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Fin24.com | End of e-toll debacle is nigh - Outa

Monday, 01 December 2014
No matter what the review report says, e-tolls cannot continue as a method to finance the Gauteng roads upgrade, says civil action group Outa.

Fin24.com | Telemarketing trials

Monday, 01 December 2014
Tell unwanted callers that your time is worth money, suggests Mandi Smallhorne.

Fin24.com | Officials warned to stay away from tenders

Sunday, 30 November 2014
Members of the Mpumalanga executive have been warned not to get involved in tender processes as quotations for tenders are milking the government dry.

Fin24.com | Petrol price scrapes new lows

Sunday, 30 November 2014
Petrol is at its cheapest level for the year after the latest drop reversed all gains for 2014 and an economist is seeing a further decline in the new year.

Fin24.com | SA must wait for e-tolls review findings

Sunday, 30 November 2014
Gauteng premier David Makhura says he doesn't want to make any rash announcements on the e-tolls review report.

Fin24.com | Eskom says power cuts to decrease

Sunday, 30 November 2014
Eskom is expecting to restore the load as improvements to the power grid comes as the dams are nearly full and maintenance is done, says the utility.

Fin24.com | Makhura receives e-tolls report

Sunday, 30 November 2014
The advisory panel which assessed the economic impact of e-tolls in Gauteng has handed over its report to premier David Makhura.

Fin24.com | Obama's 'Power Africa' plan off to dim start

Sunday, 30 November 2014
US President Barack Obama's promised R77bn five-year plan to "Power Africa" is yet deliver the power.

Fin24.com | Mining bosses top SA’s rich list

Sunday, 30 November 2014
A local rich list shows three mining bosses are among the country’s 10 wealthiest people – despite a slowing economy and continued mining strikes.

Fin24.com | Putin to push trade in Turkey

Friday, 28 November 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin's visit to Turkey will have trade and energy issues at its heart, but is not expected to bridge deep differences over Syria and Crimea.

Fin24.com | Saudi declares price war on US shale oil

Friday, 28 November 2014
Opec members must combat the US shale oil boom, according to Saudi Arabia's Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi.

Fin24.com | Greeks finally start to spend

Friday, 28 November 2014
Economists say prices in Greece were unreasonably high for a long time, but lower prices have since made Greek products more attractive.

Fin24.com | Zim to establish land compensation fund

Friday, 28 November 2014
Zimbabwe is set to establish a fund that will be used to compensate farmers whose land was taken under the land reform programme.

Fin24.com | Indian growth slows less than feared

Friday, 28 November 2014
A slowdown in the economy in the last quarter was less severe than feared, giving the central bank ammunition to resist government pressure to cut interest rates.

Fin24.com | Oil market reveals its wild side again

Friday, 28 November 2014
After Opec's decision to leave production unchanged, Brent crude futures experienced the first three standard deviation down-move since the May 2011 flash crash.

Fin24.com | Russia braces for cheap oil as ruble slumps

Friday, 28 November 2014
Energy-rich Russia's currency has extended its record slide and the government lowered its oil price forecast as Opec's kept its output target unchanged.

Fin24.com | Zuma: Africa's resources must benefit Africa

Friday, 28 November 2014
President Jacob Zuma has called on Africa's youth to discuss ways in which the continent can utilise its resources and raw materials more profitably.

Fin24.com | Tokyo investors eye Christmas sales

Friday, 28 November 2014
Tokyo investors will be keeping an eye on US holiday retail sales and movements on Wall Street next week, analysts say.

Fin24.com | Russia's ruble extends record slide

Friday, 28 November 2014
The ruble has lost another 1.5% of its value as it extended a record slide after the Opec oil cartel's decision to leave its output ceiling unchanged.

Fin24.com | SA trade deficit shocker

Friday, 28 November 2014
The deficit on South Africa's trade account has widened sharply in October compared to September, shows data from the SA Revenue Service.

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