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Leading gold producer Gold Fields said on Thursday it remained on track to meet its production targets this year, despite a crippling strike at its Ghanaian mines.
The rand maintained a weaker bias against the dollar in late trade as investors squared positions ahead of the release of the US Federal Reserve’s minutes.
The European Central Bank's clear signal that interest rates are not going to rise in the immediate future is not the mini-revolution many say it is, Jens Weidmann argues.
South African farmers who are looking to mechanise their operations are running into high capital costs, says Absa agribusiness head Ernst Janovsky.
Shares in SA’s big four banks extended their losses yesterday with the banking index slipping slightly more than 2%.
Japan's central bank left its vast monetary easing programme unchanged and boosted its assessment of the economy, using the word "recover" for the first time in two years.
Eskom has increased its coal stockpiles to 46 days’ worth in the year ended March‚ insulating itself against possible shortages that may result from industrial action.
Australia's jobless rate jumped to 5.7%, its highest level in almost four years, as the mining-driven economy gears up for a bumpy transition away from its reliance on commodities.
Global oil prices hit another 14-month pinnacle on Wednesday on the back of tumbling US crude stockpiles that indicated keen demand in the world's biggest consumer.
The Sasolburg station is capable of producing 150 megawatts -- enough to power a city the size of Bloemfontein.
Global oil prices hit a 14-month high on Wednesday, buoyed by strong energy demand in the United States, the world's biggest crude consumer.
China’s trade outlook has been described as grim as exports record a surprise fall.
The recent coup in Egypt has slowed down the volume of Kenyan tea exported there.
The European Commission is to unveil the next building block of its ambitious banking union on Wednesday, with proposals for dealing with failing banks.
Greece's main unions on said they would hold a general strike on July 16 to oppose a new round of civil service job cuts announced by the government to secure EU-IMF loans
The JSE was on a firmer footing in early trade on Wednesday as platinum counters rebounded and supported the bourse.
Corruption investigators in France have seized the assets of French tycoon Bernard Tapie, suspected of having committed fraud as part of an organised gang, judicial sources said.
Medical schemes spent 0.6% less on medicine in 2012, than in the previous year, Mediscor Pharmaceutical Benefit Management (PBM) said on Tuesday.
The African Development Bank is providing Sierra Leone with $61 million to upgrade its water supply in four provincial cities a year after a cholera outbreak killed hundreds.
Global agency Fitch on Tuesday upgraded Latvia's credit rating by a notch to BBB+, just hours after the Baltic nation was green-lighted to become the eurozone's 18th member.
Saudi Arabia's finance minister says the kingdom has pledged $5 billion in grants and loans to Egypt's new government, a second major promise of aid from the Gulf nation.
Global oil prices were narrowly mixed on Tuesday amid easing worries over potential Middle East supply disruptions despite escalating violence in Egypt, analysts said.
The IMF has significantly slashed SA’s economic growth forecast to 2 percent for this year from a 2.8 percent outlook in April, a report showed on Tuesday.
Anglo-Dutch energy giant Royal Dutch Shell on Tuesday appointed Ben van Beurden, director of the group's refining and marketing operations, as chief executive.
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