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Sara Gon: Business needs more voice. Silence assumes nothing.

Feb 09 2016 23:30

Sara Gon thinks that South African business leadership in general is out of touch with ordinary people and obeisant to the politicians.


SA's low economic growth shrinking tax base

Feb 09 2016 21:00

SA’s low economic growth rate is weighing on the country’s credit worthiness by shrinking its tax base, says Overberg Asset Management.


SA's Hyprop acquires R2.2bn interest in Euro malls

Feb 09 2016 20:12

JSE-listed Hyprop has acquired a 60% interest in two European malls in line with its strategy to acquire high quality shopping centres in emerging markets.


Investment certainty with Ecsponent Limited

Feb 09 2016 15:41

ADVERTORIAL: Ecsponent Limited has established a reputation over recent years for its forward-thinking approach to organic and acquisitive growth strategy in Africa.


Nupsaw plans strike over new Tax laws

Feb 09 2016 19:30

The National Union of Public Service & Allied Workers has given notice to embark on strike action against new Tax laws to be implemented on 1 March 2016.


R7m in bank notes nabbed at Durban airport

Feb 09 2016 18:28

The South African Revenue Service has intercepted R7m in bank notes from a passenger at King Shaka International Airport in Durban.


In other news

Nigeria’s Dangote Cement gains after plans to expand

Feb 09 2016 20:00

Nigeria's Dangote Cement share has risen sharply after the firm, majority owned by billionaire Aliko Dangote, announced plans to expand.

Oil price gains capped by IEA gloom

Feb 09 2016 15:29

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.

Analysis & Opinion


BOOK REVIEW: The power of changing your mind

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Food prices: Enough to drive you nuts

Mandi Smallhorne looks beyond the weather as the cause for rising food...


Without water, SA anticipates mammoth crop failure

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
ILV Illovo Sugar LimitedR22.45R2.3011.41%
AFE A E C I LimitedR84.72R2.723.32%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R40.80R1.002.51%
ARI African Rainbow Minerals ...R71.90R1.121.58%
MTN Mtn Group LimitedR141.38R1.431.02%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR41.63R-5.37-11.43%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R35.29R-4.07-10.34%
GLN Glencore PlcR21.95R-1.58-6.71%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1733.49R-116.51-6.30%
EXX Exxaro Resources LimitedR67.00R-3.72-5.26%
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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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