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Mining

Zwane warns mining companies sitting on assets

Feb 08 2016 14:16

Industries that acquire mining rights with the intention of selling them without being productive must give others a chance, says Mineral Resources Minister Zwane.

Economy

Gordhan, CEOs agree status quo in SA can’t continue

Feb 08 2016 16:16

A meeting between Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and business leaders on how to avoid a junk rating resolved the current situation in the economy can’t continue.

Mining

Guptas just another Anglo, Glencore CEO to Zwane

Feb 08 2016 15:07

Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has compared his relationship with the Guptas with that of Anglo American CEO Mark Cutifani and Glencore CEO Ivan Glasenberg.

Mining

Mining minister wants BEE tussle settled

Feb 08 2016 14:56

Government wants the black economic empowerment legal battle settled outside the courts in order to end uncertainty over the policy.

Tech

MTN sued in Nigeria over Visafone purchase

Feb 08 2016 14:28

UAE headquartered phone network Etisalat has dragged MTN to court in Nigeria over a spectrum dispute.

Economy

Zuma courts CEOs as SA risks junk rating

Feb 08 2016 12:02

With South Africa at risk of falling into recession and having its credit-rating downgraded to junk, President Jacob Zuma is trying to patch up ties with business leaders.

Tech

ShowMax not hiking subscription fees, for now

Feb 08 2016 12:12

Local internet video service ShowMax is not increasing its monthly R99 subscription rate despite the weak rand impacting its business.

 

In other news

India sees growth exceeding estimate

18 minutes ago

India has seen its growth exceeding economists’ estimates to overtake a slowing China, a pace Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be under pressure to sustain.

Oil prices slide as output cut hopes fade

57 minutes ago

Oil prices have sunk, matching a fierce selloff on stock markets, as hopes of a cut to crude output faded.

Emerging currencies gain Middle East shares on oil rebound

Feb 08 2016 12:13

Emerging-market currencies have advanced, led by Russia’s rouble, shares in the Middle East climbed amid speculation Saudi Arabia and Venezuela will stabilise crude prices.

Asian stocks slip, Japan rebounds in trade

Feb 08 2016 11:13

Asian shares have pared losses as a weaker yen helped Japan's Nikkei snap a four-day losing streak, but trade was thin with many regional markets closed.

European stock markets rebound at open

Feb 08 2016 10:37

Europe's main stock markets have rebounded slightly at the start of trading following heavy losses caused by persistent concerns over global economic strains.

Uber's surge pricing applied to smoothies

Feb 08 2016 10:19

By raising prices as demand increases, Uber is able not only to influence demand in line with supply, it also can encourage more drivers to take to the road.

Dollar gains as US jobs report keeps alive rate hike hopes

Feb 08 2016 07:42

The dollar has extended its gains as a closely watched US jobs report fanned speculation that the Federal Reserve may hike interest rates as early as next month.

Oil prices dip as supply fears offset Saudi-Venezuela talks

Feb 08 2016 07:39

Crude prices have edged down in Asia as worries about the ongoing supply glut offset news that Saudi Arabia and Venezuela held talks on stabilising the stressed market.

Analysis & Opinion

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Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
ANG Anglogold Ashanti LimitedR176.25R21.0513.56%
AMS Anglo American Plat Limit...R300.00R30.2711.22%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR68.56R6.5610.58%
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R39.35R3.7510.53%
IMP Impala Platinum Holdings ...R40.75R3.409.10%
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
KIO Kumba Iron Ore LimitedR46.66R-1.94-3.99%
IPL Imperial Holdings LimitedR116.18R-4.82-3.98%
SLM Sanlam LimitedR53.67R-2.08-3.73%
NPN Naspers LimitedR1865.01R-71.05-3.67%
BAT Brait SeR155.19R-5.81-3.61%
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Does your will say what you mean?

Feb 08 2016 12:51

Is your will clear to the executor of your estate? Make sure it is by following advice from Willie Fourie, head of estate and trust services at PSG.

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SMALL BUSINESS

Marketing is a big concern in SA's small business community, followed by a lack of confidence and partnering with the wrong people, according to a survey.
 

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