Rand crosses R20 to the pound level
A number of global factors appear to be affecting the local currency.
Drop in fuel prices might continue until December
The group of oil producing countries, Opec, says it’s confident that prices will stabalise in 2016.
Unemployment improves slightly in second quarter
Stats SA says the latest figures show there has been job creation despite harsh economic conditions.
Gold sector unions warned of job cuts
Following an announcement of massive job cuts in the platinum sector, gold sector unions have been warned.
Repo rate hiked to stop inflation spiral
Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago announced that the repo rate will increase by 25 basis points.
Economists on the fence over interest rate announcement
The Monetary Policy Committee will today announce whether or not it will hike interest rates.
Slight uptick in annual inflation
Statistics South Africa says inflation stands at 4,7 percent for June.
SAA refutes claims of new CEO
SAA is among a number of parastatals that have seen changes in top management over the past year.
Block of flats near Beyers Naude Drive on fire
It’s not yet clear how many flats are on fire and what the cause is.
Four Eskom execs cleared of wrongdoing
They were suspended to allow for a transparent investigation into the troubles plaguing the power utility.
Positive reactions to Iran nuclear deal trickle in
Under the new deal, weapons inspectors will have unlimited access to nuclear sites.
Drop in oil price to bring relief to motorists
Lower oil prices are likely to last well into next year because of the massive over supply.
SA's image tarnished by recent news headlines
A survey says the al-Bashir & Fifa scandals and the xenophobic attacks have damaged the country's image.
Amplats jobs on the line
Amplats says it plans to overhaul a number of its mines, which could lead to up 420 jobs being lost.
'SA shouldn't have been asked to arrest al-Bashir'
Gwede Mantashe says arresting him would have damaged relations with other African countries.
‘Israeli armed forces & Palestinian militants may be guilty of war crimes’
United Nations investigators say both sides failed to protect civilians.
State of Greek banks spark fears
Reports say capital flight from beleaguered Greek banks this week alone could be more than €3bn.
‘Today was a sad day for the country’
Baleka Mbete was forced to adjourn Jacob Zuma’s Q&A session as the EFF recited ‘pay back the money’.