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Tax, wage bill, debt, pandemic: Mboweni’s tightrope budget policy statement

The finance minister has to close the jaws of the hippo and he’s likely to do this by tightening the country’s belt, again.

Breath of fresh air for dying sector

Solar and wind farms on shuttered coal mines in Mpumalanga would liberate us from Eskom

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Conscious Companies Award winners announced

Leaders of companies who instil purpose and compassion are lauded

International case may set precedent in rand-rigging battle

Standard Chartered pleaded guilty to currency manipulation (which included the rand) between 2007 and 2013

Turkish lira hammered again

With investors already on edge over the China-US trade war, the lira's collapse sparked a sell-off in Europe and New York at the end of last week

Competition Commission to prosecute more than 12 banks for alleged collusion

Several banks allegedly agreed from at least 2007 to collude on prices for bids in relation to currency trading involving the dollar and rand pairing.

Inflation exceeds target again

Consumer Price Inflation exceeded the Reserve Bank's target band of 3% to 6% for the third time in .

Inflation accelerates to a near five-year high

Inflation in Africa's second biggest economy has bust out of the Reserve Bank's target band again in May.

Unemployment rate drops as government hires workers

The unemployment rate fell to 24.1% or 50 000 according to Statistics South Africa data released on Tuesday.

Greece sharpens austerity as IMF warns on banks

Greece has adopted more austerity measures to secure a bailout instalment, and the IMF warned Europe's debt crisis is putting banks' capital at risk.

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 sent bank stocks sharply lower.

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.

Ex-Bank of Italy chief sentenced to four years in jail

Italy's former central bank governor Antonio Fazio has been sentenced to four years in jail for market-rigging related to a 2005 takeover battle.

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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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

Zuma won’t appear before Zondo commission on Monday, say his lawyers

Last year the commission asked the Constitutional Court to force the former president to appear. Although ruling has not been made, the summons remains valid, but Zuma’s lawyers say they won’t honour it

Molefe blames Ramaphosa for Eskom’s woes in statement to Zondo commission

Brian Molefe guns for Cyril Ramaphosa, alleging that the president’s relationship with Glencore was only a ploy to siphon money out of Eskom

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