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News Flash

This week, Hurricane Harvey caused chaos in Texas and South Africa’s ALSI Index reached new highs despite the strength of the rand. For more economic news, continue reading.

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News Flash

US President Donald Trump bemused and annoyed the world at large again this week by saying white supremacists and left-wing counter protesters were equally to blame for the violence in Charlottesville.  Read on for more local and international news.

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President Jacob Zuma remains in office after surviving the motion of no confidence vote last week. The US and North Korea had a bizarre to and fro of nuclear threats only to have Kim Jong-un reply diplomatically – this appeared to please Donald Trump. Continue reading for a roundup of the past week’s news highlights.

News flash Scaramucci

News Flash

White House Communications officer, Anthony Scaramucci, was last week removed from his job after just 10 days – he is one of 10 people who have resigned or been fired from their position in the Trump Administration. Keep reading for more weekly highlights.

News flash Obamacare

News Flash

This week, the IMF released new international growth forecasts, the Republicans tried yet again to repeal Obamacare, and the South African Reserve Bank cut the repo rate by 25 basis points.