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China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat
China accuses Trump of 'blackmail' after new tariffs threat
Beijing on Tuesday accused Donald Trump of "blackmail" and warned it would retaliate in kind after the US president threatened to impose fresh...
Focus shifts to Steinhoff's ex-chair Christo Wiese
Focus shifts to Steinhoff's ex-chair Christo Wiese
Some of the biggest names in global banking have incurred billions in losses because of bad loans to just one client — and increasingly it...
Activist UK lord stalks Guptas
Activist UK lord stalks Guptas
The United Kingdom’s law enforcement agencies’ investigation into banks associated with state capture in South Africa began with a bold request...
Investors saddled with reform risk
Investors saddled with reform risk
Global financial reforms are coming thick and fast and South Africa will not be immune — significant changes are being made to regulation,...
Standard Bank cited in price-fix claim
Standard Bank cited in price-fix claim
It's difficult to trust global financial institutions when scandals about rate fixing and price rigging abound. The latest is the alleged...
Expect low private consumer spending in 2014
Expect low private consumer spending in 2014
Private consumer spending is expected to be dismally low in South Africa this year, in an economy where 60% of its gross domestic product (GDP)...
Gold fix study indicates a decade of manipulation
Gold fix study indicates a decade of manipulation
The London gold fix, the benchmark used by miners, jewellers and central banks to value the metal, may have been manipulated for a decade by the...
Gold gains as investors weigh US economy concerns
Gold gains as investors weigh US economy concerns
Gold gained in New York on Wednesday as investors weighed concern that the global recovery is stalling against slower physical demand. Palladium...
SA's PMI drops to 50.5 for December
SA's PMI drops to 50.5 for December
South Africa's purchasing managers' index (PMI) dropped to 50.5 for the month of December, the weakest in three months, HSBC Holdings said...
Rand weakens to a five-year low after China manufacturing data
Rand weakens to a five-year low after China manufacturing data
South Africa's rand depreciated to the lowest intraday level since March 2009 against the dollar after measures of Chinese manufacturing fell,...
HSBC's new PMI index shows growth in SA
HSBC's new PMI index shows growth in SA
HSBC on Tuesday launched South Africa’s first purchasing managers index (PMI) that looks at the whole economy, including manufacturing,...
SA's PMI at highest this year, says new HSBC survey
SA's PMI at highest this year, says new HSBC survey
South Africa's purchasing managers' index (PMI) rose to the highest this year as strikes that cut production in gold and auto industries...

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