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When will Boeing 737 Max fly again? FAA has no timeline

Jul 18 2019 21:35

US aviation regulators have no timeline for returning Boeing’s grounded 737 Max to service and won’t act until they are sure it is safe, the nation’s top transportation official said on Thursday.


Netflix stock plunges as streaming giant faces 'difficult road ahead'

Jul 18 2019 21:05

Netflix has shocked investors by reporting a drop in US customers and much slower growth overseas, raising fears that the streaming giant is losing momentum just as competitors prepare to pounce.


We will not abandon B-BBEE - Ramaphosa

Jul 18 2019 20:17

President Cyril Ramaphosa has told MPs that while the pace of investment and economic transformation has been slow, it has not been insignificant, and the African National Congress-led government will not be abandoning B-BBEE.


Businessman claiming to be 'rogue unit' victim loses court bid

Jul 17 2019 19:05

A court has dismissed the application of businessman Martin Wingate-Pearse who argued, in part, that he had been the victim of illegal surveillance by the so-called SARS 'rogue' unit.


Analysis & Opinion


SA's state-owned companies: a complex history seldom told

The problems of South Africa’s state owned enterprises are in the headlines...


Ferial Haffajee: Sticking it to Peter Moyo won’t make the questions go away

Old Mutual has presented Moyo as cocky and self-important, but experience...


IAN MANN REVIEWS: What nobody will tell you about starting a business

Pithy success stories are missing the really important part: the messy...


3 ways for small businesses to become savvy digital nomads

ravelling for business sounds glamorous, but it presents plenty of challenges...


Just how well armed is SA's financial services sector against cybercrime?

Cybercrime is a growing threat, and the financial services sector is among...

In other news

WATCH: China's growth slows to near three decade low

Jul 18 2019 20:50

China's economic growth has slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting US trade pressure.

Stock markets weaker, pound under pressure

Jul 17 2019 18:54

Global stock markets have turned weaker after recent record gains in the US while growing concerns about a no-deal Brexit kept the pound under pressure.

Ryanair slashes growth outlook on Boeing crisis

Jul 17 2019 15:32

Ryanair has slashed its growth outlook and said it would temporarily shut bases as crisis-hit Boeing pushes back plane delivery owing to fatal crashes that grounded its 737 MAX jets.

WATCH: Can Greece become EU's 'most business-friendly' country?

Jul 16 2019 16:31

In an exclusive interview with Euronews, Greece's new Minister for Growth and Investments, Adonis, Georgiadis, detailed some of the measures the government will take to turn the country into "the most business-friendly country of the European Union"

US stocks edge down from records

Jul 16 2019 16:30

Wall Street stocks have edged down from records following mixed banking earnings and worrisome manufacturing data contrasted with strong US retail sales.

Hong Kong stocks finish with gains

Jul 16 2019 15:11

Hong Kong stocks have ended higher in quiet trade as investors took a step back after recent gains, while looking ahead to the start of corporate earnings season.



Invest in reality, not your personal views

Jul 16 2019 16:40

Yes, the environment in SA is challenging, but it’s far too easy to tumble down the well of despondency, writes Simon Brown. He cautions against getting caught up in the fear mongering.

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