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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.

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LIVE: Loeries DStv seminar of creativity

Sep 19 2014 10:23

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

Economy

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.

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.

Mining

'Hostile elements' behind Aurora campaign

Sep 19 2014 07:54

Hostile elements are behind the campaign to sequestrate Khulubuse Zuma, Zondwa Mandela and others, says the former finance director of liquidated mine Aurora.

Mobile

First iPhone buyer drops it!

Sep 19 2014 09:00

As Apple's iPhone went on sale on Friday, one fan's heart jumped into his throat as he dropped his brand new iPhone soon after purchasing it.

Economy

Nkwinti welcomes wildlife sector reform

Sep 19 2014 07:43

Wildlife ranching can help bring black farmers into the industry in line with the government's land reform principles, says Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti.

 

In other news

Argentina, Citigroup face tough questioning

16 minutes ago

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

31 minutes ago

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

Microsoft axes 2 100 as job cuts continue

45 minutes ago

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

45 minutes ago

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

US, Australia welcome bank progress

46 minutes ago

The United States and Australia are encouraged by progress on rules to reduce the problem of "too-big-to-fail" banks as part of efforts to improve stability.

Chinese firms face off with ratings agencies

Sep 19 2014 10:30

Chinese companies hounded by debt obligations accrued over the past few years are grappling with a new adversary at what is a very inconvenient time.

Spain leads European shares higher as Scots snub independence

Sep 19 2014 10:15

European shares have surged after Scotland's decision to vote "no" to independence from the UK buoyed equity markets.

Pound hits two-year high on Scotland results

Sep 19 2014 09:14

The British pound has surged to a more than two-year high against the euro, rallied against the dollar as Scotland appeared likely to vote against independence from the UK.

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World

Scots spurn independence vote

Sep 19 2014 07:42

With more than two-thirds of the vote declared, Scotland has chosen to stay in the United Kingdom in a historic referendum that has worried allies and investors.

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.

 

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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.

 
 

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