Global share prices edged higher on Monday after a surprise recovery in US employment provided cause for optimism that global economies could quickly revive after many weeks of lockdowns aimed at controlling the coronavirus pandemic.
JSE-listed automotive components and energy storage manufacturer Metair Investments anticipates that its current turnover will be boosted 140% to 160% by significant contracts it has secured from the Ford Motor Company of South Africa for planned new vehicle models.
South Africa’s failure to rebuild the fiscal buffers it that had in place when the global financial crisis struck has weighed on the country’s ability to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyago said.
In six months’ time the world’s gaze will be trained on what is gearing up to be a contentious and hotly contested presidential election in the US. Irrespective of who emerges victorious between the incumbent President Donald Trump and the Democratic nominee Joe Biden South Afric...
The South African government has agreed how much it will pay private hospitals and medical practitioners to treat severely ill Covid-19 patients if public hospitals run out of space, a senior health official told Reuters.