Emerging Markets

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.

Commodity slump erodes revenue

Weaker demand for mineral products and labour unrest have been flagged as economic risk factors.

Rand weakens on inflation acceleration and unrest in other emerging economies

The rand stumbled for a second day as inflation rose and unrest in Ukraine and Thailand caused investors to sour towards emerging markets.

Gold retreats from five-year highs

Investors drew away from the yellow metal after Fed Reserve chairman Janet Yellen confirmed that tapering in the US would continue to be gradual.


Western Cape Judge Mushtak Parker faces second misconduct complaint

The Cape Bar Council says his conduct is ‘unbecoming the holding of judicial office’

The Mogale Centre: A place of hope for young offenders

In the last story of her series about children behind bars, Athandiwe Saba speaks to young men who have committed serious crimes and are now living behind the walls of the Mogale Child and Youth Care Centre

Covid-19 fight to enter house-to-house testing phase

President urges people to continue staying at home for the next 17 days

Press Releases

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

The Gauteng Saturday School has produced a number of success stories