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‘Brand sheriffs’ to monitor Comrades

May 05 2015 09:08

“BRAND sheriffs” will monitor the Comrades Marathon route to see that no ambush marketing takes place on race day, May 31.

Tech

SA buyer pays thousands for Apple Watch

May 05 2015 08:52

At least one South African is so enamoured with Apple's latest gadget that he (or she) bought two smartwatches that went on sale online.

Industrial

Zim plans to export coal power to Eskom

May 04 2015 21:15

RioZim wants to work with state-owned power utilities in South Africa and Namibia to build a 1 400MW electricity plant near its Sengwa coal fields.

Industrial

Africa aviation in spotlight at new summit

May 04 2015 05:00

The great potential of Africa's aviation market will be in the spotlight during an inaugural summit set to take place in Dubai.

Mining

S&P warns BHP rating vulnerable to weak commodity prices

May 04 2015 20:00

Standard & Poor's has warned it may cut BHP Billiton's credit rating in the next 12 months, reflecting the global miner's commitment never to cut its dividend.

Economy

Age of the consumer drives down car sales

May 04 2015 16:55

The age of the consumer “in terms of choices and options” is upon us, a banking expert said on Monday after results showed falling sales figures in the automobile industry.

Industrial

Power cuts hit Sibanye first quarter output

May 04 2015 17:49

Sibanye Gold says power shortages and a delayed start-up after the festive season has cut its first quarter bullion output by 5%, sending its shares lower.

Opinion and Analysis

BOOK REVIEW: Putting method in your thinking

May 05 2015 07:52

The hard decisions are never based on an exactly-known future, says ace book reviewer Ian Mann.

 

In other news

Gulf oil exporters should cut spending: IMF

10 minutes ago

Gulf oil exporters must reduce spending, including subsidies, and diversify their economies to cope with lower revenues caused by the sharp drop in crude prices.

Path to a wearable future lies in academia

37 minutes ago

For a glimpse of what may lie ahead in wearable devices, look to academia.

Asian bourses track Wall St gains

May 05 2015 07:33

Asia stocks have rallied for a second day, as a buoyant performance on Wall Street on the back of strong US economic data again stoked buying around the region.

Oil prices down in Asia on supply fears

May 05 2015 07:27

Oil prices have edged lower in thin Asian trade as concerns over a global supply glut persisted, with few fresh leads for dealers to track.

US stocks extend gains on higher factory orders

May 05 2015 07:22

Wall Street stocks have risen as news of the first rise in US factory orders in eight months helped sustain positive momentum from last week's rally.

SA stocks creep up, resources in demand

May 04 2015 19:11

SA shares have crept up, led by resources stocks as investors bet China would come up with measures to boost its economy following weak manufacturing data.

Tesla faces competition for customers, subsidies

May 04 2015 19:47

Tesla Motors' plan to generate new revenue from electric car batteries faces stiff competition from both customers and government subsidies critical to growth.

Europe stocks close higher

May 04 2015 18:34

Europe's main stock markets have risen, with Frankfurt's DAX 30 index gaining 1.44% to 11 619.85 points and the CAC 40 in Paris adding 0.70% to 5 081.97.

Analysis & Opinion

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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
AFE A E C I LimitedR131.98R0.000.00%
AFH Alexander Forbes Group Ho...R10.00R0.000.00%
AGL Anglo American PlcR206.56R0.000.00%
AMS Anglo American Plat LtdR332.47R0.000.00%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR138.89R0.000.00%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
ZED Zeder Investments LimitedR8.85R0.000.00%
WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R89.20R0.000.00%
VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR148.25R0.000.00%
VKE Vukile Property Fund Limi...R18.85R0.000.00%
TSH Tsogo Sun Holdings Limite...R27.02R0.000.00%
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Johannesburg has been selected to host the Global Entrepreneurship Congress in 2017. "[The congress] will ensure that small business development remains firmly on the national agenda and the radar screen of all stakeholders, the Small Business Development minister said.
 

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