09 January 2019
While many retailers reported improved December sales, they were boosted by growth in online purchases.
Britain's battle over Brexit has resumed as parliament returns from its Christmas break to debate and -- most likely -- defeat Prime Minister Theresa May's unpopular...
All the leading parties appear in a weaker state than in previous years, with only four months before elections. The ANC is plagued by disunity. But...
South Africa faces another year with no signs that it is able to solve its massive social and economic problems. We have been promised a new...
It is now well past time to stop fooling ourselves that Eskom's problems and its indebtedness can be traded out. The focus should be on managing...
I saw this paranoia as a child. Durban of the early 1970s. We would watch white boys and girls playing on trampolines. Indian waiters, suitably servile,...
08 January 2019
Analysts at Cowen say British American Tobacco is arguably the most disadvantaged by the chainging US cigarette landscape.
The group, which has switched its focus from mining to Africa’s energy deficit, expects to start generating revenue by the end of the year.
#ChrisGilmour - The start to 2018 was highlighted by the expression “synchronized global growth”. As the year progressed, however...
A refreshing openness by Eskom's new management was demonstrated in an interview with Eskom COO Jan Oberholzer by EE Publishers.
It has long been predicted that 2019 would be an important year in South Africa's political history. A series of different political dynamics are bound to...
ANC cadre Evita Bezuidenhout tries to expose fake news and highlight alternative facts with a weekly episode of EVITA'S FREE SPEECH.
07 January 2019
The chair of the US Federal Reserve said its interest-rate policy remained flexible and dependent on economic conditions.
Confidence levels improved in December, with firms expecting 2019 to be a more positive year for the country.
Regulatory approvals and the waiver of a right of first refusal weren’t met by the end-December deadline.
04 January 2019
The rand weakened to R14.70/$ with Apple’s revenue downgrade being blamed for the flash crash in Asian trade.
The company’s downward sales revision stunned the market, sending its shares sharply lower.
The group is focusing on its long-term growth options due to the move to a “cleaner, more electrified and richer world”.
03 January 2019
Stock markets stuttered into the new year after a decline in Chinese manufacturing activity last month was blamed on a trade dispute with the US.
The group will proceed with a general offer to minorities after “dissenting shareholders” stood in the way of a scheme of arrangement.
The maker of electric vehicles has also cut the price on a number of its US models by $2,000.