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Caution, but also hope from financial industry after municipal elections
Caution, but also hope from financial industry after municipal elections
The dust has far from settled after the local government elections, as the serious business of solidifying leadership structures for municipalities...
Zimbabwean army guards SA currency on plane as investigations continue
Zimbabwean army guards SA currency on plane as investigations continue
The Reserve Bank cargo plane that was detained in Zimbabwe this week when a body was discovered on board is under heavy military guard with...
Massive foreign sell-off jolts SA
Massive foreign sell-off jolts SA
Foreign investors pulled R12.8-billion out of the country in just one week this year. This was foreign capital invested in JSE-listed equities and...
Caught between a ¥ and a hard $
Caught between a ¥ and a hard $
"Cross the river by feeling the stones" was the metaphor famously delivered by statesman and revolutionary Deng Xiaoping in describing how China...
Africa's throwing away dollars it can't afford in currency rout
Africa's throwing away dollars it can't afford in currency rout
With foreign-exchange reserves equal to less than a 10th of the emerging-market average, nations from Ghana to Zambia are finding they’re...
Platinum rides on the weak rand
Platinum rides on the weak rand
Increases in the rand platinum price mean producers are enjoying a slight upward run despite ongoing labour unrest dogging the sector.
Rand sunk by 'perfect storm'
Rand sunk by 'perfect storm'
The rand continued to yo-yo this week, after its dramatic plummet against the United States dollar last Friday, with analysts arguing that the...
Australia welcomes move to count its dollar as reserve currency
Australia welcomes move to count its dollar as reserve currency
The country on Wednesday praised the International Monetary Fund's move as an endorsement of its economic strength.
Brazil pays for its popularity
Brazil pays for its popularity
Oh, the curse of success. Brazil is suffering from a strong currency and doesn't know what to do. Exchange controls? Capital investment restrictions?...
Reserve Bank speculation spooks rand
Reserve Bank speculation spooks rand
The rand tumbled over 2% against the dollar on Friday after the South African Reserve Bank signaled there would be an important weekend announcement, sparking panic selling of the rand and spooking bond traders into pulling their prices....
Retirement tax cap is short-sighted
Retirement tax cap is short-sighted
In the 2011 budget address, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan announced that the treasury was considering a R200 000 cap on the tax that can be...

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