Simon Morgan

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OPEC meets as Trump calls for oil taps to be kept on

​OPEC members and other oil-producing countries gather in Vienna on Thursday to discuss cutting output to prop up prices

Timeline of events in VW pollution cheating scandal

Volkswagen is sinking deeper into the biggest scandal in its history. Here is a timeline of key events in the scandal which exploded 10 days ago.

VW admits 11mn cars have pollution cheating device

German auto giant Volkswagen revealed that 11-million of its diesel cars worldwide are equipped with devices that can cheat pollution tests.

Eurozone crisis hangs on ECB cash injection

Positive sentiment is being driven by a new measure by the ECB to pump liquidity into the markets, analysts say.

US: No choice but for ‘deeper’ sanctions against Iran

The United States said on Wednesday there was "no choice" but for "further, deeper sanctions" against Iran over its controversial nuclear drive.

Web can be the ticket to exclusive music festival

Germany's prestigious Bayreuth Festival, the world's most famous summer music festival, is set to enter the 21st century with its first-ever webcast.

Press Releases

Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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