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HSBC boss in shock exit as bank warns of ‘challenging’ times

Monday's surprise news came shortly before HSBC reported first-half net profit up 18.6% at $8.5-billion from a year earlier.

Nissan sparks Brexit shockwaves through UK auto sector

The carmaker revealed Sunday that the crossover vehicle would no longer be manufactured at its vast plant in Sunderland

Britain eyes higher growth in Brexit year

​Britain has ramped up its economic growth outlook for next year, when the country will exit the European Union

007 carmaker Aston Martin drives into £4.3bn London listing

Aston Martin has priced its initial public offering at £19 per share in the middle of its stated range

Europe’s energy giants reap benefits of oil price surge

Rising oil prices can push up inflation, but first, they translate into rising revenues and profits for energy majors and producer nations

Global markets plunge as Greece shuts banks

Markets across the world tumble as Greece orders its banks to shut for a week and imposes capital controls after its citizens emptied ATMs.

Standard Chartered takes a knock in market value

Standard Chartered's market value has slumped almost a quarter after US regulators alleged it hid $250-billion in transactions with Iran.

BP posts annual loss on oil-spill disaster

BP on Tuesday posted its first annual loss in almost two decades as a result of last year's devastating Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Goldman Sachs faces UK probe as net widens

UK launched a probe into US bank Goldman Sachs on Tuesday linked to US fraud charges that the Wall Street giant misled investors.

BA, Iberia sign merger deal to create global giant

BA and Spanish flag carrier Iberia on Thursday announced a merger deal to create one of the world's biggest airlines.

World stock markets slump on European debt fears

Global equities tumbled on Friday as investors ran for cover on fears that soaring European state debt could damage a fragile economic recovery.

Kraft swallows Cadbury in multibillion-dollar takeover

Cadbury, a monument to the British chocolate bar, fell on Tuesday to US giant Kraft by accepting an offer worth £11,5-billion.

Press Releases

Transport Month

An infrastructure-led recovery will help to stimulate demand in the South African economy, which is vital post the Covid-19 pandemic

Limpopo’s Economic Recovery Plan to fight Covid-19 impact

Billions have been set aside to help farmers and industries get back on their feet as part of the Limpopo Socio-Economic Recovery Plan

Disrupt the corrupt

Whistle-blowers should be seen as real heroes in the fight against corruption and we need a change in culture for this to happen

Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

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