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Mobile

New Icasa MTR policy 'should benefit consumers'

Aug 20 2014 07:54

The new policy to determine the actual cost of termination rates should benefit mobile consumers in South Africa, says an analyst.

Financial Services

SA's banking sector is healthy - Sarb

Aug 20 2014 07:00

The South African Reserve Bank has disputed Moody's decision to downgrade Standard Bank, FirstRand, Absa and Nedbank and put them on review for further cuts.

Investments

Who traded down African Bank's share value?

Aug 20 2014 06:00

A Fin24 user says the real question regarding the crisis with African Bank, is who traded down its share value and an expert provides some insights.

Financial Services

Warning against overreaction to banks' downgrade

Aug 19 2014 18:53

Moody's was too late in downgrading African Bank and now overreacted in downgrading Capitec as a result, says Kokkie Kooyman of Sanlam Investment Management Global.

Economy

Ebola no threat to SA tourism - minister

Aug 20 2014 05:00

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is no threat to tourism in South Africa, says Communications Minister Faith Muthambi.

Mining

NUM to fight Petra retrenchments

Aug 19 2014 19:43

The National Union of Mineworkers has vowed to fight tooth and nail to avoid retrenchments at Petra Diamonds' Helam mine in North West.

Financial Services

Moody's cuts ratings of four more top banks

Aug 19 2014 18:27

Moody's has downgraded the credit rating of Standard Bank, Absa, FNB and Nedbank after Capitec suffered the same fate.

News

Motsoeneng's appointment justified - SABC

Aug 19 2014 19:31

The decision to appoint SABC COO Hlaudi Motsoeneng on a permanent basis was rational, the broadcaster's board told the Western Cape High Court.

 

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Citigroup to buy its Japanese retail arm

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Citigroup is eyeing the sale of its Japanese retail banking operations, more than a century after setting up shop in the Asian nation.

Oil prices mixed in Asia

Aug 20 2014 07:44

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia as investors await the release of US Federal minutes, while keeping an eye on the latest stockpiles data.

Asian shares slip ahead of Yellen talk

Aug 20 2014 07:41

Asian shares have slipped despite a positive lead from Wall St, stocks have picked up ahead of the Federal Reserve chief's keynote speech.

Dollar rises in Asia on upbeat US data

Aug 20 2014 07:37

The dollar has extended its gains in Asia after an encouraging surge in US housing construction boosted optimism over the state of the world's number one economy.

US stocks rise on housing data

Aug 20 2014 07:32

US stocks have finished with solid gains following encouraging economic data and a solid earnings report from Home Depot.

Sub-Saharan Africa middle class growing

Aug 19 2014 19:45

Sub-Saharan Africa has experienced substantial growth in its middle class over the past 14 years, according to a Standard Bank report.

AfDB pledges $60m to fight Ebola

Aug 19 2014 19:30

The African Development Bank has pledged $60m to help fight the worst-ever outbreak of Ebola which is raging across west Africa.

Elizabeth Arden posts biggest ever loss

Aug 19 2014 19:15

Elizabeth Arden has recorded its biggest quarterly loss due to a steep fall in sales of celebrity perfumes, particularly the Justin Bieber and Taylor Swift brands.

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Economy

Sticking it to Sanral

The time is now for citizen-centric leadership to stop the road to ruin,...

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The magic of not noticing

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Financial Services

African Bank too inclusive to fail

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JSE drops, spurred by BHP Billiton

Aug 19 2014 18:09

South African stocks have been down, with mining companies taking the most points off the index after BHP Billiton announced plans to spin off businesses worth.

 

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