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Retirement reform a steep hill for National Treasury

20/08/2014 06:52:28

National Treasury’s plans to implement reforms in South Africa’s retirement system will have to extend beyond encouraging a savings culture.

UPDATE: Moody’s downgrades four S.African banks

19/08/2014 17:00:22

International ratings agency, Moody’s has downgraded the long term local-currency deposit ratings of South Africa’s four largest banks.

Liberia fights Ebola in capital, W. Africa toll tops 1,200

19/08/2014 16:03:19

Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, run-down oceanside capital Monrovia.

S.Africa funds can split African Bank assets - regulator

19/08/2014 14:52:47

The Financial Services Board (FSB) had given some investment funds the go-ahead to divide up assets they hold in troubled African Bank.


Gross profit for Blue Label Telecoms hits billion rand mark

20/08/2014 08:35:36

Blue Label Telecoms Limited’s South African distribution segment continues to dominate contribution to group profitability.

Shoprite hits R102 bln turnover in 2014

19/08/2014 14:05:11

Shoprite Holdings Limited forges on with its Africa expansion strategy with plans to open 30 new supermarkets on the continent.

Legal settlement boosts Randgold’s interim income

19/08/2014 11:33:00

Randgold & Exploration (R&E) stated that the majority of its income for the current period derived from the settlement of a legal claim.

BHP’s demerger set to create shareholder value

19/08/2014 11:21:12

BHP Billiton is gearing up to create a separate global metal and mining company as part of its simplification strategy.

Special Reports

BRICS bank a milestone for developing countries

17/07/2014 14:49:49

The creation of the BRICS bank and the CRA is a significant milestone, South Africa’s Ministry of Finance has said.

BRICS set up bank to counter Western hold on global finances

16/07/2014 11:42:40

Leaders of the BRICS emerging market nations launched a 100 billion dollar development bank and a currency reserve pool.

Update on BRICS New Development Bank

16/07/2014 10:13:13

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have signed an Agreement in relation to the functioning of their New Development Bank.

Outcome of BRICS trade ministers meeting

15/07/2014 13:25:10

BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) trade ministers met in Fortaleza on Monday ahead of the sixth BRICS summit.


Forecasting only works in a booming economy

29/07/2014 17:02:39

Through many courses at university, I have been made to believe that Excel can in fact, predict the future.

A glide down memory lane to my first job

11/07/2014 07:37:54

A little piece of me died this week.

How do you find time to cheat at the World Cup?

04/07/2014 07:42:24

The word cup is well underway and in response to the ‘let the games begin’ advertisements, I add my own slogan ‘let the cheating begin.’

The new king of mining in South Africa knows his Bible

27/06/2014 12:46:33

The world of mining in South Africa changed forever this week and at the top of it sits a new king who knows his bible and supports Chelsea.

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