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Economy

22 000 jobs created, data shows

Oct 30 2014 15:54

A total of 22 000 jobs have been created between the second and third quarters of this year, with the construction industry being the biggest driver of employment.

Tech

Golding cuts ties with HCI - as it happened

Oct 30 2014 14:17

Hosken chairperson Marcel Golding has cut all ties with the company he co-founded when he announced his resignation as chairperson and director at the HCI AGM.

News

Nzimande warns unions about ditching alliance

Oct 30 2014 14:50

Unions that leave the tripartite alliance will become divided, says SACP general secretary Blade Nzimande.

Tech

WhatsApp founders jump into rich list

Oct 30 2014 14:00

WhatsApp founders have received 116 million shares of Facebook stock currently worth nearly $9bn when they sold their messaging service.

Economy

Mantashe: Don't blame Cosatu problems on ANC

Oct 30 2014 13:24

ANC secretary general Gwede Mantashe says union members must not look for a scapegoat in the ANC because of the friction in Cosatu.

Tech

Apple CEO Tim Cook: I'm proud to be gay

Oct 30 2014 13:38

Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly came out as gay in an article he wrote.

Equities

Dollar strength hits JSE resources

Oct 30 2014 12:38

Share prices have consolidated as expected after the strong rebound of the last few days, with resources stocks mostly pulling the major indices modestly lower.

Economy

Little change in jobless rate

Oct 30 2014 12:03

South Africa's unemployment rate has been little changed at 25.4% of the labour force in the third quarter of 2014 from 25.5% in the second, data shows.

 

In other news

German unemployment drops

26 minutes ago

Germany's tally of unemployed has fallen by 22 000 in October, showing that fears of recession in the eurozone have not translated into a fall-off in hiring yet.

Ukraine expects cheaper Russia gas

41 minutes ago

Ukraine's position at three-way talks in Brussels is that the price of Russian natural gas will be $378 per 1 000 cubic metres by the end of 2014.

Europe shares halt 2-week rally

Oct 30 2014 15:20

European stocks have dropped after the US Federal Reserve sounded less dovish on policy as it ended its six-year bond-buying programme.

Samsung vows changes after profit plunge

Oct 30 2014 14:50

Samsung Electronics admitted erring in its smartphone strategy and vowed to overhaul its handset line-up.

HCI names acting head of Sabido

Oct 30 2014 14:33

Hosken Consolidated Investments has appointed chief financial officer Kevin Govender as the acting chief executive of Sabido after the resignation of Marcel Golding.

Facebook shares dive as Zuckerberg eyes future

Oct 30 2014 14:25

Facebook has reported its quarterly profit nearly doubled but saw its stock pounded after outlining a plan to invest heavily in the future instead of revelling in short-term riches.

The dam that damned e.tv

Oct 30 2014 14:20

View pictures of the opening of the De Hoop Dam in Limpopo in March. Yunis Shaik, an executive director at HCI, is alleged to have wanted e.tv to flight the event.

India healthcare rollout to cost $26bn

Oct 30 2014 14:05

India's universal health plan that aims to offer guaranteed benefits to a sixth of the world's population will cost an estimated $26bn over the next four years.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

HCI: Cool heads needed

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Opinion

Clarifying Cosatu chaos

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Entrepreneurs

How to get your ‘team’ right

Oct 28 2014 17:34

Human capital is the greatest asset of any business, and compiling the right team of quality people is an important part of making a business successful, says an action coach.

Markets

Dollar strength hits JSE resources

Oct 30 2014 12:38

Share prices have consolidated as expected after the strong rebound of the last few days, with resources stocks mostly pulling the major indices modestly lower.

 
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