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Every cloud has a silver lining, Zuma tells business leaders

Feb 09 2016 14:42

Business and government have to improve their working relationship to promote investment, President Jacob Zuma says.


SA startup targets killing parking tickets

Feb 09 2016 15:22

The days of using paper tickets at parking bays could be numbered if a local startup has its way.


SA plans fuel cell plant to boost platinum demand

Feb 09 2016 14:13

SA plans to set up a fuel cell component plant by 2018, the latest initiative to increase demand for the metal and support firms hit by plunging prices and labour strife.


Cell C ups buyout offer to R20 000

Feb 09 2016 13:11

South Africa’s third largest network has revised its contract buyout offer upwards from a maximum of R10 000 to R20 000.


China worries spook JSE investors

Feb 09 2016 14:24

Concern about the global economy, and particularly the Chinese economy, has been the main theme on world markets and the JSE.


African resource rich countries are ‘addicts in need of rehab’

Feb 09 2016 13:09

Without beneficiation, value addition and industrialisation around commodities, the minerals have hardly touched communities, says former Zim minister Tendai Biti.


Pricing revealed for BlackBerry Priv in SA

Feb 09 2016 12:01

BlackBerry’s new smartphone goes on sale in South Africa with a price-point targeted at competing with other premium devices.

Budget 2016

Budget 2016: Gordhan wants to hear SA's views

Feb 09 2016 12:02

In the run-up to the budget speech Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan has invited South Africans to submit their tips on what they would like to see in the budget.


In other news

Oil price gains capped by IEA gloom

11 minutes ago

Oil has rebounded slightly from the previous day's sharp selloff, but gains were capped by a gloomy market assessment from the IEA energy watchdog.

British Airways enters Ryanair’s territory with Stansted flights

Feb 09 2016 14:18

British Airways will start offering holiday flights from London Stansted airport, a fourth base in serving the UK capital, putting it in direct competition with Ryanair.

IEA takes oil market bulls to the slaughterhouse

Feb 09 2016 13:11

Oil prices may have rebounded off 12-year lows struck last month, but any hope for a broader recovery in the market would be misplaced, says the IEA.

IEA raises estimate of surplus oil supply

Feb 09 2016 12:02

The global oil surplus will be bigger than previously estimated in the first half, increasing the risk of further price losses, as OPEC members bolster production.

European stock markets steady at open after rout

Feb 09 2016 10:46

European stock markets have steadied at the start of trading after sharp falls the previous session on banking sector worries.

Global stock rout extends to Japan, credit risk climbs

Feb 09 2016 09:29

The global stocks rout has intensified with equities in Tokyo sliding the most since August and index futures indicating US stocks will add to declines.

Yen jumps to 2014 high as Japan 10-year yield drop

Feb 09 2016 09:15

The yen has strengthened past ¥115/$ for the first time in more than a year and Japan’s benchmark 10-year yield fell in an unprecedented decline below zero.

US stocks drop as credit worries sink banks

Feb 09 2016 07:12

Wall Street stocks have finished sharply lower, joining a European equity rout, as fears of an economic slowdown weighed especially hard on financial and technology shares.

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  • Winners
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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
ILV Illovo Sugar LimitedR22.17R2.0210.02%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R41.67R1.874.70%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR179.40R4.202.40%
ARI African Rainbow Minerals ...R71.89R1.111.57%
AMS Anglo American Plat Limit...R304.50R4.501.50%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR42.28R-4.72-10.04%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR66.34R-4.38-6.19%
PSG Psg Group LimitedR174.65R-10.63-5.74%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R37.16R-2.20-5.59%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1747.72R-102.28-5.53%
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Accounting for success

Feb 09 2016 14:04

Business services company Ariston Global grew 250% last year and was named the 2015 National Small Business Champion by National Small Business Chamber. What is its recipe for success?

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