German economy zips along as trade and spending drive growth

Feb 14 2018 11:02

Germany’s robust economic upswing has extended into the fourth quarter, buttressing growth in the eurozone as policy makers prepare to wind down stimulus.


China exports hold up as commodities, base effects boost imports

Feb 08 2018 10:30

China’s overseas shipments have held up despite trade tensions with the US, while import growth surged reflecting calendar effects and higher commodity prices.


Little forex relief expected from Zim monetary policy statement

Feb 07 2018 15:18

Experts believe Zimbabwe's foreign exchange rate problems may only be fixed after elections later this year, as its central bank governor readies to deliver his monetary policy statement.


May's cabinet won't agree Brexit plan this week, official says

Feb 07 2018 09:32

Prime Minister Theresa May is unlikely to provide the kind of clarity on the Brexit blueprint that the European Union wants by the end of this week, according to a senior official.


German factory orders surge as workers score labour deal

Feb 06 2018 10:11

German factory orders have surged in the last month of 2017, with the economy’s solid performance helping workers score a landmark labour deal.

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Brazil court suspends export of live animals for slaughter

Feb 04 2018 11:16

A Brazilian judge has suspended export of live animals for slaughter, citing concerns that they are transported in cruel conditions.


Spain smashes ring impersonating Vatican bank

Feb 02 2018 20:16

Spanish police have smashed a ring that allegedly operated a fake branch of the Vatican Bank and swindled people around the world.

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The finance minister faces a tough task as he has to find ways for South Africa to plug a R50.8bn hole in the country's finances.

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