A gauge of global stock markets ended solidly higher and the US dollar strengthened on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve cleared the way for the central bank to reduce its monthly bond purchases soon, while easing market jitters around property developer China Evergrande helped risk appetite.
Truck companies transporting different goods to Mozambique could lose about R10 million monthly due to delays at the Lebombo Border Post in Mpumalanga.
Figures released by Statistics South Africa indicate that the annual consumer price inflation was at 4,9 percent in August 2021, up from 4,6 percent in July 2021.
Levels of consumer optimism among South Africans have decreased in the face of unrest and ongoing financial hardship during the pandemic. This is according to the latest findings from TransUnion's third-quarter Consumer Pulse study.
The Green Connection and small-scale fishing communities say Nersa is making decisions that will adversely affect coastline communities and the environment. This after the regulator approved three generation licenses for Karpowership South Africa.
US stocks ended near flat on Tuesday after a broad sell-off the day before, with worries over troubles at developer China Evergrande and caution ahead of Wednesday's Federal Reserve policy news keeping a lid on the market.
The chief economist of the International Monetary Fund on Tuesday called for coordinated action and greater accountability to ensure that the world meets a target of vaccinating 40% of people in every country against COVID-19 by the end of 2021.
South African energy regulator Nersa has granted Turkey's Karpowership three licences to generate power on floating gas ships at ports, a company spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Informal traders in Durban, who were severely affected by the mid-July unrest, say they will engage with city officials on how best they can be assisted so they can continue to contribute to the economy.
Trade union Numsa says it will stage a national strike in the engineering sector from the fifth of next month after wage talks reached a deadlock.
India's plan to tighten rules on its fast-growing e-commerce market has run into internal government dissent, memos reviewed by Reuters show, with the Ministry of Finance describing some proposals as "excessive" and "without economic rationale".
Wall Street fell in a broad sell-off on Monday, with the S&P 500 and Nasdaq suffering their biggest daily percentage drops since May, as fear of contagion from potential collapse of China's Evergrande drove investors out of equities in a flight for safety.
The South African Revenue Service (Sars) says it has seen an increase in tax non-compliance with some taxpayers having dishonest, illegal, and suspicious behaviour.
United States (US) Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen issued a fresh plea for Congress to raise the federal debt ceiling on Sunday, arguing a default on US debt would trigger a historic financial crisis.
Director at Third Republic and municipal analyst, Paul Berkowit, says rating downgrades on municipalities means higher interest payment on debt which leaves little left for service delivery projects.
Facebook Inc (FB.O) on Saturday slammed a Wall Street Journal series of articles about the social media company's platform as containing "deliberate mischaracterizations" and said the articles "conferred egregiously false motives to Facebook's leadership and employees."
A company director in the Western Cape who has been accused of fraud related to the COVID- 19 Temporary Employer/Employee Relief Scheme TERS funds has been granted bail of R5 000 by a local magistrate's court.
International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Kristalina Georgieva on Friday denied allegations that she pressured World Bank staff to alter data to favour China during her time as World Bank CEO, as the IMF's executive board launched a formal review of the matter.
World shares fell on Friday after a week of mixed economic data and fears over the stability of growth and Asian markets put the focus on the US Federal Reserve's timeline for tapering asset purchases.
Employment and Labour Minister Thulas Nxesi has defended the proposed amendment to the current Employment Equity Act which is aimed at strengthening the government's ability to enforce racial equality in the workplace.
Gauteng's Economic Development MEC Parks Tau says the only way the economy can be boosted, is if more people are vaccinated.
South Africa's rand firmed early on Friday, but was on track for weekly losses as the US dollar rose and weak domestic economic data weighed on sentiment.
The FirstRand group has reported a 54% jump in normalised earnings at R26-billion in its annual results for the year ended June 2021.
The City of Tshwane has started with its Expanded Public Works Programme (EPWP) lottery recruitment drive.
Algeria is preparing a new investment law to improve its business climate and attract foreign investors with the aim of boosting the non-energy sector, Prime Minister Ayman Benabderrahmane said on Thursday.
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and other multilateral-organization leaders on Thursday urged countries with high COVID-19 vaccination rates to boost efforts to send doses to low- and middle-income countries.
The S&P 500 ended slightly down on Thursday, paring losses in late trading after unexpectedly strong retail sales data underscored the strength of the US economic recovery.
Short-term credit extension in South Africa has declined by 12,3 percent between the last quarter 0f 2020 and the first quarter of 2021 due to job losses during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) together with other recognised unions at Harmony Gold have concluded and signed a wage agreement.
US retail sales unexpectedly increased in August as a surge in online furniture store purchases offset a continued decline at auto dealerships, which could temper expectations for a sharp slowdown in economic growth in the third quarter.