International

2 days ago | October 22, 2021

SA’s agric sector a saving grace during the pandemic

Wandile Sihlobo The agricultural sector’s gross value-added expanded by 13,4 percent year-on-year in 2020, supported by ...

2 weeks ago | October 8, 2021

Zim’s Tsakatsa unveils ‘Stones Of Fire’ at Paris Fashion Week

While fashion weeks are about the official shows on the calendar with onlookers being enamored by big brands, it’s also ...

3 weeks ago | October 1, 2021

Can SA tourism learn from Thailand?

The World Travel and Tourism Council says the travel and tourism sector suffered a loss of almost US$4,5 trillion (R64 ...

US economist rules out ‘stagflation’

Inflation expectations are still being driven by a “temporary spate of supply issues” and there is no sign of continued ...

Why are all talking global power shortage?

There is a worrying shortage of energy from Europe to Asia, caused by supply restraints from the world’s top producers, ...

4 weeks ago | September 24, 2021

Fed’s new regulatory chief as long to-do list

While the US Federal Reserve’s next top regulatory official is still in the balance, one thing is certain: whoever gets ...

SAA takes to the skies

South African Airways (SAA) is back in business. Yesterday morning saw the slimmed-down airline operate its first flight ...

JPMorgan agrees to pay $15,7m to settle spoofing lawsuit

JPMorgan Chase & Co agreed to pay $15,7 million in cash to settle a class action lawsuit by investors who accused ...

How to get rich by losing lots of money

BO’s “Silicon Valley” aired its final episode last year, the tech world’s realities having gotten too dystopian to be ...

American weekly jobless claims unexpectedly increase

The number of Americans filing new claims for jobless benefits unexpectedly rose last week, though the labour market ...

1 month ago | September 17, 2021

New opportunities to boost China’s consumption potential

Although China’s consumer market slackened amid the recent COVID-19 resurgence and floods, emerging opportunities and ...

Asian markets rally as Biden, Xi talk

Asian markets bounced back Friday from the previous day’s losses, with talks between Joe Biden and Xi Jinping adding to ...

‘World likely to miss climate targets’

The pace of climate change has not been slowed by the global COVID-19 pandemic and the world remains behind in its ...

Aluminium breaks $3 000 for the first time in 13 years

The increase is partly owing to concerns about supplies following of a coup in major bauxite producer Guinea as well as ...

Stocks Fall as investors parse data, market decline in China

The S&P 500 declined Thursday as investors weighed mixed signals in the latest U.S. economic data and a stock-market ...

Industrials, travel stocks lead UK shares higher

UK shares climbed on Thursday, lifted by industrials and travel stocks, while Ashtead Group gained after a strong ...

Blend of luxury, comfort

When you are super-rich, you can travel in luxury and comfort. Airlines’ first-class services may cater to your luxury ...

Sinovac’s SA partner plans for local shots by year-end

Sinovac Biotech’s South African partner plans to have a vaccine-making facility operational as early as the end of the ...

When the Dragon sneezes, Europe catches a cold

As pressure builds on China’s tech and real estate moguls and its economic growth falters, markets worldwide are ...

1 month ago | September 10, 2021

Investors betting on ‘stable’ choice of Powell renomination

NEW YORK — A potential renomination of Jerome Powell at the helm of the U.S. Federal Reserve would provide a needed ...