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Economy

Sars tax target R1.1trn for 2015

Jul 01 2015 18:21

The National Treasury has set a tax collection target of R1.1trn which the South African Revenue Service aims to achieve for the 2015-16 fiscal year.

Tech

Cellphone coverage comes to underground Gautrain stations

Jul 01 2015 16:52

Losing cellphone signal at underground Gautrain stations is set to become a problem of the past, at least for Vodacom subscribers.

Financial Services

'Expensive' label hits stocks, Nedbank sits on cash

Jul 01 2015 16:51

Expensive. That’s the tag plaguing stocks and driving investors such as Nedbank Private Wealth to park their money in cash-like securities to avoid losses.

Tax

WATCH: Skydiving granny still paying tax at 100

Jul 01 2015 14:58

The 100-year-old granny who went skydiving on her birthday this year has now added another crazy stunt to her bucket list: she paid her tax on the first day of tax filing season.

Tech

Vodacom-Neotel deal should worry Telkom - analyst

Jul 01 2015 15:43

Regulators' approval of Vodacom’s R7bn bid to buy fixed-line business Neotel should worry Telkom, says an analyst.

Economy

June car sales down

Jul 01 2015 16:37

While June 2015 showed an increase in passenger vehicles sales by 4.1%, they declined by 6.6% compared to the same month last year.

Economy

Greece offers conditional okay to bailout

Jul 01 2015 14:44

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has told international creditors Greece could accept their bailout offer if some conditions were changed, but Germany says it cannot negotiate.

Tech

Seven insights into the heart of Naspers

Jul 01 2015 13:25

Naspers CEO Bob van Dijk has shared key insights with Fin24 into the success of the media company as well as what opportunities and obstacles lie ahead.

 

In other news

Assore expects earnings drop on weaker prices

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Iron ore and manganese producer Assore says its full year earnings are expected to be up to two thirds lower after the dollar prices for its commodities fell during the period.

Consumers to become manufacturing co-creators - Deloitte

55 minutes ago

South Africa's manufacturing industry is enduring massive upheaval, job losses and companies struggling in an anaemic economy, according to a report by Deloitte.

What it takes to be an asset manager

Jul 01 2015 17:24

The function of an asset manager is typically defined as that of handling the administrative, financial, capital, and operational aspects of any assigned portfolio.

Sustained demand for commercial property

Jul 01 2015 17:14

Well-positioned commercial property in outlying areas around SA is proving increasingly attractive to both local and international buyers, says an expert.

Air cargo growth still slowing

Jul 01 2015 17:03

The International Air Transport Association has released data for global air freight markets showing that growth has continued to slow in May.

Greece to re-open bank branches for pensioners

Jul 01 2015 16:48

Greece will re-open 1 000 bank branches until the end of the week to cater for pensioners who do not use cash cards for automated teller machines.

US stocks jump as prospects improve for Greek deal

Jul 01 2015 16:42

Wall Street stocks have jumped in opening trade after Greece proposed a fresh deal to its creditors and as US data showed private-sector hiring accelerated in June.

World's poorest gain access to water, but not toilets

Jul 01 2015 16:30

The poor's lack of access to sanitation threatens to undermine the health benefits they have gained from access to clean water, the United Nations says.

Analysis & Opinion

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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR142.56R3.862.78%
TRE Trencor LimitedR65.65R1.652.58%
SAB Sabmiller PlcR646.87R15.622.47%
EOH Eoh Holdings LimitedR160.00R3.462.21%
NEP New Europe Property Inves...R140.53R2.932.13%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
NHM Northam Platinum LimitedR37.85R-2.41-5.99%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R51.50R-2.80-5.16%
ASR Assore LimitedR98.35R-5.15-4.98%
LON Lonmin PlcR20.48R-1.00-4.66%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR144.90R-6.06-4.01%
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Companies

Poultry body seeks load shedding mercy for chickens

Jul 01 2015 10:57

Chicken producers will ask the state to help them guarantee electricity supply to SA’s biggest abattoirs as almost-daily power cuts are harming the birds’ welfare.

Investments

Art: As good as gold?

Jun 14 2015 15:00

‘When we look at the subindices of the media, we see the now decade-old declining dominance of oil,” ­George Herman, a senior ­investment strategist at ­Citadel Investment Services, tells City Press.

 

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