International

2 months ago | September 24, 2021

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 ...

2 months 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 ...

3 months 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 ...

3 months ago | September 3, 2021

How Covid case rocked the world’s biggest carmaker

Early last month at a sprawling factory on the highway connecting Hanoi to the Vietnamese port city of Haiphong, a ...

SA economy in deep trouble

Despite former finance minister Tito Mboweni’s recurring theme of cutting down government spending, data released by ...

5 months ago | July 5, 2021

JUST IN: ZSE institutes trading halt on Padenga ahead of delisting

Business Writer Listed entity Padenga Holdings traded for the last time on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) on Monday ...

5 months ago | July 2, 2021

‘F9’ breaks coronavirus-era US box office record

“F9”, the ninth movie in the “Fast & Furious” franchise, has set a new coronavirus pandemic-era box office record ...

6 months ago | May 21, 2021

Africa’s financial capital sets 35pc renewable energy target

Johannesburg, Africa’s dominant financial centre, wants to meet 35 percent of its energy needs from renewable sources by ...

Bitcoin whipsaws investors with same-day plunge

A 31 percent plunge in the morning. A 33 percent surge in the afternoon.