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Turkish lira hammered again
Turkish lira hammered again
Asian markets tumbled and the Turkish lira dived almost eight percent on Monday on fears that the economic crisis gripping Turkey could spill over...
Titans face off in banks case
Titans face off in banks case
In a stuffy beige courtroom in Pretoria this week, some of the country’s top legal minds faced off in the battle between the Competition...
Focus shifts to Steinhoff's ex-chair Christo Wiese
Focus shifts to Steinhoff's ex-chair Christo Wiese
Some of the biggest names in global banking have incurred billions in losses because of bad loans to just one client — and increasingly it...
Competition Commission to prosecute more than 12 banks for alleged collusion
Competition Commission to prosecute more than 12 banks for alleged collusion
The Competition Commission said it plans to prosecute more than a dozen international and local banks for alleged collusion in foreign...
Inflation exceeds target again
Inflation exceeds target again
South Africa's inflation rate was unchanged at 6.6% in June, exceeding the central bank's target for a third month.
Inflation accelerates to a near five-year high
Inflation accelerates to a near five-year high
South Africa's inflation rate climbed to 6.6% in May, the highest in almost five years and exceeding the central bank's target for a second...
Unemployment rate drops as government hires workers
Unemployment rate drops as government hires workers
South Africa's unemployment rate, which is the highest of more than 40 emerging markets tracked by Bloomberg, fell last quarter to 24.1% as the...
Greece sharpens austerity as IMF warns on banks
Greece sharpens austerity as IMF warns on banks
Greece adopted yet more austerity measures on Wednesday to secure a bailout instalment crucial to avoid running out of money in October, as the...
Banks suffer under Greek default fears
Banks suffer under Greek default fears
Mounting fears over the possibility of a Greek debt default and signs of division within Europe's policymaking circles over how to deal with the...
Short-selling ban reveals divisions within Europe
Short-selling ban reveals divisions within Europe
A piecemeal ban on short-selling of financial stocks in Europe sparked a rush of alternative proposals from countries and regulators on Friday,...
Ex-Bank of Italy chief sentenced to four years in jail
Ex-Bank of Italy chief sentenced to four years in jail
An Italian court sentenced Italy's former central bank governor Antonio Fazio on Saturday to four years in jail for market-rigging related to a...
Deepening financial fears rock markets
Deepening financial fears rock markets
Deepening fears about the financial crisis in Europe and doubts about a $700-billion United States rescue sent global stocks plummeting on Monday...

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