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Budget

Nene likely to revise GDP to 1.5% - Investec

Oct 20 2014 19:31

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's mini budget is likely to contain revisions of the country's fiscal debt, growth, inflation and debt forecasts, says Investec.

Economy

Social grants cost SA R109bn, says Dlamini

Oct 20 2014 19:41

Just under 16 million people have been receiving some form of social security grant, says Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini.

News

Vavi on agenda for special Cosatu meeting

Oct 20 2014 18:53

Cosatu will hold a special central executive committee meeting where general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi is rumoured to face suspension once again.

Currencies

Rand gains in recovery mode

Oct 20 2014 19:40

The rand has gained against the dollar, starting a risk-heavy week in firm territory, with investors waiting for the finance ministry's update on the mini budget.

Equities

JSE marks time ahead of mini budget speech

Oct 20 2014 18:24

Johannesburg stocks have treaded water with the market keenly awaiting the maiden budget speech of Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene.

Economy

Outa welcomes Sanral U-turn on e-tolls

Oct 20 2014 17:42

The decision by Sanral and the department of transport to make representations to the Gauteng provincial government on e-tolls after all, is welcomed by Outa.

Economy

Rooibos gets a kick

Oct 20 2014 16:23

Fans of rooibos and honeybush tea can anticipate more bite with their antioxidants as the local fynbos plants are now being used to make alcoholic beverages.

News

End to Post Office strike may be imminent

Oct 20 2014 15:00

SA Post Office management has put a deal, apparently brokered by Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele, to striking workers.

 

In other news

US not complying with meat labelling ruling

10 minutes ago

The US has not done enough to change its meat labelling rules after losing a World Trade Organization challenge brought by Mexico and Canada, says the WTO.

Lufthansa pilots begin 35-hour strike

25 minutes ago

Pilots at Lufthansa have embarked on a 35-hour strike, their eighth this year, to back demands to retain an early retirement scheme.

Russia to ban European imports

40 minutes ago

Russia will suspend animal fat and meat byproduct imports from the European Union, the country's veterinary and phytosanitary service Rosselkhoznadzor says.

Yogurt makes NY official snack list

55 minutes ago

Yogurt has become New York's official state snack, joining the likes of popcorn and salty boiled peanuts among popular foods honoured by US states.

Moscow, Russia gas deal cutting it thin

Oct 20 2014 18:45

An interim deal by Moscow and Kiev could supply enough gas to get Ukraine through the winter as long as the weather does not become unusually cold, research shows.

UK big grocers can learn from France

Oct 20 2014 18:03

The success of French retailers in stopping the advance of discounters in the last five years shows a way out of the crisis embroiling Britain's "big four" grocers.

Tourists visiting SA increase by 3.8%

Oct 20 2014 17:45

The total number of foreign travellers who visited South Africa has increased from 3.7 million in 2012 to 15.1 million, with the bulk coming from Africa.

iPhone 6 demand boosts Taiwan's exports

Oct 20 2014 17:32

Booming shipments of the iPhone 6 have helped Taiwan's export orders jump 12.7% in in September year-on-year, says the government.

Analysis & Opinion

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Russia and Ukraine seek gas deal

Oct 20 2014 15:56

A tentative agreement between the Ukrainian and Russian presidents has raised hopes of ending a dispute in which Moscow has halted natural gas supplies to Kiev.

 

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