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Fin24.com | ECB rates decision will impact JSE

Thursday, 04 September 2014
An indication of an increase in rates by the ECB could mean emerging economies’ equity markets like the JSE are likely to perform well, says an expert.

Fin24.com | Severe consequences for UK if Scotland leaves

Thursday, 04 September 2014
A Scottish vote for independence from the United Kingdom this month could have serious consequences for the Scottish and UK economies.

Fin24.com | Post office blows R2.1bn on irregular tenders

Thursday, 04 September 2014
The SA Post Office has suffered a R2.1bn financial loss as a result of the irregular awarding of tenders, according to a report.

Fin24.com | Africa set for an oil and gas boom

Thursday, 04 September 2014
Africa's energy industry could soar in the coming years, with Mozambique and Tanzania set to emerge as new frontiers if they can attract investment, a report says.

Fin24.com | Too awful to contemplate

Thursday, 04 September 2014
Is war between Russia and the West inevitable, asks Leopold Scholtz.

Fin24.com | E-tolls panel asks Sanral for comment

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Sanral has been asked to comment on the original socio-economic objectives of e-tolls, says the Gauteng roads and transport portfolio committee.

Fin24.com | Ukraine to buy coal from SA

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Ukraine will buy one million tonnes of coal from South Africa because the military conflict in its Donbass region has disrupted domestic coal production.

Fin24.com | Numsa heads to ConCourt over unfair dismissals

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
The Constitutional Court will hear an application by Numsa for leave to appeal a Labour Appeal Court order in an unfair dismissal case.

Fin24.com | Sars official under investigation

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
The SA Revenue Service says senior official Johann van Loggerenberg has been placed on special leave pending a probe into allegations of misconduct.

Fin24.com | Business confidence recovers from 15-year low

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Business sentiment has bounced back from a 15-year low, helped by the resolution of labour strikes and easing consumer price pressures, a survey shows.

Fin24.com | Ukraine limits electricity flows to Crimea

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Ukraine has limited electricity supplies to consumers in Crimea and threatens to cut power altogether if quotas were breached.

Fin24.com | Suez Canal revenue hits a record $508m

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Revenues from Egypt's Suez Canal has reached $508m in August, the highest monthly level in history, Suez Canal Authority chairperson says.

Fin24.com | Irish services sector grows

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Irish services activity has grown in August at a rate just shy of the seven-year high hit in June, shows a survey.

Fin24.com | Job losses due to seasonal factors, says Zuma

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
President Jacob Zuma has played down the loss of 122 000 jobs in the first quarter of 2014, ascribing this to “seasonal factors”.

Fin24.com | PMI up, shows post-strike recovery

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
The HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index has risen to 51.1 in August from 46.4 in July, snapping a four-month contraction after the resolution of a protracted strike.

Fin24.com | Firm heads to court over Koeberg tender

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Westinghouse Electric SA has filed an urgent application to see documents relating to Eskom's awarding of a R4bn Koeberg tender to French firm Areva, says a report.

Fin24.com | Switzerland tops global economic ranking

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
The United States and Japan were pipped at the post by Switzerland in the World Economic Forum's ranking of the 10 most competitive economies last year.

Fin24.com | Investment 'game-changer'

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
The new Special Economic Zone Act will boost FDI, says Coega's Chris Mashigo.

Fin24.com | Outa: No user say, user pay in e-tolls

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
Without ‘user say’, the ‘user pay' principle is flawed and gives strong grounds for defiance as can be seen in the e-toll 'debacle', says Outa.

Fin24.com | Concern over medical schemes industry

Wednesday, 03 September 2014
The South African medical schemes industry is stable but growth is worrying, the Council for Medical Schemes says.

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