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


IMF sees growing need for commodity economies to diversify

Nov 21 2017 08:36

The poor economic outlook for commodity producing economies intensifies the need for diversification, according to an IMF researcher.


Residential building activity contracts

Nov 21 2017 08:00

Building activity in SA for new private sector-financed housing contracted in both the planning and construction phases, according to a property analyst.


Economic performance not just down to policy - IMF researcher

Nov 20 2017 21:00

Although having the right policy is necessary in fixing economic problems, it is not the only factor that needs to be considered, says an IMF researcher.


Wierzycka wins interim order in defamation spat with Manyi

Nov 20 2017 20:15

Magda Wierzycka, the CEO of fintech company Sygnia Asset Management, has secured a High Court ruling ordering ANN7 owner Mzwanele Manyi to remove a number of Twitter and Facebook posts.


Eskom: CPI related tariff hike will ruin us

Nov 20 2017 19:09

Eskom has not backed down from its original request for a 19.9% increase, despite a flood of opposition as Nersa concluded its hearing on whether the state utility should be granted a steep tariff hike.


Top5 on Fin24: Rand braces for Friday's ratings decision, and HSBC closes Gupta accounts, starts review

Nov 20 2017 17:14

ICYMI: A roundup of Monday's must-read financial news


'Irrationality and fiscal irresponsibility' could hasten downgrade to junk - Wierzycka

Nov 20 2017 17:05

Although ratings agencies are not supposed to make decisions about credit ratings based on politics, the most recent high-level resignations in National Treasury and rumours about fee-free education could be the last straw, says Sygnia's Magda Wierzycka.

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