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A R25bn horror as Ghana's investors can’t get their savings

Aug 20 2019 20:05

As much as 5 billion cedis is tied up in unlisted bonds, direct private-equity stakes and other deals with small- and medium-sized businesses, according to the SEC.


Attract investment or watch mining die, union leader warns state, industry

Aug 20 2019 19:11

UASA senior manager Johan van Niekerk was addressing the committee on Tuesday morning as part of the committee's engagements with organised labour. The union said it appreciated government’s commitment to making mining a "sunrise industry".


Cosatu hails demerit system: Road deaths a 'massive drain' on economy, workers' pockets

Aug 20 2019 20:05

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has hit back at critics of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act, saying it is both a "progressive" and "draconian" move to curb the economic and human cost of traffic accidents.


Facebook launches tool to let users control data it gathers about their web activity

Aug 20 2019 19:11

Facebook, under pressure to ramp up privacy rules across its platform, said on Tuesday it was rolling out a tool allowing users to control data that it receives from other apps and websites about their online activity.


Steinhoff 'clearly plotted' Tekkie Town transfer path - judge

Aug 20 2019 16:57

The transfer path of Tekkie Town and its shares in late 2016 to Steinhoff subsidiary Pepkor was clearly plotted even before the first transfer took place, says a Cape High Court judge.


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

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Fuel price hikes - no end in sight for weary consumers

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China’s tobacco industry is building schools and no one is watching

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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.

Asian markets mostly rise on optimism for trade, stimulus

Aug 20 2019 14:42

Most Asian markets have risen on the back of hopes for central bank and government stimulus measures around the world, while investors were also cheered by further signs of easing tensions in the China-US trade war.

European stocks steady at open

Aug 20 2019 14:36

European stock markets have steadied at the open after recent volatility, with London slightly higher and eurozone indices edging lower.

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.

Stock markets rally on fresh trade talk hopes

Aug 19 2019 16:34

Stock markets have rallied after US President Donald Trump's top economic adviser hailed "positive" trade talks with Chinese negotiators.



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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