Retail trade sales rise as consumers become more price-savvy

2017-09-13 14:11

SA retail sales disappointed with a disappointing -0.6% fall month-on-month, after rising by a much healthier 0.6% in June, according to an economist.

S&P less critical than expected but SA not out the woods yet. Next stop Fitch

2016-06-06 07:41

SA has six months to show progress in implementing measures to improve economic prospects, meaning it remains precariously close to another ratings downgrade, says Kevin Lings.

Needing to take money from an annuity

2013-10-29 20:47

A retired Fin24 user wants to know how he could possibly access the rest of his retirement annuity.

How the rand affects your savings

2013-08-01 07:14

The value of your savings is continually eroded as the rand weakens, but you can reduce the risk by investing offshore, says an economist.

Calculated risks

2011-11-03 07:27

Stanlib bets on Zimbabwe in spite of political turmoil.

Cup green shoots appear

2010-07-07 16:34

The first signs of the "intangible" benefits needed to recoup the R40bn it spent on hosting the FIFA World Cup have appeared.


Perfect storm brewing for petrol price, repo rate shock

2017-04-11 13:26

South Africans could see the petrol price rising by about 70c a litre next month, while SARB might have to move from a repo rate cut to a hike, says economist Kevin Lings.

Stanlib responds to African Bank impact

2014-08-28 17:10

Stanlib explains the impact of the African Bank curatorship on some of their clients.

SA faces strike wave as labour strife widens

2013-08-22 15:33

SA faces a strike wave across leading sectors of the economy and the labour unrest is threatening to hit the struggling gold industry.

Zimbabwe lures foreign investors

2013-05-03 18:28

After shunning Zimbabwe during its years of hyperinflation and political strife, foreign investors are finding the country increasingly attractive.

How the fund managers do it

2010-10-06 14:44

Money market fund managers need to pre-empt interest rate movements.

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