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Specialist court for business rescue needed - expert

2017-07-27 05:00

Experts share why a specialist court to preside over matters related to business recue is needed.

Mystery of Eskom's money

2017-07-18 07:50

The clock is ticking for scandal-infested Eskom as it readies to release its financial results amid confusion around the state firm’s true financial solvency.

Surge in German bond yields triggers fresh rout in global debt

2017-07-06 15:08

The drop in global government bonds have gathered pace, spilling over to equities, as German bond yields climbed to their highest level in 18 months.

Saving is the way to financial freedom - Fin24 user

2017-07-01 06:00

Sticking to a plan of saving and investing is a painful exercise, but when you start you gain financial freedom, says a Fin24 user.

Debt warning: Don’t be fooled by petrol price relief

2017-06-29 18:49

While motorists can expect a further 60c drop in the petrol price next month, SA is still in a technical recession and the price could increase in months ahead, warned a debt expert.

Mozambique banks snared in debt crisis must merge to thrive

2017-06-28 10:57

Mozambique’s smaller banks should combine in an effort to overcome the blow dealt by government debt defaults after four lenders failed over nine months.

Mozambique debt probe sees R6.4bn in unexplained loans

2017-06-26 10:07

Mozambican state companies have failed to account for about a quarter of the proceeds of $2bn in loans being investigated, according to a report.

Tips to stay afloat in tough economic times

2017-06-14 11:42

The current economic environment in South Africa is tough, to say the least. finweek contributor Marcia Klein explains how to ensure that your salary, savings and investments are managed effectively in such a climate.

Consumers face debt crisis as recession grips SA

2017-06-09 16:47

South African consumers face a debt crisis after the country entered a technical recession in 2017, says Debt Rescue CEO Neil Roets.

WARNING: Bleak economic indicators to hit consumers hard

2017-06-06 22:30

Consumers are fighting a losing battle against the rising cost of living, warns an expert amid a barrage of bleak economic indicators.

 

Softening the financial blow of divorce in SA

2017-07-19 08:30

Divorce can be financially and emotionally crippling on all involved and it is important to make decisions based on sound financial advice, says an expert.

Savings survey shows hope for winning war on debt

2017-07-11 16:10

South Africans are paying off debt faster and borrowing less, the Old Mutual Savings and Investment Monitor for 2017 shows.

China's $162bn dealmaker debt raises alarm amid probe

2017-07-05 09:30

China has struck deal after deal to acquire companies abroad over the last few years. Now the bill is coming due.

Tougher stance towards business rescue practitioners

2017-06-29 19:27

New legislation will require attorneys, accountants, liquidators and business management professionals, who seek to practise as business rescue professionals, to be registered.

Ghana to apply for extension on IMF credit programme

2017-06-28 11:59

Ghana will ask for an eight-month extension to its credit programme with the International Monetary Fund after failing to rein in public spending last year.

Economic headwinds stressing out consumers - index

2017-06-26 10:42

Uncertainties in the economy are adding pressure to consumers, who are feeling more financially stressed, an index shows.

Municipal debt could escalate beyond R9bn – Singh

2017-06-14 13:28

Eskom CFO Anoj Singh believes the current municipal debt will in all likelihood escalate, which could result in another tariff cycle to try and mitigate the debt situation.

Moody's: SA's credit rating strengths and weaknesses

2017-06-12 16:39

Moody’s lead sovereign analyst for South Africa Zuzana Brixiova reveals what counts for and against South Africa after its decision to downgrade South Africa’s credit rating.

Gigaba: 9 SOEs have debt of close to R700bn

2017-06-07 07:30

Nine state-owned entities racked up debt of close to R700bn in the 2015-’16 financial year on which they had to pay R51bn worth of interest, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

Majority of motorist still not paying e-tolls

2017-06-06 06:01

Only about 30% of invoices generated to motorists who use Gauteng’s toll roads have been paid over a 24-month period, a response to a Parliamentary question revealed.

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