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Fin24.com | New strike rules imminent

Sunday, 12 February 2017
An accord setting new rules for strikes was signed alongside the National Minimum Wage deal this week, in essence trying to bar another event like Marikana.

Fin24.com | Mining will last another 150 years

Sunday, 12 February 2017
Anglo CEO says more than 45% of SA’s mining assets are owned by black people.

Fin24.com | How radical will Zuma really be?

Sunday, 12 February 2017
In his state of the nation address, President Jacob Zuma said government would embark on ‘radical socioeconomic transformation’ to bring fundamental change to patterns of ownership.

Fin24.com | Gupta calls Jonas a liar

Sunday, 12 February 2017
Ajay Gupta has denied meeting Mcebisi Jonas, calling the deputy finance minister “blatantly dishonest”.

Fin24.com | SA faces big chance of VAT increase - tax expert

Saturday, 11 February 2017
There is more than a 75% chance that Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan will raise VAT, cautions a tax manager at the SA Institute of Professional Accountants.

Fin24.com | Zuma trying to dodge state capture report - Save SA

Friday, 10 February 2017
The Save SA campaign says President Jacob Zuma's failure to commit in his State of the Nation Address to urgently deal with the state capture report suggests he is trying to push the entire issue under the carpet.

Fin24.com | Have financial institutions lost risk appetite for Africa's mining sector?

Friday, 10 February 2017
A year ago everybody in the mining industry talked about restructuring and it will likely be one of the themes for 2017 as well, says a legal expert.

Fin24.com | SONA: Mixed views on impact and implementation

Friday, 10 February 2017
President Jacob Zuma’s proposed steps for “radical economic transformation" and other aspects of SONA have brought mixed views from various organisations.

Fin24.com | SA consumers felt less vulnerable late in 2016 - index

Friday, 10 February 2017
South African consumers felt financially less vulnerable in the fourth quarter of 2016, as shown in the latest MMI Unisa Consumer Financial Vulnerability Index.

Fin24.com | Numsa demands R15 000 living wage

Friday, 10 February 2017
A full blown industry strike is imminent in the bus passenger sector, warns the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa.

Fin24.com | Zuma's speech underwhelms analysts

Friday, 10 February 2017
Economists and analysts were by and large underwhelmed by President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address for failing to provide policy certainty and concrete detail on the ruling party’s radical economic transformation agenda.

Fin24.com | SONA: Zuma's R2.5bn for drought aid questioned

Friday, 10 February 2017
Agri SA questions the amount of R2.5bn mentioned by President Jacob Zuma in his State of the Nation Address as having been allocated towards drought aid.

Fin24.com | SONA: SA to foster US trade and support China one-state policy

Friday, 10 February 2017
SA will continue to foster trade relations with the US and consider Taiwan as an integral part of the People’s Republic of China, says President Jacob Zuma.

Fin24.com | IPPs get ready to sign after Zuma fuels Eskom action

Friday, 10 February 2017
Eskom has set the ball rolling to sign 26 power purchase agreements that will mean independent power producers can start construction on wind and solar projects.

Fin24.com | Gordhan's Gupta court battle comes to a head

Friday, 10 February 2017
Oakbay’s allegation that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan targeted the Gupta family is part of a conspiracy theory, court papers show.

Fin24.com | Jonas is a blatant liar, says Ajay Gupta in court papers

Friday, 10 February 2017
Businessman Ajay Gupta says in court papers filed on Friday in Tshwane’s North Gauteng High Court that he’s “never met” Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas.

Fin24.com | Ministers must implement policies or face consequences - Radebe

Friday, 10 February 2017
The time for words without implementation is over, says Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe on government's plans for radical economic transformation.

Fin24.com | Zuma's backing for renewable energy wins praise

Friday, 10 February 2017
President Jacob Zuma's announcement that Eskom will sign the outstanding REIPPP sends a strong message to investors, says the SA Photovoltaic Industry Association.

Fin24.com | SONA: Zuma's vision for a stronger state-controlled economy

Friday, 10 February 2017
The vision for a much stronger state-controlled South African economy took centre-stage in President Jacob Zuma’s 2017 State of the Nation Address delivered in Parliament on Thursday evening.

Fin24.com | UK industry posts better end to 2016 that estimated

Friday, 10 February 2017
UK industrial production has risen in December as manufacturing jumped, capping a better-than-estimated performance in the fourth quarter.