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Limping economy faces uphill

South Africa’s short-term prospects are not good and its long-term prospects are even worse.

Sibanye Gold profit climbs 10% after increased production

Sibanye’s total shareholder returns have outperformed that of its former parent Gold Fields by 44% since the two were separated in February.

Gold climbs to best week since 2011

Gold has risen to the highest weekly gain since October 2011 after US Federal Reserve chairperson Ben Bernanke called for maintaining stimulus.

Chinese switch from property to gold

Soaring purchases of gold bullion and the rising jewellery sales are helping China become the world's biggest market for gold.

Gold regains favour as safe haven

Investors are again flocking to bullion, which is giving the markets some comfort, says <b>Sharda Naidoo</b>.

Gold hits new high as fear stalks financial markets

Gold has reached $1 921.41 per ounce and FTSE staged 'marginal' recovery as double-dip recession fears sent Japan's Nikkei index falling.

Gold surge draws prospectors and thieves

As the price of gold rests near record highs, people from Spokane to Bangkok are selling jewelry or buying bullion.

How to invest in gold with R1 000

A reader wants to know how to invest in gold without using a large lump sum.

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AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

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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

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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