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Economy

Sarb worries over ailing economy

Sep 18 2014 19:17

The domestic growth outlook remains weak amid rising unemployment, warned the SA Reserve Bank.

Currencies

Rand hits 7-month low as Marcus signals exit

Sep 18 2014 18:48

The rand has weakened against the dollar after reserve bank governor Gill Marcus confirmed she will step down when her five year term ends in November.

Equities

Naspers, banks lead JSE higher

Sep 18 2014 18:55

South African stocks have ended higher, led by Naspers after a broker upgrade while banks extended gains for the third straight session.

Economy

DG Kganyago touted as Marcus successor

Sep 18 2014 18:01

Citi Research economist Gina Schoeman says Deputy Governor Lesetja Kganyago is well respected by markets and inclined to give due respect to growth prospects.

Economy

Rates stay put, Marcus goes

Sep 18 2014 17:02

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus has announced that she will not serve another term as governor after she announced that interest rates will stay unchanged.

Economy

Sarb governor Marcus stepping down

Sep 18 2014 15:55

South African Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus says she will stand down in November when her term ends.

Economy

Sarb keeps rates steady

Sep 18 2014 15:21

SA Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus says the repo rate will remain at 5.75%, citing the aneamic state of the domestic economy.

News

Neasa to lodge urgent application on wages

Sep 18 2014 13:52

The National Employers’ Association of South Africa wants to lodge an urgent application in the Labour Court to stop the extension of a wage agreement.

 

In other news

Air France pilots threaten to extend strike

28 minutes ago

An Air France pilots union has warned that it could vote to extend an ongoing strike indefinitely if its demands are not met.

EasyJet flags higher dividends

43 minutes ago

EasyJet is to pay more of its profits out to shareholders via dividends in a sign of the budget airline's confidence in future growth.

CT Airport contributes to community

Sep 18 2014 18:27

The Cape Town International Airport invests in various community driven programmes, with a focus on the airport's neighbouring communities.

New kid on the actuarial block

Sep 18 2014 18:16

The merger of two complementary mid-tier South African firms has created a new large actuarial firm that has an eye on further African growth.

Coega invests R638m in E Cape schools

Sep 18 2014 18:04

The Coega Development Corporation (CDC) has completed sixty school infrastructure programmes across the Eastern Cape in just one year.

Genesis announces contribution increase

Sep 18 2014 16:46

Genesis Medical Scheme has announced its 2015 average contribution increase.

Oil prices dip on Opec uncertainty

Sep 18 2014 13:49

Crude oil prices have eased as financial markets focused on Scotland's independent vote, while reacting to US data and uncertainty over Opec's outlook.

Nigeria oil strike still on

Sep 18 2014 11:47

Nigerian oil unions have continued a strike they say could affect exports if no agreement is reached with the government.

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Strike fallout impacts white collar workers too

Sep 18 2014 14:51

The prolonged platinum mining strikes may also have set a new precedent, with many white collar employees now demanding salary increases, says a business owner.

 

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