• Dangerous games

    Employers' body Neasa is playing a potentially dangerous game, says Terry Bell.

  • Rational thinking

    All players should first consider the net result of their actions, says Leopold Scholtz.

  • Telkom's property poser

    BEE may be hindering Telkom's plans to offload redundant real estate, says Gugu Lourie.

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Retail

Burger King cuts ties with China supplier

Aug 01 2014 10:16

Burger King Worldwide says it will no longer buy products from OSI Group suppliers in China, the parent of the factory at the heart of a food safety scandal.

Economy

Davies: SA at root of US, Africa trade

Aug 01 2014 09:55

South Africa has been at the centre of exploring trade opportunities between the United States and Africa, says Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies.

Resources

Make the most of govt incentives

Aug 01 2014 11:35

Many companies face difficulties when trying to use government incentives and that is why a consulting firm has started a special service to meet this need.

Financial Services

Russian banks dismiss investor fears

Aug 01 2014 10:22

Russia's three largest banks have sought to convince investors that they are able to meet obligations, despite their inclusion on the EU's sanction list .

Industrial

Economy, labour ills a strain on ArcelorMittal

Aug 01 2014 09:23

ArcelorMittal's first-half loss has narrowed compared to last year, but weak economic growth and labour disputes are expected to keep earnings under strain.

Economy

Sanral Winelands secrecy bid worries NGOs

Aug 01 2014 08:56

Two non-governmental organisations have raised concerns about Sanral's application for certain court documents and court hearings to be kept secret.

Currencies

Rand weakens for fifth straight day vs dollar

Aug 01 2014 09:31

The rand has weakened against the dollar for a fifth consecutive day, as the currency struggled to shake off fundamental economic weakness.

Economy

No politics in R80bn Transnet pensioner suit

Aug 01 2014 07:35

The R80bn class action suit of Transnet pensioners is devoid of political affiliation or involvement, say the pensioners' attorneys.

 

In other news

EU factory growth eases as inflation fades

33 minutes ago

Euro zone manufacturing growth has failed to accelerate as expected despite factories barely raising prices, as tensions in Ukraine weighed on sentiment.

Glencore gets $7bn from mine sale

Aug 01 2014 10:40

Glencore has received $7bn from the sale of one of the world's largest copper projects, the Las Bambas mine in Peru.

Asian stocks slip after major US sell-off

Aug 01 2014 10:09

Asian markets have ended their recent rally after the Dow posted its biggest single sell-off since February on weak eurozone data.

Business unusual for Argentines in default

Aug 01 2014 10:30

Argentina may have defaulted on its debt for the second time in 12 years, but the packed cafes in Buenos Aires show little sign of distress.

Irish manufacturing expands even more

Aug 01 2014 10:15

Irish manufacturing activity has expanded steadily in July as strong orders at home and from overseas help to keep the economic recovery on track.

Berlin's 'death strip' lures wealthy buyers

Aug 01 2014 10:00

When luxury living The Garden opens only a metal strip retracing the Berlin Wall will remind its inhabitants that 25 years ago this was on no man's land.

Google says 'forgetting' isn't easy, as requests mount

Aug 01 2014 09:31

Google has told European officials that forgetting isn't easy, especially when details are few and guidelines are murky regarding when personal privacy trumps public interest.

Argentine markets fall post-default

Aug 01 2014 09:07

Argentina's bond and stock markets and peso currency have dropped after Latin America's No 3 economy defaulted for the second time in 12 years.

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Asian shares have pared losses as data showing a surprisingly strong pick-up in Chinese manufacturing helped take some of the sting out of a Wall Street slump.

 

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