The old flag was the product of attempts to unify white South Africa, to the exclusion of black South Africans, writes Pieter du Toit.
The only way to lower current global debt levels is by decreasing government spending or increasing taxes. That won’t be happening anytime soon, which means the debt spiral continues.
United States President Donald Trump dropped his choice of Stephen Moore for the Fed on Thursday as it became apparent the Heritage Foundation fellow and 2016 Trump campaign adviser lacked the votes to get confirmed.
Four Federal Reserve regional chiefs declared that the central bank can take its time to assess market turbulence and risks to the US economy before adjusting monetary policy again.
Donald Trump is coming off one of his roughest weeks as president, at least in his critics’ eyes.
US President Donald Trump has discussed firing Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell as his frustration with the central bank chief intensified following this week’s interest-rate increase and months of stock-market losses, according to four people familiar with the matter.
American cheese. Credit cards. Taxis. The Thanksgiving turkey. Even divorce. This generation’s cultural killing spree has left few corners untouched.
European equities fell further Friday after US jobs data, while missing forecasts, seeemed to strengthen the case for rapidly rising US interest rates, analysts said.
Asian markets mostly tumbled, tracking a fall on Wall Street after US President Donald Trump criticised the Federal Reserve's interest rate hikes amid lingering fears about a global trade war.
Inflation expectations are key to the market's fortunes, according to the investment chief at JPMorgan.
On Tuesday we will see the release of the latest SA mining and manufacturing data. The next day, all eyes will be on business confidence and retail sales figures.
US hiring rebounded in June and topped all estimates of economists, a sign of labour-market strength that may ease calls for a Federal Reserve interest-rate cut.
Federal Reserve officials scaled back their projected interest-rate increases this year to zero.
We need to start thinking about what happens if Trump tries to fire Powell. Short version: It would likely be an absolute mess, says Tim Duy.
President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on the Federal Reserve, commenting publicly on the central bank for the first time following last week’s interest-rate hike and reports he has discussed firing Chairman Jerome Powell.
Euro bulls may not be able to count on the Fed meeting next week for support as European policy makers grow more concerned over the region's growth prospects.
Federal Reserve officials stepped deeper into a debate over how high to push interest rates, with a majority appearing to favour an eventual and temporary move above the level they deem neutral for the economy in the long run.
The US president said he is "not thrilled" about the Fed's recent interest rate hikes.
Some think gold prices may have hit a floor for this year.
Rosy US jobs numbers sent Wall St higher, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average rising to an eighth straight record finish.
The local unemployment rate is due on Tuesday while the Fed’s Janet Yellen is to talk about the Semiannual Monetary Policy Report on Wednesday.
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