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Saudi stocks tumble as tensions surge after Aramco drone attacks

Sep 15 2019 10:56

Saudi Arabian stocks sank after drone strikes highlighted the vulnerability of the kingdom’s oil facilities to terror attacks.


UAE doesn't expect Boeing 737 Max to fly again this year

Sep 15 2019 13:41

The Boeing 737 Max is unlikely to be back in service before next year, the United Arab Emirates’ aviation regulator has said, contradicting the manufacturer’s timeline for its return.

South Africa

Govt revives plan to take free stake in energy projects

Sep 15 2019 07:20

The government is drafting a new law that aims at securing it a free stake in all new oil and gas ventures, revising the terms of a proposal shelved four years ago.


LSE snub of HKEX shows doubts over Hong Kong: People’s Daily

Sep 15 2019 12:11

The London Stock Exchange Group’s rejection of a takeover proposal from Hong Kong Exchanges & Clearing shows that there are doubts around the world over Hong Kong’s development potential, according to a People’s Daily commentary.


Analysis & Opinion


OPINION: Don't be fooled - SA has a jobs crisis, and the informal sector isn't fixing it

The publication of South Africa’s latest unemployment figures was this...


'I write with a sense of shame': Kieswetter's letter to SARS staff about gender-based violence

SARS Commissioner Edward Kieswetter sent staff the following letter in...


OPINION: Step aside, Millennials - here come the Perennials

Meet the generation that is energetic, switched on and most importantly,...


OPINION: When does directing a company become board interference?

The contest for areas of responsibility between directors of companies...


OPINION: When companies violate children's privacy, it's time to ask tougher questions

When data is collected from children under 13, it's time for digital marketers...

In other news

Pound jumps on Brexit hopes as global stocks firmer

Sep 13 2019 13:55

The British pound has hit a seven-week high against the dollar Friday on easing fears of a no-deal Brexit.

Asian markets boosted by fresh trade hopes and ECB easing

Sep 13 2019 10:20

Equities have risen in Asian trade after the European Central Bank unveiled a fresh round of economic stimulus and another interest rate cut while a report said the US was considering a short-term trade agreement with China.

Tokyo shares end higher on optimism over US-China talks

Sep 13 2019 10:14

Tokyo shares have risen as the US and China steadily moved closer to easing their long-standing trade frictions, encouraging investors about the future for the global economy.

Hong Kong stocks end morning higher

Sep 13 2019 10:12

Hong Kong stocks have ended the morning on a positive note, boosted by growing hopes for a resolution to the China-US trade row and an expected interest rate cut by the Federal Reserve next week.

European stock markets steady at open

Sep 13 2019 10:08

European stock markets have been steady at the start of trading, awaiting a key Federal Reserve interest-rate meeting next week.

Trump to hold meeting on vaping after reports of mysterious illness

Sep 12 2019 21:16

US president Donald Trump will convene a meeting Wednesday on vaping, according to a person familiar with the matter, after reports of hundreds of US cases of a mysterious illness that’s sickened and killed people who have used e-cigarette devices.



Don’t bet on last year’s star performers

Sep 12 2019 11:16

Just because a company – or market – has had a good run, doesn’t mean this will remain the case, writes PSG Wealth’s Schalk Louw. To illustrate this, he looks at comparative data of the top ten performing shares and countries, respectively.

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