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Canberra Times
ASX poised to edge higherInvestors remain on edge after the latest market plunge. Photo: AP Local share
ASX poised to edge higher
Canberra Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge. Photo: AP Local shares are poised to edge higher at the open though the pending US jobs data may keep investors wary of fresh bets ahead of the weekend. What you need2know SPI futures up 19... Read more
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Weekly Times
Coper, aluminium liftCOPPER has surged to the highest level in more than three weeks as bearish inve
Coper, aluminium lift
Weekly Times / Posted 5 hours ago
COPPER has surged to the highest level in more than three weeks as bearish investors closed out positions amid a stock market recovery, strong US economic data and signals that European monetary stimulus could be extended. ALUMINIUM also shot up,... Read more
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Brisbane Times
ASX poised to edge higherInvestors remain on edge after the latest market plunge. Photo: AP Local share
ASX poised to edge higher
Brisbane Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge. Photo: AP Local shares are poised to edge higher at the open though the pending US jobs data may keep investors wary of fresh bets ahead of the weekend. What you need2know SPI futures up 19... Read more
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The Age
ASX poised to edge higherInvestors remain on edge after the latest market plunge. Photo: AP Local share
ASX poised to edge higher
The Age / Posted 5 hours ago
Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge. Photo: AP Local shares are poised to edge higher at the open though the pending US jobs data may keep investors wary of fresh bets ahead of the weekend. What you need2know SPI futures up 19... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
ASX poised to edge higherInvestors remain on edge after the latest market plunge. Photo: AP Local share
ASX poised to edge higher
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 5 hours ago
Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge. Photo: AP Local shares are poised to edge higher at the open though the pending US jobs data may keep investors wary of fresh bets ahead of the weekend. What you need2know SPI futures up 19... Read more
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WA Today
ASX poised to edge higherInvestors remain on edge after the latest market plunge. Photo: AP Local share
ASX poised to edge higher
WA Today / Posted 5 hours ago
Investors remain on edge after the latest market plunge. Photo: AP Local shares are poised to edge higher at the open though the pending US jobs data may keep investors wary of fresh bets ahead of the weekend. What you need2know SPI futures up 19... Read more
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The Age
Copper rises to three-week high as shorts cover their betsNickel climbed 2 per cent, despite news that Indonesia may allow firms with sme
Copper rises to three-week high as shorts cover their bets
The Age / Posted 8 hours ago
Nickel climbed 2 per cent, despite news that Indonesia may allow firms with smelters to export ore as part of a package of incentives intended to spur growth in the sector. Photo: Gillianne Tedder Copper surged to the highest level in over three... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Copper rises to three-week high as shorts cover their betsNickel climbed 2 per cent, despite news that Indonesia may allow firms with sme
Copper rises to three-week high as shorts cover their bets
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 8 hours ago
Nickel climbed 2 per cent, despite news that Indonesia may allow firms with smelters to export ore as part of a package of incentives intended to spur growth in the sector. Photo: Gillianne Tedder Copper surged to the highest level in over three... Read more
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Canberra Times
Copper rises to three-week high as shorts cover their betsNickel climbed 2 per cent, despite news that Indonesia may allow firms with sme
Copper rises to three-week high as shorts cover their bets
Canberra Times / Posted 8 hours ago
Nickel climbed 2 per cent, despite news that Indonesia may allow firms with smelters to export ore as part of a package of incentives intended to spur growth in the sector. Photo: Gillianne Tedder Copper surged to the highest level in over three... Read more
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iol.co.za
Africa faces debt crisisLondon - In the past decade, countries across Africa, encouraged by surging com
Africa faces debt crisis
iol.co.za / Posted 17 hours ago
London - In the past decade, countries across Africa, encouraged by surging commodity prices and a global appetite for high-risk debt, sold dollar bonds to finance everything from roads to railways to tuna-fishing fleets. Now commodity prices have... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA’s private sector still stressedJohannesburg - Business operating conditions in South Africa's private sector r
SA’s private sector still stressed
iol.co.za / Posted 19 hours ago
Johannesburg - Business operating conditions in South Africa's private sector remained constrained in August, with output and new orders declining further as companies scaled back their purchasing activity, a survey showed on Thursday. The Standard... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Vodka billionaire bank bonds at risk on Russia consumer distressRustam Tariko, who built his fortune importing Martini into post-Communist Russ
