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Fin24.com | Nicaragua $50bn canal construction to start

Friday, 21 November 2014
Hong Kong-based company will start building a $50bn waterway next month, despite opposition from farmers and environmentalists.

Fin24.com | Eskom mum about crack in silo

Friday, 21 November 2014
Eskom has declined to comment on what it called rumours of a crack in one of the remaining coal storage silos at its Majuba power station in Mpumalanga.

Fin24.com | ANC pushing us to brink

Friday, 21 November 2014
Many South Africans are getting fed up with the ANC's nonsense, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Fin24.com | Economy is at a crossroads, says Creecy

Friday, 21 November 2014
The weakening current account deficit and rising public debt highlights the need for fiscal consolidation, says Gauteng finance MEC Barbara Creecy.

Fin24.com | Gambling turnover climbs 7.5%

Friday, 21 November 2014
Growth in the gambling industry moderated in 2013 with higher payout rates in certain sectors, according to a PricewaterhouseCoopers report.

Fin24.com | ANC steps in to rescue Cosatu

Thursday, 20 November 2014
The ANC is set to help the embattled Cosatu deal with the internal struggles which have divided the trade union federation.

Fin24.com | Sarb: Rates must go up at some point

Thursday, 20 November 2014
South African Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has indicated that future interest rate increases will depend on domestic and international factors.

Fin24.com | Residential building left sector

Thursday, 20 November 2014
The real value of recorded building plans passed, at constant 2010 prices, increased by 2.2% year-on-year during January to September this year, Statistics SA says.

Fin24.com | SACP wants meetings with ANC, Cosatu

Thursday, 20 November 2014
The SA Communist Party has asked for bilateral meetings with Cosatu and the ANC to discuss unity in the trade union federation.

Fin24.com | R10m spent on education audits - report

Thursday, 20 November 2014
MEC Panyaza Lesufi has defended the Gauteng education department following a report that it spent at least R10m on forensic audits.

Fin24.com | Eskom warns of possible load shedding

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Eskom has warned on that the power system is under heavy pressure as a result of technical problems.

Fin24.com | UK pledges $1.1bn to UN Green Climate Fund

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Britain has pledged up to $1.13bn to a United Nations fund to help poor nations cope with global warming, the government says.

Fin24.com | As it happened: Interest rates remain unchanged at 5.75%

Thursday, 20 November 2014
SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago's has left the repo rate unchanged at 5.75% after the Monetary Policy Committee unanimously agreed on the way forward.

Fin24.com | Oil price war: Russia has little to offer

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Russian wells will freeze if they stop pumping oil, and the country has no capacity to store the output it would otherwise export as oil prices slump globally.

Fin24.com | No change in interest rates

Thursday, 20 November 2014
New SA Reserve Bank governor Lesetja Kganyago has announced that the repo rate will remain on hold at 5.75%, citing concern over inflation and a sluggish economy.

Fin24.com | Zim ministers in SA for economic road show

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Zimbabwean ministers will participate in the Zimbabwe Trade and Investment Executive Breakfast Meeting in Johannesburg to promote investment opportunities.

Fin24.com | Fraud spikes as crooks try to hit shoppers

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Credit and debit card fraud has seen a sharp upward spike as fraudsters prowl for holiday shoppers and an expert provides some handy tips for consumers.

Fin24.com | Ending financial robbery

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Edward Ingram presents his ideas on how to create a more stable global economy.

Fin24.com | Sarb should give stern warning - economist

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Merely a stern warning by the Reserve Bank that it is ready to hike interest rates if events and data warrant action should suffice for now, says an economist.

Fin24.com | Zuma tells Botswana, SA to join hands on tourism

Thursday, 20 November 2014
Botswana and South Africa need to focus on key economic projects that can change the livelihoods of citizens in both two countries, says president Jacob Zuma.

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