International

7 days ago | November 19, 2020

Bitcoin advances above $18 000 as it retraces record 2017 surge ...

• Bitcoin advanced for a third session on Wednesday, edging closer to its record highs of 2017 that spurred a global ...

McDonald’s to invest heavily in Chinese coffee market

SHANGHAI- McDonald’s coffee brand McCafe has announced a plan in Shanghai to invest 2.5 billion yuan (about 381.6 ...

Boeing says more freighters needed to support global supply ...

According to Boeing, world air cargo traffic will grow at 4 percent per year over the next 20 years. Asia will continue ...

Asian traders cautious as vaccine hopes offset by virus surge

Businesswoman looking at stock exchange market display screen board in downtown financial district. Asian markets mostly ...

4 weeks ago | October 30, 2020

World’s longest flight gets ready for take off

Can you endure an 18-hour flight without fussing and simply accepting that in order to get to your destination, you will ...

SA cities to switch to solar

South Africa’s biggest cities are preparing to source their own power after the energy ministry this month approved ...

4 weeks ago | October 29, 2020

Hyundai posts losses in Q3

Hyundai Motor, South Korea’s biggest automaker, recorded an operating loss in the third quarter due to an ...

Most markets drop

Most Asian and European markets fell Tuesday following a sharp sell-off in New York that was fuelled by fears a ...

Nissan to increase output in China

Japan’s Nissan Motor Co. will increase its output capacity in China from next year owing to the world’s ...

1 month ago | October 23, 2020

Asian market hit by lack of US aid plan

Asian stocks followed Wall Street lower on Thursday as investors watched Washington for signs of whether political ...

Working from home is here to stay… so let’s get it right

Covid-19 has crushed the economy, sent joblessness soaring, and killed over a million people worldwide. But there are a ...

1 month ago | October 20, 2020

China’s upbeat economic recovery offers much-needed hope, ...

By Xinhua writer Ma Qian BEIJING, Oct. 19 (Xinhua) — China’s economic recovery posted an evident ...

Brexit saga drags on

All three main indexes on Wall Street ended more than one percent down. And while Asia fared better, traders remain ...

JSE imposes maximum fine on Steinhoff for publishing incorrect ...

Jan Cronje The Johannesburg stock exchange has fined retailer Steinhoff a total of R13.5 million for breaching its ...

Markets mixed as US stimulus hopes fade ahead of deadline

Globe with digital tablet, laptop and smartphone showing international markets. Asian and European markets were mixed ...

Wall Street climbs at open as traders hope for stimulus

Democrats and Republicans in Washington are in the final two weeks of negotiations before the November 3 presidential ...

Tourism income declined more than 81 pc in August as ...

Carin Smith Income from accommodation decreased by 88.9 percent in the three months ended August 2020 compared with the ...

2 months ago | October 9, 2020

Electric cars: Best buys

If you love to replace your ageing car with an electric model but have been put off because you don’t have a drive on ...

2 months ago | October 2, 2020

Global economic recovery slows

The best is already over for a global economic recovery that started off at a sprint and is turning into a slog.

2 months ago | September 28, 2020

China Focus: China launches new satellite to monitor ocean environment

A Long March-4B rocket, carrying the Haiyang-2C (HY-2C) satellite, is launched from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center ...