22 2019 11:51

President Cyril Ramaphosa is to brief Parliament on efforts to boost economic growth and tackle the nation’s crisis-level unemployment rate, just weeks after the National Treasury asked government departments to cut their budgets.

Financial Services

UPDATE: Moyo's legal team argues contempt of court after new termination notice

Aug 22 2019 10:01

In an open letter published on its website, the financial services provider said it took the step "after legal advice and on careful reflection by directors, with proper regard to their fiduciary duties to the company".


SA must brace for more hikes in taxes, electricity tariffs - economist

Aug 22 2019 09:36

The challenge posed by heavily indebted Eskom means that SA taxpayers must brace for higher taxes and further electricity price hikes, says Absa's Group chief economist.


AA to Mbalula: E-tolls collapsing, can't be saved

Aug 22 2019 07:22

The Automobile Association has told Minister of Transport Fikile Mbalula in an open letter that its research into road funding found "the current model for the Gauteng Freeway Improvement Project has failed, and will continue to fail" if it is pursued further.


Analysis & Opinion


Solly Moeng: If SA were a business, we'd have axed those at the top

If SA were a business, its leadership would have been axed, says Solly...


Why the debt relief bill will see loan sharks circling consumers

Although the debt relief bill aims to throw a lifeline to indebted consumers,...


IAN MANN REVIEWS: How to grab attention in the age of information overload

Whether you are a mature company, a start-up or an independent service...


Debt relief: 'Poorest of the poor will pay a heavy price for SA's debt forgiveness legislation'

Writing off loans belonging to banks and other financial institutions...


Fuel price hikes - no end in sight for weary consumers

High oil prices have seen rising petrol prices globally, and for already...

In other news

European equities rally despite Italy woes

Aug 21 2019 15:27

European stock markets have rebounded as dealers shrugged off tense political turmoil in Italy.

Hong Kong stocks finish on positive note

Aug 21 2019 15:22

Hong Kong shares have closed higher, having swung back and forth through the day, with traders turning their focus to an upcoming speech by Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell later in the week.

Asian markets drop as traders await Powell speech

Aug 21 2019 15:20

Equities have stuttered in Asia as investors took a step back after recent gains, with focus now turning to a key speech by Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell at the end of the week.

Tokyo stocks close higher, tracking US rallies

Aug 20 2019 14:51

Tokyo stocks have closed higher for a third straight session, taking a positive lead from bullish trade on Wall Street.

WATCH: Disney misses forecasts as it readies Netflix rival

Aug 19 2019 21:38

Walt Disney reported a steeper earnings decline than Wall Street expected as the company poured money into the streaming media business it is building to challenge Netflix.

US stocks rise amid stimulus talk, steadying bond yields

Aug 19 2019 16:50

The steadying of the US Treasury market and talk of economic stimulus in Germany and China helped lift Wall Street stocks on Monday.



Sports psychology for investors

Aug 19 2019 12:09

By comparing winning on the sports field to the notion of ‘winning’ in the investment world, PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw identifies some key elements that lead to success (or failure) when the stakes are high.

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