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Industrial

Airlines mum ahead of closed-door talks on Boeing's grounded Max

May 22 2019 20:53

Executives from some of the world's largest airlines will gather for a private meeting Thursday to discuss Boeing's 737 Max at the same time global regulators convene as well.

ICT

WATCH: After Huawei, US may blacklist more China tech

May 22 2019 19:13

The Trump administration is considering Huawei-like sanctions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision, media reports show, deepening worries that trade friction between the top two economies could be further inflamed.

Economy

Ferial Haffajee: Ramaphosa set to merge two economic ministries

May 22 2019 10:45

The Economic Development Ministry, currently headed by Minister Ebrahim Patel, is set to be incorporated into the Department of Trade and Industry, according to sources with knowledge of Cabinet plans.

Mining

World’s biggest miner sees coal's era ending in shift to the battery age

May 22 2019 13:00

BHP Group, the world’s biggest miner, sees the outlook for thermal coal as challenged and won’t add production as it prioritises growth in commodities tied to the shift to renewable energy and electric transport.

 

Analysis & Opinion

ANALYSIS

Solly Moeng: SA's brand ambassadorship must begin at home

To improve SA Inc's image abroad South Africans must work to create a...

ANALYSIS

OPINION: If Ramaphosa chooses SA over ANC, it may be good for both

Having helped carry the ANC across the finish line in elections earlier...

ANALYSIS

Daniel Silke: Voters, economic dependency and the ANC

Along with Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Angola and probably Botswana later this...

ANALYSIS

Terry Bell: How the 'gatvol' factor was in full play at the polls

If the results of the 2019 general election showed anything, it was the...

Opinion

Just how brightly will South Africa’s star shine under Ramaphosa?

The ANC’s vote tally may have dropped to below 60% in a general election...

In other news

US stock futures decline as tech tensions grow

May 22 2019 15:17

US equity futures dropped along with European stocks as investors digested the latest developments in the Sino-American confrontation over technology.

WATCH: YOLO, FOMO, and the rise of travel as cultural signifier

May 21 2019 21:54

Social media and the YOLO/FOMO culture has given rise to a desire to travel more as a survey in the US and UK found that nearly half of 10 500 respondents say they are now compromising on daily expenses in order to travel more.

SA's business events capabilities on display in Frankfurt

May 21 2019 20:43

SA business events, conferencing and meetings products will be on display at one of the world's premier Meetings, Incentives, Conference and Events shows, IMEX Frankfurt.

WATCH: Staring at screens seriously hurts your child's development

May 21 2019 20:34

Screen time unfortunately is an inescapable reality of modern childhood.

European stocks recover, pound falters

May 21 2019 16:26

European stock markets have recovered but concerns about the Huawei row and broader China-US trade war kept investors on edge.

US stocks climb on Huawei reprieve; bonds mixed

May 21 2019 15:54

US stocks advanced on Tuesday following a mixed session in Asia as the trade-war driven back-and-forth that has dominated markets this month showed few signs of abating.

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