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Ready or not? Britain’s ‘no deal’ planning

Ahead of April 12, Britain has begun to put plans into place to cushion their potential push out of the European Union

Roman temple restored deep under City of London

​A Roman temple has been restored to its original site seven metres below London, using sound, lights and misty haze to bring the ruin back to life.

​Pravin Gordhan, Presidency move to reassure South Africans over Brexit

With the news that British voters decided to leave the European Union, emerging market currencies – including the Rand – have taken a beating.

This is how we fix global banking

Banks have paid $150-billion collectively in fines, but critical reforms must continue, says Bank of England governor Mark Carney.

Bank of England’s Carney chill calms treasury

Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England up before the Treasury select committee was as intensely relaxed as ever.

Price-fixing exposé engulfs BoE

Traders admit to using chatrooms to trade ahead of the volatile period before benchmarks were set.

Rand steady ahead of key data releases

Little changed from its overnight close against the major currencies‚ as the rand held steady in early trade on Tuesday.

Pounds and prejudice: Bank Of England puts Jane Austen on banknote

British 19th century novelist Jane Austen will become the face of the new £10 note, the Bank of England says.

Eschew King’s cardinal sins, by George

George Osborne can barely contain his glee at installing a 21st century roundhead at the Bank of England.

‘Don’t just blame the bankers for the crisis’

The outgoing governor of the Bank of England has called on the British people not to "demonise" bankers.

UK’s new central bank boss has clout

The UK's finance minister, George Osborne, has sprung a surprise by putting Canada's central bank chief in charge of the Bank of England.

SA’s vulnerability lies in the foreign exchange market

SA's exposure to the London interbank offered rate (Libor) scandal spreading globally occurs through the foreign-exchange market in particular.

King aced Barclays top executive

The Bank of England's governor intervened to ensure that Bob Diamond vacated his post, writes Jill Treanor.

Economic week ahead: Buyers and bankers slow things down

This week's purchasing managers' index figures for 26 countries - including SA - are likely to point to a slowing global economy, writes Matt Quigley.

UK gets set for long slowdown

Analysts predict the recession will be the worst we've seen for at least 30 years, writes David Teather in London.

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Covid-overflow hospital in ruins as SIU investigates

A high-level probe has begun into hundreds of millions of rand spent by the Gauteng health department to refurbish a hospital that is now seven months behind schedule – and lying empty

Pay-TV inquiry probes the Multichoice monopoly

Africa’s largest subscription television operator says it is under threat amid the emerging popularity of global platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime

​No apology or comfort as another Marikana mother dies without justice

Nomawethu Ma’Bhengu Sompeta, whose funeral will be held this weekend, was unequivocal in calling out the government for its response to the Marikana massacre

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