• Dangerous games

    Employers' body Neasa is playing a potentially dangerous game, says Terry Bell.

  • Rational thinking

    All players should first consider the net result of their actions, says Leopold Scholtz.

  • Telkom's property poser

    BEE may be hindering Telkom's plans to offload redundant real estate, says Gugu Lourie.

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News

Neasa not fazed by Numsa, Cosatu threats

Jul 31 2014 10:52

The National Employers' Association of South Africa says it is not fazed nor intimidated by Numsa and Cosatu's threats against its members.

Economy

Beer intake reflects inequality gap in Zim

Jul 31 2014 10:44

Beer consumption in Zimbabwe is fast becoming a key reflector of the inequality gap within the country, at least according to numbers from beverage maker Delta.

Industrial

Sappi swings to profit on cost cutting

Jul 31 2014 11:10

Sappi's results show that demand for glossy paper has fallen as tablet computers and e-readers take a huge bite out of the traditional magazine industry.

Economy

Millions of illegal products destroyed

Jul 31 2014 10:02

Illegal products worth R438m have been destroyed, says the department of trade and industry.

Your Voice

Debate on interest rate hikes heats up

Jul 31 2014 10:02

Fin24 users seem to be in two camps regarding the view that the prime interest rate could peak at 11% sometime in 2015.

News

NUM signs wage agreement with Kumba

Jul 31 2014 09:31

The National Union of Mineworkers has signed a three-year wage deal with Kumba Iron Ore, says the union.

Mining

Sibanye profit falls after share issue

Jul 31 2014 09:44

Gold producer Sibanye Gold says its first-half earnings have fallen by more than 50%, reflecting the impact of a share issue this year.

Currencies

Rand on the back foot ahead of trade data

Jul 31 2014 09:39

The rand has traded softer against the dollar and could weaken further if the latest trade data shows a wider-than-expected deficit for June.

 

In other news

Investec quarterly income flat

40 minutes ago

Investment bank Investec has reported a 1% rise in first-quarter operating income, while bad debt losses have fallen by 17%.

Trading suspended in stricken Portugese bank

55 minutes ago

Lisbon stock market authorities have suspended trading in Banco Espirito Santo after the stricken Portuguese bank announced historic losses.

Cuban tourism industry stalls

Jul 31 2014 10:13

The Cuban tourism industry has stagnated in 2013 and is struggling to get more visitors, the latest indication of a general slowdown in the country's economy.

Shell earnings rise 33%, beat forecasts

Jul 31 2014 09:22

Royal Dutch Shell has reported a 33% increase in quarterly earnings, beating analyst forecasts, after selling at higher prices.

Asian stocks higher after US growth data

Jul 31 2014 07:56

Asian markets have extended their recent uptrend after US data showed the world's top economy grew much more than expected in the second quarter.

S&P 500, Nasdaq up on Fed's rates stance

Jul 31 2014 07:55

The S&P 500 and Nasdaq have ended higher after the Federal Reserve reaffirmed that it is in no hurry to raise interest rates.

Oil prices extend losses in Asian trade

Jul 31 2014 07:54

Oil prices have tumbled further in Asia as concerns eased that fresh Western sanctions on Russia would have an immediate impact on global oil supplies.

Asia tourist boom fuels airport binge

Jul 30 2014 19:45

Faced with snaking queues at immigration and expensive flight delays, Asian nations are rushing to build hundreds of new airports.

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ITU Intu Properties PlcR58.74R1.182.05%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR16.64R0.241.46%
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SAP Sappi LimitedR41.53R-1.47-3.42%
INP Investec PlcR90.58R-2.88-3.08%
INL Investec LimitedR90.80R-2.64-2.83%
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LON Lonmin PlcR41.61R-0.90-2.12%
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