Kganyago: Sarb will stay sensitive to fragile economy

2015-07-31 12:08

The SA Reserve Bank will be sensitive to the weak economy when considering further interest- rate increases, says Governor Lesetja Kganyago.

IMF: China 'strong enough' to handle market rout

2015-07-30 10:00

International Monetary Fund managing director believes that China could weather the turmoil battering its stock exchanges.

France's Hollande gambles on jobs growth

2015-07-28 13:30

French President Francois Hollande, who has long pledged only run for a second term in office if unemployment was falling, has upped the stakes.

New Greek bailout talks start

2015-07-27 15:03

Talks between Greece and its international creditors on a third bailout have begun in Athens but the lenders want to see more reforms turned into law.

Stats Guru: Data proves “Beggar” Greece’s productive sector destroyed by EU

2015-07-27 06:31

The Department of Trade & Industry’s retired director of statistics pulls out his graphs on Greece and comes to the conclusion that the world has gone mad.

Manage or magnify? China's corporate debt threat

2015-07-24 12:54

Beijing may have averted a crisis in its stock markets with heavy-handed intervention, but the world's biggest corporate debt pile is a much greater threat.

US lawmakers seek to change Cuba travel rules

2015-07-24 09:34

A US Senate committee has approved amendments that would end restrictions on travel by Americans to Cuba and ease some trade barriers.

US home sales approach eight year high

2015-07-23 08:55

US home resales have risen in June to their highest level in nearly eight-and-a-half years, a sign of pent-up demand that should buoy the housing market recovery.

French farmers vow to step up protests

2015-07-22 13:48

French farmers have threatened to step up blockades of cities, roads and tourist sites as the government prepared to unveil emergency aid to help them.

Brazil's Rousseff popularity still falling

2015-07-21 16:09

President Dilma Rousseff's popularity continues to tumble due to a widening corruption scandal and economic recession, Brazilians want to see her impeached.


Economy improving, Sept rate hike in view: Fed

2015-07-30 10:30

The US economy and job market continues to strengthen, leaving the door open for a possible interest rate hike when policymakers next meet in September.

Eskom open to coal imports for new power stations

2015-07-28 14:08

Eskom says it is open to importing coal for plants it still plans to commission, a coal conference heard.

China state planner optimistic on economy

2015-07-28 13:00

China's top economic planner says that it is optimistic on the outlook for the economy in the second half of 2015.

Tech to help battle corruption, says Sars

2015-07-27 09:00

People make the difference to the success of new technology deployment, the South African Revenue Service has said as it rolls out upgraded cargo scanners at key ports.

Thousands of new mothers in UK forced out of jobs

2015-07-24 16:00

Tens of thousands of new mothers in Britain are forced out of their jobs each year, according to a survey.

Europe holds up as Greek crisis dents confidence

2015-07-24 10:45

The eurozone economy has maintained a steady pace of growth at the start of the third quarter, weathering strains on confidence from the debt crisis in Greece.

Farmers block France's second city

2015-07-23 13:18

Hundreds of furious farmers have blocked access roads to France's second city Lyon with their tractors, unimpressed with a €600m government package.

Sars serves notice to crooks with new cargo scanner

2015-07-23 08:44

The South African Revenue Service (Sars) has served notice to organisations that flout the law with a message that the "game is over".

Corruption in SA could be 'almost out of control'

2015-07-22 06:01

Corruption levels in SA could very well be almost out of control, warns a legal expert at the launch of a new survey on bribery and corruption in Africa.

Oil firms may retain clear-up costs

2015-07-21 13:24

Oil firms trying to sell ageing North Sea oilfields are considering shouldering hundreds of millions of dollars in future dismantling costs to help find buyers.

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