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1% own half the world's wealth
1% own half the world's wealth
The world is growing increasingly unequal, with the 2008 recession leading to a shrinking of wealth in global middle and lower classes while the...
Investors saddled with reform risk
Investors saddled with reform risk
Global financial reforms are coming thick and fast and South Africa will not be immune — significant changes are being made to regulation,...
Would-be US tax evaders could face the hot seat
Would-be US tax evaders could face the hot seat
Swiss banks have "allegedly" begun providing information to Washington on accounts held by United States citizens, Swiss media reported on...
Bankers plot course as sovereign debt clouds loom
Bankers plot course as sovereign debt clouds loom
Top European bankers are due to gather in Frankfurt for a two-day conference on Monday to share insights on whether the latest sovereign debt...
Slowing China car sales overshadow Detroit show
Slowing China car sales overshadow Detroit show
China posted a sharp fall in 2008 car sales growth on Monday as makers worldwide grapple with slowing demand, including United States giants...
Central banks in mortgage crisis talks
Central banks in mortgage crisis talks
Central banks on both sides of the Atlantic are in talks about the feasibility of mass purchases of mortgage-backed securities in a bid to solve...
Credit-crunch woes claim fifth-biggest US bank
Credit-crunch woes claim fifth-biggest US bank
The global credit crunch claimed its biggest victim yet on Friday when the United States Federal Reserve orchestrated an emergency bail-out for...
Carlyle Capital in default, on brink of collapse
Carlyle Capital in default, on brink of collapse
An affiliate of United States-based buyout firm Carlyle Group has defaulted on about $16,6-billion of debt and expects its lenders to seize...
Stocks, dollar rise on bond insurer rescue hopes
Stocks, dollar rise on bond insurer rescue hopes
World stocks and the dollar rose on Monday as talk of a rescue plan for a United States bond insurer and comments that Qatar is interested in...
Société Générale launches cash call to shore up finances
Société Générale launches cash call to shore up finances
Société Générale launched a deeply discounted â,¬5,5-billion ($8-billion) capital increase on Monday to prop up its finances and heal scars...
US court allows apartheid lawsuit to proceed
US court allows apartheid lawsuit to proceed
The United States Supreme Court said on Monday that it cannot intervene in an important dispute over the rights of apartheid victims to sue US...