• Courage to do right

    A number of factors will impede Zuma’s opportunity to have a ‘Lula moment’, says Prof Dirk Kotze.

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    Possible steps that can be taken in the National Budget to avert a junk status.

  • No ordinary SONA

    A weak president presiding over a racially polarised nation faces a serious task.

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Zulu: Small business to drive radical transformation

Feb 11 2016 18:44

President Jacob Zuma will have to encourage South Africans to become entrepreneurs in his State of the Nation Address, small business minister Lindiwe Zulu says.

Economy

WATCH: Economy is buzzword of Zuma's SONA - minister

Feb 11 2016 17:42

The economy is the buzz word of President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address, Sports Minister Fikile Mbalula says.

Tech

SABC, MultiChoice deal not a merger - Tribunal

Feb 11 2016 17:54

The Competition Tribunal has found that a deal between the SABC and MultiChoice did not constitute a merger to be notified in terms of the Competition Act.

Economy

Business leaders urge Zuma to sell state assets

Feb 11 2016 16:28

The heads of SA’s biggest companies have urged President Jacob Zuma to sell state firms, hike taxes and review labour laws as part of plan to try and avoid a junk rating.

Mining

Guptas, Zuma's son clear hurdle to buy Optimum mine

Feb 11 2016 15:24

The Competition Commission has recommended for approval a proposal by a firm controlled by President Jacob Zuma’s son and the Gupta family to buy Optimum Coal Mine.

Retail

Brait to sell Consol Glass, Primedia stakes

Feb 11 2016 16:43

Brait SE plans to sell stakes in Consol Glass and and cinema-chain owner Primedia over the next two years as the company looks to invest in higher-growth markets.

Economy

Ian Wason: SONA must address debt addiction

Feb 11 2016 14:52

In his State of the Nation speech President Jacob Zuma needs to make it clear that 2016 is the year that focuses on three important issues, suggests a debt expert.

BizNews

Vavi: What Zuma should say in his SONA

Feb 11 2016 13:06

Former Cosatu general secretary Zwelinzima Vavi highlights key issues the SONA should focus on: unemployment, BEE and economic policies among others.

 

In other news

Protea Hotels expands with new development in Centurion

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Protea Hotels has identified a growing demand for accommodation and conference and meeting facilities in the expanding Centurion area.

SA REIT launches best practice recommendations

Feb 11 2016 17:18

The Real Estate Investment Trust sector has published its Best Practice Recommendations that will make financial reporting clearer and more comparable.

Pharma industry has key role in economic crises - CEO

Feb 11 2016 16:16

The leading pharmaceutical companies have a key role to play in the seemingly turbulent year ahead for SA, says the CEO of Cipla Medpro.

Stock rout deepens, bonds surge

Feb 11 2016 16:07

Financial markets are signaling that investors have lost faith in central banks’ ability to support the global economy.

Boost for SA, Benin maritime project

Feb 11 2016 15:41

Transnet Port Terminals is extending its footprint beyond the borders of SA with a team that has taken occupation at the Port of Cotonou in Benin, West Africa.

The price to pay for love

Feb 11 2016 15:07

Valentine’s Day may be about chocolates and flowers, but one has to wonder how many couples can afford the costs associated with love, cautions a debt expert.

On-demand internet builder launches in SA

Feb 11 2016 13:40

International platform builder Click Labs has set up shop in Johannesburg with a view to African expansion.

European stock-index futures drop with crude, Yen, Gold advance

Feb 11 2016 12:55

European equity-index futures have signalled a return to the selloff that drove stocks to a two-year low this week.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Does President Zuma have the courage to do the right thing?

A number of factors will impede Zuma’s opportunity to have a ‘Lula moment’...

Opinion

Daniel Silke: No ordinary SONA for ‘lame-duck’ Zuma

A weak President presiding over a racially polarised nation now has enemies...

Opinion

Is SA really open for business?

As for companies, SA needs to go clean up its act to deliver on its brand...

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR47.33R5.7313.77%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR69.20R7.0011.25%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R40.97R3.729.99%
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR177.37R12.377.50%
TON Tongaat Hulett LimitedR98.08R4.084.34%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R86.15R-7.14-7.65%
IPL Imperial Holdings LimitedR106.50R-7.86-6.87%
TFG The Foschini Group Limite...R113.53R-7.07-5.86%
ASR Assore LimitedR93.10R-5.69-5.76%
MTN Mtn Group LimitedR133.94R-8.06-5.68%
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