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Economy

Sanlam CT Marathon brings economic boost

Sep 17 2014 20:42

The Sanlam Cape Town Marathon could bring great economic benefits to the Mother City by attracting athletes from around the globe and boost city tourism.

Economy

Ebola could drain billlions from west Africa

Sep 17 2014 20:28

The Ebola outbreak could cost west African economies billions of dollars by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, says the World Bank.

Economy

Peters: Sanral receives clean audit

Sep 17 2014 19:49

The SA National Roads Agency Limited has received a clean audit, which shows its financial statements are credible, says Transport Minister Dipuo Peters.

Economy

Ramaphosa declares his millions

Sep 17 2014 18:40

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has revealed that he has accumulated R76m in company shares and owns 30 townhouses in Johannesburg and two flats in Cape Town.

Economy

Govt looks to tackle copper theft

Sep 17 2014 18:23

The government says that placing tightening of laws to deal with cable theft problem, which is costing the economy billions of rands, is high on its agenda

Currencies

Rand snaps two-day gains

Sep 17 2014 17:49

The rand has weakened against the dollar as uncertainty over a key US federal reserve policy statement overshadowed retail sales and inflation data.

Equities

JSE flat as Richemont slumps

Sep 17 2014 18:08

South African stocks have traded sideways as a sharp drop by luxury goods retailer Richemont weighed on a lacklustre market.

 

In other news

Scottish support for independence rises

Sep 17 2014 20:45

Scottish support for independence has risen to 49%, a poll has showed on the eve of a referendum that could break the United Kingdom apart.

Doubt over EU jobs summit

Sep 17 2014 20:30

An emergency summit on employment that EU leaders were slated to hold in early October has been postponed, says a government spokesperson.

US high-speed trading firm fined $16m

Sep 17 2014 20:20

A high-frequency trading firm has been fined $16m for violating minimum capital requirements, the Securities and Exchange Commission has announced.

US stocks tick up ahead of Fed decision

Sep 17 2014 16:10

US stocks have risen modestly ahead of the Federal Reserve's monetary policy announcement, with traders awaiting signals on key interest rate.

Most Bank of England officials oppose rate rise

Sep 17 2014 16:15

Most Bank of England policymakers remained against raising interest rates when they met this month, and data show wages rising at their slowest pace on record.

Celebrating failure key to success for Roche CEO

Sep 17 2014 15:42

Celebrations to mark the lessons learned from a failed experiment are an important component of Roche CEO's drive to encourage risk-taking.

Global markets: Eyes on Fed, Scotland

Sep 17 2014 14:34

Global stocks and commodity prices have risen, boosted by speculation the US Federal Reserve will maintain a pledge on low rates.

Hollande heads for showdown over job deregulation

Sep 17 2014 14:00

President Francois Hollande has angered everyone from medics to taxi drivers enough to drive them onto the streets in recent months.

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Edgars' profits hit by Zim's informal sector

Sep 17 2014 16:42

Growing competition from low priced clothing from Zimbabwe’s rapidly growing informal sector has contributed to Edgars Zimbabwe’s 9.7% half-year profit decline.

 

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