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Economy

Business opportunities for SA in Peru

May 26 2015 15:24

Low volumes of bilateral trade between SA and Peru offer opportunities for businesspeople from both countries to explore, says SA ambassador Elsa Dry.

Industrial

Adcorp results show value of bigger global reach

May 26 2015 15:08

The next few years are likely to be an interesting time for the staffing industry as fresh models evolve and new global entrants emerge, says Adcorp's CEO.

Tech

MTN says sorry for call centre chaos

May 26 2015 14:40

Mobile operator MTN has apologised to customers for service disruptions as strike action continues to impact on operations.

Economy

SA's unemployment rate hits 12-year high

May 26 2015 13:42

SA’s unemployment rate in the first quarter of 2015 has risen to its highest level since 2003, according to Statistics SA.

Equities

JSE indices drop on weak GDP growth

May 26 2015 14:19

Disappointing GDP growth of only 1.3% has highlighted investors' growing concern about high valuations on the JSE which will not be supported by economic activity.

News

Cosatu denies being snubbed by five unions

May 26 2015 13:16

Cosatu has denied that five of its affiliates have boycotted its special central executive committee meeting taking place in Johannesburg this week.

Retail

Domino's makes sterling debut in Taste earnings

May 26 2015 13:57

Taste Holdings has boosted its core revenue by 25% and Domino’s Pizza outlets have exceeded expectations.

 

In other news

Samsung offers SA free repairs for Galaxy S6

May 26 2015 13:24

If you break the glass panels on your Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, you no longer need to consider throwing yourself under a bus: Samsung is offering to repair it for free.

China official sold car plates for millions - prosecutors

May 26 2015 11:50

A former head of Beijing's traffic management office has gone on trial for handing out coveted car number plates in return for nearly $4m in bribes.

China lender adds urgency to pan-Pacific trade pact

May 26 2015 11:31

China's drive to create a Beijing-led Asian development bank is adding to a sense of urgency among officials keen to get a pan-Pacific trade pact off the ground.

Gold drops to 2-week as low as dollar rallies

May 26 2015 10:25

Gold has fallen to a near 1% to a two-week low as the dollar pushed higher following comments from the Fed that reinforced the bank’s monetary tightening bias..

Asia stocks gain on China announcements

May 26 2015 07:20

Asian stock markets have moved mostly higher as China announcements spur more Shanghai gains.

Oil prices mixed in sluggish trading

May 26 2015 07:13

Oil prices have been mixed in subdued Asian trade as dealers searched for fresh cues following public holidays in the US and much of Europe.

New Berlin airport won't be a white elephant

May 25 2015 20:00

Berlin's new international airport, repeatedly delayed due to red tape and technical problems, is on course to open as scheduled in 2017, a spokesperson says.

Nigeria fuel shortages hit telecoms, banking, aviation

May 25 2015 19:50

Chronic fuel shortages in Nigeria has brought phone firms, banks and flights to a standstill, just four days before Muhammadu Buhari's inauguration as president of the country.

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR154.37R5.853.94%
LON Lonmin PlcR25.10R0.491.99%
ZED Zeder Investments LimitedR8.95R0.161.82%
COH Curro Holdings LimitedR34.70R0.501.46%
ERN Erin Energy CorporationR76.01R1.011.35%
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NPK Nampak LimitedR36.49R-5.51-13.12%
PPC Ppc LimitedR19.24R-0.91-4.52%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR20.45R-0.95-4.44%
TKG Telkom Sa Soc LimitedR69.82R-3.18-4.36%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR39.30R-1.78-4.33%
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