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THE Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee faces a tough decision tomorrow on whether to raise interest rates.
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".
The headline CPI annual inflation rate in June 2015 was 4.7%, Stats SA has announced.
A senior German lawmaker in Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative party has warned the Greek government not to backtrack on its reform commitments.
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.
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.
An interest rate hike can be expected at the upcoming Monetary Policy Committee meeting, according to Peter Attard Montalto, Nomura analyst.
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.
The City of Johannesburg is to approach the Labour Court for an urgent interdict to stop firefighters from going on an unprotected strike.
Veganism has gained popularity, but the rapid growth in Israel, which goes beyond initiatives like "Meatless Mondays", could signal more is in store elsewhere.
A senior Zimbabwean official says investment has been badly hit by President Robert Mugabe's laws limiting foreign ownership of businesses.
President Dilma Rousseff's popularity continues to tumble due to a widening corruption scandal and economic recession, Brazilians want to see her impeached.
Greece should wrap up bailout talks with international lenders by August 20, once parliament approves the second package of measures.
Eskom says it will implement load shedding stage 2 from 5pm till 10pm.
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.
Government intervention, high tax rates, complicated investment opportunities and a high level of trade union involvement have impacted SA's wealth scorecard.
Five international experts in the energy sector will share insights and knowledge with leaders from about 15 African countries working in the power sector.
Australian farmers have welcomed a breakthrough which paves the way towards exporting up to one million live cattle to China each year.
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.
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.