No negative rates in store for US

Janet Yellen said Thursday that the Federal Reserve had no plans to move toward negative interest rates, following the Swedish central bank's rate cut deep into negative territory.

Govt mulls ban on foreigners owning land

The South African government is considering imposing a ban on foreign nationals owning land, President Jacob Zuma said in a state of the nation speech to parliament Thursday.

Gordhan calls for Budget tips

Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has called on the public to provide their thoughts, ideas and tips for his 2016 Budget Speech later this month.

Mine sector to blame for glut - Cutifani

The mining sector only has itself to blame for the oversupply in the market and cannot rely on a reversal of the commodities price slump any time soon, Anglo America chief executive Mark Cutifani said.