ARTICLES RELATING TO WORLD ECONOMY

SA's shrinking economy credit negative for govt, banks- Moody's

2019-06-10 10:30

Last week Stats SA announced the economy shrank by 3.2% in the first three months of the year, the biggest drop a decade.

GRAPHIC: Why the sixth Parliament will have to legalise weed

2019-06-05 07:00

The sixth Parliament was sworn in just over two weeks ago. Fin24 considers the pressing legislation it will have to deal with to help improve SA's economy, including the legalisation of dagga.

Marine insurers meet after attacks on ships near UAE

2019-05-18 13:33

Marine insurers in London are holding an extraordinary meeting to discuss the situation in the Gulf following attacks on ships off the United Arab Emirates.

These are the favourite hobbies of the super-rich...and you can do some of them too

2019-05-05 20:45

Ever wondered what the super-rich in the world like to do for relaxation?

Wealth per person: Why Monaco is tops in the world

2019-04-25 06:00

Monaco tops the list of top-10 wealthiest countries in the world per capita, according ti Global Wealth Migration Review by AfrAsia Bank and New World Wealth found.

May makes another appeal to find way to Brexit Blueprint

2019-04-07 20:45

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has defended her decision to ask arch rival Jeremy Corbyn to help draft a new blueprint for Brexit.

These 6 things explain 75% of how happy you are

2019-03-30 10:38

A study of the happiness among people in 155 countries identified six common factors which determine about 75% of how happy people are likely to be.

SEE: The top SA city for quality of living

2019-03-21 16:47

Mercer's annual global survey on the quality of living enables companies to compensate employees fairly when placing them on international assignments.

The pound's trajectory is far clearer than Brexit outlook

2019-03-17 08:14

As the UK’s Parliament finds itself deadlocked over Brexit, its currency may finally be starting to wriggle free.

SA to iron out post-Brexit trade arrangements with UK by Friday - MPs hear

2019-03-13 10:36

The portfolio committee on trade and industry heard more details on the proposed trade agreement between SA and the UK, which will take effect following Brexit.

 

High risk of SA economy hitting recession in 2019, says Moody's

2019-06-06 12:40

The odds that the South African economy could experience a technical recession in 2019 are high, according to ratings agency Moody's.

May’s desperate gamble on a new Brexit referendum falls flat

2019-05-22 11:07

Theresa May made a desperate final gamble to get her Brexit deal through the British Parliament before she’s thrown out of office - but her efforts looked doomed.

China's trade shows economic recovery tested by global slowdown

2019-05-08 09:23

An unexpected fall in China's exports and an equally unforeseen rise in imports show that the world's second-largest economy continues a tentative recovery.

Trump says he's spoken to Saudi Arabia about increasing oil flow

2019-04-26 22:01

US President Donald Trump said he’s spoken to Saudi Arabia and other countries about increasing oil flow and that 'all are in agreement.'

Philippines hit by magnitude 6.3 quake, Manila buildings emptied

2019-04-22 13:23

The Philippines was struck by a 6.3 magnitude earthquake that shook buildings and prompted the evacuation of thousands onto the streets of Manila.

BRICS bank to up its lending to SA, plans to issue rand bonds

2019-04-02 07:57

The New Development Bank believes there are various opportunities for it in SA and it will scale up its projects as time goes on, according to its president.

Solly Moeng: The economy of doing good

2019-03-27 05:00

An ethical South Africa isn't just better to live in. It's more marketable to the rest of the globe too, says Solly Moeng.

Sifiso Skenjana: Standard Bank, SABC and more – why SA must mind the labour force gap

2019-03-19 06:00

Standard Bank and ABSA are not alone in facing possible retrenchments, and SA must plan its response, says Sifiso Skenjana.

'Brelcome': Portugal woos post-Brexit tourists from UK

2019-03-16 16:57

Portugal on Friday launched an internet campaign aimed at wooing UK visitors, its most valuable tourist market, to keep visiting the country after Brexit.

No-deal Brexit: Consumers will foot the bill

2019-03-09 08:30

Just 23 days before March 29, a panel of experts discussed the ramifications of the UK's leaving the EU without a deal.

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