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Economy

Unemployment rate down, but big picture worrisome

Jul 29 2015 15:54

Although the latest labour force survey by Stats SA shows the unemployment rate has decreased quarter-on-quarter, the bigger picture is more worrisome.

Eskom

Load shedding hits SA food production

Jul 29 2015 17:00

The biggest problem for primary food production in SA is the uncertainty around the load shedding schedule, warns an energy expert.

Eskom

Randburg power cut to avoid total blackout

Jul 29 2015 16:10

City Power has announced a power outage in the Randburg area, in an attempt to prevent a total blackout.

Tech

Tshwane jacks up free Wi-Fi speed

Jul 29 2015 15:06

The City of Tshwane is racing ahead with its free Wi-Fi programme for residents by upgrading the speed of its network as well the number of sites.

Economy

Zim misses revenue target as economy stutters

Jul 29 2015 15:35

Zimbabwe has missed its revenue target for the half-year to June 2014, with the revenue authority blaming the poor performance on a “myriad of challenges”.

Eskom

Eskom to implement stage 1 load shedding

Jul 29 2015 14:53

Eskom says the power system is constrained and under pressure because of a shortage of generating capacity as some of its power stations are on maintenance.

Economy

Public, private sector take hands for tourism growth

Jul 29 2015 13:57

Key role players in the Western Cape’s tourism industry have committed to working together to address economic growth.

Equities

JSE set for more volatility

Jul 29 2015 15:12

Share prices on the JSE have lifted with industrials making the best recovery, but it seems a fair bit of volatility has become the trend for the local bourse.

 

In other news

US stocks up ahead of Fed statement

Jul 29 2015 16:04

US stocks have opened higher ahead of a Federal Reserve policy statement while Twitter and online listings site Yelp plunged on disappointing earnings reports.

Greek PM says may have to call early election

Jul 29 2015 15:45

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras says he may have to call an early election to bolster a parliamentary majority that has been strained by bailout reforms.

EU probes Disneyland Paris over prices

Jul 29 2015 15:15

European Union regulators are investigating prices charged by Disneyland Paris after complaints from foreign consumers who say they were charged more.

European stocks climb amid earnings, before Fed

Jul 29 2015 14:45

Europe's main stock markets have risen, as traders reacted to a batch of company earnings updates ahead of the Federal Reserve's latest policy statement.

Denials fly in war of nerves over Greek debt talks

Jul 29 2015 13:30

Conflicting statements and denials have flown between Athens and Brussels in a war of nerves highlighting the depth of mutual mistrust over a new €86bn bailout talk.

Oil market loses more ground

Jul 29 2015 13:13

Oil prices have slid as investors awaited the US Federal Reserve's latest monetary policy meeting and a closely watched report on crude inventories.

Australia happy with Pacific trade progress

Jul 29 2015 13:00

Australia is pleased with discussions with Pacific Rim trading partners on resolving disputes with foreign investors but will not agree to a regional trade pact.

China stocks bounce back as stability is restored

Jul 29 2015 12:49

Chinese shares have bounced back more than 3%, as Beijing's latest efforts to prop up values restored a measure of stability to its unruly stock market.

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JSE set for more volatility

Jul 29 2015 15:12

Share prices on the JSE have lifted with industrials making the best recovery, but it seems a fair bit of volatility has become the trend for the local bourse.

 

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