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Fin24.com | Drawing public interest

Wednesday, 22 July 2015
THE Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee faces a tough decision tomorrow on whether to raise interest rates.

Fin24.com | CWU pulls out of 'nine plus unions'

Wednesday, 22 July 2015
The Communications Workers Union has pulled out of the group of affiliates calling itself the "nine plus unions" because it does not want to be "entrenching division".

Fin24.com | June's CPI inflation rate up to 4.7% - Stats SA

Wednesday, 22 July 2015
The headline CPI annual inflation rate in June 2015 was 4.7%, Stats SA has announced.

Fin24.com | No reforms, no money, German lawmaker warns

Wednesday, 22 July 2015
A senior German lawmaker in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has warned the Greek government not to backtrack on its reform commitments.

Fin24.com | CPI could hit 6% by 2016 - inflation expert

Wednesday, 22 July 2015
The Consumer Price Index will likely increase to 4.7% in June 2015 and will likely breach 6% by January 2016, according to The Inflation Factory.

Fin24.com | Corruption in SA could be 'almost out of control'

Wednesday, 22 July 2015
Corruption levels in SA could very well be almost out of control, warns a legal expert at the launch of a new survey on bribery and corruption in Africa.

Fin24.com | Expect rate hike, warns expert

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
An interest rate hike can be expected at the upcoming Monetary Policy Committee meeting, according to Peter Attard Montalto, Nomura analyst.

Fin24.com | Rate hike could hurt already frail economy

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Highly indebted households can ill afford an interest rate hike and a move in this direction will dampen an already fragile economy, cautions Overberg Asset Management.

Fin24.com | Joburg to court to stop firefighters striking

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The City of Johannesburg is to approach the Labour Court for an urgent interdict to stop firefighters from going on an unprotected strike.

Fin24.com | Israelis turn vegan

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Veganism has gained popularity, but the rapid growth in Israel, which goes beyond initiatives like "Meatless Mondays", could signal more is in store elsewhere.

Fin24.com | Mugabe laws deter investors - Zim official

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
A senior Zimbabwean official says investment has been badly hit by President Robert Mugabe's laws limiting foreign ownership of businesses.

Fin24.com | Brazil's Rousseff popularity still falling

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
President Dilma Rousseff's popularity continues to tumble due to a widening corruption scandal and economic recession, Brazilians want to see her impeached.

Fin24.com | Greece looks to seal bailout deal in weeks

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Greece should wrap up bailout talks with international lenders by August 20, once parliament approves the second package of measures.

Fin24.com | Eskom to implement stage 2 load shedding

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Eskom says it will implement load shedding stage 2 from 5pm till 10pm.

Fin24.com | Oil firms may retain clear-up costs

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Oil firms trying to sell ageing North Sea oilfields are considering shouldering hundreds of millions of dollars in future dismantling costs to help find buyers.

Fin24.com | South Africa’s wealth scorecard revealed

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Government intervention, high tax rates, complicated investment opportunities and a high level of trade union involvement have impacted SA's wealth scorecard.

Fin24.com | Five people who can change Africa’s energy path

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Five international experts in the energy sector will share insights and knowledge with leaders from about 15 African countries working in the power sector.

Fin24.com | Australia opens door to cattle trade with China

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
Australian farmers have welcomed a breakthrough which paves the way towards exporting up to one million live cattle to China each year.

Fin24.com | In Greek crisis, one big unhappy EU family

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The latest paroxysm of Greece's debt crisis has exposed rifts in the eurozone which if not addressed soon could lead to the break-up of the European monetary union.

Fin24.com | Big day for South Africa as Brics bank opens

Tuesday, 21 July 2015
The Brics have opened their New Development Bank in Shanghai, strengthening China’s ability to offer them support traditionally given by the US and Japan.

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