Loading...
See More

View company snapshot for more news and data.

Economy

Rates stay put, Marcus goes

Sep 18 2014 17:02

Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus has announced that she will not serve another term as governor after she announced that interest rates will stay unchanged.

Economy

Sarb governor Marcus stepping down

Sep 18 2014 15:55

South African Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus says she will stand down in November when her term ends.

Economy

Sarb keeps rates steady

Sep 18 2014 15:21

SA Reserve Bank governor Gill Marcus says the repo rate will remain at 5.75%, citing the aneamic state of the domestic economy.

News

Neasa to lodge urgent application on wages

Sep 18 2014 13:52

The National Employers’ Association of South Africa wants to lodge an urgent application in the Labour Court to stop the extension of a wage agreement.

Economy

Concern as food inflation spirals

Sep 18 2014 12:55

A worrisome trend is that prices of everyday items like food and electricity are rising rapidly, while non-durables like TV sets are becoming more affordable.

Industrial

Eskom needs maintenance, not just new plants

Sep 18 2014 12:04

Building new plants won't save Eskom if the power utility can't get its old power plants back in order, says a senior manager.

Mining

Call to attach property of Khulubuse, Zondwa

Sep 18 2014 11:08

Cosatu has called on the sheriff of the court to attach the property of Khulubuse Zuma, Zondwa Mandela and other directors of the liquidated Aurora mine.

Currencies

Dollar soars on US diverging path

Sep 18 2014 10:15

The dollar has vaulted to a six-year peak on the yen as the Federal Reserve's outlook for rising rates underlined the diverging path of the US.

 

In other news

Genesis announces contribution increase

52 minutes ago

Genesis Medical Scheme has announced its 2015 average contribution increase.

Oil prices dip on Opec uncertainty

Sep 18 2014 13:49

Crude oil prices have eased as financial markets focused on Scotland's independent vote, while reacting to US data and uncertainty over Opec's outlook.

Nigeria oil strike still on

Sep 18 2014 11:47

Nigerian oil unions have continued a strike they say could affect exports if no agreement is reached with the government.

Air France pilots strike enters fourth day

Sep 18 2014 11:15

A pilots' strike at Air France has stretched into its fourth day, with the two sides still at odds in a dispute over cost cuts.

European shares climb early, Scotland in focus

Sep 18 2014 10:36

European stocks have edged up, tracking gains on Wall St after the US Fed renewed its pledge to keep ultra-low interest rates for a "considerable time".

Russian tycoon's arrest hits business climate

Sep 18 2014 10:28

Arresting a billionaire over vague accusations will further hurt Russia's economy, already brought low by Western sanctions over the Ukraine crisis.

G20 seeks closure on regulations

Sep 18 2014 10:30

Australia is leading a push to draw a line under the global financial crisis, urging the G20 to finalise regulations aimed at preventing a repeat of the crash.

World tourism numbers up in first half - UN

Sep 18 2014 10:00

International tourist numbers have grown, boosted by strong growth in the Americas, Asia and parts of Europe, says the World Tourism Organisation.

Analysis & Opinion

Opinion

Khulubuse highlights contradictions

SA's call for Swazi democracy clashes with feudal legacies, says Terry...

Economy

No fiscal pain, no gain

Free-spending France and prudent Germany hold lessons for SA, says Leopold...

Opinion and Analysis

The leadership challenge

A life-changing experience can teach leadership lessons, says Ian Mann....

  • Winners
  • Losers
  • Most Visited NEW
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
WinnersPriceChange% Change
NPN Naspers LimitedR1340.00R62.004.85%
SAP Sappi LimitedR47.55R1.643.57%
WHL Woolworths Holdings Limit...R73.26R1.682.35%
RDF Redefine Properties Limit...R9.87R0.222.28%
RCL Rcl Foods LimitedR16.10R0.352.22%
graph
Selected from the top 100 Equities by Market cap.
LosersPriceChange% Change
HAR Harmony Gold Mining Compa...R26.80R-0.95-3.42%
LON Lonmin PlcR36.80R-1.03-2.72%
SGL Sibanye Gold LimitedR22.85R-0.62-2.64%
ACP Acucap Properties LimitedR46.77R-1.22-2.54%
EOH Eoh Holdings LimitedR98.33R-2.30-2.29%
graph
Most visited Company snap shot pages on Fin24 in the last 24 hrs.
Most Visited EquitiesNumber of views
STX40 43
rmbt40 31
RMBMID 18
gld 8
DBXWD 6
graph
All JSE data is delayed by at least 15 minutes and provided by McGregor BFA

Inside Fin24.com

 
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.

 

Company Snapshot

 

Device lets disabled people talk through their nose

A device that converts nose breaths into speech will open new doors for people with Parkinson’s or motor neuron disease.

 
 

For chic geeks...

It’s THIS easy for someone to steal your ATM pin!
This is why you should install iOS 8
17 photo illusions that look so real
Check out the speed of this robo-cheetah!

We're talking about:

Small Business

New forms of digital technology are changing the very ways in which entrepreneurs run their businesses.
 

Money Clinic

Money Clinic
Do you have a question about your finances? We'll get an expert opinion.
Click here...

Voting Booth

Have you been affected by theJSE glitch?

Previous results · Suggest a vote

Loading...