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    Fin24.com | The week that was: Fin24's top 5 stories

    Fin24.com | The week that was: Fin24's top 5 stories


    From Patrice Motsepe's business dealings to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's Budget Speech, here is the week that...

    From Patrice Motsepe's business dealings to Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's Budget Speech, here is the week that was.
    Fin24.com | When and how you can evict a tenant

    Fin24.com | When and how you can evict a tenant


    A landlord and tenant are engaged in a contractual relationship, regardless of whatever else they may be in other areas of life, says attorney Simon...

    A landlord and tenant are engaged in a contractual relationship, regardless of whatever else they may be in other areas of life, says attorney Simon Dippenaar.
    Fin24.com | Swedbank scandal puts spotlight on CEO's history of denials

    Fin24.com | Swedbank scandal puts spotlight on CEO's history of denials


    Swedbank was forced to backtrack on its previous assertions and has now acknowledged that it also handled suspicious transactions, which it says have been reported to the...

    Swedbank was forced to backtrack on its previous assertions and has now acknowledged that it also handled suspicious transactions, which it says have been reported to the police.
    Fin24.com |  Positive sentiment from China and Europe lift JSE

    Fin24.com | Positive sentiment from China and Europe lift JSE


    With President Donald Trump scheduled to meet a high-level negotiation team from China later on Friday, markets are upbeat that a deal will be reached before the March 1 deadline for tariff...

    With President Donald Trump scheduled to meet a high-level negotiation team from China later on Friday, markets are upbeat that a deal will be reached before the March 1 deadline for tariff escalations
    Fin24.com | BEE noble, but open doors for job creation first - economist

    Fin24.com | BEE noble, but open doors for job creation first - economist


    While it is noble to ask companies to comply with BEE, government should focus on getting jobs created in the first place, suggested Nedbank economist Busisiwe Radebe at a post-Budget...

    While it is noble to ask companies to comply with BEE, government should focus on getting jobs created in the first place, suggested Nedbank economist Busisiwe Radebe at a post-Budget briefing.
    Fin24.com | 'I am guilty as charged': Zim central bank governor on overvalued bond notes

    Fin24.com | 'I am guilty as charged': Zim central bank governor on overvalued bond notes


    Zimbabwe central bank governor Dr John Mangudya has admitted prejudicing the country’s exporters by exchanging their US dollar earnings at parity with the local bond note, when rates on the parallel market were at a 400%...

    Zimbabwe central bank governor Dr John Mangudya has admitted prejudicing the country’s exporters by exchanging their US dollar earnings at parity with the local bond note, when rates on the parallel market were at a 400% premium.
    Fin24.com | Fitch on SA Budget: Eskom support has limited effect on SA's credit rating

    Fin24.com | Fitch on SA Budget: Eskom support has limited effect on SA's credit rating


    Fitch Ratings has said that additional financial support for Eskom will have a limited effect on the country's credit profile, while S&P it waiting for clarity on the details of the state's support...

    Fitch Ratings has said that additional financial support for Eskom will have a limited effect on the country's credit profile, while S&P it waiting for clarity on the details of the state's support package.
    Fin24.com | Entities need Mboweni's tough love, says Business Leadership SA

    Fin24.com | Entities need Mboweni's tough love, says Business Leadership SA


    Business Leadership SA CEO Bonang Mohale said the speech was balanced and "reflected the tough economic times the country is going through after a decade of weak economic...

    Business Leadership SA CEO Bonang Mohale said the speech was balanced and "reflected the tough economic times the country is going through after a decade of weak economic growth".
    Fin24.com | Rand avoids 'bloodbath' after week of highs and lows

    Fin24.com | Rand avoids 'bloodbath' after week of highs and lows


    "While markets were braced for a bloodbath, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni managed to strike a balance [during his Budget speech], and at least allude to actions that appeased analysts, investors and seemingly ratings agencies," says Peregrine Treasury...

    "While markets were braced for a bloodbath, Finance Minister Tito Mboweni managed to strike a balance [during his Budget speech], and at least allude to actions that appeased analysts, investors and seemingly ratings agencies," says Peregrine Treasury Solutions's Bianca Botes.
    Fin24.com | Radebe to hold briefing on Independent Power Producers - this might be why

    Fin24.com | Radebe to hold briefing on Independent Power Producers - this might be why


    Energy Minister Jeff Radebe will on Sunday hold a briefing on Independent Power Producers, which have been thrust into the spotlight following news of Eskom's...

    Energy Minister Jeff Radebe will on Sunday hold a briefing on Independent Power Producers, which have been thrust into the spotlight following news of Eskom's unbundling.
    Fin24.com | Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.99/$

    Fin24.com | Markets WRAP: Rand closes at R13.99/$


    The rand has had a volatile week, following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's Budget address on...

    The rand has had a volatile week, following Finance Minister Tito Mboweni's Budget address on Wednesday.
    Fin24.com | 'Unfathomable' that AMCU wants sympathy strikes - Minerals Council CEO

    Fin24.com | 'Unfathomable' that AMCU wants sympathy strikes - Minerals Council CEO


    Fifteen mining companies have received notices of secondary strike action from trade union AMCU, the Minerals Council said in a statement on Friday, adding the companies would do 'everything in their power' to avert the sympathy...

    Fifteen mining companies have received notices of secondary strike action from trade union AMCU, the Minerals Council said in a statement on Friday, adding the companies would do 'everything in their power' to avert the sympathy strikes.
    Fin24.com | SA central bank sees CPI target staying as range

    Fin24.com | SA central bank sees CPI target staying as range


    South Africa’s central bank is unlikely to officially pursue a single point-inflation target soon even though it prefers to anchor price growth close to the 4.5% mid-point of its goal range, an adviser to Governor Lesetja Kganyago...

    South Africa’s central bank is unlikely to officially pursue a single point-inflation target soon even though it prefers to anchor price growth close to the 4.5% mid-point of its goal range, an adviser to Governor Lesetja Kganyago said.
    Fin24.com | Zim says exchange rate to strengthen, thanks to 'new currency'

    Fin24.com | Zim says exchange rate to strengthen, thanks to 'new currency'


    Zimbabwe’s government expects the exchange rate of what is in effect a new currency to strengthen from its current black market level when it starts trading. The political opposition isn’t so...

    Zimbabwe’s government expects the exchange rate of what is in effect a new currency to strengthen from its current black market level when it starts trading. The political opposition isn’t so sure.