Vodka billionaire bank bonds at risk on Russia consumer distress
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
Rustam Tariko, who built his fortune importing Martini into post-Communist Russia, started his Russian Standard vodka in 1998. Deepening distress among Russian borrowers risks triggering the first major writedowns for bank bondholders since the... Read more
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The Age
Vodka billionaire bank bonds at risk on Russia consumer distressRustam Tariko, who built his fortune importing Martini into post-Communist Russ
Vodka billionaire bank bonds at risk on Russia consumer distress
The Age / Posted yesterday
Rustam Tariko, who built his fortune importing Martini into post-Communist Russia, started his Russian Standard vodka in 1998. Deepening distress among Russian borrowers risks triggering the first major writedowns for bank bondholders since the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
MEC Anroux Marais Unveils Museum During Heritage MonthNew Cape Town Museum launched in Heritage Month today, as Heritage Month begins
MEC Anroux Marais Unveils Museum During Heritage Month
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
New Cape Town Museum launched in Heritage Month today, as Heritage Month begins, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Sport (DCAS) and the Department of Transport and Public Works are proud to launch the brand new Cape Town Museum, located in the... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
New museum gives Capetonians a chance to make historyThat's the question the Western Cape government is asking residents of Cape Tow
New museum gives Capetonians a chance to make history
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
That's the question the Western Cape government is asking residents of Cape Town, who have been invited to select the content for a new museum. The Cape Town Museum, officially launched yesterday by the Western Cape government, but only expected to... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA's top 100 vehicle sales: August.The Volkswagen Polo Vivo rose above the bakkie war to emerge as SA's most popu
SA's top 100 vehicle sales: August
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
.The Volkswagen Polo Vivo rose above the bakkie war to emerge as SA's most popular vehicle in August. Johannesburg - South Africa's vehicle sales took another knock in August as the weak economy weighed down the local market while exports continued... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
How to get a mortgageNon-bank lenders offer "lo doc" loans, with interest rates that are based on yo
How to get a mortgage
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Non-bank lenders offer "lo doc" loans, with interest rates that are based on your circumstances. Help! I'm self-employed and can't get a mortgage. All too often self-employed people go to their bank to borrow on the house, are turned down, and think... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stanbic Unveils Modern ATMsSTANBIC Bank Tanzania has unveiled new modern touch-screen automated teller mac
Stanbic Unveils Modern ATMs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
STANBIC Bank Tanzania has unveiled new modern touch-screen automated teller machines (ATMs), which are said to be the first of their kind in the country. "We are launching yet another first from Stanbic Bank," said Farha Mohamed, Head of Self... Read more
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The New Age
Western Cape Public Works to launch museum as part of Heritage MonthTo mark the beginning of Heritage Month, the Ministries of Cultural Affairs and
Western Cape Public Works to launch museum as part of Heritage Month
The New Age / Posted 2 days ago
To mark the beginning of Heritage Month, the Ministries of Cultural Affairs and Sports together with Transport and Public Works in the Western Cape has announced the transformation of an iconic Cape Town building into the Cape Town Museum. The... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
I thought crackers were going off, witness says as robbers hit Joburg mallA suspect is apprehended after an attempted mall robbery in the parking lot of
I thought crackers were going off, witness says as robbers hit Joburg mall
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
A suspect is apprehended after an attempted mall robbery in the parking lot of the Clearwater Mall in Johannesburg. (File, Clearwater Mall security) Johannesburg - Two people were killed in an attempted robbery at the Clearwater mall, west of... Read more
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iol.co.za
Backlash for banks over missing cashINDEPENDENT MEDIAMore clients have slammed the response of banks to "fraudulent
Backlash for banks over missing cash
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIAMore clients have slammed the response of banks to "fraudulent withdrawals" from their accounts. File picture: Motshwari Mofokeng Cape Town - The response of banks to allegations of card fraud and money being illegally withdrawn... Read more
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iol.co.za
Artscape fest celebrates SA heritageIT IS an opportunity to reflect, inspire and celebrate South African heritage.
