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Economy

Zim a very difficult environment - Old Mutual

Apr 27 2015 11:25

Old Mutual Zimbabwe says vacancies at its properties have grown to 19% as the operating environment in the country continues to deteriorate.

Commodities

Oil near 4-month high amid supply risk

Apr 27 2015 10:43

Oil has traded near the highest price since December on concern that Middle East supplies may be disrupted as Saudi Arabia expands its military campaign in Yemen.

Eskom

Eskom breaks load shedding streak

Apr 26 2015 19:26

Eskom has kept the weekend free of power cuts as it started a massive maintenance drive to improve the performance and reliability of its power generating units.

Eskom

Outcry over Molefe's plan to solve Eskom woes

Apr 26 2015 17:14

A suggestion that Eskom supply electricity directly to all South Africans, bypassing municipalities, would in effect destroy local government and derail service delivery.

Economy

Ramaphosa steps in at SARS

Apr 26 2015 15:03

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is reportedly brokering an exit deal between suspended deputy commissioner Ivan Pillay and the SA Revenue Service head, Tom Moyane.

In the news

Branson: Companies should let staff work from home

Apr 26 2015 14:37

Companies that forbid the practice, such as Yahoo, put pressure on families and limit opportunities for women, says Virgin Group founder Richard Branson.

Economy

Solar power shaking up global energy

Apr 26 2015 13:25

A crash in the prices of photovoltaic panels and improved technology that harnesses more power from the sun has placed solar on the cusp of a global boom, analysts say.

 

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Egypt's currency black market brings challenges

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Egypt's currency black market, a thorn in the side of successive governments, has virtually disappeared following a central bank crackdown.

Dollar soft as hopes for rate hike fade

Apr 27 2015 11:06

The yen has extended its gains after a batch of weak US data fuelled more doubts about a mid-year interest rate hike.

European shares fall, Greek concerns weigh

Apr 27 2015 10:59

European shares have edged lower in early trading, with lingering concerns over Greece's debt situation prompting investors to trade cautiously.

Asian stocks largely higher after Wall St record

Apr 27 2015 10:55

Shanghai has led several Asian stock markets higher as traders bet on fresh economy-boosting measures in China.

Serbia seals deal for Dubai-style waterfront

Apr 26 2015 18:13

Serbia has sealed a deal with an Abu Dhabi investor for a multi-billion-dollar development that has drawn fire from locals worried over the scale and cost of the project.

Singapore becoming cheaper to call home

Apr 24 2015 18:17

Expats in Singapore have voiced concerns about high living expenses, tightening foreign labour policies and education costs at international schools.

UK's richest hedge fund managers

Apr 24 2015 17:05

Britain's top-25 richest hedge fund managers' wealth has risen by £1.8bn to £14.8bn over the past year, shows the Sunday Times Rich List.

'Smaller, simpler' mantra rings through banking

Apr 24 2015 16:36

Deutsche Bank's expected move to sell much of its retail banking business will see it join a growing list of banks choosing to shrink and simplify to survive.

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
ACP Acucap Properties LimitedR57.01R0.000.00%
AFE A E C I LimitedR136.00R0.000.00%
AFH Alexander Forbes Group Ho...R10.00R0.000.00%
AGL Anglo American PlcR199.41R0.000.00%
AMS Anglo American Plat LtdR303.85R0.000.00%
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ZED Zeder Investments LimitedR8.80R0.000.00%
WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R92.20R0.000.00%
VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR149.14R0.000.00%
TSH Tsogo Sun Holdings Limite...R28.10R0.000.00%
TRU Truworths International L...R91.87R0.000.00%
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World

Solar power shaking up global energy

Apr 26 2015 13:25

A crash in the prices of photovoltaic panels and improved technology that harnesses more power from the sun has placed solar on the cusp of a global boom, analysts say.

Entrepreneurs

Cape Town's strelitzia man

Apr 24 2015 11:06

Every day between 15:00 and 19:00, at the traffic lights on the corner of Buitengracht Street and Buitensingel in the Cape Town city centre, you’re likely to see a man with a bunch of orange strelitzia flowers.

 

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