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Fin24.com | Eurostar bets on new trains to win passengers

Thursday, 13 November 2014
Eurostar is betting on new destinations and bigger, wifi-enabled trains to lure more passengers from aeroplanes to the undersea tunnel.

Fin24.com | Common sense and equality

Thursday, 13 November 2014
The best we can do is to level the playing field for our youth, says Leopold Scholtz.

Fin24.com | G-20 to tackle big firms using tax havens

Thursday, 13 November 2014
The politically-fraught issue of forcing big multinational companies to pay more tax will be high on the agenda at this weekend's G-20 summit in Brisbane.

Fin24.com | Nene: Room for fiscal expansion reduced

Thursday, 13 November 2014
South Africa can no longer postpone consolidating its budget as the room for fiscal expansion has been reduced, Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene says.

Fin24.com | NUM signs job cuts deal with Sibanye

Thursday, 13 November 2014
The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a deal with bullion producer Sibanye Gold to soften job cuts at the company's Cooke 4 mine.

Fin24.com | Bundesbank chief warns about state bond buys

Thursday, 13 November 2014
The ECB would encourage eurozone states to pile up debt if it were to buy state bonds, warns the president of Germany's central bank.

Fin24.com | SA has hard choices about commodities - economist

Thursday, 13 November 2014
Commodity producers have to get reforms back on track as swelling budget deficits will come into play, according to economist Mike Schüssler.

Fin24.com | Behind the Numsa expulsion

Thursday, 13 November 2014
Labour columnist and author Terry Bell provides insight into the developments behind the Numsa expulsion in a series of video interviews.

Fin24.com | Makhura: E-tolls panel not a waste of time

Thursday, 13 November 2014
Gauteng premier David Makhura has defended the work of the e-tolls advisory panel, adding that the executive council also received a report on the process.

Fin24.com | Economy is recovering slowly - index

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
The economy is getting back on its feet, but strikes remain a concern, according to the BankservAfrica Economic Transaction Index.

Fin24.com | Six firms to pay up over tender collusion

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
The Competition Tribunal has confirmed settlement agreements ranging from R150 000 to R4m for six furniture removal companies.

Fin24.com | Gabon pays investors over $700m in arrears

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Gabon has paid back more than $700m in debt owed to private companies and plans to make another payment by the end of 2014, the Presidency says.

Fin24.com | Saudi's Naimi sees no oil price war

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Saudi Arabia wants stable oil markets and talk of an oil price war is a sign of misunderstanding and has no basis in reality, says Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi.

Fin24.com | UK power users switch to small providers

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Britain's small energy suppliers have signed a record number of new electricity customers in October, industry data shows.

Fin24.com | Sudan inflation slows

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Sudan's inflation rate has declined for a third consecutive month in October as the effect of fuel subsidy cuts introduced last year eased.

Fin24.com | SA consumers don't feel in control - index

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
About 73% of consumers did not feel in control of their financial situation in the third quarter of 2014, shows the MBD Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index.

Fin24.com | Eurozone industrial production rebounds

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Industrial production in the eurozone has rebounded in September, but the gain was less than what economists expected as the output of consumer goods slumped.

Fin24.com | Ex-Wall St banker could right Brazil economy

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
A former Wall St banker is a frontrunner to be Brazil's next finance minister, say sources close to the government.

Fin24.com | $123 wage proposal for textile workers

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Cambodian garment workers are to get a salary rise of $23 per month, taking their minimum wage to $123, if the government accepts the proposal.

Fin24.com | September retail sales up 2.3%

Wednesday, 12 November 2014
Retail sales have increased 2.3% year-on-year in September, below market expectations but above the 2.1% expansion for August.

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