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Economy

Food, tobacco push up PPI

Nov 27 2014 15:35

The producer price index for final manufactured goods from September to October 2014 has increased marginally, says Statistics SA.

Economy

Africa’s luxury goods market booms

Nov 27 2014 14:56

Luxury items such as French champagne and digital televisions are experiencing record demand in Africa but experts warn the continent is failing to tackle poverty.

Economy

Copper theft up in October

Nov 27 2014 12:39

Sacci says losses to copper theft has increased marginally to R13.2m in October, up from R13m the previous month.

Banking

Standard Bank sued over platinum price fixing

Nov 27 2014 15:40

Four companies sued in the US over claims that they conspired for eight years to manipulate prices for the precious metals platinum and palladium.

Economy

Eskom denies poor maintenance claims

Nov 27 2014 14:00

High ash emissions from the Lethabo power station in the Vaal Triangle was not caused by a lack of maintenance, Eskom says.

BizNews

David Shapiro: Johann Rupert is spot on – business is voting with its feet

Nov 27 2014 13:20

David Shapiro talks to Alec Hogg about the class action against Standard Bank, after news that it is being sued in the US for manipulating the platinum price.

Industrial

New $2.9bn Coca-Cola Africa giant formed

Nov 27 2014 12:24

SABMiller, The Coca-Cola Company and Gutsche Family Investments are combining their soft drinks bottling operations in Africa to create a $2.9bn revenue.

Economy

Eskom warns of possible power shortfall

Nov 27 2014 11:10

Eskom has warned that power supply on Friday and the weekend is expected to be constrained, with a possible shortfall on the cards.

 

In other news

Low output cut expectations as Opec meets

Nov 27 2014 13:40

Gulf oil producers are expected to press the case for not yet cutting Opec output, despite calls from some members of the group to bolster sagging prices.

Greece paralysed by major strike

Nov 27 2014 12:30

Greek labour unions have staged a 24-hour strike that cancelled hundreds of flights, shut public offices and severely disrupted local transport.

Shell must pay $4bn oil damages, says Nigeria

Nov 27 2014 10:21

Nigeria's national assembly says oil major Shell should pay $3.96bn for a 2011 spill in the latest assessment of damage to the environment.

Australia mulls tighter foreign investment rules

Nov 27 2014 09:30

An Australian parliamentary committee has recommended strengthening rules on foreign investment in the country's booming housing market.

Euro slips in Asia on ECB official's comments

Nov 27 2014 09:04

The euro has lost more ground in Asia after a European Central Bank official's dovish comments boosted speculation about further easing measures.

Hungary denies dipping into pensions pot

Nov 27 2014 09:04

Hungary's government denies it is stealing anyone's pension, but a new proposal is one of a flurry of policies accused of trampling on economic freedoms.

Dow, S&P 500 edge to new records

Nov 27 2014 07:51

The Dow and S&P 500 have edged higher to new records following a stream of mixed US economic data.

Asia stocks mixed, oil slumps

Nov 27 2014 07:48

Asian stocks have been mixed in lacklustre trade, while oil prices extended their losses ahead of a pivotal Opec meeting expected to maintain production levels.

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Markets

Oil could hit $60 as supply cut hopes fade

Nov 27 2014 11:17

Brent crude has fallen to a 4-year low under $76.30 a barrel, with some analysts now seeing oil prices at $60/barrel if Opec does not agree to a significant output cut.

Investments

Not so common tips to help you save

Nov 17 2014 12:26

When it comes to saving, consumers may not be inspired to save as much as they aspire to spend, especially over the festive season, a banking expert says.

 

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