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Industrial

Eskom acting CEO not eyeing top job

Apr 17 2014 05:30

Eskom interim CEO Collin Matjila is not interested in a permanent role to head the power utility, says chairperson Zola Tsotsi.

In the news

Maponya is beacon of hope for youth

Apr 16 2014 20:06

Dr Richard Maponya has been honoured for his outstanding entrepreneurial achievement and leadership under almost impossible conditions.

Economy

High remittance fees hurt Africa - think tank

Apr 16 2014 20:34

Africans face the highest remittance fees globally, regularly paying a "super tax" to send money home at a cost that holds back development, says a think tank.

Economy

China could harm world economy growth - poll

Apr 16 2014 19:34

The world economy can expect steady growth at best, but any rapid slowdown in China could upset the still-unsteady progress, according to a Reuters poll.

Economy

ConCourt to rule on R10bn tender

Apr 16 2014 18:30

The Constitutional Court is set to give its ruling on the remedy to implement after declaring invalid a R10bn tender for social welfare grants.

Currencies

Rand set to snap losing streak

Apr 16 2014 19:12

The rand looks set to to tick up as investor sentiment towards emerging markets received a boost from solid Chinese growth data.

Economy

Retail sales growth reflects weak economy

Apr 16 2014 17:30

After a surprise spike in January, a slower February real retail sales growth number more realistically reflects the weak economic situation, says an expert.

Economy

Market inquiries ensure competition

Apr 16 2014 16:30

Market inquiries into a certain sector, such as the Competition Commission's probe into private health care, ensure competition, says former chief justice.

 

In other news

US stocks rally on positive news

Apr 17 2014 07:30

US stocks have rallied for a third straight day, lifted by positive economic and corporate earnings news with Yahoo surging 6% as it beat Wall St forecasts.

Asian shares mixed after US report

Apr 17 2014 07:23

Asian markets have been mixed as a positive report on the US economy and the Fed's pledge to keep interest rates at record lows were offset by profit-taking.

Oil prices rise in Asian trade

Apr 17 2014 07:18

Oil prices have lifted in Asian trade on lingering concerns over the Ukraine crisis, but analysts said a bearish US stockpiles report was dampening sentiment.

Big mining firms pull JSE higher

Apr 16 2014 18:10

South African stocks have climbed as mining shares were lifted by positive production updates and data showing Chinese economic growth came in a touch above forecasts.

EU lays out impact of sanctions on Russia

Apr 16 2014 20:26

The European Commission handed documents to member states explaining the potential impact on their economies of imposing stricter sanctions on Russia.

Hedge fund regulations published

Apr 16 2014 20:05

Draft regulations and a related explanatory memorandum for hedge funds have been published for public comment, the Financial Services Board and Treasury say.

Increased holdings in Woolworths

Apr 16 2014 17:32

Accounts under management of Coronation Asset Management have increased the holding in Woolworths.

Naira falls on dollar demand

Apr 16 2014 17:16

The naira has weakened against the dollar on the interbank market, with the dollar in demand as importers sought to meet their foreign exchange needs.

Analysis & Opinion

Economy

What SA really needs

Geoffrey Chapman takes a look at social progress in South Africa....

Economy

Amcu's senseless strike

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ICT

The month it all changed

Arthur Goldstuck looks back at the birth announcements of SA internet....

  • Winners
  • Losers
  • Most Visited NEW
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
ABL African Bank Investments ...R10.65R0.000.00%
ACL Arcelormittal South Afric...R36.50R0.000.00%
AEG Aveng LimitedR23.00R0.000.00%
AFE A E C I LimitedR119.50R0.000.00%
AGL Anglo American PlcR271.40R0.000.00%
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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R68.12R0.000.00%
WBO Wilson Bayly Holmes-ovcon...R138.34R0.000.00%
VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR128.63R0.000.00%
TSH Tsogo Sun Holdings Limite...R25.65R0.000.00%
TRU Truworths International L...R77.80R0.000.00%
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Most Visited EquitiesNumber of views
stx40 34
gld 8
RMBT40 8
NTCP 4
STXFIN 3
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South Africa

Insights into platinum sector strike

43 minutes ago

Peter Montalto looks at the underlying issues around the ongoing platinum strike, and some of the factors likely to shape the industry after the election.

World

Call for global firms to spend war chests

Apr 16 2014 09:59

The world's top firms should start spending the $2.8trn cash built up since the downturn as their thriftiness could be halting global growth, warn analysts.

Markets

US stocks open higher after US housing data

Apr 16 2014 16:10

US stocks has opened higher after a US home construction report added to evidence the housing market is poised for a modest recovery from bad winter weather.

 

Company Snapshot

We're Talking About: Small Business

Standard Bank is looking for 12 entrepreneurs to participate in a 10-part TV series. They could win a R1m investment into their dream.
 

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