6 candidates to replace Gordhan as finance minister: Who will Zuma pick? – BizNews

Investment analysts expect finance minister Pravin Gordhan to be axed soon as President Jacob Zuma moves to appease his captured faction. But the jury is out on whether he will still pick Brian Molefe, former CEO of Eskom, to take control of the National Treasury. Molefe has been linked directly to the controversial Gupta family […]

Parliament passes Finance Bill, Rajya Sabha amendments rejected – Economic Times

Parliament today approved the Finance Bill 2017 after the Lok Sabha rejected five amendments moved to it by the Upper House with regard to curbing more powers to taxmen and a cap on donation by companies to political parties. Winding up the debate on amendments passed by the Rajya Sabha, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said […]

DEADLINE: Nominations due soon for Best in Finance awards – Louisville Business First

DEADLINE: Nominations due soon for Best in Finance awards – Louisville Business First}

2 College Finance Conundrums Clarified – Kiplinger Personal Finance

With those college acceptance letters starting to roll in and the stark reality that college tuition, books, supplies and housing are “imminent financial threats” for families with high school seniors poised for higher education this fall (or summer for some), now is a great time to address some enduring financial and investment questions. SEE ALSO: […]

Brookfield Board of Finance proposes $64.7 million budget – Danbury News Times

Caption Close BROOKFIELD – The Board of Finance has approved a $64.7 million spending plan for next fiscal year, a 2.17 percent increase from this year. The budget proposal includes $40.8 million for schools, $18.6 million for town operations and contingencies, $1.2 million to finance capital projects and $4 million for debt service. The board […]

MALCOLM BERKO: Yahoo Finance has become a cluttered mess – The Northwest Florida Daily News

Malcolm Berko | Syndicated Columnist Dear Mr. Berko: I’m writing for our 18-member investment club, which has been active since 1994. In 2008, we discovered Yahoo Finance. It was great, and we used it to help us research stocks for our $677,000 portfolio. It was first-rate and superbly laid out, with […]

Indonesia’s Fearless Finance Minister Is Ready for Her Next Fight – Bloomberg

The mood at the meeting should have been tense. Seventy bank analysts gathered in January at the Indonesian Ministry of Finance, a sprawling stylistic mix of art deco and 19th century East Indies colonial, and made their way to a tower dubbed “the devil’s building” for the hexagram formed by its blue-tinted windows. Hostile questions […]

Huge nuclear cost overruns push Toshiba’s Westinghouse into bankruptcy – Yahoo Finance

By Tom Hals, Makiko Yamazaki and Tim Kelly WILMINGTON, DEL./TOKYO (Reuters) – Westinghouse Electric Co, a unit of Japanese conglomerate Toshiba Corp <6502.T>, filed for bankruptcy on Wednesday, hit by billions of dollars of cost overruns at four nuclear reactors under construction in the U.S. Southeast. Bankruptcy will allow Pittsburgh-based Westinghouse to assess whether to […]

Government faces embarrassment in Rajya Sabha; 5 opposition amendments to Finance Bill adopted – Economic Times

NEW DELHI: The government today faced a major embarrassment in the Rajya Sabha as five amendments moved by the opposition to the Finance Bill 2017 were adopted before the House approved the measure. Of the five opposition amendments, three were moved by the Congress member Digvijaya Singh and two by Sitaram Yechury of CPI(M). The […]

Charts show how South Africa’s rand falls every time the president battles his finance minister – Quartz

Just as it seemed South Africa’s battered currency was regaining strength, the country’s political uncertainty is once again eroding investor confidence. Earlier this month, the rand was hailed as one of the best-performing currencies in the world, stable among emerging market economies and steadily climbing against the dollar. But now, the currency is again giving […]

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