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Fin24.com | UK oil output under threat

Friday, 22 August 2014
Britain's oil industry is facing the threat of a cascade of North Sea rig closures, unless ageing platforms can urgently source more gas.

Fin24.com | Scotland: HSBC warns of currency risk

Friday, 22 August 2014
The head of banking giant HSBC has warned that uncertainty over the economic future of Scotland could lead to capital flight if it votes for independence.

Fin24.com | Fitch leaves ratings downgrade unchanged

Friday, 22 August 2014
The failure of African Bank would not see it lower its ratings for the five biggest SA banks as the likelihood of contagion is limited, says Fitch.

Fin24.com | Edinburgh, London battle over black gold

Friday, 22 August 2014
North Sea oil has been at the centre of fierce debate over Scotland's future ahead of an independence vote next month.

Fin24.com | China retailers offers baby milk insurance

Friday, 22 August 2014
A Chinese retailer is offering insurance to customers who buy infant milk powder, highlighting concerns in addressing food safety in the country.

Fin24.com | Ramaphosa tells SA not to take bribes, steal

Friday, 22 August 2014
South Africans must not buy stolen goods, not pay bribes and not take something that does not belong to them, says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa.

Fin24.com | Could shale revive China's flagging oil fields?

Friday, 22 August 2014
There is no doubting the immense achievement that the Daqing oil fields represented, the first fields developed entirely with Chinese expertise.

Fin24.com | LNG investment of $30bn in Mozambique

Friday, 22 August 2014
More than $30bn will be invested initially in Mozambique's natural gas sector to build capacity to produce 20 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas.

Fin24.com | Mugabe seeks $4bn China bailout

Friday, 22 August 2014
President Robert Mugabe is set to depart for Beijing for a $4bn cash bailout, confirming Zimbabwe’s quest for Chinese aid to ease the country's economic meltdown.

Fin24.com | Russian import bans a boon for food tycoons

Friday, 22 August 2014
In the escalating dispute between Russia and the West over Ukraine, a group of businessmen with Kremlin connections are emerging as likely beneficiaries.

Fin24.com | R699 car victims lose class action bid

Friday, 22 August 2014
The Eastern Cape High Court has dismissed an application for a class action certification in the R699 car scheme case, says a lawyer representing consumers.

Fin24.com | Thinking strategically

Friday, 22 August 2014
Do policymakers actually consider improving trade performance, asks Geoffrey Chapman.

Fin24.com | Mantashe: Private sector must deal with past

Friday, 22 August 2014
The private sector is too slow to transform and must be able to deal with apartheid moving forward, says ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe.

Fin24.com | Prasa warns of shutting Metrorail services

Friday, 22 August 2014
Continued violent attacks on Western Cape trains may force the Passenger Rail Agency of SA to suspend services, says CEO Mosenngwa Mofi.

Fin24.com | Testing times for Matona

Friday, 22 August 2014
Eskom's new CEO Tshediso Matona has his work out cut out for him, says Mzwandile Jacks.

Fin24.com | R1.4bn tug building project for Durban

Friday, 22 August 2014
South Africa is set to get nine tugboats, including the world's most powerful, over the next four years, and all will be built in Durban.

Fin24.com | Bank downgrades: Sarb misses the point

Friday, 22 August 2014
It is important to separate downgrades from the health of the banking system and the Reserve Bank's commitment to financial stability, says an economist.

Fin24.com | Top US bank fines since the financial crisis

Thursday, 21 August 2014
US authorities hit Bank of America with a record $16.65bn fine for selling billions of dollars in high-risk mortgage securities disguised as solid investments.

Fin24.com | Soeca welcomes new eskom boss

Thursday, 21 August 2014
The State Owned Entities Communicators Association has welcomed the appointment of Tshediso Matona as Eskom's new chief executive.

Fin24.com | No need for pension fears - govt

Thursday, 21 August 2014
The government has given assurances that proposed pension reforms will not see the state nationalise pension funds or prevent withdrawals when workers change jobs.

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