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Reserve Bank retains repo rate at 5.75%
Reserve Bank retains repo rate at 5.75%

The decision by the Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank to retain the repo rate at 5.75% (base home loan rate of 9.25%) is a positive start to the year for the property market, says Seeff Chairman, Samuel Seeff.

30 Jan 2015 12:45

'Valuable business to be done in Africa'
'Valuable business to be done in Africa'

Africa is considered a potentially lucrative market for many industries and a number of South African companies have been positioning themselves to offer products and services to the rest of Africa.

30 Jan 2015 09:21

Repo rate to remain unchanged: Reserve Bank
Repo rate to remain unchanged: Reserve Bank

PRETORIA: The repo rate is to remain unchanged at 5.75%, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago said on Thursday, 29 January.

30 Jan 2015 07:36

High-income earners can expect significant tax increases
High-income earners can expect significant tax increases

High net worth South Africans should brace themselves for significant tax increases across the board when Finance Minister, Nhlanhla Nene, announces the Budget for the new tax year on 25 February.

30 Jan 2015 06:21

CFA expects 2% growth in global economy
CFA expects 2% growth in global economy

According to the Chartered Financial Analysts (CFA) Institute 2015 Global Market Sentiment Survey (GMSS), investment professionals worldwide expect the global economy to grow an average of just 2% in 2015.

30 Jan 2015 05:58

Atterbury lands deal to develop PwC Tower
Atterbury lands deal to develop PwC Tower

Atterbury Property will develop a R1.5bn high-rise building, The PwC Tower, comprising 40,000m² of modern offices for the new head office of PwC at Waterfall City in Midrand.

29 Jan 2015 11:45

SARS confirms CCMA resolution
SARS confirms CCMA resolution

PRETORIA: The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has confirmed that an unfair labour practice involving suspended deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay has been resolved.

29 Jan 2015 10:52

Camargue acquires Synergy XOL
Camargue acquires Synergy XOL

Camargue Underwriting Managers has acquired UMA, Synergy XOL (Pty) Limited, following the passing of the company's managing director, Peter Hodgson in July 2014. The acquisition is effective 1 January 2015.

29 Jan 2015 07:00

Brotchie appointed as MD of Glacier International
Brotchie appointed as MD of Glacier International

Glacier by Sanlam has announced the appointment of Andrew Brotchie as MD of Glacier International with effect from January 2015.

28 Jan 2015 06:48

Africa CEO Forum to focus on new economic environment
Africa CEO Forum to focus on new economic environment

The official theme of the 2015 Africa CEO Forum, which will take place on 16 and 17 March in Geneva, Switzerland, is 'Africa's new economic environment'.

28 Jan 2015 06:27

The challenge of e-commerce transactions on a mobile device
The challenge of e-commerce transactions on a mobile device

Do you have an antivirus product on your mobile phone? If not, best you invest in one in order to protect against mobile fraud, as mobile payments and card-not-present retail go on the rise...

By Leigh Andrews 27 Jan 2015 14:00

Load shedding to continue
Load shedding to continue

Eskom says load shedding will continue today...

27 Jan 2015 11:57

Buy on the fly... SAA installs new system
Buy on the fly... SAA installs new system

South African Airways (SAA) will this week become the first airline globally to install the SatAuth (Satellite Authorisation System), which will allow for secure credit card transactions anywhere in the skies.

27 Jan 2015 11:15