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Updated: 3 hours 33 min ago
The threats facing civil aviation have changed dramatically and require collaboration in order to remain ahead of those behind terror attacks, experts warn.
Bank of England policy makers have indicated there’s still a chance of another rate cut this year as they assess the potential longer-term fallout from the Brexit vote.
National Treasury, the Johannesburg Stock Exchange and major banks will meet with investors in the US next month as rating firms prepare to review SA's creditworthiness.
The United Nations approved $10m in emergency funding for Chad-based relief operations to help about 210 000 refugees and returnees from the neighbouring Central African Republic.
Government's nuclear deal could cost the South African economy R3trn in debt, says civil society group Outa.
Civil society has moved a step closer in its drawn out court action to have the nuclear deal set aside with the submission of its replying affidavit.
The current state of the South African economy is directionless and the chances of a downgrade are probably increasing, says economist Mike Schüssler.
Eskom, Sanral, DBSA, IDC and the Land Bank are in the firing line for a downgrade review by Moody's Investors Service over funding and liquidity challenges.
Zimbabwe has dropped plans to cut public sector jobs and bonuses less than a week after they were announced, as activists called for more protests.
Emerging markets are still attractive to investors in their search for yield, says Siboniso Nxumalo, co-head of Old Mutual Investment Group’s Global Emerging Markets boutique.
Sellers of luxury homes in London are lowering asking prices following the Brexit vote as political uncertainty and high taxes discourage buyers.
Zimbabwe's reversal of the finance minister's wage and job cuts plan represents a golden opportunity missed to correct an unsustainable situation, says an analyst.
Sipho Pityana says that the Black Business Council's public endorsement of President Jacob Zuma is a betrayal.
ANC bigwig Enoch Godongwana says the Hawks' investigation into Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan is an attempt to remove him from office and weaken the National Treasury.
SA’s big 4 banks are amongst the best capitalised banks in the world and they will be keen to redeem their pref shares, says Overberg Asset Management.
UK unemployment rate has stayed at an 11-year low in the three months through July as the economy added jobs, according to the Office for National Statistics.
China may be investing too much in coal power, with construction of new plants accelerating at the same time that demand growth for electricity is slowing.
SA employers report cautiously optimistic hiring intentions for the next three months, according to the latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey.
Mayor Herman Mashaba, who wants the City of Johannesburg to be the engine room of SA’s economic activity, has doubled the city's growth target from 2.5% to 5%.
Deputy Finance Minister Mcebisi Jonas has confirmed that he met with Public Protector Thuli Madonsela relating to her investigation into the wealthy Gupta family.