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Investment Holdings

Voting for board, takeover not the same - Curro

Jul 28 2015 16:49

Voting for board members at an AGM and voting to accept an offer are two different things, Curro Holdings says in relation to the Advtech AGM.

Investment Holdings

Curro bid impacts Advtech AGM

Jul 28 2015 16:20

Advtech’s largest investors have voted against the re-election of the chair and another director, reiterating its opposition to an offer from Curro Holdings.

Tech

Solidarity hits out at Telkom ‘payment scandal’

Jul 28 2015 16:08

Multi-million rand payments made to Telkom’s previously suspended chief financial officer Jacques Schindehütte has trade union Solidarity up in arms.

Financial Services

Expropriation bill will spook investors, banks say

Jul 28 2015 15:28

The banking industry has criticised a draft law that will allow the government to expropriate property without having to pay compensation at market prices.

Economy

New tourism markets in SA 'will simply fall away'

Jul 28 2015 14:19

SA's new visa regulations requiring unabridged birth certificates will result in the country simply not being seen as a family destination over time, says a minister.

Mining

Zim's Mimosa platinum records rise in output

Jul 28 2015 15:08

Mimosa platinum mine, owned jointly by Aquarius Platinum and Impala Platinum, is on a strong footing after its quarterly production lifted by 5%, says the Aquarius CEO.

Eskom

Eskom open to coal imports for new power stations

Jul 28 2015 14:08

Eskom says it is open to importing coal for plants it still plans to commission, a coal conference heard.

News

SAA board chair Dudu Myeni must go - DA

Jul 28 2015 12:29

DA shadow minister of public enterprises Natasha Mazzone says SAA board chairperson and close Zuma ally Dudu Myeni is a cadre appointment with a political agenda.

 

In other news

Virgin Money posts robust H1 profit on surge in mortgage lending

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British bank Virgin Money says its first-half profit has jumped 37%, bolstered by a surge in mortgage lending.

Oil prices fall further

59 minutes ago

Global oil prices have fallen further on stubborn concerns over high supplies and slowing Chinese demand.

US stocks open higher after upbeat Pfizer

Jul 28 2015 15:58

US stocks have opened higher after a batch of better-than expected earnings from Pfizer and as the Federal Reserve kicks off a two-day monetary policy meeting.

Oil prices down as China stocks plunge weigh

Jul 28 2015 13:49

Oil prices have fallen further in Asia after a plunge in Chinese stocks jolted global markets and added to fears about an oversupply of the commodity.

China stocks end lower as Beijing renews support

Jul 28 2015 13:23

China stocks have ended lower in a volatile session, even as Beijing pledged to lend further support after stocks sank 8% in the previous session, raising concerns about financial stability.

France's Hollande gambles on jobs growth

Jul 28 2015 13:30

French President Francois Hollande, who has long pledged only run for a second term in office if unemployment was falling, has upped the stakes.

China state planner optimistic on economy

Jul 28 2015 13:00

China's top economic planner says that it is optimistic on the outlook for the economy in the second half of 2015.

UK's 'big four' grocers lose more ground

Jul 28 2015 12:30

All of Britain's so-called 'big four' supermarkets have seen sales fall over the last 12 weeks in an overall market that grew marginally.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

BOOK REVIEW: Get ready for the DIY economy

The world is on the verge of a new “sharing economy" which gives us a...

Your Voice

Buzzwords and truths

Mandi Smallhorne discusses her beef with the buzzwords of the day: savings...

Inside Labour

Inside Labour: Of pink flags and infighting

Unity and cohesion remain the slogans for the ANC-led alliance, but togetherness...

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MNP Mondi PlcR296.28R4.041.38%
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GFI Gold Fields LimitedR34.54R-2.68-7.20%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR78.18R-5.82-6.93%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR16.34R-1.06-6.09%
AFE A E C I LimitedR106.97R-6.72-5.91%
MTN Mtn Group LimitedR200.80R-12.24-5.75%
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Entrepreneurs

A triumph of SA’s empowerment spirit

Jul 27 2015 13:40

Launching new premises has given a top black-owned company the opportunity to send a “proud statement about the existence of black excellence in South Africa”.

Companies

Aviation rules keep skies safe

Jul 28 2015 13:03

A businesslike relationship and confidence between supplier and customer are key for smooth management, says the CEO of Air Traffic and Navigation Services.

 

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