Top5 on Fin24: SARB keeps rates unchanged, Gordhan vs Brown, and #BlackFriday

Nov 23 2017 17:53

ICYMI: A roundup of Thursday's must-read news on Fin24


      SARB leaves repo rate unchanged

      Nov 23 2017 15:21

      The Monetary Policy Committee of the SA Reserve Bank has decided to keep the repo rate unchanged at 6.75% on Thursday.


      Tax Ombud puts questionable SARS practices in spotlight

      Nov 22 2017 14:22

      Dispute resolution and delays in refund payments by the South African Revenue Service are the two major issues picked up by the Office of the Tax Ombud, says its CEO Advocate Eric Mkhawane.


      SA's political uncertainty tainting economy, analysts warn

      Nov 21 2017 16:08

      International Monetary Fund researchers, consisting of over 100 academics, have warned that despite favourable conditions for the SA economy, political uncertainty will make for a challenging outlook.


      What SARB can - and can’t - do about illicit financial flows

      Nov 24 2017 14:55

      South Africa's Reserve Bank is facing a growing challenge of illicit financial flows and money laundering from gangs and errant businesses hell-bent on tricking regulators.


      Russia confirms it had radioactive pollution 986 times that of norm

      Nov 21 2017 09:22

      Russia has confirmed "extremely high" levels of the radioactive isotope ruthenium-106 in several parts of the country, confirming European reports about the contamination. Russia confirms radioactive pollution exceeded norm by 986 times


      Nobel laureate Stiglitz backs fees commission findings

      Nov 20 2017 09:21

      Nobel laureate Professor Joseph Stiglitz has thrown his weight behind the Heher Commission's education proposal, while warning that growing manufacturing in South Africa is not a silver bullet.


      Fear of jobs bloodbath over Eskom tariff hike

      Nov 20 2017 06:00

      An economists warns that Eskom's proposed 19.9% electricity hike will result in job losses in the steel and engineering sector, which has already suffered more than 25 000 job cuts over the last three years.


      Bongani Bongo in alleged bribery bid to capture Eskom inquiry

      Nov 19 2017 17:37

      State Security Minister Bongani Bongo is accused of offering a bribe to advocate Ntuthuzelo Vanara, who is the evidence leader of Parliament’s inquiry into state capture at Eskom.


      Rand strength helps grow SA's wealthy - report

      Nov 19 2017 12:41

      In the past two years the rand has rebounded, with wealth per adult rising in dollar terms, according to a report.

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      Stellenbosch University gets first female dean of economics

      Nov 19 2017 12:08

      Professor Ingrid Woolard is the first woman to lead Stellenbosch University's faculty of economic and management sciences and she aims to push harder for access and support for students from poor and marginalised communities.


      Sell your CV digitally

      Nov 19 2017 12:04

      Professional social-media network LinkedIn was founded in 2004 and is the largest of its kind in the world. Here are three ways to create a professional identity online with LinkedIn.

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