Artscape fest celebrates SA heritage
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
IT IS an opportunity to reflect, inspire and celebrate South African heritage. This was how Artscape Creative Department head Mandla Mbothwe described the Artscape Heritage Festival, which began on Thursday and ends on September 27. Performers tell... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Pop Past: Bursting the soapie bubblesCandice Breitz's obsession with soapies and popular culture is a case in point.
Pop Past: Bursting the soapie bubbles
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 2 days ago
Candice Breitz's obsession with soapies and popular culture is a case in point. She is a die-hard consumer but she likes to fiddle with her obsession, disrupt it. She wasn't content with watching Generations, she wanted to star in it. As an artistic... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Data likely to confirm suppressed economic activityMonday sees the release of the country’s trade balance as well as money supply
Data likely to confirm suppressed economic activity
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 4 days ago
Monday sees the release of the country’s trade balance as well as money supply and private sector credit data‚ all for the month of July. Investec economist Kamilla Kaplan says there is scope for the magnitude of the trade deficit to have narrowed... Read more
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iol.co.za
Consumers take a swipe at banks over cloning - Personal Finance NewsConsumers took to social media to vent their anger this week – directed largely
Consumers take a swipe at banks over cloning - Personal Finance News
iol.co.za / Posted 5 days ago
Consumers took to social media to vent their anger this week – directed largely at “Sub-Standard Bank” and “Stranded Bank” – after a frustrated Standard Bank customer told of how the bank dealt with his fraud claim following the cloning of his debit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank Financials Show Positive ReturnsStandard Bank Namibia achieved positive financial performance of N$235 million
Standard Bank Financials Show Positive Returns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Standard Bank Namibia achieved positive financial performance of N$235 million profit after tax for the past six months ended 30 June 2015 as announced by the bank early this week. Standard Bank Namibia's Chief Executive, Vetumbuavi Mungunda said,... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Fallen rand is toast in the machineIn the ungodly hours of Monday morning, for a fleeting moment the rand fell to
Fallen rand is toast in the machine
Mail & Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
In the ungodly hours of Monday morning, for a fleeting moment the rand fell to R14 to the dollar, its lowest level in history. Although Standard Bank trader Warrick Butler was wide awake – having received a call from the bank’s Asian time-zone trader... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Standard Bank Record N$235 Million Profit in Six MonthsStandard Namibia Bank has achieved positive financial performance of N$235 mill
Standard Bank Record N$235 Million Profit in Six Months
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Standard Namibia Bank has achieved positive financial performance of N$235 million profit after tax for the six months ended 30 June. "We are pleased that our interim financial performance continues to show positive returns in a really tough... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Bokani Dyer takes on the world“I hate world music,” Talking Heads frontman David Byrne once confessed. “The t
Bokani Dyer takes on the world
Mail & Guardian / Posted 6 days ago
“I hate world music,” Talking Heads frontman David Byrne once confessed. “The term is a catch-all that commonly refers to nonWestern music of any and all sorts, popular music, traditional music and even classical music.” Under one label, world music... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zim's SA-Owned Banks Profitable Despite Bleak EconomySouth African-owned banks in Zimbabwe have continued to report profits, despite
Zim's SA-Owned Banks Profitable Despite Bleak Economy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
South African-owned banks in Zimbabwe have continued to report profits, despite their highly challenging operating environment. According to results released on Thursday, Standard Bank [JSE:SBK] unit Stanbic Bank reported a 10% growth in profit... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Continent Continues to Drive Growth PotentialA growing consumer middle class, powered by rapid urbanisation and shifting dem
Continent Continues to Drive Growth Potential
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
A growing consumer middle class, powered by rapid urbanisation and shifting demographic trends, is driving both property demand and growth opportunities in the real estate industry across the African continent. "Increasingly, both foreign and local... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rand firmer in early tradeJohannesburg - South Africa's rand firmed slightly against the dollar on Thursd
Rand firmer in early trade
