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Financial Services

Nedbank lifts profit on fee income

Aug 04 2015 11:07

Nedbank has reported a 14.1% increase in first-half profit as growth in fee income helped offset muted growth in lending.

Tech

Your smartphone could land you in jail

Aug 04 2015 10:03

Simply taking a picture with your cellphone can land you in hot water in a foreign country, if you're not careful.

Currencies

Rand recovers but remains vulnerable

Aug 04 2015 09:43

The rand has recovered some lost ground against the dollar and its emerging market peers in early trade, but remains vulnerable ahead of US jobs data.

Economy

Outa derides e-toll statistics

Aug 04 2015 08:20

Civil rights body Outa has scoffed at the minister of transport's report on statistics showing an increase in e-toll collections, saying it is misleading.

Mining

Royal Bafokeng swings to loss on softer prices

Aug 04 2015 10:30

Royal Bafokeng Platinum has swung into a first-half loss as it battled low metal prices, a softer currency and reduced output.

Agribusiness

Lifeline for ailing Free State milk industry

Aug 04 2015 07:50

The struggling Free State dairy industry has received a breather from a milk broker who has agreed to buy farmers' produce after the Clocolan milk depot closed down.

Economy

Joburg's Diamond Walk targets wealthy Africans

Aug 04 2015 07:17

The purveyors of the world’s most expensive consumer goods are counting on wealthy Africans to spend their income on R40 000 handbags or a R25 000 bottle of bubbly.

Economy

Tourism can do well despite visa issues - minister

Aug 03 2015 18:09

The SA tourism and events industry must do what it does well regardless of challenges like the new visa regulations, says Minister of Tourism Derek Hanekom.

 

In other news

Greek banking stocks plunge again

15 minutes ago

Greece's banking stocks have plunged for the second day in a row, dragging the main Athens index down and reflecting continuing financial and economic woes.

Asteroid mining could 'rescue' industry

29 minutes ago

As mining companies struggle with the falling price of precious metals, the answer may lie in space

European shares slip on earnings disappointment

Aug 04 2015 10:26

European stock markets have lost ground, with French bank Credit Agricole and BMW among the worst performers after reporting results.

Hackers hit German federal prosecutor website

Aug 04 2015 09:40

Hackers have blocked part of the German federal prosecutor's office, a spokesperson said, but she could not give any details about the scope of the attack.

Twitter shares tumble on growth worries

Aug 04 2015 08:28

Twitter shares fell to an all-time low, weighed down by doubts that the popular messaging platform isn't growing fast enough to thrive.

Euro under pressure after Greek stock plunge

Aug 04 2015 07:57

The euro has been under pressure following a sell-off in New York as a plunge on the Greek stock market revived worries about Athens' future in the eurozone.

US stocks drop as oil equities tumble

Aug 04 2015 07:51

US stocks have fallen with petroleum-linked equities retreating on a big drop in oil prices as Wall Street girds for a busy week of economic reports.

Asia stocks mixed ahead of rate calls in Australia, India

Aug 04 2015 07:45

Asian stocks have been mixed in early trading, with Australia to make a decision on interest rates as slowing Chinese demand hits its resource-driven economy.

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  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
NED Nedbank Group LimitedR270.48R12.574.87%
PWK Pick N Pay Holdings Limit...R26.72R0.722.77%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR17.49R0.462.70%
TRU Truworths International L...R88.00R2.002.33%
BAT Brait SeR159.55R3.552.28%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR97.94R-4.13-4.05%
ITE Italtile LimitedR12.01R-0.49-3.92%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR69.46R-1.98-2.77%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR15.75R-0.41-2.54%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR31.80R-0.65-2.00%
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Savings

Challenges of the sandwich generation

Aug 03 2015 07:49

Not saving for your children’s education because you’re also supporting aged parents will result in an uneducated generation which is less able to find work, warns an expert.

 

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