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Tech

Google's latest: A spoon that steadies tremors

Nov 26 2014 05:00

Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon to allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson's Disease to eat without spilling.

Economy

SA growth accelerates, but concern remains

Nov 25 2014 20:17

The gross domestic product has increased the third quarter, but Economist Razia Khan says figures for the mining and manufacturing sectors are disappointing.

Economy

Economy set for 2.5% growth

Nov 25 2014 19:33

In the absence of another turbulent year in the labour market, the economy looks good for growth of around 2.5% in 2015, shows a business confidence index.

Economy

Tough times ahead for Eskom, SA

Nov 25 2014 19:01

Eskom and South Africa must brace themselves for tough measures in order to make the power supply sustainable, says Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown.

Industrial

Total faces trial on Iran corruption charges

Nov 25 2014 18:51

French oil giant Total has been ordered to face trial over charges it bribed officials in Iran to acquire oil and gas concessions, according to a judicial source.

Tech

Apple market value hits $700bn

Nov 25 2014 18:34

A rise in Apple shares has pushed the market value of the trend-setting US tech icon above $700bn, becoming the first company to hit that milestone.

Currencies

Rand firmer as economy improves in Q3

Nov 25 2014 18:26

The rand has strengthened against the dollar after the latest GDP data showed the strongest quarterly growth since late last year.

Equities

JSE ends lower, Steinhoff sparkles on deal

Nov 25 2014 18:31

South African stocks have closed lower, but Steinhoff jumped after the furniture firm unveiled a $5.7bn deal to enter the apparel market.

 

In other news

Rosneft cuts output citing market conditions

Nov 25 2014 20:19

Russia's oil giant Rosneft says it has cut its daily output by 25 000 barrels because of "market conditions" that have seen the price of crude shrink.

Price of crude oil not good - minister

Nov 25 2014 20:00

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Rafael Ramirez says that Opec members and non-member producers agreed that the price of crude oil "is not good".

Venezuela set for oil talks

Nov 25 2014 19:45

Venezuela will discuss oil-market coordination with Opec heavyweight Saudi Arabia and major oil producers from outside the group.

India moves toward ban on loose cigarettes

Nov 25 2014 19:30

India has moved a step closer to banning the sale of unpackaged cigarettes, with a view to discourage smoking in a country.

Europe's biggest bank names new boss

Nov 25 2014 19:15

Spain's Santander has named Jose Antonio Alvarez its new chief executive in a reshuffle after longtime chairperson Emilio Botin died.

Namibia's Kudu gas project on track

Nov 25 2014 18:49

Namibia's 885 megawatt Kudu gas-to-power project is still on track with a final investment decision expected by June 2015, the mines and energy ministry says.

India, Nepal sign $1bn hydropower deal

Nov 25 2014 18:09

Nepal and India have signed a deal to build a $1bn hydropower plant as Indian premier Narendra Modi began a visit to the Himalayan nation.

Gauteng health dept ordered to pay R7.5m

Nov 25 2014 17:48

The Gauteng health department has paid out R7.6m which includes interest for medical negligence.

Analysis & Opinion

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
NPK Nampak LimitedR43.84R2.445.89%
SHF Steinhoff International H...R58.49R2.524.50%
ASR Assore LimitedR189.00R5.723.12%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR17.85R0.502.88%
PSG Psg Group LimitedR117.60R2.602.26%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
BAT Brait SeR71.79R-16.65-18.83%
OMN Omnia Holdings LimitedR191.50R-24.23-11.23%
OAO Oando PlcR1.20R-0.09-6.98%
AFE A E C I LimitedR133.10R-5.10-3.69%
SAP Sappi LimitedR41.71R-1.53-3.54%
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World

India under pressure to cut rates

Nov 25 2014 16:35

India's economic growth probably slowed to around 5% in the three months to September, putting pressure on the central bank to cut interest rates, sources say.

Investments

Not so common tips to help you save

Nov 17 2014 12:26

When it comes to saving, consumers may not be inspired to save as much as they aspire to spend, especially over the festive season, a banking expert says.

 

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