US crude stocks fell 7.1-million barrels in the week to August 12, Energy Information Administration data shows
In the long term, things are picking up with most of the S&P 500 companies
Employer group launches fresh legal attack on workplace Covid-19 vaccination policies but government will oppose this attempt to strike code down
The party’s internal leadership contest in December is expected to gain momentum once the the nomination process kicks off
Group markedly increases its quarterly dividend payout
The rand will continue to lose value if we don't adopt policies that create a superior emerging market with a far lower risk premium
Food Safety Agency tells retailers and food producers it will seize vegan products with names that it says are for meat
Unexpected resignation of the central bank governor has fuelled speculation about how the country will deal with mounting pressure on the Egyptian pound
SA rugby fans took a while to warm to competition
‘It is worrying that some other conditions, such as dementia and seizures, continue to be more frequently diagnosed after Covid-19, even two years later’
In his last state of the nation address President Cyril Ramaphosa again emphasised the centrality of a “massive” infrastructure rollout plan to the government’s economic recovery vision. The plan extends widely into network infrastructure, human settlement, smart cities, water infrastructure, broadband and so on.
High interest rates, linked to weak government finances, pose the greatest risk to the president’s ambitions, in direct and indirect ways. If the costs of funding are not managed lower, the state could land its public-private partnership (PPP) projects, but persistent weakness in private sector fixed investment will undermine the capital expenditure story overall...
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