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GDP declines more than expected, at 0.6%
GDP declines more than expected, at 0.6%
South Africa’s gross domestic product (GDP) contracted 0.6% in the third quarter after economic activity in a number of sectors weakened.
Under-pressure cement sector wants tariffs
Under-pressure cement sector wants tariffs
Local cement producers are making submissions to the International Trade Administration Commission of South Africa (Itac) to impose tariffs on...
SA rides emerging market wave
SA rides emerging market wave
With the country thrashing out a solution to its Eskom problems, foreign investors appear to have taken a renewed shine to South Africa, given the...
Data breach under control and under investigation, says Liberty CEO
Data breach under control and under investigation, says Liberty CEO
Liberty Holdings CEO David Munro says the company is in control of its technology and data infrastructure and is working with authorities to get to...
Rampahosa's SONA stokes hope of economic revival
Rampahosa's SONA stokes hope of economic revival
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first state of the nation address has ignited hopes of a strong economic recovery under his leadership.
Key farming sector yields precious little - Kevin Lings
Key farming sector yields precious little - Kevin Lings
The performance of South Africa's agricultural sector over the past 20 years has been extremely disappointing. Not only has the overall growth rate...
Hedge fund shorts African Bank shares
Hedge fund shorts African Bank shares
African Bank Investments, South Africa's worst-performing stock in May, is pitting the country's largest hedge fund against some of the nation's...
Platinum producers take strike pain for cost-control gain
Platinum producers take strike pain for cost-control gain
Platinum's three biggest producers are accepting crippling output disruptions and lost sales from a South African strike rather than yielding...
Bond yields surge as inflation quickens, rand weakens
Bond yields surge as inflation quickens, rand weakens
The inflation rate in Africa’s biggest economy rose to 6.3% in July from 5.5% in June, breaching the upper end of the central...
SA's economic prognosis is good
SA's economic prognosis is good
The South African economy is showing signs of life and 2012 could see some green shoots in spite of the bleak global environment and the risks...
EU crisis hammers SA jobs
EU crisis hammers SA jobs
The South African economy is in for a rough ride in coming months. This week gross domestic product (GDP) figures indicated a continued trend of...
Jittery investors dump SA bonds
Jittery investors dump SA bonds
As the debt troubles of both Europe and the United States keep global markets jittery, foreign investors appear to be shying away from South...

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