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Johannesburg - South Africa's rand firmed slightly against the dollar on Thursday, as recently battered emerging markets continued to benefit from China's moves to support its economy by easing monetary policy. At 06h21 GMT the rand was up 0.33... Read more
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The New Age
Heady mix for Joy of JazzSiyabonga Sithole It’s that time of the year when jazz lovers are gearing up f
Heady mix for Joy of Jazz
The New Age / Posted 7 days ago
Siyabonga Sithole It’s that time of the year when jazz lovers are gearing up for one of the biggest jazz gatherings in the local music calendar, the annual Standard Bank Joy of Jazz festival. Taking place from September 24 to 26, the festival... Read more
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iol.co.za
SA banks take a hit after GDP dataJohannesburg - The major local banks were in the eye of the storm yesterday wit
SA banks take a hit after GDP data
iol.co.za / Posted 7 days ago
Johannesburg - The major local banks were in the eye of the storm yesterday with all the key stocks in the sector tumbling as investors took fright at the drop in gross domestic product (GDP) figures. The JSE Banks index declined by 2.29... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Rand stretches recovery after China cuts ratesBy 0630 GMT the rand had firmed 0.75 percent to 13.0955 per dollar, shrugging o
Rand stretches recovery after China cuts rates
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 8 days ago
By 0630 GMT the rand had firmed 0.75 percent to 13.0955 per dollar, shrugging off a second quarter contraction in gross domestic product to reach an overnight high of 12.9810 before retreating slightly. "Although yesterday's foray below the 13.00... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rand stretches its recoveryJohannesburg - South Africa's rand extended its recovery early on Wednesday alo
Rand stretches its recovery
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
Johannesburg - South Africa's rand extended its recovery early on Wednesday along with fellow emerging markets after Chinese authorities cut interest rates to support its wavering economy. By 06h30 GMT the rand had firmed 0.75 percent to 13.0955 per... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Q&A Luyanda Sidiya: The seeds dance sowsJohannesburg’s contemporary dance highlight in mid-August was unequivocally the
Q&A Luyanda Sidiya: The seeds dance sows
Mail & Guardian / Posted 8 days ago
Johannesburg’s contemporary dance highlight in mid-August was unequivocally the Market Theatre’s brief season of Siva. The work is an electric trip into the notion of god and is a sophisticated reflection on how African and contemporary dance forms... Read more
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Perth Now
Metals lift on China rate cutCOPPER prices have risen after China cut its benchmark interest rates, raising
Metals lift on China rate cut
Perth Now / Posted 9 days ago
COPPER prices have risen after China cut its benchmark interest rates, raising hopes the move will help bolster economic growth and increase demand in the world's largest consumer of industrial metals. BENCHMARK copper on the London Metal Exchange,... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Metals lift on China rate cutCOPPER prices have risen after China cut its benchmark interest rates, raising
Metals lift on China rate cut
Adelaide Now / Posted 9 days ago
COPPER prices have risen after China cut its benchmark interest rates, raising hopes the move will help bolster economic growth and increase demand in the world's largest consumer of industrial metals. BENCHMARK copper on the London Metal Exchange,... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Metals lift on China rate cutCOPPER prices have risen after China cut its benchmark interest rates, raising
Metals lift on China rate cut
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
COPPER prices have risen after China cut its benchmark interest rates, raising hopes the move will help bolster economic growth and increase demand in the world's largest consumer of industrial metals. BENCHMARK copper on the London Metal Exchange,... Read more
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Business Spectator
Copper bounces off six-year troughCopper futures have closed higher in London, as the surprise rate cut by China'
Copper bounces off six-year trough
Business Spectator / Posted 9 days ago
Copper futures have closed higher in London, as the surprise rate cut by China's central bank bolstered hopes for stable demand from the world's second largest economy after months of price falls in the red metal and others. The London Metal... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Copper bounces off six-year troughCopper futures have closed higher in London, as the surprise rate cut by China'
Copper bounces off six-year trough
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
Copper futures have closed higher in London, as the surprise rate cut by China's central bank bolstered hopes for stable demand from the world's second largest economy after months of price falls in the red metal and others. The London Metal... Read more
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iol.co.za
Fica update: where to from here?This article was first published in the second-quarter 2015 edition of Personal
Fica update: where to from here?
