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Economy

Business welcomes Scotland staying in UK

Sep 19 2014 13:29

Britain's business community breathed a sigh of relief after Scotland voted by a clear margin to remain in the United Kingdom.

Economy

Cape Town to appeal Sanral secrecy ruling

Sep 19 2014 12:29

The City of Cape Town has decided to apply for leave to appeal after studying the judgment in the secrecy applications of Sanral and Protea Parkway Consortium.

Retail

Zim retail results reflect consumer pain

Sep 19 2014 11:49

Company results of Zimbabwean retailers, including Edcon-owned Edgars and Lafarge, show a deteriotating economy under severe strain.

Financial Services

Investec sees stronger first-half earnings

Sep 19 2014 11:32

Investec expects an improved first-half performance, boosted mainly by increased assets under management.

In the news

Understand small business environment - MP

Sep 19 2014 12:10

There is a need to understand problems in developing cooperatives and SMMEs, says the chair of the Portfolio Committee on Small Business Development.

Advertising

Ideas of creativity come alive at Loeries

Sep 19 2014 10:23

Agencies and marketers shared the latest trends in brand communication from the Loeries international jury chairmen, as well as other global leaders.

Currencies

Rand near seven-month lows on Marcus news

Sep 19 2014 10:08

The rand has held near a seven-month low against the dollar, looking set to end the week with a loss as markets took in the end of governor Gill Marcus' term.

Tech

BCX denies full-scale retrenchments

Sep 19 2014 09:33

Business Connexion deputy CEO Vanessa Olver says the retrenchment of 31 employees is a normal business operational move and not part of a cost-cutting programme.

 

In other news

Clarity about the Paye tax rebate

30 minutes ago

A Fin24 wants to know when the Paye tax rebate is allowed for.

Clover CEO confident of profit turnaround

Sep 19 2014 12:27

Clover may have posted sour results for the year ending June 2013, but CEO Johann Vorster is confident the group will restore profitability.

African Minerals outlines recovery plan

Sep 19 2014 12:30

Miner African Minerals plans to increase export volumes and boost revenues by reducing discounts and requiring a premium on some of its iron ore.

Japan cuts economic assessment

Sep 19 2014 12:00

Japan has downgraded its assessment of the economy in its monthly report for September for the first time in four months due to weak consumer spending.

Argentina, Citigroup face tough questioning

Sep 19 2014 11:30

A US appeals court has signaled its displeasure with Argentina as Citigroup warned it faces "serious and imminent hazard" if it follows a judge's order.

Lufthansa tests sugar-based biofuel

Sep 19 2014 11:15

As part of its testing of alternative fuels the Lufthansa Group has marked another milestone.

Microsoft axes 2 100 as job cuts continue

Sep 19 2014 11:01

Microsoft has said that it axed 2 100 jobs in a second round of cuts which were announced earlier this year.

Nikkei closes at highest level since 2007

Sep 19 2014 11:01

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 index has closed at its highest level in nearly seven years as the tumbling yen propelled the Japanese market.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Feudalism vs democracy

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WinnersPriceChange% Change
ATT Attacq LimitedR20.75R1.226.25%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1378.60R38.602.88%
SHF Steinhoff International H...R55.98R1.382.53%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR23.41R0.562.45%
CCO Capital & Counties Proper...R60.89R1.392.34%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
ASR Assore LimitedR243.00R-7.25-2.90%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR15.70R-0.40-2.48%
NHM Northam Platinum LimitedR42.00R-1.00-2.33%
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR283.83R-6.35-2.19%
IPL Imperial Holdings LimitedR178.98R-3.95-2.16%
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World

Scots impatient for new powers

Sep 19 2014 10:43

Scotland has spurned independence in a historic referendum that threatened to rip the UK apart, sow financial turmoil and diminish Britain's global clout.

Entrepreneurs

Strike fallout impacts white collar workers too

Sep 18 2014 14:51

The prolonged platinum mining strikes may also have set a new precedent, with many white collar employees now demanding salary increases, says a business owner.

Tech

Yahoo wins jackpot from Alibaba IPO

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Yahoo is making amends for years of blundering with one smart move: An early investment in China's Alibaba Group that has turned into a multibillion-dollar boon.

 

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