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Absa's Ramos sees confidence returning to SA economy

2019-01-28 10:03

Absa CEO Maria Ramos is betting that President Cyril Ramaphosa is on the right track with rebuilding the continent’s most-industrialised economy.

Tech optimism at Davos tempered by trade anxiety and regulation

2019-01-25 19:31

Tech companies are back pitching the promise of innovation, but this time, stuck in the middle of a trade war, they’re welcoming government oversight.

Ramaphosa: It’s too early to suspend officials over commission testimony

2019-01-24 17:29

President Cyril Ramaphosa has said he will wait for the outcomes of all judicial commission of inquiry to be finalised before deciding whether he should suspend government officials implicated in wrongdoing.

READ: Ramaphosa's pitch for SA at Davos

2019-01-24 14:19

Read President Cyril Ramaphosa's take on SA's progress in his own words.

Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has resigned - French economy minister

2019-01-24 10:56

Embattled Renault boss Carlos Ghosn has resigned, France's economy minister said ahead of a board meeting at which the French car maker is to appoint his successors.

SA Reserve Bank ownership and independence separate issues: Ramaphosa

2019-01-23 16:39

Questions around the operational independence of the SA Reserve Bank and the public ownership of the institution should be kept separate, President Cyril Ramaphosa said at a media briefing at the WEF in Davos on Wednesday.

Ramaphosa praises mandatory reporting of pay discrepancies in Swiss speech

2019-01-23 13:28

Speaking at the launch of the Global Commission of the Future of Work Report, President Cyril Ramaphosa has praised the idea of mandatory reporting of pay discrepancies.

WATCH: What is the World Economic Forum?

2019-01-22 16:40

With political, business and cultural leaders heading to Davos in Switzerland this week, we take a look at the World Economic Forum.

Zimbabwe finance minister sees fiscal order taming inflation, budget gap

2019-01-22 10:31

Zimbabwe is in the midst of its worst economic crisis since a hyper-inflationary spiral a decade ago as it faces shortages of food, fuel and foreign currency.

Ramaphosa must convince Davos that SA has changed course, say analysts

2019-01-22 07:30

Davos will give the president a platform to make his case for increased investment in SA, but he must be ready to answer questions about SA Reserve Bank, the SA Revenue Service, and how he intends to Eskom, according to analysts.

 

Unlikely star at Davos: Meet the teen climate crusader Greta Thunberg

2019-01-25 19:45

Camera crews push past tycoons and government leaders to get a close shot of the unlikely star at Davos this year: a Swedish teen with long braids and a big message for the world.

Microsoft 'waiting to find out' why Bing went offline in China

2019-01-25 09:27

Microsoft is still trying to figure out why its Bing search engine temporarily went offline in China.

Ex-Formula 1 champion Nico Rosberg finds thrills in 'green mobility'

2019-01-24 16:18

Former Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg says he has no regrets about leaving the big league of auto racing, embracing his new life as an investor driving action on climate change.

Ramaphosa's 'nine lost years' speech impresses Old Mutual CEO at Davos

2019-01-24 13:43

President Cyril Ramaphosa's talks about South Africa’s 'nine lost years' at a dinner in Davos was food for thought, says Old Mutual CEO Peter Moyo.

Ramaphosa has 'full confidence' in SARB's Kganyago

2019-01-23 20:12

President Cyril Ramaphosa says he has “full confidence” in Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago, and that the bank should have sole responsibility for setting interest rates.

Ramaphosa says govt will announce measures to stabilise Eskom 'in a few weeks'

2019-01-23 15:52

Ramaphosa and members of his Cabinet were briefing the media on the state of the SA economy and growth projections at the annual WEF in Davos.

Solly Moeng: SA may be open for business - but will its story sell?

2019-01-23 06:30

President Cyril Ramaphosa commands respect as a leader, but SA has its work cut out to impress investors, says Solly Moeng.

World Economic Forum 2019 opens in Davos

2019-01-22 14:44

The 2019 World Economic Forum has officially kicked off in the Swiss city of Davos.

Asia stocks, US futures slip; treasuries climb

2019-01-22 09:03

Asian stocks and US futures dropped Tuesday as investors mulled the latest batch of headlines on global growth and trade.

Davos in 2019: Millennials take charge of this year's forum

2019-01-21 21:47

The Swiss ski resort of Davos is about to become a refuge for politicians and executives seeking respite from a 2019 that’s mere weeks old and already proving turbulent.

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