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Economy cannot remain in the hands of a few - minister

Jun 25 2019 21:58

The SA government will not allow the country's economy to remain in the hands of a few, says Minister of Small Business Development Khumbudzo Ntshavheni.


Contracted energy group has delivered no fuel to SAA for six months

Jun 25 2019 22:03

Despite being contracted to provide 2 million litres of jet fuel per month to state-owned airline SAA at OR Tambo, EML Energy has not provided any fuel since November, the judicial commission of inquiry into state capture heard on Tuesday.


We cannot fear change - Zim's Mnangagwa on currency

Jun 25 2019 21:10

In a statement released on Tuesday, Zimbabwe President Emmerson Mnangagwa said it had always been clear that for the country's economy to take off, "we need our own currency".


JSE falls as financials and industrials struggle

Jun 25 2019 22:25

The JSE fell on Tuesday as losses on the financials and resources indices deepened.


Analysis & Opinion


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YouTube’s latest attempt to crack down on hate speech has produced significant...


BOOK EXTRACT: Make your money work for you

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Wandile Sihlobo: The great maize crisis of 2019

It's not just Zimbabwe and Mozambique facing a worrying shortage of maize...


Everything you need to know about the new 'expat tax'

Tax compliance consultant Lameez Arendse explains the details of the new...


How one VC firm amassed a 24% stake in Slack worth $4.6bn

Slack is what happens when a risky bet pays off, says Lizette Chapman....

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European stock markets steady at open

Jun 21 2019 10:24

European stock markets have steadied at the start of trading, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index gaining 0.1% to 7 430.39 points.

Tokyo stocks close lower on stronger yen

Jun 21 2019 10:21

Tokyo stocks have closed lower as a firmer yen overwhelmed positive sentiment from rallies on Wall Street.

Oil rises again on tension fuelled by tanker attacks

Jun 16 2019 17:26

Oil prices rose again in reaction to geopolitical tension, building on a surge sparked by suspected attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman.

Could crowdfunding turn a patisserie into the 'Starbucks of Senegal'?

Jun 11 2019 17:39

A Senegalese investment group is using crowdfunding for the first time to set up a chain of patisseries across the country.

Stocks buoyed by US trade, rate hopes

Jun 10 2019 16:39

Stock markets have risen, building on strong pre-weekend gains, after weak US jobs data fanned expectations the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates next month.

Stop paying for these mistakes

Jun 09 2019 09:20

When companies that are thriving take on large, capital-intensive projects, they often fail to deliver. And shareholders pay the price for this. Sasol’s Lake Charles project is a case in point, writes investment expert Simon Brown.



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