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8 hours ago | September 16, 2019

Rand weaker as risk appetite ebbs

South Africa’s rand weakened in early trade on Monday as an attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities dented risk ...

4 days ago | September 13, 2019

1976 speech that changed modern Britain

The summer of 1976 was famously hot. Temperatures across the UK began to rise in late May and did not break until ...

1 week ago | September 9, 2019

Asia stocks gain as soft data lift stimulus hopes

Asian stocks edged higher on Monday amid a cautious mood as investors pinned their hopes on expected global stimulus to ...

Rand rallies as U.S. payroll data disappoints, stocks inch up

South Africa’s rand rallied more than one percent on Friday to a new one month high with momentum reignited by a subdued ...

2 weeks ago | September 6, 2019

Earnings season has never been this silly

When I sat down to write this article, I sort to find out why the earnings season is often referred to as the silly ...

The importance of an audit system to companies

Auditing is a means of evaluating the effectiveness of a company's internal controls. Maintaining an effective system of ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Bears continued to dominate the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) trades as all the benchmark indices closed the week in the ...

5 reasons why internal audit is vital

Internal audit programmes are critical for monitoring and assuring that all of your business assets have been properly ...

2 weeks ago | September 2, 2019

Rand steady, focus on new U.S.-China tariffs

South Africa’s rand steadied in early trade on Monday, struggling for momentum as the appetite for risk waned as ...

3 weeks ago | August 30, 2019

Fuel for thought: Ditch the subsidies

Pensions, education, healthcare, better infrastructure, technology, and climate change: fiscal policymakers have their ...

‘Why ditching US dollar for our own currency is only option’

Zimbabwe, the country I serve as finance minister, has been in the news for restricting the use of the US dollar and ...

JSE performance over past 10 years disappointing

The performance of the JSE over the past 10 years has not only been disappointing — it has been unusual. As the graph ...

3 weeks ago | August 27, 2019

China says it hopes U.S. can create conditions for trade talks

China’s foreign ministry reiterated on Tuesday that it had not heard of any recent telephone call between the United ...

Rand weaker in cautious trade

South Africa’s rand weakened early on Tuesday, giving up small overnight gains as concerns about the U.S.-China trade ...

1 month ago | August 16, 2019

Ghana: Lessons from excess electricity shambles

Corruption, inflexible contracts and administrators failing to take action have condemned Ghana to overpaying for a ...

What next for Old Mutual, Moyo?

Old Mutual’s on and off again CEO Peter Moyo was reinstated a week and a half ago by the Gauteng High Court in ...

China to issue own cryptocurrency

The People’s Bank of China is “close” to issuing its own cryptocurrency, according to a senior official.

Are markets signalling recession due?

Financial markets have flashed a warning sign about the economic outlook for the UK and the US.

SA stocks nears six months low

JOHANNESBURG. — South African stocks slipped to a near six-month low on Wednesday after the US Treasury bond yield curve ...

Stock Market Weekly Review

Bears continued to dominate on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange (ZSE) as the market’s heavyweights succumbed to losses.