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South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan abandoned an investor roadshow and flew home on Tuesday on the orders of President Jacob Zuma, triggering speculation about his future that weakened the country's currency and bonds.  Full story
02h34 Asian shares inched ahead on Wednesday while the dollar and commodities rallied as investors shook off disappointment about U.S. President Donald Trump's failed healthcare bill and focussed on an improving outlook for global growth.  Full story
South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan abandoned an investor roadshow and flew home on Tuesday on the orders of President Jacob Zuma, triggering speculation about his future that weakened the country's currency and bonds.  Full story
Souq.com will expand its workforce and operations after Amazon clinched a deal to buy 100 percent of the Middle East online retailer, executives from both firms said.  Full story
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South Africa's Chamber of Mines is "deeply concerned" about President Jacob Zuma order to recall his finance minister from an investor. . .  Full story
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South Africa will likely harvest 14.32 million tonnes of maize in 2017, 84 percent more than last year as favourable weather. . .  Full story
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South Africa's Crop Estimates Committee released its latest crop estimates on Tuesday. Below is a breakdown of the data.. . .  Full story
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Barclays is in exclusive talks to sell its stake in its Zimbabwe unit to Malawi-based First Merchant Bank, the lenders said. . .  Full story
Revenue increased to R660.6 million (R631.0 million) whilst gross profit came in at R18.7 million (loss of R80.4 million). Loss attributable to owners narrowed to R45.5 million (loss of R561.8 million).. . .  Full story
South Africa's Pravin Gordhan said he was still the finance minister in response to a question as he attended a court hearing on Tuesday on a case he has brought against the Gupta brothers,. . .  Full story
Healthcare service revenue grew to R1.3 billion (R1.1 billion). Total healthcare operating profit jumped to R258.8 million (R208.6 million). Profit attributable to equity holders lowered to R98.0 million (R99.2 million). Furthermore,. . .  Full story
At least some of the proceeds from the sale of Souq.com to Amazon.com will be invested back in the business, the co-founder of the Middle East online retailer said on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
The top six of South Africa's ruling African National Congress party have approved the removal of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, ANN7 television reported on Tuesday, citing sources.. . .  Full story
Initial public offerings (IPOs) by companies based in Britain have raised $1.53 billion so far in 2017, a 28 percent decline on last year and the lowest year-to-date total since 2012 as Britain prepares. . .  Full story
South Africa's Treasury sold a total of 2.35 billion rand ($181 million) worth of its 2026, 2036 and 2040 instruments on Tuesday.. . .  Full story
South Africa's rand took another tumble on Tuesday with investors reeling from President Jacob Zuma's sudden decision to recall his finance minister from a trip abroad in a sign of escalating tensions.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] The cost of insuring South African government debt against default hit the highest level in nearly eight weeks on Tuesday after President Jacob Zuma ordered his Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to. . .  Full story
South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said "let's wait and see" when asked about reports that President Jacob Zuma was set to remove him, as he arrived back from an investor roadshow in Britain. . .  Full story
South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan landed home on Tuesday a day after President Jacob Zuma ordered him to return from an investor roadshow in Britain, fuelling speculation of a cabinet reshuffle.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] South Africa's Capitec Bank reported an 18 percent rise in full-year profit on Tuesday as the lender continues its push into transactional banking.. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] South Africa's rand and government bonds extended losses early on Tuesday after President Jacob Zuma asked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to return early from an investor roadshow, triggering speculation of an. . .  Full story
Lending and investment income for the year increased to R16.071 billion (2016: R14.019 billion), net income rose to R10.679 billion (2016: R9.063 billion), profit for the year climbed to R3.806 billion. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] South African President Jacob Zuma asked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on Monday to return home "immediately" from an investor roadshow abroad, reviving talk of a cabinet reshuffle and unnerving investors who. . .  Full story
Voters in Colombia's Tolima province have backed a proposal to ban mining projects in their municipality, a result that raises questions about the future of an AngloGold Ashanti gold exploration in the area.. . .  Full story
Dubai's Emaar Malls, operator of glitzy Middle East shopping centres, has made an $800 million offer for regional online retailer Souq.com , setting up a potential bidding war with Amazon.com.. . .  Full story
South Africa's Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will arrive in the country on Tuesday morning after President Jacob Zuma asked him to return home immediately from an investor roadshow abroad, the Treasury. . .  Full story
When President Robert Mugabe scrapped the Zimbabwe dollar in 2009, most of his people thought this meant the end of runaway money-printing and hyperinflation that had rendered the currency worthless. They may have been wrong.. . .  Full story
South African casino and hotel operator Sun International scrapped its dividend after reporting a drop in annual profit on Monday, seeking to conserve capital to reduce debt and complete a casino complex in Pretoria.. . .  Full story
South African President Jacob Zuma's decision to call Pravin Gordhan back home from an investor roadshow in London marks a major setback for the economy, the Democratic Alliance opposition party said. . .  Full story
[IMAGE] Irish rock star Bob Geldof's 8 Miles private equity fund said on Monday it had acquired a minority stake in UK-incorporated Blue Skies, a fresh-cut tropical fruit producer with operations in. . .  Full story
A minority shareholder in South Africa's Sun International has requested Sun Dreams, its Latin American business, list on the Santiago or New York stock exchange through an initial public offering, its. . .  Full story
A South African union leader who is due to attend an investor roadshow with Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan denied reports on Monday that he had been ordered by President Jacob Zuma. . .  Full story
South African President Jacob Zuma ordered Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to return from an investor roadshow to Britain and the United States because he "did not give permission for the trip", a government source said. . .  Full story
South Africa's Brian Joffe will step down as executive chairman of foodservice group Bidcorp at the end of June to launch his own investment firm, Bidcorp said on Monday.. . .  Full story
Emerging equities were pressured on Monday by growing concern for so-called Trumpflation trades, although the dollar's retreat to four-month lows allowed currencies such as the rand and rupee to scale multi-month highs.. . .  Full story
Revenue for the year increased to R1.278 billion (2015: R1.133 billion), gross profit rose to R215.2 million (2015: R171.8 million), net loss attributable to equity holders of AND widened to R55.3. . .  Full story


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