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Sunny outlook boosts JSE

American stocks soared on the news that United States employers had created 165 000 jobs in April.

Economic week ahead: Basking in the afterglow

The Fed and ECB's open-ended stimulus programmes have lifted markets around the world, writes Matt Quigley. Will the rally continue?

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.

The economic week ahead: Mixed signals likely

Amid weaker than expected data in the US and China, and a flare-up in Europe's debt crisis, markets will be paying close attention to key statistics.

China chill, EU blues send world markets tumbling

World stock markets have tumbled after China's robust economic growth took a knock and German leaders warned that Europe's debt crisis might linger.

Early gains for JSE after G20 eurozone pledge

Spurred by positive intent shown by European ministers to address the eurozone's debt crisis, the JSE made early gains in morning trade.

Wall Street Journal disputes circulation scam claim

The publisher of <i>Wall Street Journal Europe</i> was forced to resign over a scam by the paper to boost its circulation, British media reported.

World stocks regain footing after wild week

World stocks rose after stability returned to markets after last week's dizzying swings and data showed Japan's economy shrank less than expected.

Wall Street slumps again as investors shun risk

US stocks tumbled more than 4% as rumours about the health of French banks sparked concern that the eurozone's debt crisis could claim new victims.

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Ramaphosa asks all South Africans to help to avoid 50 000 Covid-19 deaths this year

Calling this ‘the gravest crisis in the history of our democracy’, the president said level three lockdown remains, but enforcement will be strengthened

Watch it again: Ramaphosa addresses the nation on risk-adjusted strategy to manage Covid-19 spread

The president's address comes after a number of meetings with Cabinet and the National Command Council

Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

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Full-time Johannesburg-based CEO required for HI HOPES

An entrepreneurial, business-minded, impact-driven individual is sought to lead the organisation as it looks to scale and grow

Balwin properties and Absa launch South Africa’s first green home loan

Balwin Properties’ Edge registration of over 16 000 units was a global first, covering more homes than any single property developer in the world to date

Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

SAICA makes ongoing efforts to encourage the professionalisation of financial offices in private and public sector organisations

Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

Most people do not pay much attention to what bank account they have and whether or not it is suited to their daily realities

Absa Rewards puts cash in your pocket

In addition to the cash benefits, you will receive special offers and exclusive deals from selected Absa Rewards partners

Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

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