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Middle, high earners to feel post-budget pinch

Mar 06 2015 14:24

It is likely that middle to high income earners will feel the post-budget pinch, according to Hugo Malherbe, product development executive at PPS Investments.


SA miners in Zim encounter headwinds

Mar 06 2015 14:25

Zimbabwe's mining output is declining as miners - including units of South African groups - grapple with low commodity prices and a challenging operating framework.


JSE surges on financial and industrial stocks

Mar 06 2015 14:30

The All-share index has hit yet another new high as financial and industrial shares pushed the JSE higher by midday.


Independent stops paying Sapa - report

Mar 06 2015 13:29

The Independent media group has stopped paying its fees to the SA Press Association, Grubstreet has reported.


Steyn City to invest another R50bn for next phase

Mar 06 2015 13:27

If investors fear putting money into a new-age city in sea of poverty, then the billions already invested in Steyn City and developing the surrounding areas should quell that concern.


Budget, country and the personal income plaster

Mar 06 2015 12:37

If SA’s mission statement is growing an imperfect legacy into a more egalitarian and richer society, what has Budget 2015 contributed to this, asks Cees Bruggemans.


Xperia Z4 smartphone is coming, says Sony

Mar 06 2015 11:50

Sony has addressed the disappointment of fans who expected the company to launch a Z4 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress.

Financial Services

Atlas Mara targets Africans ignored by others

Mar 06 2015 10:52

Atlas Mara, the newest entrant to the African banking market, plans to target low-income earners in addition to multinationals and middle-class consumers.


In other news

Euro tourism up on recovering economies, cheap oil

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Travel and tourism companies are looking forward to a solid year in Europe thanks to recovering economies and a fall in oil prices.

UK hiring for permanent jobs grows rapidly

31 minutes ago

Britons finding permanent jobs through recruitment agencies has grown at the fastest pace since October and stiff competition for candidates continues to push up starting salaries.

Taxpayers' money won't fund nuclear - Germany

Mar 06 2015 13:30

German economy minister has lashed out at the UK's plans to finance new atomic generation, vowing not to use taxpayers' money to fund nuclear power.

Asia stocks mostly up, euro struggles on stimulus

Mar 06 2015 13:27

Asian markets have risen following gains in New York, while the euro remained stuck at 11-year lows after the European Central Bank says it would launch its massive stimulus programme.

World food prices continue to fall

Mar 06 2015 12:08

Global food prices have fallen 1% in February to their lowest in more than four-and-a-half years with only dairy prices rebounding sharply, says the United Nations.

Airbus single-aisle A320 family still popular

Mar 06 2015 11:41

Airbus' latest rolling orders and deliveries report shows the continuing popularity of its single-aisle A320 family, says the company.

European stocks mixed at open

Mar 06 2015 11:06

Europe's stock markets diverged in opening deals as investors cautiously await key US non-farm payrolls data.

Apple rivals hope Watch will boost wearables

Mar 06 2015 10:38

Apple's rivals want to benefit from its magic, hoping that its long awaited smart watch will finally conjure demand for wearable technology.

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DST Distell Group LimitedR181.39R5.793.30%
ITE Italtile LimitedR12.35R0.352.92%
SAP Sappi LimitedR47.96R1.352.90%
SLM Sanlam LimitedR74.86R2.062.83%
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TKG Telkom Sa Soc LimitedR73.86R-5.14-6.51%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR26.37R-0.93-3.41%
RDF Redefine Properties Limit...R12.00R-0.35-2.83%
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Tshwane safety app changes SA mindset

Mar 06 2015 09:18

Project Namola, which aims to provide an Uber-like service for security in the Monument Park area of the City of Tshwane, is demonstrating the viability of such a product.


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