Reserve bank unanimously decides to cut the repo rate

The South African Reserve Bank’s monetary policy committee has unanimously decided to reduce the repo rate by 25 basis points, to...

SA rides emerging market wave

The pressure on Eskom bonds has eased and the rand has rallied but global events can reverse the gains

Data breach under control and under investigation, says Liberty CEO

Liberty Holdings CEO David Munro maintains that no clients suffered any financial loss as a result of the data breach

Rampahosa’s SONA stokes hope of economic revival

“Business will step up because they want Ramaphosa to succeed.”

Key farming sector yields precious little – Kevin Lings

Economist Kevin Lings highlights agricultural disappointments in an extract from his book 'The Missing Piece: Solving South Africa's Economic Puzzle'.

Hedge fund shorts African Bank shares

A major hedge fund is shorting shares in the unsecured lender in expectation of further declines.

Platinum producers take strike pain for cost-control gain

Platinum miners would rather endure the "short-term pain" of losing millions each day than give up ground on a wage settlement.

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.

SA’s economic prognosis is good

Good figures from last year suggest that 2012 is likely to be even better.

EU crisis hammers SA jobs

This week gross domestic product (GDP) figures indicated a continued trend of slow economic growth with inflation on the rise.

Jittery investors dump SA bonds

As debt troubles in Europe and the United States keep global markets jittery, foreign investors appear to be shying away from South African bonds.

Sitting on a mountain of cash

Businesses' aversion to spending in the 'real economy' has many causes, experts say.


Mbalula defends changing taxi operating times

Regulations for taxis have been relaxed over the last few days of the lockdown prompting criticism. Transport minister Fikile Mbalula however, has defended the decision

A week in lockdown: SA Covid-19 cases at 1 505

The health department says it is awaiting confirmation on whether two deaths in Kwazulu-Natal are related to the coronavirus disease

Lockdown heroes feed hungry kids

Feeding schemes inundated with requests to assist during Covid-19 lockdown

Press Releases

New energy mix on the cards

REI4P already has and will continue to yield thousands of employment opportunities

The online value of executive education in a Covid-19 world

Executive education courses further develop the skills of leaders in the workplace

Sisa Ntshona urges everyone to stay home, and consider travelling later

Sisa Ntshona has urged everyone to limit their movements in line with government’s request

SAB Zenzele’s special AGM postponed until further notice

An arrangement has been announced for shareholders and retailers to receive a 77.5% cash payout

20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders