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No more cash for coal FirstRand says

The bank’s chief risk officer says banks can’t stand on the sidelines of the climate crisis debate

Despite inflation risks, the monetary policy committee keeps rates on hold

Inflation rose well beyond the Reserve Bank’s midpoint target in August

SAA takes to the skies again after 18 months grounded

After an 18-month hiatus, the national carrier has done away with major routes that would have required it to use much larger fleets

With its industrial base decimated, SA’s economy needs real change — Godongwana

Speaking at a book launch on Tuesday, the finance minister said a focus on manufacturing is critical to stem the country’s deepening unemployment crisis

If the inflation-driving supply strain in the US lasts, it could put South Africa in a chokehold

In South Africa, a strong trade surplus, buoyed by robust commodity prices, will cushion our economy against pressure arising from US policy

Capitec Bank flies high above Viceroy’s arrow

The bank took a knock after being labelled a loan shark by the short seller, but this has not stymied its growth

Gold‌ ‌is‌ ‌mining’s‌ ‌biggest‌ ‌jobs‌ ‌loser,‌ ‌as‌ ‌platinum‌ ‌rakes‌ ‌in‌ ‌the‌ ‌cash‌

The industry has lost 23 000 jobs since 2012, according to a Statistics South Africa census

Vax passports: Business takes cues from government

The private sector, labour and government have been thrashing out ways to increase vaccinations and to restart the economy

South Africa’s recovery lags behind emerging market peers Mexico, India

The economy grew for the fourth consecutive quarter, but the country is playing catch-up to its peers

GDP stats: Economy grows, but not enough to secure jobs and long-term recovery

GDP rose 1.2% in the second quarter, but future growth indicators will likely be hit by July’s looting and unrest, as well as a dip in commodity prices

New GDP data and missing mining figures sow uncertainty among forecasters

Statistics South Africa has overhauled its GDP data, which now show that the economy was 11% larger in 2020 than previously estimated

Betting on South Africa’s lotto is illegal, court orders

Taking bets on the lotto is against the law, court orders

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