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Obama argues for strong financial watchdog agency
Obama argues for strong financial watchdog agency
United States President Barack Obama on Saturday defended a consumer watchdog agency -- that the financial industry wants to weaken or strip from...
Castles in the sand
Castles in the sand
The biggest mystery of the Dubai debt crisis is not why this desert dream has turned into a nightmare, but why it took so long. Ever since United...
SA recovery lags global economy, says SARB
SA recovery lags global economy, says SARB
The recovery in the South African economy appears to be lagging behind that of the global economy, the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) said in...
G20: Too early to end stimulus
G20: Too early to end stimulus
Finance officials from rich and developing countries pledged on Saturday to maintain emergency support for their economies until recovery is...
Thank heavens for the downturn? Some people think so
Thank heavens for the downturn? Some people think so
It seems the financial crisis isn't all doom and gloom: one in four people are glad the world's economy slumped like it did, becaused it helped...
SA mines avoid mass job losses, says govt
SA mines avoid mass job losses, says govt
South Africa's mining sector has shed close to 30 000 jobs due to the global economic downturn, but avoided greater losses because of measures...
SA recovery seen this year, says Reserve Bank
SA recovery seen this year, says Reserve Bank
South Africa's economy may come out of recession later this year, lifted by better manufacturing performance and a rebound abroad, the South...
World Bank warns of wobble ahead for global economy
World Bank warns of wobble ahead for global economy
The global economy is on unsteady legs, the World Bank warned on Friday, saying that 2010 would be "a highly uncertain economic year" as other...
IMF raises global growth forecasts
IMF raises global growth forecasts
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised growth forecasts for most economies on Thursday as the global economy pulls out of a steep nosedive,...
Cosatu feels credit pinch
Cosatu feels credit pinch
The Cosatu congress this week deliberated on how to deal with sharply declining union membership that has landed affiliates in a financial...
Corruption a catalyst in financial crisis, says watchdog
Corruption a catalyst in financial crisis, says watchdog
Corruption acted as a catalyst for the global financial crisis and fighting it must be a higher priority for private companies and governments,...
Mbeki: Experts failed to predict financial crisis
Mbeki: Experts failed to predict financial crisis
Outgoing South African Reserve Bank Governor Tito Mboweni was among several world finance experts who did not provide adequate leadership to...

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