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International case may set precedent in rand-rigging battle

Standard Chartered pleaded guilty to currency manipulation (which included the rand) between 2007 and 2013

Foreign investment continues to dip in Nigeria as HSBC, UBS exit

Two global banking giants have closed their offices in Nigeria in yet another blow to the country’s economy

Nigeria orders MTN to refund $8.13bn

This sanction is the latest to hit MTN since it began operations in Nigeria 17 years ago

Liverpool denies Suarez apology forced

Liverpool has denied reports they apologised for Luis Suarez's conduct at Old Trafford as a result of pressure from shirt sponsors Standard Chart.

PPI data ‘does not bode well for consumers’

South Africa's producer price index (PPI) rose by 11,8% year-on-year in March from 11,2% in February, Statistics South Africa data on Thursday showed. Dawie Roodt, economist at Efficient Group, commented: "I am afraid all these price increases from producers will start filtering to consumers."

Power crisis likely to wipe out surplus

The goal posts for Finance Minister Trevor Manuel's spending plans in Wednesday's national budget were carefully placed last October when he revealed his medium-term expenditure framework. However, political change and the dramatic change in economic outlook caused by the electricity crisis have set the posts whirling.

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Zulu land body challenges audit outcome

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