The IMF will update its global economic outlook this week, while investors look at a rates decision in Nigeria and inflation numbers in South Africa.
The JSE has halted trade for five minutes as business leaders mourn Madiba's passing and analysts dismiss SA-economy doomsayers.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has avoided immediate charges but was named 'assisted witness' in a case about a state payout to a disgraced tycoon.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has arrived in court to be questioned by a French magistrate over her role in a €285-million arbitration payment.
Of the 2 500 movers and shakers who have descended on the picture-postcard Swiss ski resort, for the World Economic Forum, a mere 17% are women.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde said armed conflicts pose the principal threat to Africa's future development.
Inflation data and a rates decision in SA, the US's looming fiscal cliff and ongoing trouble in the Middle East will make for a hectic week ahead.
What is truly scary about the IMF's income distribution figures, is that Botswana now has a more unequal distribution of income than South Africa.
Egypt's prime minister says the country has asked for $4.8-billion in aid from the International Monetary Fund to help boost its economy.
A veteran economist at the IMF has accused the global lender of suppressing information on difficulties in dealing with the global financial meltdown.
One of the biggest risks for the eurozone has to be the lack of a cohesive vision in the financial institutions' various proposals.
The selection of a new president for the World Bank is an opportunity to promote the continent.
Christine Lagarde says the eurozone might avoid a recession in 2012 as there have been massive changes over the last 18 months.
IMF Chief Christine Lagarde has met with President Jacob Zuma, wrapping up a visit in which she warned that the global growth outlook may be lowered.
The IMF's Christine Lagarde says the South African economy's biggest threats in 2012 will be unemployment and the eurozone crisis.
The rand has regained strength ahead of a meeting between IMF chief Christine Lagarde and Pravin Gordhan on Friday to discuss its volatility.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has endured a trial by fire since winning the job six months ago, from Europe's debt crisis to a slowing global economy.
Christine Lagarde, managing director of the International Monetary Fund, is to visit South Africa from January 5 to 7 2012.
The IMF's Christine Lagarde is right to worry about potential economic doomsday scenarios but the Europe of 2011 is different to that of the 1930s.