Physical oil prices have fallen internationally, reflecting easing concerns over Russian-led supply disruptions and worries of a global economic slowdown
US retailers stocked up on goods last autumn and winter only to face a demand downturn as consumers divert spending to increasingly expensive fuel and food
Ramaphosa gave the Special Investigating Unit the green light to investigate allegations against the two boards earlier in August
The party has decided there should not be a cooling-off period as provided for in the Electoral Amendment Bill
Headline earnings could rise as much as 73% to R5.455bn in the insurer’s half-year to end-June
The improved sentiment is a result of increased merchandise export and import volumes and more new vehicles sold, Sacci report says
Reducing people’s unnecessary movement for a few days as soon as new cases emerge is a key practice of the East Asian country’s Covid-zero strategy
Fiery hooker comes in as coach Jacques Nienaber reshuffles front row for All Blacks showdown
Mercedes-Benz will bring its luxurious EQS electric vehicle to SA later in 2022
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