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South African Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus will step down at the end of her term on Nov. 8.

Who replaces Marcus at South African central bank?

Thursday 18 September 2014 17:04

South African Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus will step down at the end of her term on Nov. 8 after guiding Africa's most advanced economy.

Who replaces Marcus at South African central bank?

Thursday 18 September 2014 17:04

South African Reserve Bank Governor Gill Marcus will step down at the end of her term on Nov. 8 after guiding Africa's most advanced economy.

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South Africa's central bank holds repo rate at 5.75 percent

Thursday 18 September 2014 15:33

South Africa's Reserve Bank left interest rates unchanged at 5.75 percent as expected on Thursday, saying the domestic growth outlook had deteriorated further.

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Sony shares slide 10%

Thursday 18 September 2014 12:32

Sony Corp shares fell more than 10% on Thursday in their biggest drop in more than 10 months after the Japanese consumer electronics maker announced deep losses in its smartphone business.

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Mixed messages from Woolworths

Thursday 18 September 2014 06:08

Woolworths has announced that it intends to cut back genetically modified or GMO products by 50 percent but food activists are sceptical.

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Boeing, SpaceX win contracts to build 'space taxis' for NASA

Wednesday 17 September 2014 20:32

NASA will partner with Boeing and SpaceX to build commercially owned and operated "space taxis" to fly astronauts to the International Space Station.

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Nestle to spend $200 million revamping SA factories

Wednesday 17 September 2014 18:38

Nestle will invest around $200 million expanding its coffee factory in South Africa and revamping other facilities producing consumer goods.

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Ebola could harm W Africa economically: World Bank

Wednesday 17 September 2014 17:04

The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could drain billions of dollars from economies in West Africa by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, World Bank said in an analysis.

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SA’s CPI figures higher than expected

Wednesday 17 September 2014 11:03

The country's inflation quickened to 6.4 % year-on-year for August 2014 compared to 6.3% in July.

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Reprieve for rand on dollar profit-taking

Wednesday 17 September 2014 05:45

The rand gained against the US dollar for the second straight day on Tuesday .

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Global economy at risk if leaders fail to tackle climate change

Tuesday 16 September 2014 21:02

A new report on the economy of climate change has dispelled the notion that investing in mitigation would have a negative effect on domestic economic growth.

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