FNB to help government bolster black industrialists

The bank will help improve access to finance, Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies says, to create new role-players in the economy

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Spur sales up despite boycott

Restaurants catering for higher-income customers show a robust performance

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Julius Malema offers to work with the ANC under certain conditions, and what of Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s qualifications?

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Parliament says it is waiting for Makhosi Khoza’s yea or nay to offer of security

Last week, Parliament said it would work with the police to provide security to Khoza, three months after she and her family reported receiving death threats

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Rand weaker as markets wait for US Fed decision

Analysts say the weakness in the rand, which has broken through the $13 mark, seems driven by position squaring in risk assets ahead of the Fed rate decision

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Strong rand, volatile oil price weigh on Sasol

The energy firm expects decrease in earnings of up to 21% as volatile oil price and firmer currency hit volume growth

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Parliament to leave no stone unturned in Eskom corruption allegations

An inquiry will likely have both former and present Eskom executives, and possibly members of the Gupta family, called to give evidence

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Allan Gray delivers historic shake-up at Group Five

Eight new nonexecutive directors appointed face immediate prospect of releasing details of hefty losses

German business confidence hits record high

A survey-based index shows German business leaders hit a ‘euphoric’ high in July — its highest confidence level since German reunification in ...

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Saudi-led bloc demands Qatar do more to stop terrorism

The alliance expands a list of alleged terrorist individuals and groups it accuses the Gulf nation of supporting

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Department of Education plans to drop maths as a requirement for accounting

Students would still need matric maths to study BComm, finance or taxation degrees at university, but many professions do not require pure maths, the ...

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CAROL PATON: Time is ticking for Eskom’s Singh as inquiry set to start

'The dynamics are changing fast and Singh could soon find it harder to maintain his poker face'

Mmusi Maimane proposes an extra wealth tax to finance a sovereign wealth fund

The fund, which could be used to create jobs and cushion the economy in tough times, is part of the DA’s economic reform policies

Long4Life shares slide after new bid for Holdsport

The investment management company’s raised bid for Holdsport appears to have been too generous as the share price lost 20% after the announcement

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CPUT suspends classes for meetings on Fees Must Fall protests

All activities have been suspended while stakeholders meet to discuss labour issues, and cases against students who participated in last year’s protests

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Explainer: why amendments to SA’s ‘Money Bills Act’ matter

Parliament has overall oversight of public finances, which is why we should pay attention to how it exercises it, and the institutions involved, writes Seán Mfundza Muller

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Saudi Arabia takes a razor to its exports to boost crude oil prices

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