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Fin24.com | SA's top employer wins again

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Unilever has been ranked the number one top employer in South Africa, with Accenture and EY making up the top three.

Fin24.com | Eurozone banks unable to support growth - IMF

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Eurozone banks remain undercapitalised and unfit to lend at levels needed to restore sustainable growth in the currency area, says the International Monetary Fund.

Fin24.com | Financial misconduct costs Gauteng R8m

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
At least R8m has been lost due to financial misconduct in Gauteng during the 2013/2014 financial year, says the Public Service Commission.

Fin24.com | Veil of secrecy covers Russia nuclear deal

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Minister of Energy Tina Joemat-Pettersson was reportedly alone when she signed a mysterious multi-billion rand nuclear deal with Russia.

Fin24.com | Living Conditions Survey set to begin

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Stats SA will be visiting homes across the country for its Living Conditions Survey, which will profile poverty and inequality to help reduce the Gini coefficient.

Fin24.com | Ukraine may ask court to rule on Russian gas

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Kiev may appeal to the Stockholm court of arbitration to fix a temporary price for Russian gas and conditions for deliveries to Ukraine.

Fin24.com | Ramatlhodi: Regulatory certainty needed

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
The government is aware that investment in the mining industry is dependent on regulatory policy frameworks, says Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi.

Fin24.com | Venezuelans use bitcoins to get dollars

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Tech-savvy Venezuelans looking to bypass dysfunctional economic controls are turning to the bitcoin virtual currency to obtain dollars.

Fin24.com | Kganyago an astute leader - BBC

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Lesetja Kganyago is the right man to lead the SA Reserve Bank given his experience as a leader, public servant and accounting officer par excellence, says the BBC.

Fin24.com | Sanral shows R2.8bn loss, banks on toll

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
In addition to its parliamentary appropriation, Sanral seeks other sources of finance that can reasonably be recovered through user charges, it says.

Fin24.com | Mineral bill: Zuma holds fire

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
President Jacob Zuma says he seeking the advice of National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete on a bill that economists warn could scare off mining investors.

Fin24.com | India's Modi makes bid to save billions

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched a plan to streamline an inefficient welfare system by promising a bank account for every household.

Fin24.com | Ebola: A way forward

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
The long-term economic impact is West Africa's big worry, says Susan Mboya-Kidero.

Fin24.com | Ramatlhodi: Platinum strike wake-up call for all

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
The cost of the prolonged platinum strike to the mining industry and the economy was beyond words, says Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi.

Fin24.com | Hong Kong protests fade, no hope in govt talks

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Hong Kong pro-democracy protests have dwindled after activist leaders agreed to talks with the government which are all but certain to go nowhere.

Fin24.com | World Bank finance chief declines bonus

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
The World Bank finance chief says he will turn down the remainder of a $94 000 bonus amid staff discontent at budget and job cuts linked to a massive reorganisation.

Fin24.com | Foreign investors can score in Zim - expert

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
International investors willing to ride the risk of uncertainty in Zimbabwe will likely capitalise on attractive interest rates and higher yields, says an expert.

Fin24.com | Ukraine pins hopes on conflict-hit industry

Tuesday, 07 October 2014
Hope for the shattered economy lies buried beneath the rubble left by months of fighting in two eastern regions which are home to much of its crippled industrial power.

Fin24.com | Threat of renewed farm strikes in W Cape

Tuesday, 07 October 2014
Cosatu and a number of farm workers' organisations in the Western Cape have cautioned farm owners to stop evictions of farm workers.

Fin24.com | IMF predicts mediocre world growth

Tuesday, 07 October 2014
The International Monetary Fund has trimmed its global growth forecast for 2014 and next year, according its latest quarterly update.

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