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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

Grexit is now only way out for Greece

The reality is that the eurozone's managers care more about their loans and their beloved currency than they do about Greece.

Oil prices recover as Iran talks, Greek crisis drag on

Oil prices recovered after Iran nuclear talks extended until July 7, despite uncertainty over the Greek financial crisis, analysts said.

Sixty euros a day won’t make the doctor go away

Seven years of sacrifices and one austerity measure after another have finally brought the people of Greece to a crossroads.

‘Irreversible’ euro exposed as an illusion

As solidarity begins to fade in the currency zone, it is clear that permanence was never a guarantee.

Grexit is not of Greeks’ choosing

What should be a financial matter has become a political stick to punish the country.

Greek economy teeters on the edge

As bank withdrawal limits in Greece plummet, citizens have been thinking up contingency plans for 'in case'.

Hostile reception to Greece’s request for loan extension

EU paymaster Germany criticised the Greek proposal as "not a substantial solution" as it failed to fulfil bailout conditions.

Economic week ahead: SA elections overshadow domestic news

As South Africans get ready to vote this week, the European Central Bank and Bank of England will announce their latest policy decisions.

Eurozone stimulus may boost rand

If stimulus measures move over to the eurozone, it could spell a slight respite for South Africa's beleaguered currency.

Economic week ahead: Markets eye Gordhan’s budget speech

This week, SA's finance minister will give his budget address while the US Federal Reserve chief is set to resume her testimony on monetary policy.

War over Europe’s economic future heats up

Resentment is growing over German chancellor Angela Merkel's leadership and fiscal austerity measures.

Economic week ahead: Gordhan’s mid-term budget statement

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's budget statement, in which growth and fiscal projections will be updated, is the big item on the economic calendar.

Greece hit by strikes over national broadcaster’s closure

Unions in Greece have gone on a strike in protest over the government's decision to shut down its public broadcaster as part of cost-cutting measures.

EU meet to finalise Cyprus bailout

Eurozone and EU finance ministers will meet in Dublin to conclude a Cyprus bailout and consider extending debt repayments for Portugal and Ireland.

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Mboweni says no more Zondo funding as court extends commission’s lifespan

The finance minister suggests money should be found from the cash-strapped justice department

SABC retrenchment process set to be finalised on Friday

At a portfolio committee meeting on Tuesday, developing a sustainable funding model for the SABC was top of the agenda

Slain top cop blamed for not cooperating with police

The widow of Charl Kinnear submitted a petition to parliament to find out why protection services were withdrawn before her husband’s assassination

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