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Thirty-one percent of South African companies don't have any female representation in senior leadership roles, says an expert at Sirdar Group.
TreasuryONE said in a note earlier that EM currencies had recovered from their weaker levels.
Based on the current data, the price of petrol could increase by up to ten cents a litre in September, says the Automobile Association. And there may be worse to come.
Trade conditions in SA remained strained but stable in July, according to the latest Trade Activity Index released by the SA Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
Though the IDC - a national development finance institution - expects to "create and save" over 19 000 jobs, this is some 10 000 fewer than projected in 2018.
There's still a lot going for South Africa - if the country can learn to maximise opportunities, says Lord Peter Hain.
Mbuyiseni Ndlozi, spokesperson for the EFF, says Pravin Gordhan is treated as being above the law. He says the EFF is worried that the public protector's office is being stripped of its 'bite'.
The Constitutional Court has dismissed former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe's leave to appeal against the high court decision which ruled that he must pay back part of the R30m pension he received from the power utility.
The local unit ended the day more than 1% weaker at R15.08/$.
While it traded mostly in the R14.75 to R14.85 range for most of the day, a press conference by Moody's on Eskom's financial woes led to increased volatility.
During the SAIPA Accounting Indaba a panel of academics looked at how ready the tertiary education system is for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
The downward phase of the SA business cycle has likely already lasted for 68 months, according to data in the latest BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index.
The rand closed at R15.27/$ on Thursday.
The rand closed at R15.41/$ on Wednesday.
Nissan, BMW and Volkswagen are among carmakers in talks to bring the electric-car revolution to South Africa.
Emigration rates from SA has surged by and can be seen as the beginning of a next big wave of people leaving for greener pastures, says a political analyst.
The rand was on the backfoot for most of the day.
Business confidence declined in July after improving marginally in June, according to the latest South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry Business Confidence Index.
With the unemployment rate climbing to its highest levels since 2008, 6.7 million South Africans are struggling to put food on the table.
The health of SA's private sector continued to decline in July, with businesses struggling to achieve growth at the start of the second half of the year.
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