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Economy

Visa rules 'putting 1 million new jobs at risk'

Jul 28 2015 21:28

Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba should be asked why he is not heeding the private sectors' concerns regarding the decline in tourist numbers, says the DA.

Economy

Rand weakens despite interest rate hikes

Jul 28 2015 20:30

The hope that higher interest rates will lure foreign bond investors may be based on flawed thinking, says Overberg Asset Management in its weekly overview of the SA economic landscape.

Economy

Investment bill adds uncertainty - DA

Jul 28 2015 19:32

The promotion and protection of investment bill "says nothing new and adds uncertainty", according to the DA.

Economy

SA mineral riches traced to ancient volcanoes

Jul 28 2015 19:53

South Africa’s extensive bounty of valuable minerals can be traced to ancient super volcanoes, according to a researcher.

Industrial

Spirits growing faster than beer in SA - analyst

Jul 28 2015 18:31

Diageo does not want to continue sharing profits with their joint venture partners including Heineken as their spirits products are growing faster than beer, says an analyst.

Mining

Jobs ‘bloodbath’ hits SA, mining companies cut costs

Jul 28 2015 17:30

In the past two months, at least seven listed mining companies announced plans to cut as many as 10 000 jobs in Africa’s most-industrialised economy.

Retirement

What you need to know about retirement

Jul 28 2015 18:39

According to SA National Treasury, only 6% of the population will have enough money to retire comfortably, without having to change their standard of living.

Investment Holdings

Voting for board, takeover not the same - Curro

Jul 28 2015 16:49

Voting for board members at an AGM and voting to accept an offer are two different things, Curro Holdings says in relation to the Advtech AGM.

 

In other news

BP less likely to be acquired after $18.7bn settlement - CEO

Jul 28 2015 20:00

BP is less likely to be acquired following its $18.7bn settlement over the 2010 Macondo oil spill, Chief Executive Officer Bob Dudley says.

Fukushima compensation to be increased to $57bn

Jul 28 2015 19:45

Japan has approved an increase in compensation payments for the Fukushima crisis to ¥7.07trn, as many evacuees remain in temporary housing four years after the disaster.

European stocks close up

Jul 28 2015 19:16

European equities have closed up, with London's FTSE 100 index gaining 0.77% to finish at 6 555.28 points.

UK to stop dirty money hiding in property sector

Jul 28 2015 16:32

UK has vowed to clampdown on the use of "dirty money", promising to expose the owners of anonymous foreign firms hiding cash in London's buoyant housing market.

New drive to advance responsible business

Jul 28 2015 18:22

The United Nations Global Compact and the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors want to drive responsible and sustainable business practices.

Amendments to sectional title regulations

Jul 28 2015 18:12

Recent amendments to the sectional titles regulations sees the return of the power of trustees to increase levies before the AGM.

J.C. Le Roux named SA Icon brand

Jul 28 2015 17:23

J.C. Le Roux has been declared a consumer Icon and wine category winner in the Ask Afrika Icon Brand Survey.

Virgin Money posts robust H1 profit on surge in mortgage lending

Jul 28 2015 17:08

British bank Virgin Money says its first-half profit has jumped 37%, bolstered by a surge in mortgage lending.

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