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Updated: 7 hours 38 min ago
South Africa's purchasing manager's Index – an indication of business conditions in the country – remains buoyant, but improved only slightly in February.
The Black Business Council in the Built Environment has taken aim at seven construction companies over a settlement agreement aimed at ensuring transformation in the industry.
Eurozone output has risen to the highest level in almost six years in February as growth in the region’s top four economies accelerated.
The UK may be heading for its weakest growth in a year, possibly heralding the start of a Brexit-induced slowdown.
President Jacob Zuma delivered his 10th State of the Nation Address and the team at Fin24 delved a little deeper to verify some of the statements he presented.
Corporate profit growth in Europe is outpacing earnings from US companies for the first time in a year and a half, with strategists predicting outperformance in 2017.
Government will in the course of 2017 establish an infrastructure fund to assist state departments with budgeting for large infrastructure projects.
The City of Cape Town has welcomed a R1.3bn investment in Atlantis by multinational corporation Pegas Nonwovens, which is expected to create 200 direct jobs.
Two years after Switzerland suffered a surge in the franc, the currency is still proving a challenge, while the move in 2015 didn't cause recession.
Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the adoption by COSATU of the proposed national minimum wage of R20 an hour.
The significantly lower revenue collection of R30bn requires National Treasury to change the Income Tax and VAT Acts to ensure smooth tax administration and collection.
Eskom has suspended the planned interruption of bulk power supply to two municipalities after reaching agreements for the settlements of their arrears.
Oakbay has denied reports that Bank of Baroda has closed its accounts.
Eurozone inflation has accelerated to the fastest pace, providing fresh arguments to those calling for an exit from the ECB’s monetary stimulus programme.
Residents of Abu Dhabi, Osaka and Zurich can earn enough in less than five minutes to buy their first meal of the day, according to the Bloomberg Global City Breakfast Index.
South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that 149 200 of the bank’s shares are available for the public to purchase.
Britain’s construction industry has showed signs of weakness, with a gauge of demand dropping for a second month.
The average house price growth for 2017 is expected to be 3%, says household and property sector strategist at FNB John Loos.
Although inflation is expected to drop below 5% by midyear, consumers will have a tough time during the first half of the year, says an economist.
Although the positive trend in new vehicle sales has been maintained in February, the same cannot be said of the consumer-driven new car market, says Naamsa.