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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.

Tech

Mobile operator to pay cash back for unused data

Apr 21 2015 10:02

In a move set to cause waves through the mobile industry, a US carrier has announced a plan to refund subscribers for unused data.

Economy

No load shedding for first half of the day

Apr 21 2015 09:03

Eskom has announced that there will be no load shedding for the first half of the day as the power grid is stable at present.

Tech

MTN, Vodafone ink mobile money deal

Apr 21 2015 10:27

Transfers between M-Pesa and MTN mobile money users in East Africa are set to become a reality.

Eskom

WATCH: Molefe could be Eskom’s saviour - Yelland

Apr 21 2015 07:57

"Every problem and issue that arises [at Eskom] needs to be looked at systematically and a systematic solution found to the problem," says energy expert Chris Yelland.

Retail

Cost cuts lift Pick n Pay full-year profit

Apr 21 2015 08:38

Pick n Pay has posted a 28% rise in full-year profit, helping grow dividend payouts for the first time in four years as cost cuts offset slack consumer spending.

Currencies

Rand on back foot as Greece fears hit markets

Apr 21 2015 08:58

The rand has slipped to near a one-week low as the US dollar recovered recent losses, boosted by market fears that Greece may default on its debt.

 

In other news

L’Oreal sales rise to offset Europe slow growth

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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

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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.

US Supreme Court rejects Gupta's appeal

Apr 21 2015 09:45

The US Supreme Court has left the 2012 insider trading conviction of former Goldman Sachs Group director Rajat Gupta intact.

Dollar ticks up despite US rate hike uncertainty

Apr 21 2015 09:08

The dollar has ticked higher despite comments from a Federal Reserve official that cast doubt on a mid-year interest rate hike.

Asian stocks follow Wall Street higher

Apr 21 2015 07:35

Asian markets have followed a positive lead from Wall Street, with investors keeping an eye on Europe as Greece struggles to pay off its debts.

Oil slips in divided market

Apr 21 2015 07:22

Oil prices eased in Asia Tuesday as dealers weighed China's fresh monetary stimulus against a supply glut in the United States, analysts said.

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PIK Pick N Pay Stores LimitedR54.30R2.805.44%
PWK Pick N Pay Holdings Limit...R23.37R1.104.94%
PFG Pioneer Food Group Limite...R188.08R6.013.30%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1882.86R52.862.89%
BGA Barclays Africa Group Lim...R190.29R5.282.85%
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ASR Assore LimitedR110.01R-4.07-3.57%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR90.54R-2.43-2.61%
AGL Anglo American PlcR183.15R-3.66-1.96%
LON Lonmin PlcR23.99R-0.46-1.88%
AMS Anglo American Plat LtdR301.50R-5.49-1.79%
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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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