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SA firms dragging their heels on Popi

Oct 23 2014 10:10

The implementation phase of the Protection of Personal Information Act is around the corner, but the majority of South African enterprises have not yet made an effort to comply with the legislation.

Mining

Amplats' strike-hit mines bounce back

Oct 23 2014 10:11

Full production at Anglo American Platinum's strike-hit Rustenburg, Union and Amandelbult mines has resumed a month ahead of schedule.

Currencies

Rand retreats as Nene cuts growth outlook

Oct 23 2014 09:51

The rand has weakened against the dollar, following Finance MInister Nhlanhla Nene's warning that the economy was struggling to reduce poverty and create jobs.

Investment Holdings

Hosken suspends chair for alleged misconduct

Oct 23 2014 09:44

Hosken Consolidated Investments says it does not expect the suspension of its executive chairperson over alleged misconduct to impact financial performance.

Tech

MTN subscribers rise as competition bites

Oct 23 2014 09:17

MTN Group has reported a slight increase in quarterly subscribers, squeezed by stiff competition as well as tougher regulations in its key Nigerian market.

Economy

ANC not in favour of Numsa expulsion

Oct 23 2014 08:59

The ANC is not in favour of the National Union of Metalworkers of SA being expelled from Cosatu, deputy ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa says.

Industrial

R253m in bonuses for Transnet pensioners

Oct 23 2014 07:57

Transnet pensioners will receive a total of R253m in ad hoc bonuses from the funds including a voluntary bonus, taking the total to R2.3bn since 2010.

Bonds

Bonds hit 7-week low on inflation, budget

Oct 23 2014 08:34

Yields on South African government bonds have dropped to seven-week lows, pushed down by inflation data and a mini budget that went down well with investors.

 

In other news

Tesco CEO says more ways to win back shoppers

8 minutes ago

Tesco CEO Dave Lewis says there is more it can do on prices, but it was not the only way for the embattled British supermarket to win back lost market share.

Skill shortage drives salaries up in UK

23 minutes ago

A talent shortage in Britain's financial services and technology sectors has pushed salaries in the industry up by 2.6% in the last year.

UK consumer confidence tumbles

38 minutes ago

Consumer confidence in Britain has taken its biggest tumble in four years this month as workers in low-paid sectors worry about losing their jobs.

Buffett copycats risk a pounding

Oct 23 2014 09:35

Sharp drops in many of the stocks owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in recent weeks have hit the sprawling conglomerate's equity portfolio hard.

UK's Lloyds to cut 9 000 jobs over next 3 years

Oct 23 2014 09:30

Lloyds Banking Group will next week announce plans to cut 9 000 jobs over the next three years, according to sources.

Tesco scraps outlook on accounting black hole

Oct 23 2014 09:00

Britain's biggest grocer Tesco has reported a larger than expected hole in its accounts, forcing it to scrap its full-year trading profit outlook.

Outcry over double charges on Apple Pay

Oct 23 2014 07:42

A glitch in Apple's new mobile payment system, Apple Pay, has caused some Bank of America customers to get charged twice for a single transaction.

Platinum producers lead JSE lower

Oct 22 2014 19:12

South African stocks have retreated, led by platinum producers that were hit by data showing a sharp fall in Chinese imports of the precious metal.

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