Trump reportedly green lighted some US firms to do business with Huawei ahead of US-China trade talks

2019-10-11 10:00

The US government blacklisted the Chinese telecoms titan in May, banning US firms from doing business with it.

The 'Trumpian backlash' to globalisation could lead to a 'technological iron curtain,' says this economist

2019-10-08 19:34

De-globalization could have a major impact on the global economy, as well as geopolitical stability.

Bruce Whitfield: Machines promise a ‘golden age’ for banking – and that is very bad news for bank employees

2019-10-03 10:33

200,000 jobs will go in the US the next decade, replaced by Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machines - South Africa is next.

The unreal life of Wall Streeters, captured in a meme Instagram account that's going viral

2019-09-29 20:15

A popular Instagram account @litquidity gives us a glimpse into life on Wall Street through "Finmemes" using starter packs and alignment charts.

OPINION: 83% of finance functions can be automated. Here's what a finance factory will look like

2019-09-25 21:43

The finance factory and the augmented worker are the future of finance functions within every business, says Adrian van der Merwe.

Smog, selfies, and city living are fuelling demand for cosmetics, L’Oréal boss says

2019-09-17 11:18

Urbanites socialise more and pollution threatens their hair and skin, while social media filters have ramped up pressure to look good in real life.

A new generation of banking is changing the way South Africans do money

2019-09-17 10:27

The tide is turning towards banking. What if the new generation of banks could make us better with money – and better citizens too?

China has piled up nearly 100 tons of gold reserves to help buffer against the blows of Trump's trade war

2019-09-10 17:31

Gold's rise is a major sign that investors are worried about the state of the economy.

A Russian shipping giant, a Venezuelan tycoon, and a British litigation financier are battling in court over alleged swapping of secret documents for a billionaire's sex tape

2019-08-28 14:39

Novoship has accused a Burford Capital executive of trading sensitive files for a sex tape related to Floridian oil billionaire Harry Sargeant III.


China is reportedly weighing a currency pact in return for tariff suspensions as US trade talks kick off

2019-10-11 06:40

All eyes are on the trade war as talks begin on Thursday and Friday, but could go on longer, depending on how they go.

China has bought more than 100 tons of gold as a buffer against Trump's trade war

2019-10-08 12:01

"It's a reflection of the trade war and uncertainty this has created among the Chinese authorities — they need to hedge their risks."

Saudi's crown prince warned oil prices could go 'unimaginably high' unless 'firm action' is taken on Iran

2019-10-02 11:46

"Only a fool would attack 5% of global supplies," he told CBS. "The only strategic goal is to prove that they are stupid and that is what they did."

Donald Trump warns that 'markets would crash' if Democrats impeach him

2019-09-26 17:05

"If they actually did this the markets would crash. Do you think it was luck that got us to the best Stock Market and Economy in our history. It wasn’t!"

Oil is plunging after a report that Saudi Arabia is set to fully restore production by next week

2019-09-23 15:39

The drop followed a rally after a weekend report that production would take longer than thought. "No one knows what’s accurate info!" said one analyst.

What does it mean to be financially healthy?

2019-09-17 10:30

Much like our physical health, we expect our money and financial circumstances to take us where we need them to and provide for us without us having to think much about it. This is the mark of someone financially healthy – but what if you’re less healthy than you think?

Thousands of Hong Kong protesters are waving American flags and asking Donald Trump for help

2019-09-08 15:14

"President Trump, please liberate Hong Kong," one of theirs banners read.

The pound just plunged to a 2-year low after Boris Johnson threatened a general election, fanning fears of more Brexit chaos

2019-09-03 12:10

Britain's Parliament is meeting this week to vote on legislation preventing a 'no deal' departure from the EU.

Investors have been plowing money into bitcoin since the start of the US-China trade war

2019-08-24 17:50

After Trump announced delays on some tariffs until December, there was a 123% increase in people trading bitcoin.

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