• Nene's SAA nemesis

    No political figure seems to have the guts to speak out against Dudu Myeni, says Solly Moeng.

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    Ian Mann takes a look at the war between digital music and the compact disc.

  • Don't take us for fools

    It's time for businesses to stop thinking consumers are gullible, says Mandi Smallhorne.

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SA faces food price shock as rand adds to drought woes

Nov 26 2015 09:51

South Africa is sitting on a food price time bomb, as the effect of the worst drought in over two decades is being compounded by the rand’s 18% slide against the dollar.


Smartphones overtake desktops for holiday shopping

Nov 26 2015 09:48

Online shoppers are set too opt for smartphones over tablets and desktops this holiday season, according to a big data tool.


Rand dips as US data bolsters rate hike case

Nov 26 2015 10:18

The rand has softened slightly as the dollar rallied on positive US data that lifted the chances of a December rate hike by Federal Reserve.


Google gets more than 300 000 'forget' requests in Europe

Nov 26 2015 08:40

Since a top European court ruled people have a right to be forgotten online, Google has received 348 085 requests for tidbits to vanish from search results.

Inside Labour

Labour Wrap: Lessons from the former workshop of the world

Nov 26 2015 07:28

After a visit of more than six weeks to the UK, Terry Bell maintains there are many similarities today between South Africa and its former colonial master.

Question And Answers

Funding advice for a mouthwash entrepreneur

Nov 26 2015 09:06

Having a business idea is one thing, but implementing that idea can be a huge headache, one exacerbated by a lack of funding.

Travel & Leisure

Space billionaires Bezos and Musk in Twitter spat

Nov 26 2015 07:09

Jeff Bezos has achieved two technological milestones in barely 24 hours, but Elon Musk had something to say about his bragging rights.


Unions threaten PIC, Woolworths on Israel trade

Nov 25 2015 21:30

Six trade unions have threatened to flex their muscles in the Public Investment Corporation if Woolworths does not end its trade with Israel.


In other news

US new-home sales rebound in October

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Sales of new single-family homes in the United States have rebounded in October from a September slump, as prices fell year-over-year, an official data shows.

Euro languishes near seven-month low

Nov 26 2015 09:14

The euro has been near the weakest in seven months against the dollar and yen as investors speculated the European Central Bank will expand stimulus.

Asian stocks rise on expectations of Europe stimulus

Nov 26 2015 07:58

Asian stock markets have been higher on stimulus outlook in Europe as Russia-Turkey jitters faded.

US stocks end mostly higher in pre-holiday session

Nov 26 2015 07:44

Wall Street stocks have finished mostly higher following a stream of US data ahead of the Thanksgiving Day holiday and the kickoff of the holiday shopping season.

Oil prices up in Asia

Nov 26 2015 07:42

Oil prices held above $43 a barrel in Asia after US crude supplies rose at a slower pace while jitters over the shooting down by Turkey of a Russian warplane lingered.

Diageo, Brandhouse merger approved...with conditions

Nov 25 2015 19:10

The Competition Tribunal has approved the merger between Diageo SA and Brandhouse Beverages.

MMI eyes growth despite market challenges

Nov 25 2015 17:24

MMI Holdings says there are still opportunities in various market segments, despite substantial pressure on its clients' disposable income.

UK 2016 economic growth forecast raised to 2.4%

Nov 25 2015 15:47

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne says the economy will grow by 2.4% this year and in 2016 as he set out his spending priorities for the next five years.

Analysis & Opinion


IS provokes sea-change in global politics

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BOOK REVIEW: The mp3 revolution

In the war between digital music and the compact disc, the winners were...

  • Winners
  • Losers
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
GLN Glencore PlcR19.91R0.583.00%
ROC Rockcastle Global Real Es...R33.98R0.982.97%
S32 South32 LimitedR12.35R0.252.07%
EOH Eoh Holdings LimitedR152.00R2.721.82%
MND Mondi LimitedR325.62R5.771.80%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
BIL Bhp Billiton PlcR180.21R-4.04-2.19%
KAP Kap Industrial Holdings L...R6.95R-0.10-1.42%
IPL Imperial Holdings LimitedR151.56R-2.05-1.33%
TFG The Foschini Group Limite...R133.61R-1.77-1.31%
GND Grindrod LimitedR13.80R-0.18-1.29%
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