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Muscular dollar awes the rest

South Africa is less likely to suffer but investors will look for the elusive factor — growth

Reserve Bank decides to hold repo rate at 7% and prime lending rate at 10.5%

As was widely anticipated, the South African Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee has decided to hold interest rates.

Brexit referendum day finally arrives after months of division

Voting begins today, after months of continuous campaigning from the 'Remain' and the 'Leave' sides, and the results should be in on Friday morning.

Emerging stocks poised for longest monthly rally in nine years

Emerging-market stocks are on a winning streak as slow recovery in the developed world offsets concerns over geopolitical tensions.

SA bonds vulnerable to ‘outsized’ selloff

Experts say falling liquidity raises the risk that it will be more difficult to sell the bonds in the event of any deterioration in sentiment.

Rand leads fall in emerging market stocks

Emerging market stocks fell on Wednesday, led by concern that valuations were overdone.

Rand leads emerging market stock fall from 13-month high

Shares in emerging markets dropped from a 13-month high as the rand softened and shares in China, India and Iraq slid.

Emerging stocks rise as India leads world gains on election poll

Stocks in emerging markets have rallied, with India seeing the biggest gains on expectation that the main opposition party will win the elections.

Sanlam looks off shore for expansion

The South African-based firm has moved rapidly into Africa and Asia in the past four years, with plans for further expansion.

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Locally built ventilators ready in two weeks as Covid cases rise

The companies making the non-invasive devices, which will create jobs and are cheaper than other types, include car and diving manufacturers

Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

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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

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

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