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Economy

Eskom: SA on power alert

Jan 28 2015 07:44

Eskom says intensified power cuts are needed because of a shortage of generation capacity, and any extra load or faults in the system may necessitate load shedding.

Economy

Peak pricing pilot promising - Eskom

Jan 28 2015 06:00

Early results from a pilot project, which charges customers higher rates for power on selected peak demand days, are "very promising", Eskom says.

Economy

New minerals bill may undermine BEE - Zuma

Jan 27 2015 20:30

President Jacob Zuma believes proposed key legislation governing the oil, gas and minerals industries could undermine black economic empowerment.

South Africa

Power cuts to bolster supply – Eskom CEO

Jan 27 2015 19:29

Eskom has implemented stage two rolling power cuts to help bolster power supply for the rest of the week, acting CEO Dan Marokane says.

Currencies

Rand weakens for third day on power crunch

Jan 27 2015 18:25

The rand has weakened against the US dollar for the third straight session, pressured by concerns over persistent electricity blackouts.

Economy

Property market on the rise

Jan 27 2015 17:37

The property market appears to be strengthening after a "lull" in the residential sector in the first half of 2014, says First National Bank.

Insurance

Joburg estate hit by load shedding robbers

Jan 27 2015 16:21

Load shedding in a Johannesburg residential estate has sparked a series of robberies, something an insurance expert has warned will be on the increase.

Economy

Oil price drop could bring surprise U-turn for SA

Jan 27 2015 16:10

Drastic declines in the international oil price and sharp cuts in the local petrol price could herald a sharp turnaround in SA’s fortunes, says an expert.

 

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Global markets: Stocks drop on weak earnings

6 minutes ago

World stock indices have fallen following disappointing company earnings, while the dollar retreated after an unexpected decline in US durable goods orders.

Asian markets track US selloff

37 minutes ago

Asian equity markets have sunk following a heavy selloff in New York, where a string of poor earnings reports stoked concerns about the US economy.

Oil slips ahead of Fed meeting outcome

53 minutes ago

Oil prices have fallen in Asia as dealers await the outcome of a US Federal Reserve meeting and a supply report expected to show a surge in crude stockpiles.

US stocks sink on weak earnings

44 minutes ago

Wall Street stocks have finished sharply lower following a disappointing stream of corporate earnings and mixed US economic data.

IMF warns Africa of headwinds from China, US

Jan 27 2015 20:30

IMF head Christine Lagarde has warned that African economies could be hurt by a slowdown in China's economy and an imminent hike in United States interest rates.

Russia: Crisis plan won't need more budget

Jan 27 2015 20:00

An economic crisis plan that Russia has adopted won't require any more budget spending than was already planned, says finance minister Anton Siluanov.

Disease threatens bee farmers

Jan 27 2015 19:30

A disease that has spread amongst bees in the Western Cape is threatening to reach KwaZulu-Natal and completely wipe out South Africa’s bee population.

US stocks tumble on weak earnings

Jan 27 2015 19:03

The Dow has fallen more than 260 points in early trade following several disappointing earnings reports from big companies and a surprising drop in durable goods orders.

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