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Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency faces EU antitrust scrutiny
Social media behemoth Facebook's plan to launch a cryptocurrency is subject to an antitrust probe by European Union regulators, Bloomberg reports, citing a...
Waving a magical ‘quantity easing’ wand won’t solve the problem
Waving a magical ‘quantity easing’ wand won’t solve the problem
The national executive committee (NEC) of the ANC, in the person of secretary general Ace Magashule, emerged from its June 1 to 3 lekgotla this...
Ready or not? Britain's 'no deal' planning
Ready or not? Britain's 'no deal' planning
If Britain's political system fails to break its Brexit logjam, the country is faced with the prospect of crashing out of the European Union on...
Roman temple restored deep under City of London
Roman temple restored deep under City of London
A Roman temple has been restored to its original site seven metres below the City of London, using sound, lights and misty haze to bring the ruin...
​Pravin Gordhan, Presidency move to reassure South Africans over Brexit
​Pravin Gordhan, Presidency move to reassure South Africans over Brexit
Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan moved to reassure South Africans that the local financial system was sound in the wake of the massive...
Bank of England's Carney chill calms treasury
Bank of England's Carney chill calms treasury
It's no coincidence that the economic upturn started when Mark Carney took over as Bank of England governor last July. It's the voice,...
Price-fixing exposé engulfs BoE
Price-fixing exposé engulfs BoE
The Bank of England (BoE)has been dragged into the mounting controversy over allegations of price fixing in the £3-trillion-a-day foreign...
Rand steady ahead of key data releases
Rand steady ahead of key data releases
The rand held steady in early trade on Tuesday. Little changed from its overnight close against the major currencies‚ as traders awaited the...
Pounds and prejudice: Bank Of England puts Jane Austen on banknote
Pounds and prejudice: Bank Of England puts Jane Austen on banknote
It is an attempt at defusing criticism that women are under-represented on the country's currency.
Eschew King's cardinal sins, by George
Eschew King's cardinal sins, by George
British Finance Minister George Osborne will doubtless lay the compliments on thick when he says a public goodbye to Bank of England governor Sir...
'Don't just blame the bankers for the crisis'
'Don't just blame the bankers for the crisis'
This has prompted debate on how much responsibility he should take for the financial crisis.

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