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Sanral using private debt collectors for e-toll fees - Outa

Feb 10 2016 07:54

The use of an SMS that directs Gauteng e-toll users to pay outstanding fees is illegal, says the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa).


Leaders react to Zuma's efforts to woo CEOs

Feb 10 2016 07:11

President Jacob Zuma has sought to repair relations with business leaders, pledging to work closely with companies that he described as the “backbone” of the economy.


Certain provinces struggling to cope with rocketing food costs

Feb 10 2016 06:54

The rand’s diminished buying power together with a prolonged drought has left certain provinces struggling to keep up with rocketing food costs.


SA's low economic growth shrinking tax base

Feb 09 2016 21:00

SA’s low economic growth rate is weighing on the country’s credit worthiness by shrinking its tax base, says Overberg Asset Management.


Investment certainty with Ecsponent Limited

Feb 09 2016 15:41

ADVERTORIAL: Ecsponent Limited has established a reputation over recent years for its forward-thinking approach to organic and acquisitive growth strategy in Africa.

Budget 2016

How Budget can help soften junk blow

Feb 10 2016 07:39

Jac Laubscher looks at possible steps that can be taken in the National Budget to lessen the risk of a downgrade of SA to junk status.


Is SA really open for business?

Feb 10 2016 07:16

As for companies, SA needs to go clean up its act to deliver on its brand promise and invitation, says Solly Moeng.


In other news

US stocks fall as global rout spreads, Dow -0.8%

Feb 10 2016 07:32

Wall Street stocks have opened lower following deep declines in equity markets in Japan and Europe and another drop in oil prices.

Nasdaq positive as US stocks try to rally

Feb 10 2016 07:26

The tech-rich Nasdaq has poked into positive territory as US stocks sought to overcome a negative tide that started with a dive in Japanese stocks.

Oil slumps on IEA gloom

Feb 10 2016 07:21

Oil has resumed heavy falls, erasing earlier gains in highly volatile trade, after the International Energy Agency issued a gloomy market outlook.

Nigeria’s Dangote Cement gains after plans to expand

Feb 09 2016 20:00

Nigeria's Dangote Cement share has risen sharply after the firm, majority owned by billionaire Aliko Dangote, announced plans to expand.

British Airways enters Ryanair’s territory with Stansted flights

Feb 09 2016 14:18

British Airways will start offering holiday flights from London Stansted airport, a fourth base in serving the UK capital, putting it in direct competition with Ryanair.

IEA takes oil market bulls to the slaughterhouse

Feb 09 2016 13:11

Oil prices may have rebounded off 12-year lows struck last month, but any hope for a broader recovery in the market would be misplaced, says the IEA.

IEA raises estimate of surplus oil supply

Feb 09 2016 12:02

The global oil surplus will be bigger than previously estimated in the first half, increasing the risk of further price losses, as OPEC members bolster production.

European stock markets steady at open after rout

Feb 09 2016 10:46

European stock markets have steadied at the start of trading after sharp falls the previous session on banking sector worries.

Analysis & Opinion


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WinnersPriceChange% Change
ILV Illovo Sugar LimitedR22.45R2.3011.41%
AFE A E C I LimitedR84.72R2.723.32%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R40.80R1.002.51%
ARI African Rainbow Minerals ...R71.90R1.121.58%
MTN Mtn Group LimitedR141.38R1.431.02%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR41.63R-5.37-11.43%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R35.29R-4.07-10.34%
GLN Glencore PlcR21.95R-1.58-6.71%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1733.49R-116.51-6.30%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR67.00R-3.72-5.26%
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Accounting for success

Feb 09 2016 14:04

Business services company Ariston Global grew 250% last year and was named the 2015 National Small Business Champion by National Small Business Chamber. What is its recipe for success?

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