Make this festive season a golden one

Show your loved ones you care by giving them gold

Copy of IOL pic dec10 wall street signage
Reuters

US Fed's ‘solid’ growth view faces test

The Federal Reserve's upgraded view that growth in the world's biggest economy is “solid” will be put to the test by US jobs data.

Read Story

IOL bus nov21 greece
Reuters

No new Greek debt cut: Merkel

German Chancellor says Europe will continue to show solidarity with Greece and other strugglers “if these countries undertake their own reform and saving ... Read Story

Copy of Copy of Copy of IOL pic aug29 asian markets yen
Associated Press

Head of China Minsheng Bank resigns

China Minsheng Banking Corp president Mao Xiaofeng resigned hours after media outlets reported he was being investigated by China's anti-corruption watchdog.

Read Story

Browse International

Items 11 - 20 of 99

Foreign exchange moves hurt spirits maker
January 30 2015 at 05:07

Diageo, the world’s largest spirits maker, reported lower-than-expected sales for the six months to December, hurt by foreign exchange rate moves and discounting on vodka in the US, its biggest and most profitable ma... Read Story
0 comments

India now the world’s biggest gold consumer
January 30 2015 at 05:05

India overtook China as the world’s biggest gold consumer in 2014 as global physical demand fell, an industry report showed yesterday, forecasting that prices that have declined for the last two years would bottom ou... Read Story
0 comments

Ford: Venezuela woes dent income
January 30 2015 at 05:03

Ford’s net income tumbled to $52 million (R601m) in the fourth quarter because of trouble at its Venezuelan operations..

Read Story
0 comments

Global crude slump takes its toll on Angola
January 30 2015 at 05:02

Angola’s oil-dependent economy is set to slow this year, key infrastructure projects will be shelved and swathes of social spending are facing the chop as a global crude price slump takes its toll on Africa’s s... Read Story
0 comments

Alibaba: Claims, income weigh on stocks
January 30 2015 at 05:01

A disappointing quarterly report coming on top of allegations of illegal business activity pushed shares of Chinese internet giant Alibaba down about 6 percent yesterday.

Read Story
0 comments

‘Reduce oil subsidies’
January 30 2015 at 05:00

African nations should consider cutting fuel subsidies and oil exporters had to curb spending as a slump in crude prices took its toll on government revenue, International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine La... Read Story
0 comments

Rio Tinto’s mine in Zimbabwe may face closure
January 30 2015 at 04:59

Rio Tinto Group has told staff in Zimbabwe that government taxes may force it to close its sole diamond mine in the country, a letter to staff shows.

Read Story
0 comments

Zuckerberg steps up spending to chase opportunities
January 30 2015 at 04:59

Mark Zuckerberg is spending faster to chase opportunities in messaging and mobile advertising as sales growth slows at Facebook’s main social-networking service.

Read Story
0 comments

Apple’s results ring in unforeseen incredulity
January 30 2015 at 04:57

Apple’s first-quarter earnings were blow-out numbers. Far beyond what anyone forecast, the figures show Apple arguably had the single-greatest quarterly performance in US corporate history.

Read Story
0 comments

McDonald’s: Briton to lead global business
January 30 2015 at 04:55

The 91 000 people working in Britain for McDonald’s learned yesterday that their former boss, Steve Easterbrook, had become the first Briton to lead the US fast-food giant’s global operation.

Read Story
0 comments

Items 11 - 20 of 99