Wall Street

Google parent Alphabet hit by rising costs

Alphabet reported a profit of $8.9-billion in the fourth quarter on revenue that was up 22% to $39.3-billion from the same period a year earlier

Beware, the everything bubble

This stock market bubble is being led by the FAANG (Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix, and Google) stocks

The World Bank needs to return to its mission

Despite making only slow progress toward Sustainable Development Goals, the Bank shows no alarm or strategy to help get the SDGs on track for 2030.

Bitcoin defies bubble fears and smashes $12 000, hitting a new record

Observers say the increase is due to growing interest from Wall Street, with plans for mainstream markets to offer trading in the currency's futures.

Wolf of Wall Street: Polished and punchy

This is Scorsese with fire in his belly and Leonardo DiCaprio's Walmart Gordon Gekko cranking up the laughs - a pantomime Goodfellas.

Huszar’s last hurrah is hard on easing

Few of us could resist a job that required us to spend $1-trillion of someone else's money.

Love Twitter? Have a share

Twitter debuted on Wall Street with a bang as shares in the fast-growing social network soared.

Facebook seeks $5bn initial public offering on Wall Street

Facebook has filed to go public and is seeking a $5-billion initial public offering -- the largest flotation by a Wall Street-listed internet company.

Obama targets Wall Street wallets in State of the Union

US President Barack Obama painted himself as a champion of the middle class during his State of the Union, demanding higher taxes for millionaires.

Wall St falls ahead of confidence vote in Greece

US stocks fell on Friday, ending four weeks of back-to-back gains, as political instability resurfaced in Europe.

The global spread of indignation

What have Stefane Hessel and Julius Malema got in common? On the face of it, not a lot.

Occupy Wall Street protests go global

Demonstrators worldwide have shouted their rage against bankers and politicians they accuse of ruining economies and condemning millions to hardship.

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Slice of life: Recycling for our lives

This lockdown will hurt my family in the stomach. We will suffer for this whole period. I don’t even know what I will do when my wife gives birth in the next two weeks

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

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