• The mp3 revolution

    Ian Mann takes a look at the war between digital music and the compact disc.

  • Don't take us for fools

    It's time for businesses to stop thinking consumers are gullible, says Mandi Smallhorne.

  • Losing the plot

    Parastatal leaders have lost focus of what they're supposed to do, says Nonkululeko Gobodo.

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SA retail stores gear up for Black Friday mayhem

Nov 25 2015 07:53

Traditional retailers and online stores are gearing up for a Black Friday rush, which is likely to give some SA retail outlets a pre-Christmas boost.


SA invests R1bn a day in infrastructure - Patel

Nov 25 2015 06:51

Economic Development minister also tells Cosatu that government will use instruments such as tariff hikes to protect jobs in sectors threatened by imports.


Exclusive: SAA not obliged to share everything - Myeni

Nov 24 2015 21:23

SAA board chairperson Dudu Myeni says that while the public has a right to know certain things about SAA, the national carrier is not obliged to share everything.


Further 'burst' of rand weakness likely

Nov 24 2015 21:05

When the US Fed actually hikes rates there is likely to be a further burst of rand weakness, says Overberg Asset Management in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape.


Media reports on SAA, Airbus swap deal premature - ministry

Nov 24 2015 19:58

Media reports about the position of the National Treasury and the minister of finance on the swap transaction of SAA with Airbus are premature, says the Ministry of Finance.

Financial Services

Sanlam eyes Africa expansion with R5.3bn acquisition

Nov 24 2015 19:04

Insurer Sanlam has announced that it would acquire a 30% stake in Morocco-based Saham Finances, as it seeks to expand its footprint in Africa.


Dudu Myeni - Nene's SAA nemesis

Nov 25 2015 06:36

No political heavyweight seems courageous enough to speak out against the stink left by the shenanigans of SAA's chairperson, says Solly Moeng.


In other news

Asia airlines hit as Turkey jet strike sparks geopolitical fear

29 minutes ago

Asian markets have retreated, with airlines taking a hit as dealers fret over increased geopolitical tensions following the downing of a Russian jet by Turkey.

Dollar falls on weak US consumer confidence data

32 minutes ago

The dollar has lost ground to most other major currencies, pressured by Turkey's downing of a Russian jet fighter and a drop in US consumer confidence.

Oil prices down on diplomatic efforts to ease Middle East tensions

34 minutes ago

Oil prices fallen in Asia as diplomats tried to ease geopolitical tensions sparked by Turkey's shooting down of a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border.

US stocks fall after Russian war plane shot down

Nov 24 2015 19:12

US stocks fell early Tuesday, joining European equity markets in retreating following news that Turkey shot down a Russian fighter jet on the Syrian border.

US economy grows more than first estimated

Nov 24 2015 16:31

The US economy has expanded at a faster pace in the third quarter than previously reported, reflecting a smaller hit from efforts to rein in bloated inventories.

Travel sector stocks rocked on terror fears

Nov 24 2015 15:28

Heightened terror fears have battered tourism sector stocks, with airlines especially affected after the US issued a travel warning.

Oil climbs as Turkey shoots down Russian jet

Nov 24 2015 15:19

Global oil prices have risen after Turkey shot down a Russian jet on the Syria border, sparking fresh tensions in the crude-rich Middle East.

Fed rate-increase odds at 72% in market

Nov 24 2015 12:59

The odds the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at its next meeting in December has been at 72%, and Pacific Investment Management says a move is likely.

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  • Winners
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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR48.81R3.437.56%
GLN Glencore PlcR19.92R1.065.62%
JSE Jse LimitedR131.30R3.742.93%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR35.85R0.972.78%
AGL Anglo American PlcR95.46R2.432.61%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
AMS Anglo American Plat Limit...R198.12R-11.88-5.66%
PFG Pioneer Food Group Limite...R171.00R-10.00-5.52%
ZED Zeder Investments LimitedR6.66R-0.31-4.45%
AFE A E C I LimitedR88.00R-3.90-4.24%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R31.20R-1.26-3.88%
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