World economy | Fin24
  • Load Shedding Schedules

    Find information for Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town and other cities.

  • Govt Pension Fund

    The fund says it would be wrong to dismiss R250bn Eskom bailout proposal without all the facts.

  • Sovereign Wealth Fund

    Questions around the fund's scope & mandate remain unanswered, writes Dr. Malan Rietveld.


WATCH: Billionaire Bloomberg says he'll sell if he wins election

Feb 19 2020 14:04

Michael Bloomberg announced he would sell his company Bloomberg LP, the financial information company that made him a billionaire, if he is elected to the White House in November.


    WATCH: US hiring surged in January but strength in doubt

    Feb 16 2020 15:04

    The US economy added a stronger-than-expected 225 000 new jobs in January but revisions to past figures hint at a labor market that wasn't as strong as first reported.


    Air pollution costs R118bn a day, says NGO

    Feb 12 2020 18:34

    The global cost of air pollution caused by fossil fuels is $8bn a day, or roughly 3.3% of the entire world's economic output, an environmental research group said on Wednesday.


    WATCH: China begins to return to work as virus hits daily record

    Feb 11 2020 12:45

    Some Chinese government restrictions imposed because of the Coronavirus outbreak are eased, as local residents begin to return to work.


    China spends $4.5bn as Wuhan coronavirus cases set to peak

    Feb 09 2020 15:59

    Scientists modeling the virus in Wuhan predict that infections may peak later this month. The illness has killed 813 people, making it deadlier than the SARS outbreak almost two decades ago. Reported cases in China have climbed to 37,198.


    Sanders plans to hammer Buttigieg on billionaire campaign donors

    Feb 09 2020 17:50

    Bernie Sanders said he would hammer at Pete Buttigieg’s contributions from wealthy donors in the last few days of campaigning before Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary.


    WATCH: How are UK businesses coping with Brexit uncertainty?

    Feb 02 2020 11:04

    Two businesses, two very different perspectives on how to cope with the lack of clarity around the EU-UK's future trading relationship.



    WATCH: A dis-United Kingdom enters the Brexit unknown

    Jan 31 2020 10:20

    Britain takes a historic leap into an uncertain future with Brexit this week, which will expose internal divisions that put the United Kingdom at risk.


    WATCH: World's largest 3D-printed building constructed in Dubai

    Jan 27 2020 20:28

    Apis Cor, an American construction firm that specialises in 3D printing, completed the world's largest 3D-printed building in Dubai at the end of October.The building stands at 9.5 metres.

    Company Snapshot

    Voting Booth

    How concerned are you about ransomware attacks?

    Previous results · Suggest a vote