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Fin24.com | Gordhan denies he tried 'clipping the wings' of the Guptas

Monday, 30 January 2017
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has hit back at allegations by Gupta-linked Oakbay Investments that he asked business leaders to “clip the wings” of the controversial family.

Fin24.com | Eurozone economic confidence hits highest level since 2011

Monday, 30 January 2017
Eurozone economic confidence has hit a six-year high, adding to signs of stronger growth and inflation that are fuelling a debate about European Central Bank stimulus.

Fin24.com | Gordhan hits back at Oakbay in court papers

Monday, 30 January 2017
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has accused the Gupta family of launching an organised campaign against National Treasury and himself in court papers filed on Monday.

Fin24.com | Gordhan's full affidavit

Monday, 30 January 2017
Read the full affidavit filed by Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, in which he responds to court papers filed by Oakbay Investments on 20 January.

Fin24.com | Bid to revive report on apartheid looting a political ploy - Gordhan

Monday, 30 January 2017
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has labelled a court application by Black Land First to resurrect a report on alleged apartheid era looting as a political ploy, says a report.

Fin24.com | Who will feel tax pain in Gordhan's Budget 2017?

Sunday, 29 January 2017
Middle to high-income earners can expect further tax increases in the National Budget speech, while the poor could be hit by a VAT increase, says a tax lawyer.

Fin24.com | WATCH: Leaders need soft skills - academic

Sunday, 29 January 2017
In developing leadership skills it is also important to focus on so-called soft skills, says the new director of the UCT Graduate School of Business.

Fin24.com | Empowered retrenchment should be focus for employers and employees - expert

Sunday, 29 January 2017
There are practical skills one can apply in order to get another job so that retrenchment need not be the end of the road, explains an expert.

Fin24.com | US agrees to post-Brexit trade talks - UK

Sunday, 29 January 2017
US President Donald Trump has agreed to start immediate trade talks with Britain with the goal of preserving current arrangements when it leaves the EU.

Fin24.com | Trump travel ban impacts investors - attorney

Sunday, 29 January 2017
The US has treaties with some of the targeted counties under a new travel ban, explains an immigration attorney.

Fin24.com | Building a future brick by brick

Sunday, 29 January 2017
Celebrating success at this no-fee paying school inspires the community of teachers and pupils to work hard and flourish. Setumo Stone visits Thohoyandou’s Tshivhase Secondary School.

Fin24.com | Vaping vs tobacco: a smokin’ hot issue

Sunday, 29 January 2017
In anticipation of new e-cigarette laws, proponents are upping the ante.

Fin24.com | Fica bill delay ‘good news for criminals’

Sunday, 29 January 2017
Business Leadership South Africa says only criminals are benefiting from President Jacob Zuma’s delay in signing the Financial Intelligence Centre Act amendment bill into law.

Fin24.com | Opportunity for marginalised pupils records steady progress

Sunday, 29 January 2017
Three young women from two of the 20 secondary schools adopted by the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) in 2013 were among the top performers in the matric class of 2016.

Fin24.com | Back to work after unlawful layoff

Sunday, 29 January 2017
A former labour registrar has been reinstated after a damning judgment against Labour Minister Mildred Oliphant, whose interference was slammed as irrational.

Fin24.com | Globalisation facing growing pushback - deputy Sarb governor

Friday, 27 January 2017
The pushback against globalisation means an increasing number of voters believe there is not much to gain from the current system, says deputy Sarb governor Daniel Mminele.

Fin24.com | Numsa: 30% wage increase for transport workers

Friday, 27 January 2017
Numsa will be leading negotiations for workers in the transportation sector.

Fin24.com | SA economy the worst of both worlds - economist

Friday, 27 January 2017
South Africa is faced with the worst of both worlds – a combination of rising inflation and stagnant GDP growth, which leaves little room for manoeuvrability, said an economist.

Fin24.com | Consumers hit by petrol price increase

Friday, 27 January 2017
The Department of Energy announced that the fuel price will go up from 1 February 2017.

Fin24.com | Dollar cash crunch prompts calls for Zim to adopt the rand

Friday, 27 January 2017
Calls for Zimbabwe to adopt the rand as a currency of choice have grown again as the preferred US dollar is fast disappearing, resulting in an unsustainable liquidity crunch.