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Economy

Zuma: Teachers salaries under review

Oct 02 2014 13:46

The salaries of teachers and health professionals are being reviewed, says President Jacob Zuma.

Economy

PIC to pour R11.2bn into Africa

Oct 02 2014 12:52

The Public Investment Corporation will put about R11.2bn into African investments and equities, according to Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Economy

DA stages Pretoria protest against e-tolls

Oct 02 2014 12:14

DA members have gathered at the national transport department's offices in Pretoria to protest against e-tolls.

Economy

Consumer confidence deteriorates

Oct 02 2014 12:11

Consumers’ view of their own household finances has deteriorated compared to the relatively optimistic readings recorded in the second quarter of 2014.

Industrial

Large part of Nigeria oil deal went on bribes

Oct 02 2014 11:31

Prosecutors probing state-backed Italian firm Eni over the purchase of a Nigerian oil field allege that half the $1.1bn paid has been used to bribe politicians.

Currencies

Rand up as dollar dips on disappointing data

Oct 02 2014 10:39

The rand has strengthened against the US dollar, extending its gains into a second session as the greenback slid on weaker-than-expected manufacturing activity.

News

New York Times to cut jobs as online disappoints

Oct 02 2014 11:10

The New York Times has said it would cut jobs as advertising revenue dwindles and new digital products fail to live up to expectations.

Commodities

Gold bounces back as equities slide

Oct 02 2014 11:36

Gold has added to overnight gains, as weak global manufacturing data and the first diagnosis of Ebola in the United States unnerved equities.

 

In other news

Greek doctors, nurses protest wage cuts

8 minutes ago

Greek state doctors and nurses have gone on a nationwide strike against an austerity plan to cut staff and wages.

Samsung to build factory in Vietnam

27 minutes ago

South Korean electronics giant Samsung is to build a production plant in Vietnam for around $560m, says the company.

Asian shares retreat after Wall St losses

44 minutes ago

Asian markets have sunk following a heavy sell-off on Wall, while the dollar has tumbled a day after breaking ¥110 for the first time in six years.

Putin will help sanctions-hit companies, banks

53 minutes ago

Russian President Vladimir Putin says the government would help companies hit by Western sanctions over Ukraine and increase the capital of domestic banks.

UK home owners wary of rate hikes

Oct 02 2014 13:22

Almost a fifth of British mortgage holders say they would "really struggle" with any increase in interest rates.

Interpol opens Singapore centre to fight cybercrime

Oct 02 2014 13:03

Interpol is opening a centre in Singapore focused on fighting cyberrime, which many countries, it says, are poorly equipped to contain.

Oil drops under $92 to new 27-month low

Oct 02 2014 13:02

Oil prices have hit their lowest level since June 2012, with benchmark Brent prices dropping below $92 a barrel.

Hong Kong umbrella revolution challenges China

Oct 02 2014 12:30

Hong Kong protesters' demand for fully democratic elections poses the biggest challenge to the Communist Party since President Xi Jinping took power.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Labour needs united front

If trade unions work together they can bring about real change, says Terry...

Economy

Up by the bootstraps

Afrikaner upliftment holds valuable lessons for SA today, says Leopold...

Opinion

Passport to battle

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WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R70.90R2.703.96%
MDC Mediclinic International ...R92.96R2.552.82%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR44.95R0.801.81%
PIK Pick N Pay Stores LimitedR53.95R0.891.68%
IPL Imperial Holdings LimitedR170.88R2.811.67%
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GND Grindrod LimitedR22.16R-0.74-3.23%
ARI African Rainbow Minerals ...R136.01R-3.99-2.85%
VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR127.77R-3.23-2.47%
AFH Alexander Forbes Group Ho...R8.00R-0.20-2.44%
BAW Barloworld LimitedR92.83R-2.17-2.28%
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Property Issue

Cape creative companies move out of CBD

Oct 01 2014 15:07

Gone are the days of Salt River, Woodstock and Maitland being seen as dangerous areas as a new wave of companies relocate from the CBD, says a real estate group.

Entrepreneurs

Boost for manufacturing sector

Sep 30 2014 18:39

Business Partners Limited, a specialist risk finance company for formal SMEs has unveiled a campaign aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship.

 

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