The Reserve Bank has placed the sinking lender under curatorship in a bid to save investors.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has introduced contracts that allow investors to protect against changes in diesel prices.
The rand was one of the worst performing major currencies as demand for China's manufactured goods declined.
In a move unprecedented in its 125-year history, the Johannesburg stock exchange stalled trading for five minutes on Friday in a tribute to Mandela.
The Industrial Development Corporation has issued R1.5-billion in public bonds and plans to launch more in the future.
Riaan Stassen, dubbed the "heart" of Capitec's founding management team, will be replaced by Gerrie Fourie as chief executive.
The Johannesburg stock exchange has started discussions with contractors to begin building a co-location service that will speed up trading.
The JSE continues to break records despite South Africa's economic woes and gloomy political headlines ahead of the ANC national conference.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange's new chief executive Nicky Newton-King ticked all the right boxes for the job, writes Heather Formby.
Whether it be through community involvement or payroll giving, institutionalised volunteerism can be leveraged to the benefit of companies.
A group of schoolgirls have won the JSE/Liberty Investment challenge, and were rewarded with real shares for their efforts.
Cosatu has urged the ANC to look at transformation in the JSE, which it says is more than 80% white, capitalist-owned, and increasingly foreign-owned.
The ANC Youth League has dismissed media reports that its president, Julius Malema, is facing imminent arrest as "petty politics".
At dusk on Thursday, thousands of marchers in Sandton contemplated whether to continue their economic march to freedom to Pretoria on foot.
The ANC Youth League march for economic freedom has made slow progress towards the Johannesburg Stock Exchange in Sandton.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange announced a 17% black shareholding in Sandton on Tuesday, but noted the figure may well be higher.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has launched exotic currency options contracts to give investors greater flexibility in their currency bets.
The Johannesburg Stock Exchange has released its first findings on the ownership composition of companies listed on the JSE.
The JSE was flat by noon on Friday with banking stocks coming under pressure.