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Mining

Khulubuse Zuma goes to court over R1.5bn Aurora claims

Mar 01 2015 12:17

Khulubuse Zuma has lodged an urgent court application to have claims of about R1.5bn against Aurora Empowerment Systems set aside.

Tech

50 000 Uber drivers in hacking breach

Mar 01 2015 11:33

Uber joins the ranks of companies hit by data breaches, saying a hacker may have gained access to the license numbers of some 50 000 of its drivers.

Travel & Leisure

Plot to catch SAA chief backfires

Mar 01 2015 10:26

Top private investigator Paul O’Sullivan tried to force SAA chairperson Dudu Myeni to resign by inadvertently using fake bank statements.

Industrial

PetroSA could cut workforce by 40%

Feb 27 2015 22:30

PetroSA is set to cut its workforce by close to 40%, according to a letter from the CEO to a union released to the media.

Economy

Greenpeace takes Tina to court on nuclear plans

Feb 27 2015 18:18

Greenpeace has filed papers in the North Gauteng High Court to try and compel Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson to update the country's nuclear liability regulations, it says.

Currencies

Trade shortfall pushes rand more than 1% weaker

Feb 27 2015 18:34

The rand has stumbled more than 1% to its softest in nearly a week after the trade balance swung into a wide deficit, pointing to continued pressure on the current account.

Budget

Two key encouraging messages in budget 2015

Feb 27 2015 18:05

There are two key encouraging messages from Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's budget according to the tax director at Deloitte, Anthea Scholtz, .

 

In other news

Mexican company gets deal to invest in Cuba

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A Mexican meat processing firm is the first international company to get approval for an investment project in Cuba's first special economic development area.

Russia's Rosneft may get $5bn for projects

Mar 01 2015 11:45

Russian state oil firm Rosneft may get $5bn from the National Wealth Fund to finance five projects, both upstream and downstream, says energy minister.

Putin is a 'naked king' facing economic ruin - tycoon

Mar 01 2015 11:30

Former Russian tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky says Vladimir Putin is a "naked king" presiding over an economy that will weaken further.

Glencore cuts Australia coal output on weak demand

Mar 01 2015 11:15

Mining and commodities giant Glencore Xstrata says it is reducing its coal production in Australia by 15 million tons amid weak global demand and oversupply.

Morgan Stanley to pay $2.6bn in fines

Mar 01 2015 11:01

The financial company Morgan Stanley has agreed to pay $2.6bn to settle an investigation into its role in the 2008 financial crisis.

European stocks close mostly higher

Feb 27 2015 19:08

Europe's main stock markets have finished the week mostly higher with London's benchmark FTSE 100 index hitting an intra-day record high.

Upmarket bug snacks to creep into Thai stores

Feb 27 2015 20:24

Street vendors selling deep-fried insects as snacks are a familiar sight in Bangkok, but a Thai entrepreneur is trying to give edible bugs a more upmarket appeal.

France to hand Austria HSBC tax data soon

Feb 27 2015 18:58

France will soon hand over to Austria tax data linked to leaked client data of lender HSBC Holdings after admitting failings in compliance at its Swiss private bank.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

More leadership, Mr Nene

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State firm let-downs

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Opinion and Analysis

Generational rethink

Technology is blurring age-related generational divides in business, says...

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Companies

BoE's next move likely to be rate hike

Feb 27 2015 17:15

The Bank of England is expected to increase the interest rates because the factors that have pushed down inflation sharply are largely transitory.

 

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