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Retail

Nando's stole my intellectual property - artist

Dec 19 2014 11:38

Global fast food brand Nando’s has been accused of intellectual property theft by a young South African photographer, City Press reports.

Commodities

Brent crude steady below $60 a barrel

Dec 19 2014 11:25

Brent crude has held below $60 a barrel, near a five-and-a-half year low as a global oversupply of oil showed little sign of receding.

Currencies

Rand consolidates post-Fed gains

Dec 19 2014 11:13

The rand has consolidated recent gains against the dollar as positive sentiment towards emerging markets continued to favour local assets.

Tech

Apple supplier workers treated poorly - report

Dec 19 2014 10:35

Workers in Chinese factories making Apple products are poorly treated, with exhausted employees falling asleep on their 12-hour shifts, the BBC has found.

Agribusiness

Big Chinese opportunity for W Cape winery

Dec 19 2014 10:08

A Chinese businessman has purchased a majority stake in a Western Cape winery because of the big opportunity he sees for this region's wine in China.

Economy

Oil dive means rough ride for Gulf states

Dec 19 2014 09:14

Gulf countries are bracing for tough times as oil revenues fall and after they missed a golden chance to diversify in a decade of unprecedented windfalls.

Inside Labour

Silver linings to dark global clouds

Dec 19 2014 07:12

SA labour seems to have a growing sense of living in a system well beyond its sell-by date, says Terry Bell in his final Inside Labour column this year.

Economy

Putin: Russia will overcome 'perfect storm'

Dec 19 2014 07:52

President Vladimir Putin has assured Russians the economy will rebound after the rouble's dramatic slide, but offers no remedy for a deepening financial crisis.

 

In other news

Germany takes delivery of its first Airbus A400M

Dec 19 2014 10:59

Airbus Defence and Space has delivered the first Airbus A400M military transport ordered by Germany.

Stores fight back amid online delivery delays

Dec 19 2014 11:00

The Christmas rush is exposing the limitations of internet-only retailers, allowing Europe's shops to fight back with "click and collect" services.

Paul: US trade with Cuba 'probably a good idea'

Dec 19 2014 10:45

Senior Rand Paul says starting to trade with Cuba "is probably a good idea" and the lengthy economic embargo against the communist island "just hasn't worked."

Marine protection campaign launched

Dec 19 2014 10:32

The department of agriculture, forestry and fisheries has kicked off its annual festive season marine protection awareness campaign.

The Interview’s Kim Jong Un death scene leaked

Dec 19 2014 09:58

The climax scene of the Sony Pictures’ comedy film has been leaked after the studio suffered one of corporate America's worst-ever hacking incidents.

Portugal invokes measures to stop airline strike

Dec 19 2014 10:30

The Portuguese government has moved to halt a four-day strike at the TAP national airline, invoking special powers that allow dismissal.

UK targets financial fraud with police unit

Dec 19 2014 10:15

Britain is to set up a specialist police unit focused on corruption and bribery, aiming to bolster its defences against white-collar crime in the financial sector.

EU calls for free trade deal with US in 2015

Dec 19 2014 09:45

The European Union and the US should do do everything possible to finish negotiating their landmark free trade deal in the new year, say EU leaders.

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