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Bond auction underwhelms

Local and global factors — including the Eskom bailout and US-China trade tensions — are weighing on the appetite for government debt

Erdogan finds it’s best not to manage lira

Investors wary of  Turkey’s monetary meddling jump ship to take advantage of rising US rates

​Businesses confidence high on Ramaphoria

Despite the rise in business confidence the survey showed actual business conditions remain depressed.

Nampower plans to sell bonds in SA

Namibia's utility is planning a bond sale in it's own country as well as in South Africa to raise funding for its share of a $1.2-billion gas plant.

Alexander Forbes to decide on public listing or trade sale

Financial and risk services company Alexander Forbes will meet this week to decide whether to pursue an IPO or a trade sale.

Weaker rand and socio-economic uncertainty weigh on bonds

The South African bond market was weaker on Thursday morning due to a weaker rand and uncertainty about the political environment.

Rand weakens to 5-year low and bonds drop on Fed tapering

US unemployment data may show enough recovery for the Federal Reserve to begin reducing monetary stimulus.

Rand retreats from five-week high

The rand has strengthened following reports of manufacturing growth but mining output data is still to be released.

Rand rallies for fourth day thanks to China

The rand has risen to the highest in more than three weeks after Chinese trade data beat forecasts.

Bond yields surge as inflation quickens, rand weakens

Yields on South African bonds jumped to the highest level in 19 months as inflation accelerated and the rand slipped to a six-week low.

Rand slumps to six-week low as bond yields soar

The rand has slumped to a six-week low and bond yields soared to the highest in 16 months.

Investec and Sanlam most at risk from First Strut default

A looming bond default following the liquidation of the engineering company will impact on a number other entities.

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Upskill yourself to land your dream job in 2020

If you received admission to an IIE Higher Certificate qualification, once you have graduated, you can articulate to an IIE Diploma and then IIE Bachelor's degree at IIE Rosebank College.

South Africans unsure of what to expect in 2020

Almost half (49%) of South Africans, 15 years and older, agree or strongly agree that they view 2020 with optimism.

KZN teacher educators jet off to Columbia University

A group of academics were selected as participants of the programme focused on PhD completion, mobility, supervision capacity development and the generation of high-impact research.

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.