April 23, 2017

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FIN 24 – News

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The jurisdiction of South Africa’s competition authorities is being questioned by some of the banks implicated in an alleged foreign exchange cartel.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 7:59 am
Meet the man who is in charge of R41bn in hedge funds.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 5:35 am
There are 200 million missing women and girls in the world by current calculations – that’s doubled since The Economist ran its cover story on this global catastrophe in 2010.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 5:23 am
A good and conscious brother, Chris, tweeted his response to one of my previous columns, “To save SA we must learn to fly” (March 19 2017). Among the beautiful things he said was this sentence: “I assume a level playing field.”.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 5:18 am
The onus is on you to uncover any defects before you buy, writes Angelique Ruzicka.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 5:01 am
Anheuser-Busch InBev (AB InBev) is looking to bring its Budweiser, Stella Artois and Corona beer brands to the local market and the rest of Africa.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 4:53 am
Three young professionals have come together to provide skilled, experienced workers with freelance jobs and their client companies with the expertise they need for specific projects.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 4:23 am
Pick n Pay planned to open its first stores in Nigeria and Ghana within the next two years, the company said this week.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 4:00 am
The world’s most popular collectable gold coin, the Krugerrand, is celebrating its 50th birthday this year.
Posted: April 23, 2017, 4:00 am
South Africa has had several blueprints for its development, going back to the Reconstruction and Development Programme and culminating in the current National Development Plan (NDP).
Posted: April 23, 2017, 4:00 am
Cyber-attacks against financial institutions are becoming increasingly significant risks, says Fitch Ratings.
Posted: April 22, 2017, 8:00 am
An improved inflationary outlook and the narrowing of the current account deficit helped the rand and markets to remain resilient despite turbulent events, says an economist.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 5:39 pm
Subdued GDP growth and a heavy debt burden weigh heavy on prospects for sub-Saharan countries to escape the growth trap.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 4:48 pm
Trading on the local bourse has softened, closing off a disappointing week, as a firmer rand pushed down resource stocks and rand hedges.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 4:10 pm
The South African Transport and Allied Workers Union says it will consider the Road Accident Fund’s new salary increase offer.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 3:35 pm
New Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba should be given time to settle into the job before being judged on his performance, says SA Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 3:22 pm
Eskom has expressed shock and outrage over a leaked draft report about irregularities in its coal-supply contract with Gupta-owned Tegeta Exploration and Resources.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 1:43 pm
The total contribution of travel and tourism to the gross domestic product of SA was 9.3% and this is expected to grow by 2.5% to 9.4% of GDP in 2017.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 1:21 pm
South African investors should not make emotional investment choices and sell off assets in the wake of the recent downgrade to junk status, say analysts.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 12:17 pm
There are opportunities to explore in both Russia and South Africa as tourism destinations, says Deputy Minister of Tourism Elizebeth Thabethe.
Posted: April 21, 2017, 11:17 am

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