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Economy

Greece will not pay IMF loan due on Tuesday - govt official

Jun 29 2015 20:30

Greece will not pay a €1.6bn loan instalment due to the IMF, a Greek government official has confirmed, highlighting the depth of the financial crisis facing the country.

Eskom

5 reasons why Nersa turned down Eskom

Jun 29 2015 21:30

Five reasons why Eskom failed in their bid to charge South Africans more for their electricity.

Eskom

Eskom did not show us necessary savings - Nersa

Jun 29 2015 19:37

Eskom did not show the National Energy Regulator of SA the savings it could have made from considering alternative options to an increase in electricity prices, it says.

Tech

Naspers core headline earnings grow by 30%

Jun 29 2015 18:40

Naspers says its core headline earnings, a measure it considers a reliable indicator of sustainable operating performance, has grown 30% to R11.2bn, up from R8.6bn.

Mining

Gold companies offer unions up to 13% increase

Jun 29 2015 18:29

The gold sector has tabled its wage offer to mining unions, saying the offer is based on economic and social sustainability.

Tech

Facebook opens Johannesburg office

Jun 29 2015 17:54

Social media giant Facebook has opened its first office in South Africa in a bid to boost its African presence.

Economy

Booming African education businesses boost class grades

Jun 29 2015 19:24

The explosion of education businesses in Africa means that the continent could soon rival Asian countries like India as the next big hit with school investors.

Economy

Financial crisis hits SA youth the hardest

Jun 29 2015 17:57

The high rate of long-term unemployment among both young people and adults reflects the mismatch between skills and available jobs, a report by Statistics SA shows.

 

In other news

Putco cancels contracts in 3 municipalities

Jun 29 2015 19:59

Putco will not be renewing three of its contracts with the Gauteng department of transport in parts of Tshwane, Ekurhuleni and Sedibeng municipalities as of Wednesday July 1.

Netanyahu faces crisis over Israel gas monopoly

Jun 29 2015 19:45

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing his first major coalition crisis since his re-election, with ministers withholding support for plans to develop Israel's natural gas fields.

Global stock markets slump on Greece exit fears

Jun 29 2015 18:50

Global stocks have slumped amid investor concern that Greece may be heading for a eurozone exit.

Steinhoff: Frankfurt listing to take place in Q4

Jun 29 2015 18:14

Steinhoff International says a planned stockmarket listing in Frankfurt will probably take place in the fourth quarter of this year, subject to regulatory approvals.

US stocks fall as Greek default looms

Jun 29 2015 16:14

US stocks have dropped as Greece neared default on its debts and possibly a turbulent exit from the eurozone.

Oil prices retreat on Greece

Jun 29 2015 16:01

Oil prices have dropped, tracking a sell-off in global equity markets and the euro caused by fears of a Greek debt default.

Sydney's crazy housing market no mere craze

Jun 29 2015 15:00

Outlandish property prices make daily headlines in Sydney - a peeling 1900s three-bed with no kitchen sink for $2m, a parking space in Kirribili for A$120 000.

Rising water price hits Yemenis

Jun 29 2015 13:30

The price of water is rising steeply in Yemen which may run out of water for its 25 million people, adding to the misery caused by Arab air strikes and the civil war.

Analysis & Opinion

Education

Zombie workplace must go

The pressure to succeed has become a silent killer, says Muzi Kuzwayo....

Economy

Why we must ban the bomb

The world can ill afford the economic consequences of nuclear warfare,...

Economy

That sinking feeling

Shining optimism over SA has been replaced by a feeling of dread, says...

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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR40.32R1.323.38%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR114.00R3.643.30%
RPL Redefine International Pl...R10.23R0.323.23%
ASR Assore LimitedR107.79R2.292.17%
DST Distell Group LimitedR167.80R2.741.66%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
S32 South32 LimitedR16.37R-0.87-5.05%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1839.96R-91.04-4.71%
SUI Sun International LimitedR107.40R-4.60-4.11%
ZED Zeder Investments LimitedR8.18R-0.32-3.76%
TFG The Foschini Group Limite...R158.96R-5.64-3.43%
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Companies

Greek medicine supply 'may be in jeopardy'

Jun 29 2015 17:23

Drugmakers say they will continue to ship medicines to Greece in coming weeks, despite mounting unpaid bills, but warn supplies could be in jeopardy if Europe does not take emergency action.

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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