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Angola's investment in non-oil sectors starts to pay off

With forecasts of rising commodity prices, investors must now bear in mind that we are moving towards a sellers' market

By Miguel Damião Gago 23 hours ago

#GIL2017: How global volatility can benefit Africa

Not so long ago, people would have scoffed at the notion that the UK would be pulling out of the EU or that Donald Trump would be sitting in the Oval Office

By Nicci Botha 19 hours ago

Agri finance in a time of uncertainty and risk

Farm debt is now in the region of R160bn and near an all-time high. Financiers and clients need to approach the coming season with realism and care

21 hours ago

Youtap solutions aim to simplify mobile payments in Africa and Asia

Youtap has launched a QR code solution and smartphone apps for mobile money services in Africa and Asia

23 hours ago

AI revolution will be all about humans, says Siri trailblazer

HONG KONG - It's 2050 and the world revolves around you

23 hours ago

Ithala supports ever-growing female talent pool

Ithala Development Finance Corporation believes equal opportunities for women in the workplace will result in greater economic growth - and is leading by example

Issued by Ithala Development Finance Corporation 16 hours ago

10 of the most expensive houses in South Africa

A recent study by property group Seeff, based on data from Lightstone and Propstats for the period 2011/2 to 2016/7 revealed that Cape Town is home to nine of the ten richest suburbs in South Africa

By Tahir Desai, Issued by Private Property 3 days ago

Brics bank will ignite growth in SA, says Gigaba

As Brics countries celebrated the launch of the African regional centre of the New Development Bank, South African taxpayers can expect to contribute $10bn over a seven-year period

3 days ago

Disruptive fintech degree launches at UCT

A new degree, Master of Data Science with a specialisation in Financial Technology (fintech), which combines finance, technology and entrepreneurship is set to disrupt the financial services industry

3 days ago

Australia to regulate virtual currency exchanges like Bitcoin

Australia is set to regulate virtual currency exchanges such as Bitcoin and strengthen the powers of its financial intelligence agency

3 days ago

Accurate data is the key to a viable insurance sector

For insurers to remain competitive and viable, they require accurate data to move their business forward into the digital age

By Gary Allemann 3 days ago

Scrapping maths in school won't solve problem

Doing away with the maths as a compulsory school subject will not solve the problem of South Africa's appalling math results

17 Aug 2017

#WomensMonth: Women need to stand together in driving the gender equality agenda

Meet Nana Madikane, a qualified chartered accountant with over 15 years' experience and a partner at PwC South Africa

By Sindy Peters 17 Aug 2017

Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain bucks bleak retail trading trend

While the South African Property Owners Association (SAPOA) Retail Trends Report recorded a turnover growth of -4% for the first quarter of 2017, Liberty Promenade in Mitchells Plain has remained resilient

16 Aug 2017

Long live the King

Despite the King code, many firms are having their ethics questioned as the Gupta email saga unfolds

By Nicci Botha 16 Aug 2017

KPMG's damage control exercise is too little, too late

Early last week, The Times sent KPMG a list of questions around a tip-off we received on its handling of an internal review into the 2014 audit of Linkway Trading

16 Aug 2017

Banks get more power to block accounts

There has been an expansion of banks' power to hold funds on suspicion of a tax offence, as proposed in the 2017 draft Taxation Laws Amendment Bill and draft Tax Administration Laws Amendment Bill

By Rudi Katzke 16 Aug 2017

'Recovery lending' helps disaster-stricken farmers get back on track

Accessing credit has long been a major hurdle for small-scale farmers in Africa, who produce some 70 percent of the continent's food

By Robert Kibet 16 Aug 2017

Navigating through data-focused legislation

Besides being able to unlock the value of their data, businesses also have to remain compliant with the multiple pieces of data-focused legislation

By Cleo Becker 15 Aug 2017

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International

Capital & Regional's UK malls put on star performance

Capital & Regional, the retail fund listed in the UK and SA, grew its interim dividend 6.8% in the six months to June, thanks to a strong performance from its shopping centres.

By Alistair Anderson 14 Aug 2017

Olymp Trade: an easy way to earn money on financial markets for beginners and professionals

Every year there are more and more ways to earn money online. But, despite this diversity, the majority of people still cannot start earning income on the internet. Why? The fact is that almost all ways to make money on the internet require significant personal investments: spending on advertising, or buying goods, if with internet stores, etc.

Issued by Monetary Library 11 Aug 2017

Thinking like an economist can make your next trip abroad cheaper

A record number of tourists and business travellers visited another country in 2016, and this year is already on pace to exceed that tally.

By Jay L. Zagorsky 4 Aug 2017

Russian sought in bitcoin laundering held in Greece

THESSALONIKI - Greek police said they had arrested a 38-year-old Russian sought by US authorities for allegedly helping criminals launder billions of dollars using bitcoin.

27 Jul 2017

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