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Economy

DA stages Pretoria protest against e-tolls

Oct 02 2014 12:14

DA members have gathered at the national transport department's offices in Pretoria to protest against e-tolls.

Economy

Consumer confidence deteriorates

Oct 02 2014 12:11

Consumers’ view of their own household finances has deteriorated compared to the relatively optimistic readings recorded in the second quarter of 2014.

Industrial

Large part of Nigeria oil deal went on bribes

Oct 02 2014 11:31

Prosecutors probing state-backed Italian firm Eni over the purchase of a Nigerian oil field allege that half the $1.1bn paid has been used to bribe politicians.

Currencies

Rand up as dollar dips on disappointing data

Oct 02 2014 10:39

The rand has strengthened against the US dollar, extending its gains into a second session as the greenback slid on weaker-than-expected manufacturing activity.

News

New York Times to cut jobs as online disappoints

Oct 02 2014 11:10

The New York Times has said it would cut jobs as advertising revenue dwindles and new digital products fail to live up to expectations.

Commodities

Gold bounces back as equities slide

Oct 02 2014 11:36

Gold has added to overnight gains, as weak global manufacturing data and the first diagnosis of Ebola in the United States unnerved equities.

Health

Why medical specialists charge so much

Oct 02 2014 10:11

Many patients believe specialists' fees are unscrupulously high and now a doctor explains why and warns of the negative consequences of not paying high fees.

News

Building industry shrugging off problems

Oct 02 2014 07:00

There have been continued signs of improvement in the construction of new houses in South Africa.

 

In other news

Ukraine energy minister to meet over Russia gas

21 minutes ago

Ukrainian Energy Minister is scheduled to meet European Energy Commissioner in an attempt to work out a date and venue for the next round of talks with Russia.

Argentina bank chief quits, raising unease

Oct 02 2014 10:45

Argentina's central bank chief has resigned after a long tussle with the economy minister and has been replaced with a regulator.

Big bonus for World Bank chief sparks protest

Oct 02 2014 10:15

A $94 000 bonus for the World Bank's finance chief, disclosed in an internal blog, is drawing criticism from staff who are questioning it, amid budget cuts.

Tesco's £250m black hole raises questions

Oct 02 2014 09:45

"Things are always unnoticed, until they're noticed," Tesco chairperson says on how the retailer has failed to spot a £250m sized hole in its first-half profits.

MTN appoints ex-Microsoft boss to grow business

Oct 02 2014 07:40

MTN has announced that former Microsoft SA executive Mteto Nyati has been appointed as group chief enterprise officer for the mobile operator.

Asian shares sink after Wall St losses

Oct 02 2014 07:43

Asian markets have fallen following a heavy sell-off on Wall Street as a mixed bag of data raised concerns about the global economy.

US stocks sink on economic, Ebola worries

Oct 02 2014 07:38

Wall Street stocks have finished sharply lower following mixed US economic data amid worsening anxiety over global growth and the first confirmed US Ebola case.

Oil prices mixed in Asia

Oct 02 2014 07:32

Oil prices have been mixed in Asia with gains capped by concerns about a global supply glut and a stronger dollar, according to analysts.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

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WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R70.01R1.812.65%
ACP Acucap Properties LimitedR45.35R0.841.89%
MDC Mediclinic International ...R91.90R1.491.65%
GFI Gold Fields LimitedR44.83R0.681.54%
RES Resilient Property Income...R73.60R0.720.99%
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LosersPriceChange% Change
GND Grindrod LimitedR22.22R-0.68-2.97%
ARI African Rainbow Minerals ...R136.00R-4.00-2.86%
AVI Avi LimitedR67.60R-1.88-2.71%
AFH Alexander Forbes Group Ho...R7.99R-0.21-2.56%
VOD Vodacom Group LimitedR127.89R-3.11-2.37%
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Property Issue

Cape creative companies move out of CBD

Oct 01 2014 15:07

Gone are the days of Salt River, Woodstock and Maitland being seen as dangerous areas as a new wave of companies relocate from the CBD, says a real estate group.

Entrepreneurs

Boost for manufacturing sector

Sep 30 2014 18:39

Business Partners Limited, a specialist risk finance company for formal SMEs has unveiled a campaign aimed at stimulating entrepreneurship.

Tech

Homemade semi-automatic gun plans go online

Oct 02 2014 09:53

The creator of the world's first 3D plastic handgun has unveiled his latest invention: A pre-programmed milling machine that enables anyone to easily make the core component of a semi-automatic rifle.

 

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