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Eskom

WATCH: War Room advisers shake up energy sector

Apr 21 2015 14:51

While Cyril Ramaphosa should be commended for his work in the War Room, it is his advisers who deserve credit for recent achievements, says Chris Yelland.

Economy

Africa growth could be weakest in over 20 years

Apr 21 2015 14:59

Growth in Africa is likely to slow to the most sluggish pace in more than 20 years and some countries could even slip into recession, warns an expert.

Eskom

Only 4% of SA exposed to evening load shedding

Apr 21 2015 13:53

Eskom will implement stage 1 load shedding for the tenth day in a row, but only from 17:00 to 22:00 as it tries to minimise power cuts during the day.

In the news

Businesses pay double for basic services - CEO

Apr 21 2015 13:13

It is not sustainable to expect commercial and certain residential property owners to subsidise a dysfunctional municipal system, warns a company CEO.

Equities

JSE rally fizzles out by midday

Apr 21 2015 14:10

World stocks have climbed back towards all-time highs taking the JSE with them, but the local market lost much of that initial momentum by midday.

Economy

Ramaphosa calls for stronger Africa-Asia trade ties

Apr 21 2015 12:22

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says boosting Africa-Asia cooperation can usher in a new era in global trade, driven by two of the world's fastest-growing regions.

Tech

Samsung a top target for phone thieves - poll

Apr 21 2015 12:07

Snap polls by Fin24 have revealed that Samsung smartphones along with BlackBerry and Apple devices are among top targets for thieves.

Economy

W Cape explores ways to lessen load shedding

Apr 21 2015 11:31

The Western Cape government, the City of Cape Town and businesses in the region are working on measures to minimise the impact of load shedding on the economy.

 

In other news

Oil prices retreat as high supply weighs

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Oil prices have eased as a climate of high crude supplies offsets moves by China to boost the world's second largest economy and biggest consumer of energy.

Eurozone debt levels rise to record

Apr 21 2015 13:09

Eurozone government debt has surged to the highest levels since the introduction of the single currency, underscoring the challenges confronting the 19-nation bloc.

Petrobas scandal exacts economic toll on Brazil

Apr 21 2015 11:44

The biggest ever corruption scandal at state-run oil company Petrobas is causing bankruptcies among suppliers, with job losses mounting by the tens of thousands.

Global markets: Upbeat earnings lift stocks

Apr 21 2015 11:45

World stocks have climbed back towards all-time highs as upbeat European earnings reports.

L’Oreal sales rise to offset Europe slow growth

Apr 21 2015 11:30

L’Oreal SA has reported a 14% increase in sales as a weaker euro helped compensate for “sluggish” growth in western Europe.

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

Apr 21 2015 11:00

Asian markets have followed a positive lead from Wall Street while the euro retreated as investors kept a cautious eye on Europe.

UK supermarkets face possible probe

Apr 21 2015 10:30

Britain's embattled supermarkets face a probe by competition regulators after a UK consumer watchdog demanded an investigation into grocers' pricing practices.

European stocks firm at open

Apr 21 2015 09:47

Europe's stock markets have climbed in opening trade, with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index up 0.08% at 7 058.40 points.

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