Tuesday, 25 June 2019

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  • What SMEs should consider when applying for funding – SA

    What SMEs should consider when applying for funding – SA

    SMEs who are not adequately prepared when applying for credit often develop an incorrect assumption that banks are not open to lending. Valentine Jingura, Head of Pricing at FNB Bu ...

  • South African rand falls to its lowest in 2019

    South African rand falls to its lowest in 2019

    South Africa’s rand fell early on Thursday to its lowest this year. This comes as a dispute within the ruling African National Congress over the central bank weakened demand. At 08 ...

  • Mr Price shares rocket as sales exceed R20 billion

    Mr Price shares rocket as sales exceed R20 billion

    Mr Price's share price gained as much as 11.91 percent on Friday after the retailer announced that its sales exceeded R20 billion for the first time in the year to the end of March ...

  • SA retail sales up by 1.1%

    SA retail sales up by 1.1%

    South African retail sales rose 1.1 percent year on year in February after rising by 1.2 percent in January, Statistics South Africa said on Wednesday. On a month-on-month basis, s ...

EFCC calls for transparency in stock market

EFCC calls for transparency in stock market

Stakeholders in the local capital market have been charged to be transparent and operate within the framework of the law. Executive Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commi ...

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Dutch, Ghana double trade relations

Dutch, Ghana double trade relations

The Netherlands announced plans to double trade ties with Ghana. This follows the launch of various public private initiatives in Ghana's cocoa and water sector. The Dutch Ministe ...

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Kenya consumer rights group reacts to budget

Kenya consumer rights group reacts to budget

The  Consumer Federation of Kenya expressed reservations about this year’s budget, which it said was silent on key consumer issues. A statement from the federation said that ...

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Ghana union forces foreigners out of markets

Ghana union forces foreigners out of markets

The Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has warned all foreigners engaged in retail trade to stop operating in the country by the end of this month. President of GUTA, Georg ...

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Ghana inflation worsens, currency loses

Ghana inflation worsens, currency loses

Fitch Ratings, the leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research firm, warned Bank of Ghana risked worsening the country’s inflation rate if it continued printing mo ...

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Kenya to benefit from Nordic countries partnership

Kenya to benefit from Nordic countries partnership

KENYA and East African counterparts are set to enjoy improved business partnerships with Nordic countries following the conclusion of the investment and trade forum in Gävle, Swed ...

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Ghana, Ivory Coast trade tensions loom

Ghana, Ivory Coast trade tensions loom

"THE Bureau for Internal Affairs (BIA), an anti-corruption organisation and a centre for information gathering on public concerns, has called on President John Mahama as Chairman ...

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Ghana EPA receives Canadian boost

Ghana EPA receives Canadian boost

"THE Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) has installed new and up-to-date communication equipment to enhance the operations of the Environmental Protection Agency (EP ...

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Joburg issues the first historic JSE bond

Joburg issues the first historic JSE bond

" THE City of Johannesburg announced the successful auction of the first green bond, COJGO1, which matures in 2024. The bond of R1.46 billion is priced at 1.85 percent above the R ...

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CBK projects growth for banking sector

CBK projects growth for banking sector

" THE Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) said that the local banking sector was robust and stable as it registered enhanced performance in the past year.According to the just released Ba ...

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