In the markets: What to watch this week

2016-03-21 08:00

As many expected, the latest MPC meeting resulted in an increase in SA’s repo rate. We take a look at what happened in the global markets and what to look out for this week.

EU tax havens obstacle to ending poverty - charity

2015-07-08 10:23

ActionAid is calling for an international deal to tackle tax avoidance and reduce poverty.

British EU exit could hit UK GDP hard - study

2015-04-27 20:00

If Britain leaves the European Union it could knock up to 14% off its gross domestic product by 2030, according to a study by two leading German institutes.

EU's Tusk to push for airline data sharing

2015-01-09 15:30

The European Council president will press EU lawmakers to drop their objections to states sharing airline passenger data after the attack on Charlie Hebdo.

European lawmakers back Google break-up

2014-11-28 13:44

The European Parliament voted overwhelmingly for the break-up of Google on Thursday in a largely symbolic vote that nevertheless cast another blow in the standoff.

Britain's EU exit could spark banks exodus

2014-08-18 10:35

Some Wall Street banks are drawing up preliminary plans, including moving some London-based operations to Ireland, to deal with Britain's possible EU exit.

UK fights for economic reform

2014-06-25 14:30

The UK says it will push the European Union to improve the way it sets financial rules, promising to protect London's role as a global financial sector.

EU to ditch 'brick-like' trucks

2013-04-17 08:16

Rolling out round-nosed trucks with aeroplane-style flaps at the back would cut fuel costs, reduce carbon emissions and save lives, reports the European Commission.

Video: EU demands 'quiet' cars

2013-02-07 09:57

Cars in Europe should become quieter to protect public health, according to a draft law approved by the European Parliament on February 7 2013.

EU set to fight internet tax at summit

2012-11-30 16:01

EU member states are preparing to fight as a bloc to prevent a move by Russia and countries in Africa to impose a levy on internet traffic.


Emissions scandal: EU proposes tougher tests for cars

2016-01-28 10:07

The EU's executive has proposed tougher tests for new car models to avoid issues like the Volkswagen emissions scandal that hit the auto sector in 2015.

Brexit may prompt Deutsche Bank to leave UK

2015-05-20 09:42

The Deutsche Bank is considering whether to cease all its operations in Britain if it decides to exit the EU.

EU executive warns of Grexit 'catastrophe'

2015-03-15 20:30

The European Commission has warned of "catastrophe" if Greece has to abandon the euro and has urged EU governments to show solidarity.

EU members submit projects for funding

2014-12-07 17:54

EU member states have submitted 2 000 project proposals for funding under a new investment plan being implemented by the bloc, say sources.

EU bank tests may miss trillion dollar risk

2014-09-10 16:28

Some European banks are being checked by regulators for signs of capital weakness may be sitting on up to a trillion dollars of potentially unsafe assets.

EU seeks to stop Islamic Syrian oil sales

2014-08-14 08:59

The European Union is looking into how it could tighten sanctions to stop Islamic State militants from selling oil from fields they have overrun in Syria.

EU accuses top banks of collusion

2013-07-01 20:17

The European Commission suspects 13 banks including Barclays, Deutsche and Goldman Sachs of breaching EU antitrust rules over derivatives trading.

Caterham readies powerful Seven

2013-02-07 11:43

Caterham will soon release its most powerful Seven as top the current range of Caterham EUV-compliant vehicles.

Fishing ban for endangered sharks prolonged

2012-11-30 21:24

A total ban on fishing endangered deepwater shark species will be maintained for another two years, the EU Fisheries Commissioner has said.

EU in trouble as summit faces collapse

2012-11-18 16:55

The EU looks set for fresh trouble as an extraordinary summit called to agree a long-term trillion-euro budget heads for an ugly showdown.

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