Argentina slaps controls on forex in bid to salvage peso

ARGENTINA has imposed capital controls to halt a slump in foreign currency reserves and save the peso. The central bank has set a five-day limit...

‘Flow like a river’ — Barclays CEO knows how to deal...

BARCLAYS Botswana CEO Keabetswe Pheko-Moshagane is a pioneer: the first female Motswana (Botswana citizen) to be appointed to the role. “Our journey is a unique...

Cryptic questions, cryptocurrency, and a lawsuit from the crypt — Wright...

THE enduring question — Who is Satoshi Nakamoto, inventor of Bitcoin? — may not have been answered, at least in legal terms. But regardless of...

In for the long haul: Qantas to experiment with non-stop trips...

QANTAS Airways is planning to run test flights between London and Sydney to discover how planes, crews and passengers will cope with the longest...

Chicken-and-egg dilemma for the EV market: do we need more charging...

By HAL WILLIAMS ELECTRIC vehicles may well be the future, but their uptake and the infrastructural challenges of providing charging points for them is part...

Mega-merger of media giants brings stock moves and criticism

BROADCASTING giants CBS and Viacom are set to merge in a media deal that will see shared ownership of MTV, Comedy Central and Paramount...

Plunge in disc sales seems to prove that future is virtual...

THE NEWS that sales of DVDs, CDs and video games has plunged by almost a fifth should come as no surprise. After all, consumers...

Blockchain’s coming of age in the world of enterprise

by NISH KOTECHA AT THE recent Business Blockchain Summit in London, Dale Chrystie, FedEx’s blockchain strategist, invoked the words of FedEx founder Frederick W Smith:...

Yuan tumbles to lowest level in a decade as US tariffs...

THE US has accused Beijing of currency manipulation after the Chinese yuan dropped to its lowest level in more than 10 years. The rate now...