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Economy

25 years of democracy: Poverty on the rise, black Africans worst hit by inequality

Jul 24 2019 06:00

Twenty-five years into our democratic dispensation, black Africans are hardest hit by ongoing economic inequality in South Africa, Statistician General Risenga Maluleke said on Tuesday.

Economy

Axing of renewable energy office head a major setback, say energy experts

Jul 24 2019 05:00

Energy experts say the axing of the head of the Independent Power Producer’s office Karen Breytenbach will be a major setback to South Africa’s renewable energy programme that will send the wrong signals to potential investors.

Economy

SA Reserve Bank gives, Mboweni takes

Jul 23 2019 20:00

The boost South Africa’s central bank offered the economy by cutting interest rates last week may be fleeting after Finance Minister Tito Mboweni signalled tax rates may have to climb to help bail out Eskom.

Partner Content

Everything South Africans need to know about expat tax

Jul 23 2019 10:08

From March 2020, “expat tax” could be in full force and many South Africans abroad are uncertain about what this will mean for their forex flow. Here are five things you need to know.

Economy

The world's richest women - and how long it'll take them to catch up with Jeff Bezos

Jul 23 2019 22:11

Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are the world's first two centi-billionaires. But if the richest women in the world want to catch up with them, most will have to wait till they're over 100 years old.

 

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Opinion

Sifiso Skenjana: Why SARS must push harder for a progressive income and wealth tax

It's time SARS got serious about pushing for a more progressive income...

Opinion

BETTER BUSINESS: Staying away from FaceApp so your data is secure? Too late

The hype around FaceApp privacy is misplaced, says Marelise van der Merwe....

Opinion

Wandile Sihlobo: SA maize supplies suggest good news for food prices

For SA consumers, there is nothing to worry about for now – as things...

Opinion

Why you need to start your tax-free savings 15 years before retirement

Still too often, these investment vehicles are just used as sales tools,...

Opinion

SA's state-owned companies: a complex history seldom told

The problems of South Africa’s state owned enterprises are in the headlines...

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WATCH: These are the electrified cars built in Britain

Jul 21 2019 15:58

There's an impressive number of fully-electric and hybrid cars crafted in Britain - and not all are from firms based here, either. We've listed the electrified cars built within our borders...

WATCH: China's growth slows to near three decade low

Jul 18 2019 20:50

China's economic growth has slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting US trade pressure.

Stock markets weaker, pound under pressure

Jul 17 2019 18:54

Global stock markets have turned weaker after recent record gains in the US while growing concerns about a no-deal Brexit kept the pound under pressure.

Ryanair slashes growth outlook on Boeing crisis

Jul 17 2019 15:32

Ryanair has slashed its growth outlook and said it would temporarily shut bases as crisis-hit Boeing pushes back plane delivery owing to fatal crashes that grounded its 737 MAX jets.

WATCH: Can Greece become EU's 'most business-friendly' country?

Jul 16 2019 16:31

In an exclusive interview with Euronews, Greece's new Minister for Growth and Investments, Adonis, Georgiadis, detailed some of the measures the government will take to turn the country into "the most business-friendly country of the European Union"

US stocks edge down from records

Jul 16 2019 16:30

Wall Street stocks have edged down from records following mixed banking earnings and worrisome manufacturing data contrasted with strong US retail sales.

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Stocks track upbeat global sentiment

Jul 23 2019 18:06

Although modest, major equity indices in Asia inched higher while a similar trend was also recorded in Europe including the United Kingdom where Boris Johnson won the Conservative party leadership contest to become the new UK prime minister.

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