Zuma breaks the rand – again

Zuma breaks the rand – again

Mar 28, 2017

The rand was weaker on Tuesday afternoon as it emerged that President Jacob Zuma had told senior leaders of the South African Communist Party (SACP) that he planned to fire Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.

Hike or no hike?

Hike or no hike?

Mar 21, 2017

South Africa’s central bank can’t yet call the end of its interest rate-increase cycle, even as the risks to inflation have eased since the Monetary Policy Committee’s January meeting, Governor Lesetja Kganyago says.

Brick-and-mortar retailers: here’s what consumers want

Brick-and-mortar retailers: here’s what consumers want

Mar 15, 2017

As brick-and-mortar retailers seek to turn their physical stores into an asset instead of a liability to compete against online retailers, they will need to make sure they are heeding the demands of today’s increasingly mobile phone dependent consumers.

SA economy shrinks more than expected

SA economy shrinks more than expected

Mar 7, 2017

The country’s gross domestic product contracted 0.3% in the fourth quarter of 2016, according to Statistics South Africa (Stats SA).

shop-sa/My Office goes digital

shop-sa/My Office goes digital

Mar 1, 2017

My Office magazine is moving into the digital age, leaving print media behind in favour of an online platform.

SA’s big banks in big trouble

SA’s big banks in big trouble

Feb 21, 2017

Standard Bank, Investec and divisions of Barclays are faced with hefty fines after the Competition Commission found them guilty of collusion and price fixing trading foreign currency, including the rand.