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
This article was first published in the second-quarter 2015 edition of Personal Finance magazine. The Financial Intelligence Centre Act (Fica) has been in operation since 2003, and consumers broadly accept the need for financial controls to prevent... Read more
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iol.co.za
JSE edges toward bear market territoryINDEPENDENT MEDIATraders in the Standard Bank trading room yesterday when the r
JSE edges toward bear market territory
iol.co.za / Posted 9 days ago
INDEPENDENT MEDIATraders in the Standard Bank trading room yesterday when the rand touched R14 against the dollar. Picture: Simphiwe Mbokazi Johannesburg - South African financial markets went into free-fall yesterday, sending the rand to record... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Rand hits record low, central bank mulls intervention#RandReport: The rand recorded its biggest daily loss in 19 months, touching
Rand hits record low, central bank mulls intervention
Eye Witness News / Posted 10 days ago
#RandReport: The rand recorded its biggest daily loss in 19 months, touching 14 to the dollar, its weakest level on record. Charts showed that the rand had broken through the top of its... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
Sands to shift on JSE's monopolySouth Africa’s financial market amounts to one name: the JSE. But very soon the
Sands to shift on JSE's monopoly
Mail & Guardian / Posted 10 days ago
South Africa’s financial market amounts to one name: the JSE. But very soon the local stock exchange is likely to have competition on its home turf, with a number of licence applications for new exchanges pending. The country’s central securities... Read more
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iol.co.za
African assets tumble - MarketsLondon - African assets tumbled amid the global markets rout on Monday on conce
African assets tumble - Markets
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
London - African assets tumbled amid the global markets rout on Monday on concern China’s economy is slowing and as commodities fell to a 16-year low. Eight of the world’s 10 worst performing currencies as of 12:27 pm in London were African, with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Signs U.S.$237 Million World Bank Electricity DealAbuja — TO underscore commitment to the on going reform in the power sector, th
Govt Signs U.S.$237 Million World Bank Electricity Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
Abuja — TO underscore commitment to the on going reform in the power sector, the Federal Government yesterday announced that it has completed the signing of the World Bank Partial Risk Guarantees (PRGs) in support of the 450 megawatts Azura-Edo... Read more
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iol.co.za
Weaker rand likely to fuel inflationJohannesburg - South Africa's rand hit an all-time low and stocks fell sharply
Weaker rand likely to fuel inflation
iol.co.za / Posted 10 days ago
Johannesburg - South Africa's rand hit an all-time low and stocks fell sharply on Monday, as rising concerns about waning growth in China hit commodity-linked currencies. The weaker rand is likely to fuel inflation, putting pressure on the central... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Rand hits record low, stocks tumble on China fearsThe weaker rand is likely to fuel inflation, putting pressure on the central ba
Rand hits record low, stocks tumble on China fears
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 days ago
The weaker rand is likely to fuel inflation, putting pressure on the central bank to raise domestic rates further despite an economy struggling to grow in the face of South Africa's worst power crisis in seven years. The rand recorded its biggest... Read more
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