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08/18/2017 02:03 AM | JSE closes in the red as global markets remain under pressure
The JSE has closed in the red yet again as it followed the trend in other major global bourses.

08/18/2017 01:51 AM | Gordhan-Oakbay ruling confirms ‘sanctity’ of client-bank relationships - BASA
Cas Coovadia says a high court ruling dismissing an application of former finance minister Pravin Gordhan against Gupta-owned Oakbay confirms the sanctity of bank-client relationships.

08/18/2017 12:46 AM | Competition Commission joins #DataMustFall feud
The Competition Commission has set in motion a market inquiry into data services with a terms of reference published in the Government Gazette.

08/18/2017 12:26 AM | Oakbay slams Gordhan application as waste of time
Gupta-owned Oakbay has opened up on the high court’s ruling to dismiss an application by former finance minister Pravin Gordhan.

08/18/2017 12:23 AM | Barclays puts in sensors to see which bankers are at their desks
Barclays has installed devices that track how often bankers are at their desks.

08/17/2017 11:37 PM | Gigaba: We don’t have to rely only on the West for funding
The launch of the African Regional Centre of the Brics bank means developing countries won’t have to rely solely on the West to fund development, says Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

08/17/2017 10:47 PM | Airbnb sees listings surge ahead of 21 Aug solar eclipse
In the past month, Airbnb listings and bookings have surged as astronomy enthusiasts scramble to find accommodations along the 'path of totality.'

08/17/2017 09:21 PM | Zwane’s alleged interference in Gupta bank dispute unlawful - judgment
The alleged interference in the dispute between the Guptas and SA’s top four banks by Cabinet’s inter-ministerial committee was unlawful, the North Gauteng High Court has ruled.

08/17/2017 09:17 PM | JSE treads water as gold shares glitter
The JSE has not escaped the global sell-off in shares, although losses were limited with gold shares the star performers as nervous global investors turned to gold and bonds.

08/17/2017 09:16 PM | Gordhan was right, ministers can’t force banks to act - judgment
Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan was legally correct not to intervene on behalf of the Guptas, whose bank accounts had been blacklisted by South Africa’s top four banks.

08/17/2017 09:10 PM | Gigaba won’t appeal Gordhan-Gupta court ruling
Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba won’t appeal a ruling by the North Gauteng High Court that dismissed an application made by his predecessor, Pravin Gordhan.

08/17/2017 08:45 PM | Court rules against Gordhan's request for relief in Gupta bank matter
Former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has lost a court bid against Gupta-owned Oakbay.

08/17/2017 08:23 PM | Uber wins ruling in bid to keep price-fix suit out of court
Uber may be able to force a feud over price-fixing claims into private arbitration, a New York appeals panel ruled in a victory for the firm’s efforts to settle disputes out of court.

08/17/2017 07:59 PM | Zwane defends Mining Charter as cornerstone of radical economic transformation
Mines Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has defended the controversial Mining Charter as a deliberate tool by government to improve the lives of the majority of South Africans.

08/17/2017 06:38 PM | Zuma applauds Brics bank local currency loans
President Jacob Zuma has lauded the Brics bank for making loans available in the currencies of member states as he declared the first African Regional Centre officially open for business.

08/17/2017 05:19 PM | Asian stocks drop on Spain attach, Trump turmoil
Asian stocks have extended a global slide after terrorists struck a crowded tourist street in Barcelona.

08/17/2017 05:13 PM | What is Trump worth to Twitter? One analyst estimates $2bn
Without US President Donald Trump, Twitter could lose as much as $2bn in market value, according to an analyst.

08/17/2017 03:11 PM | Gordhan: Why so much corruption in SA?
It is time for SA to reflect on why there is so much corruption in the country and what to do about it, former finance minister Pravin Gordhan has told the BBC.

08/17/2017 02:00 PM | Innovation on the final frontier: mining asteroids in space
Technological advances and courageous innovation are set to unlock the galaxy’s riches, says Adriana Marais.

08/17/2017 07:09 AM | 95 years for VAT fraudsters
Three men accused of fraudulently claiming value added tax refunds to the value of approximately R300m, have been sentenced to a total of 95 years in prison.