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SOUTH AFRICA

Whoppercoin: Burger King launches its own cryptocurrency

Ever wanted to eat fast food and invest in cryptocurrency at one place? No? What's wrong with you? Anyway, Burger King has announced the formation of a new cryptocurrency...

By Hadlee Simons 30 Aug 2017

RUSSIA

World leaders pleased with global economic recovery

SAINT PETERSBURG, RUSSIA: President Jacob Zuma and the South African delegation at the G20 summit have concluded their trip to Russia where investment and job creation topped the list of priorities in the joint discussions.

By Chris Bathembu 9 Sep 2013

RUSSIA

Doing business in Russia 2012

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Doing Business in Russia 2012 is the second report in a series analysing four areas of business regulation across 30 Russian cities - starting a business, dealing with construction permits, getting electricity, and registering property.

22 Jun 2012

RUSSIA

780 new malicious programs designed to steal users' online banking data detected every day

MOSCOW, RUSSIA / JOHANNESBURG, SA: According to Kaspersky Security Network data, over the last three months Trojan bankers have been detected on an average of 2000 unique users' computers every day. Moreover, 780 signatures for new malicious programs that target sensitive financial information are added to Kaspersky Lab's antivirus database on a daily basis - that is 1.1% of the total number of malware detected every day by the company's software.

7 Feb 2012

GERMANY

Mood of the World report shows most of world focuses on inflation

NUREMBURG, GERMANY: British consumers are facing the double whammy of still feeling the effects of recession even as rising costs fuel inflationary worries. They are not alone in the world, though, according to GfK Roper Consulting's 2011 Mood of the World Report, which is based on a global survey of more than 32 000 consumers ages 15 and older in 25 countries.

25 Aug 2011

UNITED STATES

Unemployment, inflation worries hit consumer confidence

NEW YORK, US: Consumer confidence fell in 25 out of 52 countries in Q4 2010 as hope for a global economic recovery evaporated at the end of last year, according to the latest edition of the Nielsen Global Consumer Confidence Index, which tracks consumer confidence, major concerns and spending intentions among online consumers.

27 Jan 2011

RUSSIA

International banks eye former soviet countries

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: International banks can cash in on the increasing number of rich individuals in former soviet countries if they take the time to understand local characteristics, finds Datamonitor.

15 Nov 2010

RUSSIA

Coface first international credit insurer to get Russian licence

MOSCOW, RUSSIA: Coface reinforces its credit insurance position to serve efficiently the dynamic emerging Russian market.

16 Jul 2010