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Economy

EU says it is taking 'very seriously' the possibility of a no-deal Brexit

Jan 17 2019 16:57

The European Commission says it is 'not taking any chances' in preparing for Brexit as the possibility of a no-deal divorce was seen to increase after UK Prime Minister Theresa May’s withdrawal agreement suffered a historic defeat.

South Africa

Reserve Bank mandate is enshrined in the Constitution - Kganyago

Jan 17 2019 16:14

The central bank governor was speaking in the wake of calls to expand the bank's mandate by taking into account employment creation and economic growth in addition to protecting the value of the currency.

Economy

SA, Nigerian growth challenges could be unlocked post-elections - Deloitte

Jan 17 2019 13:48

Structural impediments to economic growth in South Africa and Nigeria could be unlocked after the two largest economies in Africa go to the polls in the first half of 2019, says Deloitte's Dr Martyn Davies.

Economy

May faces tough talks with opponents to get a new Brexit deal

Jan 17 2019 07:30

British Prime Minister Theresa May is entering the most delicate and dangerous negotiations of the country’s split from the European Union as she searches for a compromise with her political enemies that will deliver a Brexit deal.

Savings

MONEY CLINIC: Desperate for cash? Should you dig into your savings or use your credit card?

Jan 17 2019 06:02

Have a money problem that needs solving? Fin24 can help! This month our focus is on debt. Send your question to editor@fin24.com or find the Money Clinic box on the right of our homepage.

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Economy

Trade conditions moderate but strained - Sacci

Jan 16 2019 19:29

Trade improved slightly if adjusted for seasonal factors, yet six-month prospects remain muted, says the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

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