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Reserve Bank leaves repo rate unchanged, warns of risks to the rand

The MPC decided unanimously to leave the benchmark repurchase rate at 7%.

More pain in store for SA with US Fed rate hike

South Africa is among the developing nations who will be worse affected by the US tightening - the first rate hike in seven years.

Mario Draghi unleashes fresh wave of monetary stimulus

Fed chair Janet Yellen's raising of US interest rates has prompted the European banker to loosen monetary policy to stimulate consumer prices.

US Fed walks tightrope on rate hike

The Great Depression is on people's minds as the US weighs the risk of premature policy tightening.

Yellen’s over, now the work begins

Reversing QE has begun and the challenge now is for the Fed's new chairperson to keep it in check.

Dollar strengthens as emerging market selloff deepens

Further tapering of monetary stimulus, announced by the US Federal Reserve, has seen the dollar climb while other currencies feel the pressure.

Ben Bernanke could still cause an economic crash

Part of the US Federal Reserve chair's legacy is a country in recovery, but it's not yet back to banking business as usual as Bernanke steps down.

Economic week ahead: SA Reserve Bank, US Fed to set rates

South African Reserve Bank and US Federal Reserve policy meetings is foreseen to dominate the week, although neither is expected to change rates.

Gold heads for best week since October on Asian demand outlook

Strong demand from the East is expected to boost the precious metal, following a 28% slump in prices in 2013.

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Demolition of hope in Hangberg

The City of Cape Town in June twice knocked down structures on land allocated for other purposes. The city says these were not evictions; residents ask why no police are available for rapes and murders

Corruption allegations: It’s a family affair at Dihlabeng municipality

The mayor, her relatives and their friends keep landing lucrative tenders and using state resources. Yet Lindiwe Makhalema has failed to declare the list of her relationships with people and companies benefiting from the municipality

AG’s report reveals the municipalities where money goes to waste

Municipalities are in complete disarray, with many of them flagged by the auditor-general for deliberate lack of accountability and tolerance for transgressions by political and administrative leadership while billions are squandered.

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

SAICA calls for a review of the mandatory minimum skills and qualifications required for all key financial management positions within the public sector

Eleven ways to protect yourself against fraud

While financial services firms work continuously to improve security, fraudsters are always devising new plans to circumvent the latest safety measures

Security and Compliance Evolution in the Data Revolution

Organisations must adopt a risk-based approach to compliance and rely on technology to mitigate that risk and on people and process controls as well

Covid-19 vs Child Nutrition

Children are being impacted severely across the world because of things such as reduced immunisation as health services prioritise treating Covid-19 cases

MTN’s network innovation sees 5G launched at 100 sites countrywide

MTN South Africa has launched its widely accessible 5G network – the first of MTN’s 21 operations across Africa and the Middle East

Economic ramifications of Covid-19

There is an opportunity for business and government in collaboration to galvanise and work together, and present ourselves as a viable destination for investment

BCX empowers its finance staff with professional accounting qualifications

'For the finance function to go beyond the numbers we need to be professional and we cannot leave out the financial control experts'

Ensuring no prospective CA(SA) is left behind

Sizwe Nxasana talks about the macro-economic impact our country will suffer if the accountancy profession fails to transform its pipeline in the pandemic

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