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Mining

Junior miners ready to pounce on bargains

Feb 09 2016 07:22

Junior mining companies are starting to lick their lips for some of the assets of bigger miners currently up for sale, says EY Africa's mining and metals sector leader.

Economy

Obama signs Africa electricity initiative into law

Feb 09 2016 07:09

President Barack Obama has signed into law a measure aimed at expanding electricity to millions of households in sub-Saharan Africa, a move that will boost growth.

Retail

Lewis in move to curb cost confusion

Feb 09 2016 06:25

Lewis Group is launching a specialised call centre to limit any potential misunderstandings of the costs, services and fees to be paid by customers.

Eskom

Over 8 000 oppose Eskom price increases

Feb 08 2016 19:01

The hearings into Eskom's application for a tariff increase to recoup R22.8bn for the 2013/14 financial year, have drawn strong public opposition.

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: The power of changing your mind

Feb 09 2016 06:47

Through the mind-set of persuadability, good leaders can become the best leaders, says Ian Mann.

Economy

Profit shifting changes could hit mining - report

Feb 08 2016 21:00

Rule changes regarding base erosion and profit shifting could add an additional layer of uncertainty for the future of the mining industry, according to a report.

Mining

South32 CEO says time for action is now

Feb 08 2016 20:03

The last thing South Africa and the manganese industry needs at the moment is increased export capacity, says South32's CEO.

 

In other news

US stocks drop as credit worries sink banks

19 minutes ago

Wall Street stocks have finished sharply lower, joining a European equity rout, as fears of an economic slowdown weighed especially hard on financial and technology shares.

Asian stocks extend global rout as traders flee to safety

21 minutes ago

Tokyo stocks have led a rout across Asian markets, while Japanese government bond yields turned negative, the dollar dived against the yen and gold jumped.

Oil prices stage mild recovery after sell-off

23 minutes ago

Oil prices have rallied after a three-day sell-off that saw the US benchmark sink back below $30 a barrel, analysts warned the ongoing supply glut will keep a lid on oil.

India sees growth exceeding estimate

Feb 08 2016 16:00

India has seen its growth exceeding economists’ estimates to overtake a slowing China, a pace Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be under pressure to sustain.

Emerging currencies gain Middle East shares on oil rebound

Feb 08 2016 12:13

Emerging-market currencies have advanced, led by Russia’s rouble, shares in the Middle East climbed amid speculation Saudi Arabia and Venezuela will stabilise crude prices.

Uber's surge pricing applied to smoothies

Feb 08 2016 10:19

By raising prices as demand increases, Uber is able not only to influence demand in line with supply, it also can encourage more drivers to take to the road.

Dollar gains as US jobs report keeps alive rate hike hopes

Feb 08 2016 07:42

The dollar has extended its gains as a closely watched US jobs report fanned speculation that the Federal Reserve may hike interest rates as early as next month.

Israel mulling twin gas pipelines to Turkey, Greece

Feb 07 2016 18:28

Israel is looking to exploit its substantial natural gas reserves with two potential pipeline projects to Turkey and Greece.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: The power of changing your mind

Through the mind-set of persuadability, good leaders can become the best...

Opinion

Without water, SA anticipates mammoth crop failure

Climate-related consequences are raising food prices, joblessness, crime,...

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Unions weak now that strength is needed

When unions later this year start to demand double digit pay rises, do...

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR175.20R20.0012.89%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R39.80R4.2011.80%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR69.00R7.0011.29%
AMS Anglo American Plat Limit...R300.00R30.2711.22%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR45.95R3.658.63%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
FBR Famous Brands LimitedR106.50R-5.95-5.29%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1850.00R-86.06-4.45%
IPL Imperial Holdings LimitedR116.00R-5.00-4.13%
DTC Datatec LimitedR42.21R-1.60-3.65%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR47.00R-1.60-3.29%
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Finweek

Does your will say what you mean?

Feb 08 2016 12:51

Is your will clear to the executor of your estate? Make sure it is by following advice from Willie Fourie, head of estate and trust services at PSG.

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SMALL BUSINESS

Marketing is a big concern in SA's small business community, followed by a lack of confidence and partnering with the wrong people, according to a survey.
 

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