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Fin24.com | End of super commodity cycle could bruise SA

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Most forecasters are indicating lower commodity prices in general, creating an inverse of the super commodity cycle of the last 15 years, warns an expert.

Fin24.com | UK over-55s to get greater pension access

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Britons coming up to retirement will find it easier to spend their pension savings early, according to government plans.

Fin24.com | Ramatlhodi warns mine firms of audit

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Mining firms that do not comply with the mining charter may be slammed with fines and other punitive measures, warns Mines Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi.

Fin24.com | Reasons for rand weakness double

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
The end of fairy-tale economic policy is approaching rapidly and realism will have to enter government thinking and action again, warns an economist.

Fin24.com | E-tolls review panel: all you need to know

Wednesday, 15 October 2014
Here are the highlights of submissions made by motorists, organisations and political parties to the panel reviewing the electronic tolling on Gauteng's highways.

Fin24.com | WTO rules against India on chicken imports

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
The World Trade Organisation has ruled against India in a complaint brought by the United States concerning restrictions imposed on poultry imports.

Fin24.com | Offshore wind farms the future - CEO

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Wind farms will be built more and more in shallow seas, from China to the United States, says Statkraft chief executive Christian Rynning-Toennesen.

Fin24.com | Oil price: Saudis fights ghosts of 1980s

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Saudi Arabia is determined not to make the same mistake as in the 1980s when it tried to prevent a steep drop in oil prices by drastically cutting production.

Fin24.com | Iran says it can live with lower oil prices

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Iran, in a change of tack, is saying it can live with lower oil prices, moving closer to the views of Saudi Arabia and other Gulf Opec members.

Fin24.com | Irish tax changes may cost US groups billions

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Ireland's plan to close a "Double Irish" tax loophole could cost US companies including Apple and Google billions of dollars.

Fin24.com | SA could declare minerals as strategic

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Mineral Resources Minister Ngoako Ramatlhodi says the mineral bill paves the way to declare certain minerals such as coal and iron ore as strategic for the country.

Fin24.com | Coega develops auto manufacturing zone

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
The Coega Development Corporation will establish a complex for the automotive assembly and components manufacturing sectors, it says.

Fin24.com | France, SA sign nuclear energy deal

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
France and SA have signed a deal which could open the way for French nuclear giant Areva to bid to build eight nuclear reactors in South Africa worth up to R554bn.

Fin24.com | Sars head vows action on Zuma bugging report

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
SA Revenue Service commissioner Thomas Moyane has vowed to thoroughly investigate allegations about a rogue Sars unit bugging President Jacob Zuma's home.

Fin24.com | Motorists urged to continue paying e-tolls

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Motorists should continue paying their bills while the ANC tries to solve the e-toll issue because it is the law, says Gauteng ANC chair Paul Mashatile.

Fin24.com | New bill aims to address strike violence

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
A bill paving the way for damages judgments against trade unions that have not implemented measures to limit violence has been submitted to parliament.

Fin24.com | Urban tolling a no-no, says Gauteng ANC

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Urban tolling is not conducive to economic growth or development, says the ANC in Gauteng.

Fin24.com | E-tolls taught many lessons - Gauteng ANC

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Provincial ANC chair Paul Mashatile says the current e-tolls system is a "complete departure" from what government had agreed to with Sanral in 1997.

Fin24.com | The Saudi oil enigma

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
Saudi Arabia is one of the most compulsively secretive countries in the world at the start of the 21st century, says Reuters market analyst John Kemp.

Fin24.com | World oil demand to dip in 2015 - IEA

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
The world will see much weaker oil demand growth in 2015 than forecast previously, the International Energy Agency has said.

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