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Looking for a salary bump? These are the cities with the highest salaries

May 21 2019 12:05

San Francisco has soared up the rankings to dislodge Zurich for the highest salaries and disposable income after rent, according to Deutsche Bank’s ''Mapping the World’s Prices 2019.''


Markets LIVE:US Futures, Europe stocks advance as bonds drift

May 21 2019 08:40

US equity futures climbed with European stocks following a mixed session in Asia on Tuesday as the trade-war driven turbulence that has dominated markets this month showed few signs of abating.


SA may find partners for $1 billion South Sudan oil block

May 21 2019 10:22

South Africa’s Strategic Fuel Fund is welcome to bring in partners to help it execute a $1bn agreement to drill for oil and build a refinery and pipeline in South Sudan, the central African nation’s oil minister said.


Huawei's smartphone plans imperiled by Trump administration ban

May 21 2019 07:56

While Trump has restricted American companies from selling to Huawei, the Chinese company continues to rely on Android to power its smartphones globally.


Analysis & Opinion


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...


Daniel Silke: Voters, economic dependency and the ANC

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


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...


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...


Re-energising an excluded and frustrated labour force as more job-seekers lose hope

On Tuesday, Stats SA released the unemployment figures for the first quarter...

In other news

European stock markets rebound at open

May 21 2019 11:08

European stock markets have rebounded at the start of trading, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.4% at 7 336.97 points.

Shock election results pump Aussie shares

May 20 2019 17:50

The Australian stock market closed at its highest level in more than a decade on Monday, on news of a shock election victory for the ruling centre-right government.

UK Plc counts cost of Brexit as politicians ‘chase rainbows’

May 19 2019 12:14

As the cost of the Brexit turmoil mounts for British companies, business leaders are fed up with the UK’s political class.

US strikes tariffs deal with Canada, Mexico

May 19 2019 14:52

US President Donald Trump announced a deal on tariffs - well over a year after US tariffs on steel and aluminum from Canada and Mexico sparked a trade spat. Jane Lanhee Lee reports

Hong Kong shares reverse early losses to end flat

May 16 2019 10:42

Hong Kong stocks have recovered from an early sell-off to finish flat, though concerns over the China-US trade stand-off continue to keep investors on edge.

Victory awaits in China trade war, Trump tells farmers

May 15 2019 08:56

US farmers who are major exporters of pork and soy, are caught in the middle of President Donald Trump's trade wars.


South Africa

In or out? Mboweni looks set to retain key post, say sources

May 20 2019 16:58

Finance Minister Tito Mboweni is likely to hold on to his job for at least another year, as President Cyril Ramaphosa moves to re-assure investors and ratings companies that the economy is in good hands, according to two people familiar with the cabinet selection process.


How to permanently escape poverty

May 21 2019 08:59

A prominent school of thought suggests lump-sum cash payments, or even a job, as a means to assist those living in poverty. But recent research suggests neither of these offer a permanent solution.

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